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Suzanne Lee Pollard, Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Interests

Chronic lung disease epidemiology; implementation science; mixed methods research; global health; building local capacity for public health research and training in LMICs more


Dr. Suzanne Pollard is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on pulmonary and critical care medicine.

She received her B.A. from the University of Virginia and earned her Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • Ph.D.; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Maryland) (2015)
  • B.A.; University of Virginia (Virginia) (2008)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Pollard’s research is focused on the design, implementation, and evaluation of interventions to improve chronic respiratory disease outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. Her research also focuses on the epidemiology of chronic lung diseases in these settings. Her current research portfolio includes studies focused on development of interventions to address pediatric asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in both urban and rural communities. Her research interests include implementation science, mixed methods research, global health, chronic lung disease epidemiology, and building local capacity for public health research and training in LMICs.

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Activities & Honors


  • Fogarty Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowship, UJMT Fogarty Global Health Consortium, 2015
  • Fogarty Global Health Pre-doctoral Fellowship, UJMT Fogarty Global Health Consortium, 2013
  • Best Paper Award, SAAPHI/Black Caucus of Health Workers Symposium, American Public Health Association, 2013
  • Delta Omega Honors Society, Alpha Chapter, Johns Hopkins University, 2011
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Chapter of Virginia, University of Virginia, 2008

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Hopkins, local developer seek to make cooking safer for rural communities, The Baltimore Sun, July 9, 2014

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