June 21, 2017

Martha M. Phillips, PhD, MPH, MBA, EdS

C O P H Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Martha Phillips, P h D, M P H, M B A, E d S
Associate Professor
 

Education

2000 – Ph.D. (Epidemiology), University of Alabama at Birmingham
1992 – MPH (Health Care Organization and Policy), University of Alabama at Birmingham
1992 – MBA, University of Alabama at Birmingham
1978 – EdS (Special Education), University of Georgia
1974 – MEd (Special Education), University of Georgia
1972 – AB (Psychology), University of Georgia

Research Interests

Childhood obesity; rural food access; school-based policy intervention; health disparities; evaluation of policy and health promotion programs; depression and chronic disease

Courses Taught

  • COPH 5346/6346 Social Determinants of Health/Social Epidemiology
  • COPH 6438 Fundamentals of Research
  • COPH 6403 Community Based Program Evaluation
  • EPID 6001 Instructional Methods and Teaching Practicum

Recent Publications

Montgomery BEE, Marshall SA, Sanders S, Phillips MM, Cline M, Snowden M.Stakeholder identification of barriers and facilitators to sexual health education for female survivors of violence: A mixed methods study. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018, published online February 20, 2018

Willis N, Phillips M, Ryan K, Bursac Z, Ferguson A. The variability of habitability laws nationwide and relationship to state demographics. International Journal of Housing Policy, 2017, 17(4), 541-568.

Willis N, Phillips M, Ryan K, Bursac Z, Ferguson A. Examining the strength of state habitability laws across the United States of America. International Journal of Housing Policy, 2017, in press.

Washburn LT,Cornell CE, Traywick L, Felix HC, Phillips, MM. Barriers and facilitators to adoption of a lay-delivered community-based strength training program for women in rural areas.American Journal of Health Education, 2017;48(3):156-166.

Washburn LT, Cornell CE, Traywick L, Felix HC, Phillips MM. Volunteer delivery of a community-based strength training program: Comparison of adoption and non-adopting Extension educator perspectives. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 2016;4(3):124-142. Access at http://bit.ly/2mM4DkH

Washburn LT, Cornell CE, Traywick L, Felix HC, Phillips MM. Motivations of volunteer leaders in an Extension exercise program. Journal of Extension, 2015;53(6).Article 6FEA5. Access at http://www.joe.org/joe/2015december/a5.php