Clarence Spigner

Professor, Health Systems and Population Health
Adjunct Professor, American Ethnic Studies
Adjunct Professor, Global Health

University of Washington
Box 357660
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195-7660


Research Interests

Tobacco-related behavior; racism as a stressor; social construction of 'race' vis-a-vis biological reductionism in health research and behavior; knowledge and opinions about organ donation among ethnic groups; program evaluation; popular culture

Health Systems & Population Health Biography


DrPH Behavioral Science, University of California (Berkeley), 1987

MPH Behavioral Science, University of California (Berkeley), 1982

AB Sociology, University of California (Berkeley), 1979

In the News

Black health activists gain momentum from pandemic and build on history
HealthDay, 02/17/2021

Disproportionately Hit by COVID-19, WA Latinos Brace for Vaccine
Crosscut, 01/14/2021

Why are people of color more hesitant to get the coronavirus vaccine? Mistrust is rooted in history
Q13 Fox, 12/17/2020