Marla Eisenberg

Professor, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics
Faculty, School of Public Health


Dr. Eisenberg is a Professor in Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health. She received her baccalaureate degree from the University of Wisconsin and her Master of Public Health from the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health. Dr. Eisenberg earned her Doctor of Science degree from Harvard University School of Public Health and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Adolescent Health at the University of Minnesota.

Research Summary

Dr. Eisenberg focuses her research on social influences on health, behavior, and well-being among adolescents and young adults, and disseminates findings for real-world application. She is particularly interested in interpersonal, organizational, and structural forces that shape the experience of LGBTQ+ youth, including those with intersecting marginalized social positions. Learn more about Dr. Eisenberg's research on the Experts profile and at HealthEASY.


ScD, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
MPH, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Fellowship in General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health,
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Honors and Recognition

Excellence in Child Health Advocacy Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
International Travel Award, Global Programs & Strategy Alliance, University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota Faculty Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Advising



General Pediatrics & Adolescent Health
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Minneapolis, MN 55414