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Irene M. Tami-Maury, DrPH

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Assistant Professor
Irene.M.Tami-Maury@uth.tmc.edu

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Department

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) School of Public Health

Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences

Research Interests

Epidemiology
Substance Use
Global Health
Infectious Disease
Social Determinants of Health
Cancer

Biography

Dr. Tami-Maury is an Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health. She also holds an adjunct appointment at The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston, TX; and at the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Texas School of Public Health. Dr. Tami-Maury has a particular interest on two specific areas: 1) Cancer prevention and control in vulnerable populations (e.g., sexual and gender minority groups, people living with HIV/AIDS, immigrants, ethnic minorities, cancer patients, adolescents and young adults, etc.) and, 2) eHealth/mHealth research and e-learning/training for health care providers and lay health workers in developing countries and underserved areas of the US. Dr. Tami-Maury’s mentees have engaged in her ongoing research efforts and have served as co-authors in scientific presentations and peer-reviewed publications.

Contact

Irene.M.Tami-Maury@uth.tmc.edu
713.500.9234

Current Projects

Sexual and Gender Minority Cancer Curricular Advances for Research and Education (SGM Cancer CARE)

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An up-to-date, useful, competency-based, modular workshop curriculum for providing participants with knowledge and skills to begin conducting high-quality and culturally appropriate research to improve Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) care across the cancer care Continuum.

Project STOP

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Smoking Cessation Treatment Training Program and mHealth Decision Support Tool

SmokefreeSGM

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A Text-Message Based Smoking Intervention for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Smokers.

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