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


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

Current Research Projects

  • Evaluation of Act 1220 of 2003 (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Raczynski, PI) – Co-PI
  • Arkansas Prevention Research Center (CDC; Raczynski, PI) – Evaluation Unit Co-Director; PI, Pilot Research Project
  • Arkansas Center for Health Disparities (NIMHD; Raczynski, PI) – Community Data Unit Leader; PI, Pilot Research Project

Evaluation Projects:

  • Arkansas Department of Health, Office of Oral Health
  • Health Promotion for Persons Living with Disabilities

Courses Taught

Social Epidemiology and Implications for Intervention
Community-Based Public Health Program Evaluation
Surveillance in Public Health
Evaluation Basics