Claire Pendergrast

CPR (PhD Graduate Student - Sociology)

Claire Pendergrast

Contact Information


Undergraduate Education

Dartmouth College - Biology 

Graduate Education

University of Washington - Public Health 

Research Interests

  • Aging
  • Health Disparities
  • Social Policy


Claire is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology. She is interested in aging, social policy, and health disparities. Claire has worked in public health policy at the federal, state, and local levels, supporting projects on community resilience to disasters, health communication, environmental justice, and healthy aging. She is passionate about working in partnership with communities and policy stakeholders to improve health and reduce disparities.