Associate Professor of Health Science, College of Health, Ball State University
Public Health Interests
Current Public-Health Related Activities
I have worked on projects funded by state and national governmental and non-governmental agencies resulting in more than 50 peer reviewed articles in more than two dozen prestigious scientific journals in the past 5 years related to public health and epidemiology. Currently, I serve as an Associate Editor and Editorial Board member for 9 different scientific journals in the field of public health and medicine. More recently, my research has also been highlighted by popular media outlets like Fox News, US News and World Report, CNBC, Yahoo News, Huffington Post, and the Chicago Tribune. I am a full time tenured faculty member in Ball State University and have a primary responsibility for conducting research in community and public health, mentoring undergraduate and graduate public health and nutrition students.