Ellen K. Barnidge, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science & Health Education
Research Interests: Community-Based Participatory Research Projects in Urban and Rural Communities in Missouri
Courses taught: Public Health and Social Justice; Community Diagnosis
Education History: PhD in Public Health Studies, Behavioral Science
SLU faculty since: 2010
Ellen K. Barnidge, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science & Health Education, and also serves on the administrative management team of the Prevention Research Center. Previously in a predominantly research role in the College for Public Health & Social Justice, Dr. Barnidge is now in a new position in which she will diversify her work across education, service to the community and the university, and to research.
Dr. Barnidge has extensive experience managing research activities of community-based participatory research projects in urban and rural communities in Missouri. Dr. Barnidge's work contributes to better understanding the contributions of social determinants of health to health disparities, and she works to identify strategies to address these social determinants on the local level.