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Rachel Davis, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences

Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior      Vcard icon
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina 29208

(803) 777-6177

E-mail: RDavis@mailbox.sc.edu

Professional Summary

Dr. Davis's research explores how cultural factors influence the effectiveness of tailored health behavior interventions and the acquisition of health-related data via interviewer-administered surveys. She is also interested in developing new survey-based measures of cultural constructs. Her work currently focuses on dietary behaviors and chronic disease management among Latino and African American populations.

Education

Ph.D., Health Behavior & Health Education, University of Michigan, 2008
Certificate, Institute for Social Research, Program in Methodology, University of Michigan, 2005
M.P.H., Health Behavior & Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002
B.A., Political Science/Comparative Area Studies, Duke University, 1992