Research Associate Professor, Population Studies Center.
Associate Director, International Institute.
Associate Professor, Heath Behavior and Health Education.
Sc.D., Harvard School of Public Health
Dr. Snow conducts clinical, epidemiologic, and social research on the implementation of health technologies and services in resource-poor countries. In particular, she has examined the factors that affect the use of reproductive technologies and HIV care, and has helped design and evaluate reproductive health and HIV/AIDS programs across Africa and Asia, with sustained work in Burkina Faso, Nigeria, South Africa, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, and China.
Berman, Leslie R., Rachel C. Snow, Jessica D. Moorman, Deena Policicchio, Arline T. Geronimus, and Mark Padilla. Online Access 2013. "Parental Loss and Residential Instability: The Impact on Young Women from Low-Income Households in Detroit." Journal of Child and Family Studies, . DOI. Abstract.
Snow, Rachel C., Rebecca Winter, and Sioban D. Harlow. 2013. "Gender Attitudes and Fertility Aspirations among Young Men in Five High Fertility East African Countries." Studies in Family Planning, 44(1): 1-24. DOI. Abstract.
Hicken, Margaret, Gilbert Gee, Cathleen Connell, Rachel C. Snow, Jeffrey Morenoff, and Howard Hu. 2013. "Black-white blood pressure disparities: depressive symptoms and differential vulnerability to blood lead." Environmental Health Perspectives, 121(2): 205-9. PMCID: PMC3569674. DOI. Abstract.
Knittel, Andrea Kathleen, Rachel C. Snow, Derek Griffith, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2013. "Incarceration and Sexual Risk: Examining the Relationship Between Men's Involvement in the Criminal Justice System and Risky Sexual Behavior." AIDS and Behavior, 17(8): 2703-2714. PMCID: PMC3788090. DOI. Abstract.
Snow, Rachel C., M. Mutumba, K. Resnicow, and G. Mugyenyi. 2013. "The Social Legacy of AIDS: Fertility Aspirations Among HIV-Affected Women in Uganda." American Journal of Public Health, 103(2): 278-285. DOI. Abstract.
Burns, Paul A., and Rachel C. Snow. 2012. "The built environment & the impact of neighborhood characteristics on youth sexual risk behavior in Cape Town, South Africa." Health & Place, 18(5): 1088-1100. PMCID: PMC3483073. DOI. Abstract.
Dako-Gyeke, P., Rachel C. Snow, and A. Yawson. 2012. "Who is utilizing anti-retroviral therapy in Ghana: An analysis of ART service utilization." International Journal for Equity in Health, 11. PMCID: PMC3475040. DOI. Abstract.
Gyakobo, M., A.B. Amoah, D. Martey-Marbell, and Rachel C. Snow. 2012. "Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in a rural population in Ghana." BMC Endocrine Disorders, 12. PMCID: PMC3534326. DOI. Abstract.
Hicken, Margaret, Gilbert Gee, Jeffrey Morenoff, Cathleen Connell, Rachel C. Snow, and Howard Hu. 2012. "A Novel Look at Racial Health Disparities: The Interaction Between Social Disadvantage and Environmental Health." American Journal of Public Health, 102(12): 2344-2351. PMCID: PMC3519308. DOI. Abstract.