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Center for

Aleia Clark

Research Assistant

Aleia Clark has been a research assistant with the center since January 2009. Her previous work focused on mapping the process of innovation for new pharmaceutical technologies from 'bench to bedside.' She has experience in qualitative interviewing, archival research and quantitative methodologies. Prior to joining the Center, Aleia earned her master's degree in sociology from the University of Maryland in 2008.


In progress Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, Sociology
2008 M.A., University of Maryland, College Park, Sociology
2005 B.A., Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia, Sociology and French

Selected Publications

Mamo, Laura, Amber Nelson and Aleia Clark. 2010. “Producing and Protecting Risky Girlhoods: How the HPV Vaccine Became the Right Tool to Prevent Cervical Cancer.” In Keith Wailoo, Steve Epstein, Julia Livingston and Robert Aronowitz (eds). Three Shots at Prevention: The HPV Vaccine and the Politics of Medicine's Simple Solutions. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press.