Lauren D. Arnold, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor

Undergraduate Programs in Biostatistics, Emergency Management, Health Management and Public Health

Courses Taught

Cancer Epidemiology; Evidence Based Public Health; Introduction to Epidemiology: Foundations and Practice


Ph.D., UMDNJ- School of Public Health/Rutgers University
M.P.H., UMDNJ- School of Public Health/Rutgers University
B.A., Douglass College/Rutgers University

Research Interests

Cancer epidemiology, health disparities, public health education

Publications and Media Placements

Find Lauren Arnold on ResearchGate

Professional Organizations and Associations

Her public health experience includes monitoring clinical trials for the pharmaceutical industry, secondary data analysis for the American Cancer Society, and survey research in community and national settings. Arnold is also passionate about undergraduate public health education. She is involved with national endeavors to frame undergraduate public health, conducts public health education research, and works in public health training in Guatemala. She is a member the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Society of Preventive Oncology, and the American Public Health Association.

Community Work

As a cancer epidemiologist, Arnold's current work largely focuses on HPV-related cancers. Using quantitative and qualitative methods, she studies barriers to, knowledge about, and communication issues related to HPV vaccination and cancer prevention among underserved, minority, and college populations. Additionally, she has ongoing projects in cancer disparities and public health genomics, and collaborates on projects in Guatemala.