Pamela K. Xaverius, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Maternal and Child Health concentration of the Master of Public Health program

Courses Taught

Epidemiology Methods II; Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology; Social Epidemiology; Capstone in Epidemiology


  • Ph.D., Behavioral Psychology, University of Kansas
  • M.B.A., Health Care Management, Park University
  • M.A., Human Development, University of Kansas
  • B.A., Psychology, DePaul University

Research Interests

Autism spectrum disorders surveillance and treatment; health care systems and disparities; maternal and child health; prenatal and pediatric care models.

Publications and Media Placements

Xaverius has conducted research regarding preconception health, fetal-infant mortality, immigrant health, CenteringPregnancy and more. Her work has been funded by the CDC, NIH, the March of Dimes, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, presented at national conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals.