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Shipra Singh, MBBS, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor, Public Health & Health Education
Affiliated Faculty, School for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (IPE)
Associate Director, Health Disparities Research Collaborative (HDRC)
Communications Chair, South Asian Public Health Association (SAPHA)

Contact Information

Office: HH 1016
Phone: 419.530.2765
Fax:     419.530.4759

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Shipra Singh is an Associate Professor of Health Education and Public Health at the School of Population Health, College of Health and Human Services at the University of Toledo. She is also faculty at the School for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (IPE) at University of Toledo Medical campus that engages in interprofessional learning and educational experiences for health science students. She holds an MPH and PhD in Public Health from the University of Michigan. She completed her medical school education in India, and did her Medical Externship at S.I.U. School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois.

Current research focuses on investigating mental health disparities due to social, physical and environmental determinants of health in minority communities and at healthcare system-level. She is co-Investigator for the Medicaid Technical Assistance and Policy Program-Health Care Access (MEDTAPP-HCA) Initiative, grant designed to recruit and train healthcare professionals to better serve the needs of Ohio’s Medicaid population. In addition, Dr. Singh is the co-founder and Associate Director of the Health Disparities Research Collaborate (HDRC) that promotes engagement of students and faculty in innovative translational research to reduce health disparities, improves health equity, and creates opportunities for social justice.


Professional Services:

  • South Asian Public Health Association (SAPHA) (2015-Present) 
    -Board of Directors member, Communications Committee Chair
  • American Public Health Association (APHA), Member (2010- Present)
  • Ohio Public Health Association (OPHA), Member (2014-2016)

Courses Taught:

HEAL 8720: Social Determinants of Health
HEAL 8720/6720: Issues in Minority Health
HEAL 5930/4900: Interprofessional Patient Care
HEAL 4500/WGST 4810: Women’s Health Care
HEAL 3000: Global Health
HEAL 2600: Mental Health

Last Updated: 7/1/19