Eileen M. Harwood, PhD, MEd

Associate Professor Emerita, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health

Eileen M. Harwood

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-626-1824

Office Address:
300 West Bank Office Building

Mailing Address:
1300 S 2nd St
Room 300 West Bank Office Building
Minneapolis, MN 55454

PhD, Sociology, University of Georgia

MEd, Higher Education Administration, Counseling and Research, University of Vermont

BS, Education, University of Vermont


My research interests include: methods of survey data collection and management; health program evaluation; qualitative research methods; social epidemiology; structural factors related to health and health disparities. 


Methods, evaluation, qualitative, survey


Research Funding Grants

  • 2016–2021, CDC Nat'l Inst for Occup Safety & Health, "Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center," Co-Investigator
  • 2016–2017, CDC Nat'l Inst for Occup Safety & Health, "Midwest Center for Occupational Health & Safety Training Grant," Co-Investigator
  • 2016–2018, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, "Experience of Safety Net Primary Care Providers, Staff, and Patients in Payment Reform," Co-Investigator
  • 2015–2019, National Institute for General Medical Sciences, "National Research Mentoring Network for a Diverse Biomedical Workforce," Co-Investigator, Boston College sub-contract


See a full list of publications on PubMed

Selected Publications

  • Murdoch M, Spoont MR, Kehle-Forbes SM, Harwood EM, Sayer NA, Clothier BA, Bangerter AK. "Persistent Serious Mental Illness Among Former Applicants for VA PTSD Disability Benefits and Long-Term Outcomes: Symptoms, Functioning, and Employment," Journal of Traumatic Stress, Feb 2017
  • Johnson NS, Harwood EM, Nguyen RH. "'You have to go through it and have your children': reproductive experiences among women with vulvodynia," BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, May 2015
  • Begnaud A, Connett JE, Harwood EM, Jantz MA, Mehta HJ. "Measuring central airway obstruction. What do bronchoscopists do?" Annals of American Thoracic Society, Jan 2015
  • Moore HK, Preussler J, Denzen EM, Payton TJ, Thao V, Murphy EA, Harwood E. " Designing and operationalizing a customized internal evaluation model for cancer treatment support programs," Journal of Cancer Education, Sept 2014