Lauren Westerfield

Lauren Allison Dennisuk Westerfield

Instructor of Clinical

Medical Sciences Building

COM Ob/Gyn General Ob/Gyn - 0526


Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Spanish, Albion College Albion, Michigan, 2008 (Biology and Spanish)

Master of Health Science, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Baltimore, Maryland, 2010 (International Health and Human Nutrition)

Doctor of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School Detroit, MI, 2014

Residency (Ob/Gyn), University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Cincinnati, Ohio, 2018 (Ob/Gyn)

Positions and Work Experience

07-01-2014 -06-30-2015 1st Year Resident, University of Cincinnati Medical Center,

Clinical Focus

Obstetrics and Gynecology


Obstetrics and Gynecology


American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology



Peer Reviewed Publications

Lee, Hedwig; Pantazis, Athena; Cheng, Phoebe; Dennisuk, Lauren; Clarke, Philippa J; Lee, Joyce M (2016. ) The Association Between Adolescent Obesity and Disability Incidence in Young Adulthood.The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, , 59 (4 ) ,472-8

Shin, Ahyoung; Surkan, Pamela J; Coutinho, Anastasia J; Suratkar, Sonali R; Campbell, Rebecca K; Rowan, Megan; Sharma, Sangita; Dennisuk, Lauren A; Karlsen, Micaela; Gass, Anthony; Gittelsohn, Joel (2015. ) Impact of Baltimore Healthy Eating Zones: an environmental intervention to improve diet among African American youth.Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education, , 42 (1 Suppl ) ,97S-105S

Gittelsohn, Joel; Dennisuk, Lauren A; Christiansen, Karina; Bhimani, Roshni; Johnson, Antoinette; Alexander, Eleanore; Lee, Matthew; Lee, Seung Hee; Rowan, Megan; Coutinho, Anastasia J (2013. ) Development and implementation of Baltimore Healthy Eating Zones: a youth-targeted intervention to improve the urban food environment.Health education research, , 28 (4 ) ,732-44

Dennisuk, Lauren A; Coutinho, Anastasia J; Suratkar, Sonali; Surkan, Pamela J; Christiansen, Karina; Riley, Michelle; Anliker, Jean A; Sharma, Sangita; Gittelsohn, Joel (2011. ) Food expenditures and food purchasing among low-income, urban, African-American youth.American journal of preventive medicine, , 40 (6 ) ,625-8

Surkan, Pamela J; Coutinho, Anastasia J; Christiansen, Karina; Dennisuk, Lauren A; Suratkar, Sonali; Mead, Erin; Sharma, Sangita; Gittelsohn, Joel (2011. ) Healthy food purchasing among African American youth: associations with child gender, adult caregiver characteristics and the home food environment.Public health nutrition, , 14 (4 ) ,670-7