Faculty & Staff

Department of Health Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health faculty, staff and their research interest:

Fabio A. Almeida, PhD - Associate Professor

My research and professional experience, to date, have focused on seeking...

Rebecca Anderson, JD MS - Associate Professor & Vice Chair

Law, ethics, and public policy in clinical care, especially genetic medicine...

Denise H Britigan, MA, PhD, CHES - Assistant Professor

Social marketing, health communications, health literacy, health promotion, community health education...

David A. Dzewaltowski, PhD - Endowed Community Chair & Professor

Improving physical activity and nutrition of children for population health through identifying drivers of health behavior and evaluating...

Paul A. Estabrooks, PhD - Harold M. Maurer Distinguished Chair, Professor

Dr. Paul Estabrooks is a practical, behavioral scientist with a vision is to do research that integrates with health systems...

Martha H Goedert, PhD - Assistant Professor

I have written curriculum for global health midwifery, pediatric and family nursing across 5 Universities. I am an invited lecturer for peer-reviewed conferences at national and international.... 

Brandon Grimm, PhD, MPH - Assistant Professor

My areas of interest include workforce, leader and leadership development, the measurement and evaluation...

Patrik Johansson, MD, MPH - Associate Professor

Health services research, health disparities, and health equity...

Keyonna King, DrPH, MA

Dr. King focuses her research efforts on reducing health disparities and improving health outcomes for African Americans...

Shannon Maloney, PhD - Assistant Professor

Shannon’s research utilizes experimental and quasi-experimental methods...

Sharon Medcalf, PhD - Assistant Professor

Disaster and emergency preparedness...

Lea Pounds, PhD, MBA - Assistant Professor

Research interests include health communication and community engagement. My work includes using marketing principles...

 

Abbie Raikes, PhD - Assistant Professor

Trained in both developmental psychology and public health, my work focuses on early childhood development in high-risk contexts...

Shireen Rajaram, PhD - Associate Professor

Health disparities, women’s health, intimate partner violence and sexual assault, sex trafficking, and environmental justice...

Armando De Alba Rosales, MD, MPH - Assistant Professor

Research and interventions for disease control and prevention; policies and interventions that address healthcare...



Mohammad Siahpush, PhD - Associate Dean for Research, Professor

Tobacco control, obesity control...

Ron Shope, PhD - Professor

Dr. Shope’s research interests are in the area of teaching with technology...

Dejun Su, PhD - Associate Professor

Social Demography, Medical Sociology, Health Research and Policy...

Melissa Tibbits, PhD - Associate Professor

Etiology of health risk behaviors, Development and implementation of interventions that promote healthy child and adolescent development and prevent outcomes such as obesity, substance use, sexually transmitted infections, teen pregnancy, and violence...


Post-Doctoral Fellows:

Tzeyu Michaud, PhD - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Dr. Michaud is interested in conducting evidence-based economic evaluations of interventions at the clinical or population levels to inform practice guidelines and improve the quality of life for patients... 

Kathryn Wilson, PhD - Postdoctoral Fellow

Primarily interested in understanding the role of personality and trait-like individual differences in the successful adoption and maintenance of physical activity and exercise behavior...


Affiliated Faculty:

Adjunct

Courtesy

Emeritus


Administrative Staff

Tricia Munoz - Office Associate II


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