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Pamela Orpinas

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Professor, College of Public Health
Health Promotion and Behavior

Research: prevention of partner and family violence, health-risk behaviors in adolescence, Global health (particularly in Latin America and Latinos living in the US)

Teaching: behavioral sciences theory, injury and violence prevention, cultural diversity and social justice

injury and violence prevention, health promotion, social determinants of health, global health

Education:

PhD, School of Public Health, University of Texas-Houston

MPH, University of California-Los Angeles

Research Interests:

Dr. Orpinas’ research focuses on applying behavioral theories to understand and modify health-related behaviors.

Of note:

College of Public Health Excellence in Service Award, 2021

College of Public Health Excellence in Research Award, 2013

Creative Research Medal, University of Georgia, 2007

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