Evergreen Assistant Professor, College of Education, University of Oregon

Dr. Tasia Smith’s current research focuses on the prevention and reduction of health disparities among underserved populations. Her research interests include obesity prevention among adolescents; identifying risk and protective factors that influence engagement in health-promoting behaviors; and the interaction of mental and physical health. She also has interests in the development, dissemination, and evaluation of culturally sensitive community based intervention programs designed to promote positive mental and physical health among underserved populations. As a community-based researcher, Dr. Smith highly values her collaborations with community stakeholders at organizations such as churches, schools, and medical settings.

Experience

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    Evergreen Assistant Professor, College of Education, University of Oregon