DeLawnia Comer-HaGans, Ph.D., MS, MBA

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DeLawnia Comer-HaGans earned a PhD in Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Dallas. She is an Associate Professor at Governors State University in the Department of Health Administration. Her research interests include health disparities related to diabetes/diabetes complications and breast cancer. She envisions the culmination of her research as being able to create sustainable and manageable community-based interventions, strategies, and services that positively impact health outcomes for vulnerable populations while simultaneously working toward health policies that support opportunities and accessible means to health and health care for these populations.



2012: M. Alfred Haynes Research Training for Social Equity (MAHRTISE) Fellow
The institute provided a two week intensive training in fundamental policy issues and concerns in access to care systems as well as cutting-edge health disparities issues of national concern.

2013: New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Program selectee to participate in a three-day virtual statistical (SEM-structural equation modeling) workshop by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research at the University of Michigan



Margaret Knight and DeLawnia Comer-HaGans. “Domestic Partner Benefits” Public Personnel Management, 2012: 493-504

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