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Faculty Scholar Veronica G. Parker, , Ph.D.. at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Veronica G. Parker, Ph.D.

Professor of Nursing
Director, Center for Health Disparities
College of Health, Education and Human Development

Contact: 864-656-0984 or veronic@clemson.edu


Who is Dr. Parker?

Veronica Parker is an alumni professor and the director of the Center for Health Disparities in the School of Nursing. Her research focuses primarily on health disparities related to obesity and related illnesses and health risk assessments. Her clinical specialty is bio-statistics.

How Dr. Parker’s research is transforming health care

Veronica is the Principal Investigator in the LIFE project, developed by the Outreach Core of the EXPORT Center. The project is a collaboration between Clemson University, Voorhees College, and South Carolina churches, community members, and organizations. It is a nutrition and physical activity intervention initiative that focuses on African American women in rural areas of SC.



Health Research Expertise Keywords

Obesity, Health Risk Assessments, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Diabetes, Community, Community-Based Intervention Effectiveness, African-American Health