Faculty and Staff

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Kelley Pettee Gabriel, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2525
Room Number: UTA 6.350 (Austin)

Research Interests:

  • Measurement of physical activity and sedentary behavior
  • epidemiology of physical activity and cardiovascular- and cancer- related health outcomes in women across the lifespan
  • physical activity and non-pharmacological lifestyle interventions for prevention or management of chronic disease
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Melissa Harrell, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2526
Room Number: UTA 6.336 (Austin)

Research Interests:

  • Child and adolescent health
  • global/international health
  • with special emphasis on India
  • tobacco prevention and cessation
  • obesity prevention
  • behavioral epidemiology
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Steven H. Kelder, PhD

Beth Toby Grossman Distinguished Professor in Spirituality & Healing

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2511
Room Number: UTA 6.312 (Austin)

Research Interests:

  • Epidemiology of child and adolescent health
  • design and evaluation of school health promotion programs
  • particular emphasis on obesity
  • diet
  • physical activity
  • and substance use
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Harold Kohl III, PhD

Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2530
Room Number: UTA 6.326 (Austin)

Research Interests:

  • Epidemiology of physical activity
  • development of physical activity national guidelines
  • physical activity for chronic disease prevention
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Anna Wilkinson, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2528
Room Number: UTA 6.332 (Austin)

Research Interests:

  • Primary prevention of smoking and obesity
  • promotion of physical activity
  • relative role that social factors (acculturation
  • psychosocial resources
  • and built environment) and genetic factors play in shaping the behaviors
  • gene-environment interactions.
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