J. Michael Wilkerson, PhD
Graduate Certificate in Social Marketing for Public Health
University of South Florida
MPH in Epidemiology
University of Minnesota
PhD in Adult, Professional, and Community Education
Texas State University
MSEd in Health Education
BBA in Marketing
Special Topics: Seminar on the Health of Sexual and Gender Minorities
Health Disparities Seminar
Principles of Adult and Community Education for Public Health Educators
Health Promotion Theory for Individuals and Groups: Part 1
Substance Use Prevention and Recovery
LGBTQ+ Health Disparities
Adolescent Sexual Health
J. Michael Wilkerson is an Assistant Professor in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health. His academic training includes a doctoral degree in adult, professional, and community education, a master's degree in health education, and a master's degree in epidemiology. He is interested in how structural and psychosocial factors contribute to behaviors that increase health disparities among marginalized populations, and in the development of multi-level interventions. He has been working in community health education for nearly 20 years.
Phone: +1 (713) 500-9974
Fax: +1 (713) 500-9602
In-depth interviews with polysubstance-using men who have sex with men in the Houston area.
Health needs assessment of long-haul truckers and sex workers found at truck stops in the Houston area
This project conducts a multisite longitudinal network study to investigate the HIV/STD risk and protective behaviors associated with social networks created by venue affiliations among young men who have sex with men (YMSM) ages 16-29 years. This study is conducted in two cities (Houston and Chicago).
Needs assessment of methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men in the US.
SGM health needs assessment
Needs assessment of men having sex with men in the State of Maharahstra, India.
Vanessa Schick, Ph.D., and J. Michael Wilkerson, Ph.D., credit a road trip for sparking the research project that recently earned them a coveted Front of the Envelope Award.