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:

  • Cancer|Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Epidemiology|Health Services/Outcomes Research
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Raul Caetano, MD, MPH, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (214) 648-1080
Room Number: 00V V8.106B (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Epidemiology of substance abuse
  • violence
  • drinking and alcohol-related problems among US ethnic minority groups
  • diagnostic procedures in alcohol abuse and dependence
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Michael Cannell, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

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

Research Interests:

  • Epidemiology|Injury and Violence|Big Data/Data Science
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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

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

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

Research Interests:

  • Injury and Violence|Health Equity|Social Determinants of Health
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Gregory Knell

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

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Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Center for Pediatric Population Health
Phone Number: (972) 546-2943

Research Interests:

  • Epidemiology|Physical Activity and Nutrition|Adolescent Health|Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Injury and Violence
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Sarah Messiah, PhD

Professor & Director of the Center for Pediatric Population Health Research

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

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

Research Interests:

  • Maternal and Child Health|Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Epidemiology|Physical Activity and Nutrition|Big Data/Data Science|Social Determinants of Health|Adolescent Health|Global Health|Behavioral/Mental Health|Community Health Practice|Health Services/Outcomes Research|Health Equity
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Kymberle Landrum Sterling, DrPH

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

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

Research Interests:

  • Health Equity|Social Determinants of Health|Adolescent Health|Substance Use|Health Education/Behavioral Sciences|Community Health Practice|Cancer
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