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Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams University of North Dakota

 Andrew D. Williams, PhD MPH, is an assistant professor in the Department of Population Health and the Department of Indigenous Health at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. Williams is a perinatal epidemiologist with an interest in structural inequalities and obstetric and pediatric health outcomes with consequences across the life span. Currently he is leading the Stress and Health in American Indian Pregnancies study, investigating associations between Adverse Childhood Experiences, historic trauma, stress, and infant growth among American Indian women in North Dakota. He completed his PhD in Maternal and Child Health from the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland in 2017. He earned his M.P.H. in Community Health from New York University and his B.S. in Mass Communications from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Dr. Williams completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Epidemiology Branch of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.