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Arnold School of Public Health

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Faculty and Staff

Christine Blake, Ph.D.

Christine Blake, Ph.D.

 Director  803-777-1484  ceblake@mailbox.sc.edu    

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Kelli DuBois    

Event Supervisor & Student Affiliate Liaison   kdubois@email.sc.edu  

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Jalena James

Communications Coordinator 803-777-9933 jalenaj@email.sc.edu

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Emma Kenney

Program Coordinator emkenney@email.sc.edu

  

 

Affiliated Scholars

The Consortium is comprised of outstanding interdisciplinary scholars in meaningful research and transformational activities in the field of nutrition. Through an application and review process, an Affiliated Scholar status is granted to individuals. The Consortium provides a wide range of supportive services to Affiliated Scholars, including networking opportunities through the seminar series and annual symposium.

Become an Affiliate

Students interested in becoming an affiliate should submit the student application for consideration.

Faculty and Staff interested in becoming an affiliate should submit the faculty and staff application.

 

Current Affiliated Scholars

Adams, Swann, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, College of Nursing & Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health

Arent Shawn, Ph.D., CSCS*D, FISSN, FACSM
Professor and Chair, Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health

Armstead, Cheryl Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Beets, Michael, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health

Bell, Bethany, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, College of Social Work

Blake, Christine, Ph.D., RD
Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, Director, Nutrition Consortium

Burch, Jim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health

Campbell, Jeffrey Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Retailing, The College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management

Davis, Mark, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, Director of Exercise Biochemistry Laboratory

Davis, Rachel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health

Draper, Carrie, MSW
Research Associate, Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health

Fram, Maryah, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, College of Social Work

Frongillo, Edward, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, Director, Global Health Initiatives

Geidel, Gwendelyn, Ph.D., JD
Research Professor, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences Director, Environment and Sustainability Program

Hebert, James, ScD
Health Sciences Distinguished Professor, Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Director, Statewide Cancer Prevention & Control Program, Hollings Cancer Center

Huhns, Michael, Ph.D.
NCR Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Engineering, College of Engineering and Computing

Hurley, Tom, MS
Senior Biostatistician, and Manager of the Diet Assessment Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health

Jones, Sonya, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, Director of Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities

Kaczynski, Andrew T., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Co-investigator of Prevention Research Center, Dir. Of BEACH Lab Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health


Lane-Cordova, Abbi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Exercise Science,  Arnold School of Public Health

Liese, Angela, Ph.D. 
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics , Arnold School of Public Health

Liu, Jihong, ScD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health

Merchant, Anwar, ScD
Professor, Director of Curriculum Development Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health

Montgomery, Kara, DrPH
Clinical Associate Professor, Undergrad Student Services , Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health

Moore, Jr., Douglas Spencer Ph.D., MA, MPH
Associate Professor, Arnold School of Public Health

Moran, Robert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Graduate Director of Biostats, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics , Arnold School of Public Health

O'Neill, Jennifer
Graduate Director, MPH and MPS Programs, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health

Ozturk, Orgul
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Darla Moore School of Business

Pate, Russ, Ph.D. 
Professor, Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, Director of Children's Physical Activity Research Group

Probst, Jan, Ph.D. 
Professor, Department of Women's Studies Program, Director Emerita of Rural and Minority Health Research Center

Rosemond. Tiara, PhD, MPH, CHES
Senior Research Associate, Center for Child and Family Studies, College of Social Work

Saunders, Ruth, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health

Shapiro, Cheri, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, Director of Institutions For Families in Society

Spencer, Mindi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior; Institute for Southern Studies

Steck, Susan, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health

Thrasher, Jim, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health

Torres, Myriam Elsa, Ph.D. 
Clinical Associate Professor,  Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, Director of Consortium for Latino Immigration Studies,

Torres-McGhee, Toni, Ph.D., SCAT, ATC
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion , Arnold School of Public Health, Associate Professor/Director of Athletic Training Programs, Post-Professional Athletic Training Program Director, Department of Exercise Science

Turner-McGrievy, Gabrielle, Ph.D., MS, RD
Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, Deputy Director of SmartState Tech Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles

Walsemann, Katrina, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, Undergraduate Director, Director, Carolina Consortium on Health, Inequalities, and Populations (CHIP)

Warren, Andrea, Ph.D.
Research Associate, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health


Weaver, Glenn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Exercise Science,  Arnold School of Public Health

West, Delai, Ph.D.
Professor, Exercise Science, SmartState Endowed Chair and Director, Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (TecHealth), Faculty Affiliate, Prevention Research Center  

Wilcox, Sara, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, Director, Prevention Research Center

Wilson, Beverly Y., BA
Program Coordinator I, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Executive Director, FoodShare

Wilson-King, Dawn, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Younginer, Nicholas, Ph.D.
Research Associate, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health

Zarrett, Nicole, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

 

Student Affiliates

 

Zoe Grooms

Exercise Science, Sponsor: Dr. Ruth Sanders

Mandelbaum, Jennifer, MPH

Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Affiliate Sponsor:   Dr. Rachel Davis

Okpara, Nkechi, MS

Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Affiliate Sponsor: Dr. Brie Turner-McGrievy

Omebeyinje, Mayomi, MSC, PH

Environmental Health Sciences, Affiliate Sponsor: Dr. Jim Burch

Smith, Allison, MS, SCAT, ATC

Exercise Science, Affiliate Sponsor:  Dr. Toni Torres-McGhee

Stowe, Ellen, MPH

Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior,  Affiliate Sponsor:  Dr. Andrew Kaczynski

Uriegas, Nancy, MS, SCAT, ATC

Exercise Science, Affiliate Sponsor:  Dr. Toni Torres-McGhee

Wende, Marilyn, MSPH

Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Affiliate Sponsor: Dr. Andrew Kaczynski

 

 

Steering Committee

Blake, Christine, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, Director, Nutrition Consortium 

Frongillo, Edward, Ph.D.,  Professor, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, Director, Global Health Initiatives

Jones, Sonya, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Health Promotion, Education and Behavior

Lane-Cordova, Abbi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Exercise Science,  Arnold School of Public Health

Liese, Angela, Ph.D.,  Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Steck, Susan, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health

Turner-McGrievy, Brie, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health

Weaver, Glenn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Exercise Science,  Arnold School of Public Health

Younginer, Nicholas, PH.D. , Research Associate, Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health,


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