Dr. Idethia Shevon Harvey

(Health Fellows & Scholars)
Assistant Professor, Dept of Human Development and Family Studies
Storrs, Connecticut
United States

Focus Areas

Racial Equity & Healing
African-American / Black Communities


Dr. Idethia Shevon Harvey is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at the Texas A & M University. She has a BS in Ceramic Engineering from Clemson University, a MPH from Morehouse School of Medicine, and a DrPH in Behavioral and Community Health Sciences from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Harvey completed her postdoctoral training at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health. Dr. Harvey investigates the effect of social support and social networks in health behavioral changes among baby boomers and older minority women. In addition, Shevon employed a community-based participatory research approach to examine social determinants of health, focusing on how social justice issues were linked to health behaviors. Dr. Harvey is a member of the KHSP Thematic Group on Aging. Dr. Harvey, As an alumnus from the KHSP, I gained valuable skills and experience applying the principles of community-based participatory research (CBPR) in the field of public health.