• Dr. Mike Anastario is a sociologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. His research is broadly concerned with culturally appropriate methods for assessing exposures to both chemicals and interventions in populations experiencing health disparities. He was a 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar to El Salvador, and is currently a co-investigator on a cluster-randomized controlled trial, funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, that uses a community-based participatory research framework to understand and prevent sexual risk behaviors in the Assiniboine and Sioux tribes of Fort Peck Reservation.

research interests

  • Health disparities, research methods

selected scholarly works & creative activities

full name

  • Michael Anastario