Areas of Expertise: Technology-Based/Electronic Interventions, Prevention of Maladaptive Health Behavior, EHR & Mhealth with Patient Engagement and Consumer Health Informatics, Social Marketing & Social Media, Policy-Based Approaches to Disease Prevention, Accountable Health Communities & Collective Impact
UAC Courses: Capstone (PBHLT 6900), Modifying Health Behavior (PBHLT 6958)
Steven Godin is a Visiting Professor within the Division of Public Health. He joins us after 25 years coordinating the CEPH accredited BSPH and MPH Programs at East Stroudsburg University. A social-behavioral scientist, he has a BA in Social-Personality Psychology, a MS in Community Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. He completed a post-doc MPH Degree (Health Education/Behavioral Science Track) from the School of Public Health at Rutgers University, and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Public Health Informatics (PHI) from the School of Public Health at University of Illinois, Chicago Circle.
His research interests include applied research/evaluation of chronic disease prevention programs including: social marketing; broadcast/digital media; and consumer informatics. His work includes evaluating ‘patient engagement’ strategies using EHRs, and patient portal health literacy/treatment adherence interventions. Also is interested in ‘accountable health communities’, collective impact, and capacity-building to address health disparities in the Mountain West region.