Rebecca Stebbins

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M.S.P.H. Epidemiology, UNC - Chapel Hill, 2017

A.B. Biological Sciences, Minor in International Studies, Dartmouth College, 2011



Current Projects With Dr. Aiello

Life Course Socioeconomics, Acculturation, and Type-2 Diabetes Risk Among Latinos; the Detroit Neighborhood Health Study

Research Interests

Rebecca is interested in infectious disease mapping and the relationships between social determinants, persistent pathogens, and cognitive outcomes.


Prior to starting her MSPH/PhD here at UNC-Chapel Hill, Rebecca worked as a Research Study Assistant on the Oral Health Advocates in Public Housing study at Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She previously worked with Global Brigades—Ghana, coordinating rural development projects in the Central Region.


Hiking, traveling, baking, all things musical


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Influenza might be spread by simply breathing, study finds

January 21, 2018

As new research indicates, the influenza virus might be spread by coughing, sneezing, or breathing. In this NBC news article, Dr. Donald Milton from University of Maryland and Dr Aiello discuss how flu spreads and what precautions you can take to prevent getting the flu:


Norovirus outbreak: Why it's easy to catch and hard to get rid of

January 21, 2018

Norovirus, commonly referred to as the stomach flu, often causes stomach cramps, diarrhea, vomiting, and fever. When infected individuals vomit, it aerosolizes the virus and allows it to spread throug the air. In an article published by CNBC, Dr. Aiello discusses the ...more

ARG Chairs Symposium at the 2016 Congress of the Americas

August 23, 2016

Aiello Research Group PI Dr. Allison Aiello and Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr. Lydia Feinstein co-chaired the Symposium on the Novel Approaches for Bio-social Integration in Epidemiologic Studies at this year's Congress of the Americas. See the link below for details on ...more

UNC Study: PTSD May Accelerate Immune System Aging

April 05, 2016

A new ARG study has found that people ...more

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