Laura Rolke, PhD

Laura Rolke
Postdoctoral Associate

Ms. Rolke is a postdoctoral research associate with Duke Center for Childhood Obesity Research. Her expertise is in evaluating, implementing, and disseminating community-based interventions for obesity and chronic disease prevention and management. She has a demonstrated history of working with mixed methodology and patient-engaged research to measure health behaviors and outcomes. Ms. Rolke completed her undergraduate degree in Biology and Anthropology degree at UNC-Chapel Hill and her Masters in Public Health in Community Health Education at UNC-Greensboro. She completed her PhD in Applied Health Research and Evaluation at Clemson University with a dissertation exploring the child, family, healthcare, and community factors influencing pediatric asthma management.