Robert Aronson

Dr. Bob Aronson

Robert Aronson

Director & Associate Professor of Public Health Program

Office Location: Euler 134
Phone: (765) 998-4512
Email: bob_aronson@taylor.edu

Specialties: community-based participatory research, community development, community health education, ethnographic research methods, health disparities, hiv/aids prevention, infant mortality prevention, international health, men and masculinity, minority health, qualitative and quantitative research, social determinants of health

 

Education:

DrPH, International Health, Social Science and Public Health track, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, 1997
Dissertation: The influence of residential context on pregnancy outcomes: a multi-level and multi-method study.
MPH, Health Education, Rural and Cross-Cultural Health track, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, 1986
BA, Social Sciences Divisional Major, HNGR Program, Wheaton College, 1983


Why I came to Taylor:

I believe in a Christian liberal arts education, and I would love to be involved in how God is preparing young people to bring their skills and passions to the work of the Kingdom.

 


Advice to incoming students:

Allow your communities to be broad as well as deep (make friends with people very different from yourself), find a place in your 4-year plan for a public health course.


Hobbies:

Gardening and cooking (and eating), fishing, birding, traveling, being with people.

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