Tyler Myroniuk

Tyler Myroniuk


Assistant Professor

Research at a glance

Research Topics

Research Summary

Dr. Myroniuk examines behaviors around infectious diseases; links between migration, marriage, and health; and how to improve clinical and therapeutic services.

Educational background

  • Postdoctoral Fellow – University of Missouri, Department of Public Health, 2020-2022
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate – Brown University, Population Studies and Training Center, 2015-2016
  • Ph.D. – University of Maryland, Sociology, 2015
  • M.A. – University of Alberta, Sociology, 2011
  • B.A. – University of Alberta, Sociology, 2009

Classes taught

  • Public Health 7160: Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Global Health
  • Public Health 8920: Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health

Research interests

Dr. Myroniuk’s public health research agenda is rooted in his formal training in sociology and demography but is also influenced by theoretical perspectives and empirical considerations from anthropology, economics, and medicine. His most recent public health work includes examinations of immunological outcomes, behavioral responses, and attitudes pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic; marriage and mental health outcomes of older adults; understanding HIV stigma through community-based participatory research; quality improvement and precision health data considerations in medicine; work-family balance and self-rated health; and the links between social capital and mental and physical health. Dr. Myroniuk’s published work is set in Canada, Europe, India, Malawi, South Africa, India, and the U.S.

Select publications

Myroniuk, Tyler W., Teti, M., Schatz, E. et al. Similarities in COVID-19 Mortality Between Canadian Provinces and American States Before Vaccines Were Available. Can. Stud. Popul. 50, 2 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s42650-023-00073-x

Myroniuk, Tyler W., Michael J. White, and Sangeetha Madhavan. 2022. “Post-Migration Emotional Well-Being among Black South Africans.” Social Science & Medicine-Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmmh.2022.100173

Myroniuk, Tyler W., Kaleea R. Lewis, Joan M. Hermsen, and Enid Schatz. 2022. “Differential Perceptions of Community COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies among Midwest College Students.” Family & Community Health. http://doi.org/10.1097/FCH.0000000000000354

Myroniuk, Tyler W., Enid Schatz, Michelle Teti, and Joan M. Hermsen. 2022. “Undergraduate Vaccine Hesitancy and The Influence of ‘Home’ Locales.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192114370

Myroniuk, Tyler W., Hans-Peter Kohler, and Iliana V. Kohler. 2021. “Marital Dissolutions and Changes in Mental Health: Evidence from Rural Malawi.” Demographic Research. http://www.doi.org/10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.41

Teti, Michelle, Tyler W. Myroniuk, Shane Epping, Kaleea Lewis, and Linda Liebenberg. 2022. “A Photovoice Exploration of the Lived Experience of Intersectional Stigma among People Living with HIV.” Archives of Sexual Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-021-02058-w

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