Ph.D., 1987, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Child Development
MPH, 2003, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, Fort Worth, TX, Epidemiology
M.S.,1992, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Counselor Education
M.HSc., 1980, University of Madras, India. Child Development
B.HSc. (Home Science), 1976, AP Agricultural University, Hyderabad, India
Alcohol related problems including family, partner violence, depression; child/adolescent risk behaviors, alcohol/drug use, sexual risk taking– etiology, consequences particularly in minority populations; and maternal, prenatal health, health literacy and child outcomes
Dr. Susie Ramisetty-Mikler is a Research Associate Professor at the School of Public Health with a joint appointment in the Population Health Sciences and Health Policy & Behavioral Sciences departments. Prior to joining Georgia State, she worked as a research associate professor at University of North Texas Health Science Center and University of Texas School of Public Health for the past 15 years.
Dr. Ramisetty-Mikler’s background and experience reflect interdisciplinary collaboration with professionals in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, and computer science, specifically in the area of health of minority/diverse populations. Her educational background embodies child/human development, family, psychosocial assessment, public health/epidemiologic research methodology, and complex sample analysis.
Dr. Ramisetty-Mikle was awarded a Fulbright Teaching and Research Scholar award for Saudi Arabia (2014 - July 2015), where she taught evidence-based decision and health research methodology to medical students at Alfaisal University, Riyadh. She also gathered primary data on preconception and prenatal health behavior and health literacy among pregnant Saudi women. She has recently completed a study on awareness of Zika virus and prevention efforts among low-income pregnant Latina in North Texas region. Her recent collaborative grant with the city of Denton Police Department) Justice for Sexual Assault Survivors by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, US Dept. of Justice (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2022) is funded under the “Sexual Assault Kit Initiative” (SAKI) to meet the urgent need of testing the backlogged kits and aid in the improvement of the department’s overall response to sexual assaults.