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Scott D. Rhodes, PhD, MPH, CHES

Professor, Public Health Sciences

Rhodes is a public health scientist whose research focuses on the integration of community engagement, health promotion and disease prevention in both rural and urban communities nationally and internationally. Specifically, his research explores sexual health; HIV and sexually transmitted diseases; and health disparities, including substance use and obesity, among vulnerable communities.

Rhodes has extensive experience in developing, implementing and evaluating interventions for African American, Hispanic/Latino and immigrant populations; persons living with HIV and AIDS; self-identified gay and bisexual men; men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender persons.

He recently edited a new book entitled: Innovations in HIV Prevention Research and Practice through Community Engagement, published by Springer, 2014.


community engagement, health promotion, disease prevention, sexual health, rural communities, urban communities, HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, health disparities


Rhodes Named Department Chair in Public Health Sciences
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has appointed Scott D. Rhodes, Ph.D., M.P.H., chair of the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy in the Division of Public Health Sciences.
Wake Forest Baptist May Awards and Recognitions

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center faculty, staff, programs and departments that have received awards or been recognized in the past month.

USNWR 2015-2016Magnet Hospital RecognitionConsumer Choice2015 Best DoctorsJoint Commission Report

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