Scott D. Rhodes, PhD, MPH, CHES
Division of Public Health Sciences
Rhodes is a public health scientist whose research focuses on the integration of community development and health promotion and disease prevention interventions in both rural and urban communities. Specifically, his research explores sexual health; HIV and sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention; and health disparities among vulnerable communities, including substance use and obesity. Dr. Rhodes has extensive experience working with Latino communities; urban African American adolescents; persons living with HIV and AIDS; men of color; self-identified gay and bisexual men; and men who have sex with men (MSM).
Keywordscommunity development, health promotion, disease prevention, disease intervention, rural communities, urban communities, HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, health disparities