About Laura McClure

Laura A. McClure, MSPH, CTR, Assistant Professor, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (College of William and Mary) and a Master of Science in Public Health in Public Nutrition (Emory University). Ms. McClure began her career in the field of cancer surveillance at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California where she worked as an epidemiologist. There she used cancer registry data to monitor trends in cancer incidence and mortality. She then worked for 13 years at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in the Public Health Sciences Department where she served as Research Support Manager on a variety of chronic disease studies. In this role, she was responsible for supporting all aspects of a large number of locally and federally-funded research studies in the areas of cancer, smoking cessation, occupational health, sensory impairment, and mindfulness. She also guided students of the Master of Public Health program in applying research methods to their thesis topics and to work on studies conducted by department faculty. Ms. McClure teaches Directed Research I and II (NTR 690/691) in the Nutrition Department.

Recent Courses Taught

Directed Research I/II (NTR690/691)

Research Interests

Chronic disease epidemiology, health behavior, food security & sustainability

Educational Background

College of William & Mary
B.S., Biology
Emory University
M.S., Public Health