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Tufts University School of Medicine

Fernando Ona

Clinical Associate Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Public Health

Fernando Ona

Clinical Associate Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Public Health

Phone 617-636-0362

Biography

‚ÄčTrauma: Survivors of Torture, Refugees and Asylum Seekers, Vicarious Traumatization, Compassion Fatigue, Narrative Medicine
Environmental Health: Slum/Informal Settlements Health, Solid Waste Management, Food Safety and Sanitation, Global Disaster Management/Humanitarian Aid, Pesticide Exposure, Political Ecology, Environmental Health Social Movements
Epidemiology: Environmental Epidemiology, Spatial Epidemiology (CI/PPGIS)
Sociomedical Sciences: Embodiment, Social Exclusion/Inclusion, Institutions, Adultification, Mental Health, Resilience and Risk, Human Ecology, Systems Theory

Education

  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco
  • MPH, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  • MSW, Boston University School of Social Work
  • LCSW
  • MDiv (cand.), Boston University, School of Theology

Publications

Sheats, J.L., de Leon, B., Ona, F. F. (2014) Where are the fresh fruits and vegetables?: A systematic exploration of access to food stores offering fresh fruits and vegetables as told by Mid-western African American women. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition.

Sheats, J. L., Middlestadt, S. E., Ona, F. F., Juarez, P. D., & Kolbe, L. J. (2013). Understanding African American Women's Decisions to Buy and Eat Dark Green Leafy Vegetables: An Application of the Reasoned Action Approach. Journal of nutrition education and behavior.