Tian Walker is in the second year of her Master's degree. She did her undergrad at California State University of Long Beach where she gradutaed with a degree in anthropology. She was a BUILD (Building Intrastrcuture Leading to Diversity) scholar and was therefore funded by the National Institutes of Health to act as a research assistant during her last two years of undergrad. She is trained in biomarker collection and semi-structured interviewing. She embraces methodologies from both the biological and cultural subfields of anthropology. She works with Dr. Zachary DuBois in his STAR (stress, adaptatoin and resilience) lab and is also very engaged with the local type 1 diabetes community.
Health, Chronic Disease, Transgender Health, Global Health, Intersectionality, Type 1 Diabetes