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Erica Sosa, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor, Public Health


Erica Sosa, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor, Public Health

Email

Room

MS 3.402

Department

Public Health

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Research Interests
  • Examining structural, cultural and psychosocial contributors to the onset of diabetes and obesity among minority populations
  • Latino health issues
  • Identifying opportunities for improving data analysis and psychometric measurements used in Health Promotion research
Department Chairs
Sara B. Oswalt, Ph.D.

Department Chair and Professor, Public Health


Sara B. Oswalt, Ph.D.
Title

Department Chair and Professor, Public Health

Email

Room

MB 3.412

Department

Public Health

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Research Interests
  • Assessment and evaluation relevant to college health with special interest in sexual and reproductive health
  • GLBTQ+ issues and mental health
Education
  • Ph.D., Health Promotion and Behavior, University of Georgia, 2003
  • M.P.H., Public Health Education, Indiana University Bloomington, 1995
  • B.S., General and Life Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 1993
Faculty
Jim Clark

Lecturer III, Public Health


210.458.5850
Jim Clark
Title

Lecturer III, Public Health

Phone Number
210.458.5850
Email

Room

MB 3.414

Department

Public Health

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Crystel Harb, M.P.H.

Lecturer II, Public Health


210.458.5049
Crystel Harb, M.P.H.
Title

Lecturer II, Public Health

Phone Number
210.458.5049
Email

Room

MS 3.03.02

Department

Public Health

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Research Interests
  • Applied public health epidemiology
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Clinical trials & methods
  • Global health
  • Molecular & genetic epidemiology
Education
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, University of the Incarnate Word (in process)
  • M.P.H., Epidemiology, University of Texas School of Public Health
  • B.S., Biology, St. Mary's University
Meizi He, Ph.D.

Professor, Public Health


Meizi He, Ph.D.
Title

Professor, Public Health

Email

Room

MB 3.418

Department

Public Health

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Research Interests
  • Community nutrition
  • Health promotion
Education
  • Ph.D., Nutrition and Health, University of Hong Kong, 2000
  • M.Sc., Human Nutrition and Health, Sun Yet-sen University of Medical Sciences, 1986
  • M.D., Sun Yet-sen University of Medical Sciences, 1983
Jeffrey T. Howard, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Public Health


210.458.2987
Jeffrey T. Howard, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor, Public Health

Phone Number
210.458.2987
Email

Room

MB 3.402

Department

Public Health

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Research Interests
  • Traumatic injury epidemiology
  • Accelerated aging
  • Veterans health
  • Hypertension
  • Biodemography
  • Environmental disaster/mass casualty epidemiology
Education
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, US Army Institute of Surgical Research
  • Ph.D., in Applied Demography, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2014
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Texas at Arlington, 1996
  • B.A., Sociology, University of Texas at Arlington, 1992
Sara B. Oswalt, Ph.D.

Department Chair and Professor, Public Health


Sara B. Oswalt, Ph.D.
Title

Department Chair and Professor, Public Health

Email

Room

MB 3.412

Department

Public Health

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Research Interests
  • Assessment and evaluation relevant to college health with special interest in sexual and reproductive health
  • GLBTQ+ issues and mental health
Education
  • Ph.D., Health Promotion and Behavior, University of Georgia, 2003
  • M.P.H., Public Health Education, Indiana University Bloomington, 1995
  • B.S., General and Life Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 1993
Katelyn Sileo

Assistant Professor, PH.D.


210.458.6242
Katelyn Sileo
Title

Assistant Professor, PH.D.

Phone Number
210.458.6242
Email

Room

MB 3.424

Department

Public Health

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Research Interests
  • Global Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Family Planning
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Alcohol Use
  • Gender Norms
  • Behavioral Interventions
  • Mixed Methods
  • Implementation Science
Education
  • Ph.D., Global Public Health, San Diego State University & The University of California, San Diego, 2017
  • M.P.H., The University of Connecticut Health Center, 2014
  • B.A., Psychology, The University of Connecticut, 2009
Erica Sosa, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor, Public Health


Erica Sosa, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor, Public Health

Email

Room

MS 3.402

Department

Public Health

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Research Interests
  • Examining structural, cultural and psychosocial contributors to the onset of diabetes and obesity among minority populations
  • Latino health issues
  • Identifying opportunities for improving data analysis and psychometric measurements used in Health Promotion research
Erica Wallace, M.P.H., C.H.E.S.

Lecturer II


Erica Wallace, M.P.H., C.H.E.S.
Title

Lecturer II

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Department

Public Health

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Research Interests
  • Mental health and well-being of college students
  • Social norms
  • Environmental health
Education
  • M.P.H., Public Health, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, 2012
  • B.S., Health Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia Southern University, 2010
Tammy Wyatt, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Provost for Student Success, Associate Professor, Public Health


210.458.8135
Tammy Wyatt, Ph.D.
Title

Associate Vice Provost for Student Success, Associate Professor, Public Health

Phone Number
210.458.8135
Email

Room

MB 3.408

Department

Public Health

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Research Interests
  • Teacher health literacy
  • Risk-taking behaviors of K-12 and college-aged youth
  • Development and evaluation of health promotion programs and curricula implemented within educational settings
Education
  • Ph.D., Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 2003
  • M.Ed., Health Education, Texas State University, 1999
  • B.S., Health, Sam Houston State University, 1996
Zenong Yin, Ph.D.

Professor, Public Health


210.458.5650
Zenong Yin, Ph.D.
Title

Professor, Public Health

Phone Number
210.458.5650
Email

Room

MB 3.432

Department

Public Health

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Research Interests
  • Lifestyle intervention for prevention and management of obesity and diabetes in children and adults
  • Design of RCTs
  • Statistical analysis
  • Feasibility and effectiveness of culturally tailed programs to address obesity and diabetes in pre-school and school-age children
  • Translation of the Diabetes Prevention Program into community-based lifestyle intervention to prevent diabetes in low-income, underserved Mexican American women
Education
  • Ph.D., Physical Education and Exercise Science, The University of Southern California, 1990
  • M.A., Physical Education, The University of Southern California, 1985
  • Bachelor of Education, Physical Education, The Beijing Institute of Physical Education, China, 1982
Staff
Jean Antao

Administrative Associate II, Public Health


210.458.8169
Jean Antao
Title

Administrative Associate II, Public Health

Phone Number
210.458.8169
Email

Room

MS 4.02.66

Department

Public Health

Leah Carrillo

Program Coordinator, Public Health


210.458.7408
Leah Carrillo
Title

Program Coordinator, Public Health

Phone Number
210.458.7408
Email

Room

IAB 2.01.09E

Department

Public Health

Vanessa Estrada

Research Program Coordinator, Public Health


210.458.6228
Vanessa Estrada
Title

Research Program Coordinator, Public Health

Phone Number
210.458.6228
Email

Room

MB 3.436

Department

Public Health

Cristina Martinez, MPH

Measurement and Evaluation Specialist, Public Health


210.458.8122
Cristina Martinez, MPH
Title

Measurement and Evaluation Specialist, Public Health

Phone Number
210.458.8122
Email

Room

MB 3.436

Department

Public Health

Summer Wilmoth

Senior Program Coordinator, Public Health


210.458.7408
Summer Wilmoth
Title

Senior Program Coordinator, Public Health

Phone Number
210.458.7408
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Department

Public Health

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