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