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Isabelle Kusters

Isabelle Kusters

Assistant Professor, Exercise and Health Sciences,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3378
Email: kusters@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta Office Annex #13

Biography

Isabelle Kusters, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical, Health and Applied Sciences at the University of Houston - Clear Lake and a Health Policy Scholar at the Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy.  Dr. Kusters' current research focuses on health insurance coverage and access to cancer screening services for immigrant populations.  She is also interested in the ways in which translation and interpretation services affect access to, and quality of, care for limited English proficient patients.  Dr. Kusters completed her postdoctoral research fellowship at the Department of Veterans Affairs' Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety and at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.  She earned her graduate degrees at the University of Texas School of Public Health and an undergraduate diploma from the University of Texas at Austin.


Areas of Expertise

  • Public Health
  • Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities
  • Health Care Quality & Safety
  • Healthcare Management
  • Health Services Research
  • Health Systems
  • Health Policy