Public Health Sciences | Entering Year: 2017
Merriah Croston is a doctoral student in the Public Health Sciences program. Merriah was born and raised in Ohio and is a graduate of Georgetown University and Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. She has theoretical and applied research interests in health information and health behavior diffusion with an emphasis on social media contexts. Her current research uses social network analysis to explore the ways in which COVID-19 misinformation spreads on Twitter and how this differs from other information types. In addition to her scholarly interests, Merriah is devoted to promoting gender and racial diversity in science.