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Ellen K. Barnidge, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor; Behavioral Science and Health Education
College for Public Health and Social Justice

Authentic engagement from diverse partners is essential for progress toward health equity.

- Ellen K. Barnidge, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Courses Taught

Assessment, Implementation, Development and Evaluation (AIDE I); Undergraduate Public Health Capstone; and Introduction to Qualitative Methods


Ph.D., Public Health Studies/Behavioral Science, Saint Louis University
M.P.H., Behavioral Science and Epidemiology, Saint Louis University
B.A., Psychology, College of Holy Cross, Worchester, MA

Research Interests

Community engagement; environment and policy change; health equity; household food insecurity; social determinants of health.

Publications and Media Placements

Honors and Awards

  • Levy Award for Outstanding Teaching, Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice, 2015

Community Work and Service

Barnidge is working on projects to promote health behaviors through environmental and policy interventions in rural and urban settings.