Associate Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Epidemiology
College of Public Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center
- 2023-present, Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Epidemiology, UNMC College of Public Health
- 2014-2022, Director of Graduate Studies, Epidemiology Program, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health
- 2006-2023, Associate Professor (with tenure), Epidemiology Program, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health
- 2004-2006, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology Program, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health
- 1999-2004, Assistant Professor of Research, Epidemiology Program, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health
- 1999, PhD, Tulane University, Major: Behavioral Epidemiology
- 1994, MPH, Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, Major: International Health & Development
- 1988, BA, Brandeis University, Major: Politics
- Social epidemiology
- Social and Built Environments
- Survey Design and Methods
- Mental Health
- Physical Activity
- American Public Health Association
- Society for Epidemiological Research
- Rung AL, Oral E, Berghammer L, Peters ES. Feasibility and Acceptability of a Mobile Mindfulness Meditation Intervention among Women: Intervention Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth. https://dx.doi.org/10.2196/15943. 2020;8(6): e15943.
- Rung AL, Oral E, Peters ES. Work-family spillover and depression: Are there racial differences among employed women? Social Science & Medicine-Population Health. 2021;13: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2020.100724
- Rung AL, Oral E, Fontham E, Harrington DJ, Trapido EJ, Peters ES. The Long-Term Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Women’s Depression and Mental Distress. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2019;13(2):183-190.
- Peters ES, Rung AL, Bronson MH, Brashear MM, Peres LC, Gaston S, Sullivan SM, Peak K, Abramson D, Fontham ETH, Harrington DJ, Oral E, Trapido EJ. The Women and Their Children's Health (WaTCH) Study: Methods and Design of a Population-Based Cohort Study to Examine the Health Effects from the BP Oil Spill. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e012887.
- Rung AL, Gaston S, Robinson WT, Trapido EJ, Peters ES. Untangling the Disaster-Depression Knot: The Role of Social Ties After Deepwater Horizon. Social Science & Medicine. 2017;177:19-26.
- Mowen AJ, Rung AL. Park-based social capital: Are there variations across visitors with different socio-demographic characteristics and behaviors? Leisure/Loisir 2016;40(3):297-324.
- Rung AL, Gaston S, Oral E, Robinson WT, Fontham E, Harrington DJ, Trapido E, Peters ES. Depression, Mental Distress and Domestic Conflict among Louisiana Women Exposed to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Women and Their Children’s Health Study. Environmental Health Perspectives 2016;124(9):1429-1435.
- Rung AL, Oral E, Fontham E, Harrington DJ, Trapido EJ, Peters ES. The mental health impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill among the wives of clean-up workers. Epidemiology 2015;26(4):e44-e46.
- Rung AL, Mowen AJ, Broyles ST, Gustat J. The Role of Park Conditions and Features on Park Visitation and Physical Activity. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2011;8(suppl):S178-S187.
- Bedimo-Rung AL, Mowen AJ, Cohen DA. The Significance of Parks to Physical Activity and Public Health: A Conceptual Model. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, invited submission. 2005;28(2S2):159-168.