Arlene Keddie, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.

Arlene Keddie
Title: Associate Professor
Division: Health Studies
Unit: Public Health
Office Location: Wirtz Hall 225
Office Phone: 815-753-8293
Office Fax: 815-753-5406
Email: akeddie@niu.edu

Courses Taught

  • PHHE 455: Public Health Epidemiology
  • PHHE 613: Principles and Methods of Epidemiology

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Texas, Epidemiology, Minor: Behavioral Sciences
  • M.S.P.H., University of Alabama - Birmingham, International Health, Minor: Demography

Research Interests

  • Social epidemiology
  • Health disparities
  • Aging
  • Depression
  • Obesity
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • epidemiology of chronic conditions, particularly Type 2 Diabetes
  • Asthma

Selected Publications

Keddie, A.M., Associations between severe obesity and depression: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2006.  Prev Chronic Dis 2011; 8(3).  http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2011/may/10_0151.htm

Douglas, C., Keddie, A., Brooker, D., Surr, C.  Cross-cultural comparison of the perceptions and experiences of Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) mappers in the U.S. and U.K., Journal of Aging and Health, 2010, Volume 22, Issue 5, Pages 567-588.

http://jah.sagepub.com/content/22/5/567.full.pdf+html 

Keddie, A.M., Peek, M.K., Markides, K.S. Variation in the associations of education, occupation, income and assets with functional limitations in older Mexican Americans, Annals of Epidemiology, 2005, Volume 15, Issue 8, Pages 579-589.