Faculty and Staff

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Lara Staub Savas, PhD

Assistant Professor of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9638
Room Number: UCT 2520 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • social epidemiology
  • health disparities (race/ethnicity
  • gender and socioeconomic)
  • cancer prevention and control for cervical
  • breast and colorectal cancers
  • the community health worker /promotora model in community-based cancer prevention research
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Laura Aubree Shay

Assistant Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (210) 276-9000
Room Number: OTC 1108 (San Antonio)

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Ross Shegog, PhD

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9677
Room Number: UCT 2668 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Application of instructional and/or decision-support technology in health promotion and disease prevention including pediatric asthma management
  • prevention and cessation of adolescent and young adult tobacco use
  • prevention of HIV
  • STD
  • and pregnancy in middle school children
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Andrew E. Springer, DrPH

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2523
Room Number: UTA 6.344 (Austin)

Research Interests:

  • Adolescent health promotion
  • physical activity
  • childhood obesity prevention
  • socio-ecological influences of health behavior
  • epidemiology of child and adolescent health behaviors in Latin America
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Kymberle Landrum Sterling

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Phone Number: (972) 546-2941

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