June 12, 2017

James Raczynski, Ph.D., F.A.H.A

James Raczynski, COPH Dean
Professor and Founding Dean


1980 – Ph.D. (Psychology Department), The Pennsylvania State University
1978 – MS (Psychology Department), The Pennsylvania State University
1972 – BA (Psychology), Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts

Research Interest

Prevention of cardiovascular disease, racial and ethnic health disparities, social determinants of health

Current Research Projects

Establishing an Exploratory NCMHD Research Center of Excellence in Arkansas (National Institute for Minority Health and Health Disparities)
Arkansas Prevention Research Center (Centers for Disease Control and prevention)

Courses Taught

HPPR 9053 (also listed as PBHL 9073)-Applied and Behavioral Research Methods (co-taught)

PBHL 5683 – Social Epidemiology (co-taught)

PBHL 9021-Fundamentals of Research (co-taught)