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Latifa Uqdah MS

Research Assistant

Latifa Uqdah is a research assistant at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Ms. Uqdah is currently working on the Young Child and Parent Program (YCCP) in collaboration with the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP). Ms. Uqdah has previously worked on research studies similar to YCPP at HFP. She has worked on other programs focused on children, youth and families at the Public Health Management Corporation and the Center for Obesity Research and Education. She has also worked at Temple University Hospital Episcopal on several behavioral health units.

Ms. Uqdah received her master’s degree in health promotion at the California University of Pennsylvania and her bachelor’s degree in public health from Temple University. Her interests include behavioral health, health promotion and disease prevention, as well as nutrition and physical health.