Dr. Sneed is an assistant professor in the Division of Public Health in Flint. She is a social and health psychologist interested in evaluating and improving how older adults age successfully in vulnerable communities. Her work evaluates interactions between the social environment, stress, and social support in the lives and long-term health outcomes of older adults. Further, she utilizes community engaged approaches to understand how chronic disease prevention and intervention efforts work best among older adults in community settings. Dr. Sneed is a Research Scientist with the Michigan Center for Urban African-American Aging Research (MCUAAAR), and a Faculty Fellow in the MSU Center of Excellence Faculty Development program. A Detroit native, Dr. Sneed earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Epidemiology at Columbia University and a PhD in Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University.