Director of Research and Public Health Programs
Bethany directs a national program focused on reducing the burden of infectious disease among agricultural worker communities as part of a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She holds a BS in community health, a MPH in epidemiology, and a PhD in occupational epidemiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center. Her areas of expertise are focused on community-driven & participatory research, engaging agricultural and low-wage workers, and occupational health and safety issues for workers employed in agriculture and construction. Bethany also runs a small farm raising poultry, goats, and beef cattle in Central Texas with her family. Prior to NCFH, Bethany worked in local WIC clinics and in labor organizing & participatory research with immigrant workers.
Contact Bethany for information about:
- Occupational health & safety issues impacting agricultural workers
- Research projects & inquiries