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Métrey Tiv

Postdoctoral Scholar in Medical Anthropology and Global Health

501 Carpenter Building
University Park , PA 16802


  1. 2019 MD Public Health and Social Medicine from Paris 7 University School of Medicine, France
  2. 2018 MSc Global Health from Karolinska Institute, Sweden


I'm a physician specialized in Public Health and Social Medicine. Since 2013 I have conducted interdisciplinary research in Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Thailand and France. My research has focused on illnesses impacting populations worldwide (including HIV, TB, HCV, HPV, malnutrition) and on health policies aiming at reducing health inequalities. I joined the RISK lab (link above) where my research focuses on how concepts of illness, perceived risks and health seeking behaviors inform our understanding of and ability to control Lassa Fever in Nigeria.

Research Interests

#Public Health #Socioecological Systems #One Health #Zoonotic diseases #Concepts of illness #Health Seeking Behaviors #Mixed Methods Research #Critical Medical Anthropology #Health Sociology #Health Policy #Health Inequalities #Social Inequalities