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Pamela Orpinas

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Professor, College of Public Health
Health Promotion and Behavior

Research: prevention of partner and family violence, health-risk behaviors in adolescence, Global health (particularly in Latin America and Latinos living in the US)

Teaching: behavioral sciences theory, injury and violence prevention, cultural diversity and social justice

injury and violence prevention, health promotion, social determinants of health, global health


PhD, School of Public Health, University of Texas-Houston

MPH, University of California-Los Angeles

Research Interests:

Dr. Orpinas’ research focuses on applying behavioral theories to understand and modify health-related behaviors.

Of note:

College of Public Health Excellence in Service Award, 2021

College of Public Health Excellence in Research Award, 2013

Creative Research Medal, University of Georgia, 2007

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