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Supriya Reddy, Ph.D.

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Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Phone: 706-867-2147
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Office: Convocation Center 029, Dahlonega
Areas of Expertise: Research Methodology and Statistics, Substance Abuse Behavior in College Populations, Theory Based Intervention Development

Courses Taught

  • KINS 4415- Personal and Public Health
  • KINS 4420- Research Methods
  • KINS 4425- Exercise and Aging Epidemiology

Education

  • Ph.D., Health Education/Health Promotion, The University of Alabama, 2013
  • MPH, Public Health/Health Behavior, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2005
  • B.A., Psychology, Wesleyan College, 2002

Research/Special Interests

Dr. Reddy's research interests are in the broad area of public health. Specifically, the utilization of health behavior theory to examine risky substance abuse behaviors among college students. Currently, she is examining theoretical predictors related to the mixing of alcohol and energy drinks among college undergraduates and plans to extend her research to other risky college health behaviors.

She also has an interest global health initiatives, which have led her to both South Africa and India. These endeavors involved the implementation of health education efforts related to tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, and hand washing techniques.

Publications

Martin, R.J., Cremeens, J., Usdan, S., Devereaux, R., Reddy, S., & Schumacher, J. (2014). Development and computerized implementation of an impaired driving assessment for college students. American Journal of Health Studies. 29(2), 7-12.

Singh, J.A., Reddy, S.G., & Kundukulam, J. (2011). Risk factors for gout and prevention: A systematic review of the literature. Current Opinions in Rheumatology, 23(2), 192-202.

Work Experience

  • Aug 2018-Present Assistant Professor of Public Health, Department of Kinesiology, University of North Georgia
  • Aug 2013-May 2018 Assistant Professor of Public Health, Undergraduate Program in Community Health Program Coordinator, School of Health Exercise and Sport Science, Lenoir-Rhyne University

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