For Hispanic Heritage Month, Baylor's Robbins College is highlighting a few of our outstanding Hispanic and Latino Americans Bears. Lara Arce is a joint-degree Public Health student whose unique perspective and cultural emphasis on community and family is making an impact at Baylor and beyond.
The Department of Public Health in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences is currently accepting applications for the position of Department Chair, with an expected Fall 2024 start date.
On August 8, 2023, Jason R. Carter, PhD, celebrates his one-year anniversary as Dean of the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University. In this Q&A, Dean Carter shares his reflections on this past year along with his hopes and vision for the future.
Eva Doyle, PhD, Chair of the Department of Public Health, reflects on developing a study abroad program, Baylor in Brazil, with her husband. Started in 2006, the program will return to Brazil in 2023 for the first time since COVID-19-related restrictions.
Erin Cleary is a current student at Baylor University, finishing her Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology, and she plans to begin a prestigious fellowship with the California Epidemiologic Investigation Service (EIS) after graduation. Erin lets us in on the Baylor Public Health program, her journey to epidemiology, and her unique interests in the field.
Beth Lanning, PhD, MCHES, is a Professor, Associate Chair, and the MPH - Community Health Science Director in the Department of Public Health. In this Q&A, Dr. Lanning shares about her journey to Baylor’s Department of Public Health and her research and teaching interests.
Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of two new faculty members in the Department of Public Health. On August 1, Rebecca Jones-Antwi, PhD, and Gabriel Benavidez, PhD (expected May 2023) will both join the faculty as Assistant Professors of Public Health with specializations in epidemiology.
In the fall of 2021, Baylor Multicultural Affairs announced its first Trailblazer Scholars, students chosen for their commitment to advancing diversity and racial equality. The inaugural Cohort has three Robbins College students as members: Erin Babatunde, Israel Beverly, and Connie Mendoza.
As 2022 comes to a close, we are grateful to be celebrating a year full of noteworthy and impactful developments for Baylor University's Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences. In no particular order, here are 10 highlights from Robbins College’s 2022 year in review.
Chris Amezcua is a Master’s in Public Health student in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences. As a graduate of Baylor University’s Public Health, he provides perspective on his experiences as an undergrad, his transition into graduate school, and his passions in the field of Public Health.
The Department of Public Health in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences is pleased to share that Liang Wang, MD, DrPH, MPH, FACE, FTOS, Director of Epidemiology and tenured Associate Professor of Public Health, has been elected as President of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS).