Health Quantitative Senior Analyst, Abt Associates
Aisha Bhimla is a Health Quantitative Senior Analyst at Abt Associates based out of Rockville, Maryland. She also serves as Research Committee Co-Chair for the South Asian Public Health Association. She recently completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Asian Health at Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine. Her involvement in health disparities research has included a broad range of community-based interventions and assessments related to chronic disease and cancer, physical activity, mental health, cognitive functioning, and teen pregnancy/STI prevention. She is specifically passionate about using epidemiological methods to investigate how social determinants of health, such as the neighborhood and built environment are associated with chronic health conditions among racial and ethnic minority populations. She holds a Ph.D. in Kinesiology from Temple University, an MPH from the University of South Florida, and a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Toronto.