Matt Asare, PhD, MPH, MBA, CHES
Department of Public Health
Matt Asare is an Assistant Professor of Social and Behavioral Health Science in the Department of Public Health at Baylor University. Dr. Asare received his PhD in Health Education from the University of Cincinnati in 2011 and simultaneously completed his MPH and a postdoctoral fellowship (NCI funded R25 Training program) in cancer control and prevention at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s (URMC) in 2018.
Dr. Asare’s research focuses on health disparities relating to cancer control and prevention, patient-provider relationship, cultural humility and responsiveness, and sexual education. His scholarship is grounded in theories to facilitate pro-health behavior changes at the individual and community levels, especially among racial and ethnic minorities and underserved populations.
Areas of Research Interest
- Cancer health disparities
- Theory based related intervention and cross-sectional research
- Implementation science and cancer prevention
- Mixed Methods (Quantitative and Qualitative)
Current Courses Taught
- PUBH 6322 Advanced Theory and Practice – Behavioral Health II
- PUBH 5315: Theoretical Foundations of Health Behavior and Public Health
- PUBH 4331: Intervention Design
- PUBH 4340: Global Health