Faculty and Staff

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Guy S. Parcel, PhD

Dean Emeritus

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2519

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Adriana Perez, PhD

Professor

Biostatistics

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Department: Biostatistics
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2524
Room Number: UTA 6.340 (Austin)

Research Interests:

  • Adolescent Health|Big Data/Data Science|Biostatistics|Behavioral/Mental Health|Cancer|Border Health|Clinical Trials|Environmental and Occupational Health|Epidemiology|GIS/Spatio-temporal Data Analysis|Health Economics|Maternal and Child Health|Physical Activity and Nutrition|Program Evaluation|Social Determinants of Health|Health Education/Behavioral Sciences
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William Perkison, MD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

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Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9468
Room Number: RAS W1040 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Environmental and Occupational Health|Health Education/Behavioral Sciences|Community Health Practice|Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Social Determinants of Health|Border Health|Global Health|Health Economics|Maternal and Child Health
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Cheryl Perry, PhD

Professor & Rockwell Distinguished Chair in Society & Health

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2536
Room Number: UTA 6.302 (Austin)

Research Interests:

  • Design
  • development
  • implementation and evaluation of health promotion programs for children and adolescents. In particular
  • smoking and alcohol use prevention
  • healthy eating and physical activity
  • school-based
  • peer
  • family
  • and community programs
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Melissa Fleschler Peskin, PhD

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9759
Room Number: UCT 2616 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Adolescent Health|Behavioral/Mental Health|Program Evaluation|Maternal and Child Health|Injury and Violence|Health Education/Behavioral Sciences|Epidemiology
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Mark Phelps, PhD

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) 500-9000
Room Number: RAS W310 (Houston)

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Jeanne Piga-Plunkett, MS

Dietetic Specialist

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (713) 500-9346
Room Number: RAS E1009 (Houston)

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Linda B. Piller, MD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials
Phone Number: (713) 500-9507
Room Number: RAS E621 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Hypertension
  • ischemic heart disease
  • coronary heart disease
  • clinical trials
  • cardiovascular clinical trials
  • endpoint reporting in clinical trials
  • safety in clinical trials
  • congestive heart failure
  • cardiovascular pathology
  • cervical pathology
  • breast pathology.
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