Faculty and Staff

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Marlyn Allicock, PhD

Assistant Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (972) 546-2932
Room Number: 00V V7.116C (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Cancer prevention & control
  • evaluating evidence based interventions
  • peer support interventions
  • health disparities
  • health communication
  • tailoring & technology for health promotions & dissemination & implementation research
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Folefac D. Atem, PhD

Assistant Professor

Biostatistics

Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (972) 546-2926
Room Number: 00V V8.112D (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Modeling longitudinal studies
  • Single and Multiple imputation
  • Clinical trial designs
  • Diagnostics testing
  • Regression diagnostic
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Bijal Balasubramanian, MBBS, PhD

Assoc Pr & Regional Dean

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (972) 546-2924
Room Number: 00V V8.112C (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Doctor-patient interaction-related factors that contribute to racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in cancer screening and treatment and practice-level Factors that impact the quality of health care provided to primary care patients. 
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Michael Cannell, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (972) 546-2925
Room Number: 00V V8.106F (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Aging
  • disability
  • Injury and violence prevention
  • Predictive analytics
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Michiko Clutter, PhD

Ast Pr Hlth Promo & Behv Scnc

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Phone Number: (972) 546-2936
Room Number: 00V V7.116F (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Pediatric asthma self-management
  • addressing social determinants of health to improve pediatric health outcomes
  • adolescent health risk behaviors
  • school-based telehealth
  • mindful parenting
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Jennifer M. Gonzalez, PhD

Assoc Prof & Ast Reg Dean

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (972) 546-2944
Room Number: 00V V8.112E (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • public health policing
  • violence prevention
  • injury epidemiology
  • elder abuse
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Katelyn Jetelina, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (972) 546-2942
Room Number: 00V V8.106C (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Violence and injury epidemiology
  • Bullying victimization and perpetration prevention
  • Law enforcement occupational health and safety
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Sarah Messiah, PhD

Professor & Director of the Center for Pediatric Population Health Research

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (972) 546-2919
Room Number: 0BL BL10.204.H (Dallas)

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Kymberle Landrum Sterling, DrPH

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Phone Number: (972) 546-2941
Room Number: 00V V8.106D (Dallas)

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