Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Aimee J. Palumbo, PhD, MPH

Aimee Palumbo CHOP CIRP
CIRP Associate Fellow

Aimee J. Palumbo, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department at Temple University's College of Public Health and a Research Associate at CHOP's Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP). Her current, funded research as CIRP focuses on child safety restraint using during air travel. She completed her postdoctoral training at CIRP and at the Penn Interdisciplinary Injury Science Center in 2018, working on projects related to the impact of decals on compliance with with Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) requirements, licensing and crash rates among older drivers, and the impact of neighborhood exposures and returning to work on the long-term impacts of injury in the urban setting.

Dr. Palumbo is an epidemiologist whose current research focuses primarily on measuring social exposures that contribute to health outcomes. Prior to pursuing her PhD, she was an Applied Epidemiology Fellow through the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. She also previously worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Health as a Fellow and then as an Epidemiology Research Associate, where she both conducted research and practiced applied public health. Dr. Palumbo holds an MPH from George Washington University and a PhD in Epidemiology from Drexel University. She can be contacted at

Research Interests

The influence of social and neighborhood exposures over the life course on health outcomes; the influence of policies on behaviors and health outcomes; practical application of novel analytical research methods