Tisha Felder, PhD, MSW
Tisha Felder, PhD, MSW, is an assistant professor in the College of Nursing at the University of South Carolina and in the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the university’s Arnold School of Public Health. Dr. Felder’s research focuses on two key areas: encouraging breastfeeding among African American women to reduce their risk of getting breast cancer and creating ways to improve the hormonal therapy experiences of women with breast cancer. Dr. Felder received the Mentored Research Scientist Development Award to Promote Diversity from the National Cancer Institute in 2015, and she has presented her work at several conferences, both regionally and nationally. In 2019, she was named one of the 2019 “40 Under 40 Leaders in Health” by the National Minority Quality Forum in Washington, D.C.
In addition to her research, Dr. Felder is passionate about mentoring students and her peers. She is a proud wife and mother of three.