Faculty and Staff

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Timothy Walker, PhD

Assistant Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9664
Room Number: UCT 2630 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Health Education/Behavioral Sciences|Physical Activity and Nutrition|Cancer|Program Evaluation
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Kim Waller, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9155
Room Number: RAS W610 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Preventable risk factors for birth defects
  • low birth weight
  • fetal death
  • birth defects
  • screening programs
  • association of serum biomarkers (measured early in pregnancy) and pregnancy outcome.
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Gretchen Walton, JD

Asc Pr Mgt Policy & CHlth NTT

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9151
Room Number: RAS E913 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Cancer|Health Services/Outcomes Research|Health Equity|Management and Health Policy|Community Health Practice|Social Determinants of Health|Women's Health
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Ellerie Weber, PhD

Assistant Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9000

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Rebecca Wells, PhD

Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9184
Room Number: RAS E343 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Inter-organizational cooperation
  • social network analyses
  • safety net
  • behavioral health
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Paige Padgett Wermuth, PhD

Assistant Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9219
Room Number: RAS E931 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Community Health Practice|Infectious Disease|Management and Health Policy|Sexual Health|Social Determinants of Health|Substance Use|Women's Health
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Leah Whigham Grendell, PhD

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Phone Number: (915) 975-8517
Room Number: MCA 312 (El Paso)

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Lawrence W. Whitehead, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9458
Room Number: RAS W1016 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Exposure assessment
  • occupational epidemiology
  • environmental health
  • industrial noise
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Kristina Walker Whitworth, PhD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (210) 276-9018
Room Number: OTC 1117 (San Antonio)

Research Interests:

  • Environmental and Occupational Health|Epidemiology|Maternal and Child Health|Health Equity
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Johnny M. Wilkerson, PhD

Assistant Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9974
Room Number: UCT 2620 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Health Education/Behavioral Sciences|Health Equity|Sexual Health|Social Determinants of Health|Substance Use|Program Evaluation|Cancer
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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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Hulin Wu, PhD

Prof & Chair and BWT Professorship

Biostatistics

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Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9586
Room Number: RAS E833 (Houston)

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