Faculty Profile

Emily Youatt

Emily J Youatt, PhD, MPH

  • Assistant Dean, Student Engagement and Practice
  • Director, Undergraduate Education
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education

Dr. Youatt's academic career focuses on the scholarship and practice of teaching and learning in public health. With a primary emphasis on undergraduate education, her work target program development, curriculum design, and elevating the role of research-based pedagogical practices in public health education. Dr. Youatt spent her early research career focusing on sexual minority and women's health.

  • PhD, University of Michigan, 2016
  • MPH, University of Michigan, 2010
  • BA, University of Kentucky, 2005

  • program development
  • scholarship of teaching and learning
  • teaching pedagogy
  • undergraduate education
  • experiential learning
  • public health workforce

Beck AJ, Youatt, EJ. Public health workforce and education in the United States (2021). In: Holsing JW ML and Scutchfield D (Eds.), Contemporary Public Health: Principles, Practice, and Policy. 2nd edition. University of Kentucky Press.

Anderson, OS, Youatt, EJ, Power, L, and August, E. (2021). Clinical-Track Faculty: Making Them Count in Public Health Education. American Journal of Public Health, 111(1), 30-32.

Godley, S., Aumiller, B., Horigian, V., Khalil, N., Kruger, J., Pennel, C., Youatt, E., and Kiviniemi, M. T. (2020). Evidence-Based Educational Practices for Public Health: How We Teach Matters. Pedagogy in Health Promotion. Online First.

Anderson, OS, August, E, Goldberg, PK, Beck, Youatt, EJ, Beck, AJ (2019). Developing a Framework for Population Health in Interprofessional Training: An Interprofessional Education Module. Frontiers in Public Health 21 (7):58.

Email: youatt@umich.edu 
Address: 1706 SPH I
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

For media inquiries: sph.media@umich.edu 

Areas of Expertise: LGBT Health