Claire Anderson is an epidemiology of aging Master of Health Science student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She graduated from the University of Georgia Honors College where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in public health. During her time as an undergraduate, Claire worked at the University of Georgia School of Public Health Institute of Gerontology researching the relationship between blood biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress and cognitive function in older adults as well as the feasibility of utilizing a socially assistive robot tutor in delivering cognitive training to older adults. Additionally, she completed a summer internship at the National Center for Biotechnology Information studying the functional classification of enhancer mutations.

 

She is mentored by Cochlear Center core faculty Jennifer Deal, and her current research interests include the association between hearing loss and cognitive decline, modifiable risk factors for age-related hearing loss, and biopsychosocial aspects of stress among older adults. 

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Claire Anderson

Departmental affiliation (Primary)

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health