Clare recruiting nurses in the Pennsylvania Hospital staff courtyard during Nurse’s Week 2022.
- University of Montana, B.S., with Honors, Anthropology. 2017;
- University of Pennsylvania, Department of Anthropology, PhD Program; 2017 – present.
- NSF DDIRG BCS-
- Jane B. Hart Undergraduate Thesis Award, George Washington University. 2014.
Clare Super is a PhD candidate interested in the the sensitivity of human-microbiome-health interactions to the occupational conditions of labor and stress. She has partnered with the Nurses’ Evidence Based Practice and Research council at Pennsylvania Hospital to found the Nurses’ Occupational Health, Microbiome, and Metabolism Study (NOHMMS), a project that uses biomarker and survey data to detail how occupational environment factors like hospital conditions/policy, type of nursing position, nutritional practices, shift length, and sleep schedules influence health/microbiome outcomes. Broadly, Clare’s research interests include: human biological variation, biocultural theory, plasticity, occupational health, embodiment, microbiome analysis, cardiometabolic health, labor, nurses, and general frontline healthcare work.