Research Faculty

Associate Professor
Research Areas: Rural Health, Cardiovascular, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease Risk Reduction, Public Health, Nonpharmacological Intervention, Health Disparities
Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Research Areas: Pain, Dementia, Psychosocial Symptoms, Nonpharmacological Intervention, Brain Stimulation, Brain Imaging, Health Disparities
Assistant Professor
Research Areas: Children, Infant Feeding Practices, Infant Growth, Breastfeeding, Eating Behaviors (in Infants and Young Children), Health Disparities in Maternal-Child Health, Childhood Obesity Prevention
Assistant Professor
Research Areas: Mindfulness Meditation, Self-Care Measures, Caregivers, Children with Special Healthcare Needs, Caregiving Effects on Immunity and Inflammation, and the Use of Technology to Implement Self-Care Measures
Professor
Research Areas: Implementation Science, Stigma Reduction, HIV Prevention, Mental Health, Innovative Clinical and Pragmatic Trials, Community Engaged Action-Oriented Research, Health Equity, Global Development, mHealth and Digital Health
Associate Professor
Research Areas: E-Health/Mental Health Literacy, Psychiatric Care, Deliberate Practice, Decision Making, ADHD
Associate Professor
Research Areas: Prostate and Colorectal Cancer Screening and Quality of Life among Minorities, Cancer and Health Communication, Intersectionality of SDOH and Cancer Screening, Vaccine Hesitancy Intervention, College Student Health, Health Disparities
Associate Professor
Research Areas: Cardiovascular and Chronic Disease, Heart Failure, Self-Management, Coping, Problem-Solving, Psychosocial Outcomes, Health Disparities (Rural)
Distinguished and Endowed McKenzie Professor , Director Institute on Digital Health and Innovation
Research Areas: Stigma reduction, HIV prevention and care continuum, adolescent health, mHealth and Digital Health, Sexual and gender minority populations
Associate Professor
Research Areas: Behavioral Science, Aging, Integrating genomics/epigenetics into studying how exercise may improve cognition among people with type 2 diabetes
Associate Professor
Research Areas: Pain, Psychosocial Risk Factors, Non-Pharmacological Intervention, Mindfulness, CBT, CAM, Self-Management
Professor
Research Areas: Statistical Learning; Network Analysis; Time Series; Big complex data with applications in Digital Health, Clinical
Trials, Systems Biology, Infectious Disease, and Neural Development and Disorders
Associate Professor, Founding Co-Director, Center of Population Sciences for Health Equity
Research Areas: Stress, Trauma, Mood Disorder, Epigenetics, Health Disparities, Socio-Cultural Determinants of Health and the Intersectionality of Ethnicity, Race, Gender, and Mental Disparities
Assistant Professor
Research Areas: Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction, Anemia in HF, Heart Failure in Women, Exercise, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Disease Management and Prevention, Lifestyle Medicine
Research Faculty I
Research Areas: Statistical analysis, Statistical methods and psychometrics, Item response theory (IRT), Differential item functioning
Associate Professor
Research Areas: mHealth, VR Application, eHealth Literacy, Data Mining, Text Mining, Vulnerable and Underserved Population, Dementia, Online Information Seeking Behaviors
Dean and Professor
Research Areas: Digital Health, Aging, Clinical Trials, Lifestyle Intervention, Precision Health, Health Equity, Multiple Chronic Conditions
Professor
Research Areas: Childhood Obesity, Early Childhood, Family-Centered Intervention, Healthy Lifestyle Behavior Promotion, Weight Management, Community-Based Participatory Research, Health Disparities
McKenzie Endowed Professor of Health Equity
Research Areas: HIV Disease Progression and Management, Migration and Health, Mental and Sexual Health among Sexual Minorities, Substance Misuse, Integration of Innovative Behavioral/Social Science and Clinical Methodologies for Studying the above Topics
Assistant Professor
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