Montana State University

Health & Human Development

Montana State University
P.O. Box 173540
Bozeman, MT 59717-3540

Tel: (406) 994-3242
Fax: (406) 994-2013
Location: 218 Herrick Hall

HHD Undergraduate Advising Office

Tel: (406) 994-4001
Fax: (406) 994-6314
Location: 121 Hosaeus PE Complex

Department of Health & Human Development

CHTH 428 Health Disparities
CHTH 440 Principles of Epidemiology
CHTH 445 Program Planning for CH


Suzanne Christopher, PhD

Suzanne Christopher

Community Health

318A Herrick Hall
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717-3540 | 406.994.6321


Dr. Christopher came to MSU in 1995 after completing her doctorate in Health Education and Health Behavior from the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  Her main area of interest is in community-based participatory research in tribal settings.  She has been the principle investigator on grants totaling approximately $9 million.  Her undergraduate and graduate students have been directly involved in many of her projects.

Programs and Research Projects

Specialties and Interests

  • Community-based participatory research
  • Social indicators of health
  • Native American health
  • Women's health
  • Community development
  • Social justice