Angela Ebreo, PhD, is the Associate Director of the Diversity Research & Policy Program (DRPP) and an Associate Research Scientist at the University of Michigan’s Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education.
From 2007 until 2013, she served as Assistant Director for Research and Training in UM’s National Center for Institutional Diversity. Currently, Dr. Ebreo is the Co-PI on an evaluation of the Health Policy Research Scholars Program, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded Culture of Health leadership program housed at George Washington University. From 2009-2013, Dr. Ebreo served as the Co-Principal Investigator for an NIH-NIGMS funded project “Understanding Exemplary Research Opportunity Interventions.” In that role, she supervised more than 25 graduate and undergraduate research assistants who performed tasks related to research participant recruitment, survey development, data collection, file-building, data analysis, and report writing. She has served as the project director for several funded projects, including an NIH research supplement and a multi-ethnic student study. In addition, Dr. Ebreo has been a co-instructor for ICPSR’s Summer Research Program workshop on Methodological Issues in Quantitative Research on Race and Ethnicity. Her primary research interests are in social support and coping, especially in racial/ethnic populations, and cross-cultural research methodology. Her other scholarly interests include racial, ethnic, and gender disparities in health, campus-community collaborative/participatory research. Prior to joining NCID, Dr. Ebreo was the Assistant Director for Research and Training at the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago. At UIC-IRPP, she coordinated the institute’s Asian American programs and activities, assisted with other research activities including the Race and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Race, Ethnicity, and Urban Education Initiatives, directed externally funded projects, and mentored participants in the institute’s Undergraduate Research and Leadership Training Program.