Erika Collazo-Vargas PhD, MPH

School of Nursing - Department of Public Health

 

Courses Taught

  • PH 2010 - Drugs & Society
  • PH 3015 - Culture & Health
  • PH 3025 - Sexuality in Health & Society
  • PH 3090 - Public Health Communication
  • PH 4030 - Pre-Practicum
  • PH 4910 - Practicum
  • PH 6500 - Public Health Field Training (Graduate-Level)

EDUCATION:

● PhD, Health Behavior, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

● MPH, Public Health, University of Puerto Rico – Medical Sciences Campus, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

● BA, Pre-Law, University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

BIOGRAPHY: Dr. Collazo-Vargas has over a decade of experience in public health education and research. She has worked and volunteered with diverse professionals and communities in sexual health research, promotion and education.

TEACHING INTERESTS: Dr. Collazo-Vargas has taught courses on Public Health Communication, Drugs and Society, Sexuality in Health and Society, Culture and Health, Global Health, Health Policy Analysis as well as the Pre-Practicum and Practicum courses in the undergraduate Public Health program. She also regularly teaches courses on Health Behavior Theories, Social Determinants of Health, and the Capstone Courses in the Master of Public Health Program.

RESEARCH / SCHOLARSHIP INTERESTS:

● Sexual Health Education & Promotion

● Sexual Violence Prevention

● Global Health

AREAS OF SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE:

● Sexual Health (Minority Health, LGBTQ+ Health, Women’s Health)

● Drugs & Health

● Global Health & Cultural Competence

● Health Communication

Erika Collazo-Vargas

Assistant Professor
PhD, MPH

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