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Health Education

In the Department of Health & Behavior Studies

Robert E. Fullilove, Ed.D.

Adjunct Professor of Health Education

Robert E. Fullilove, Ed.D.

Dr. Robert E. Fullilove is the Associate Dean for Community and Minority Affairs and Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University. He is Co-Director of the Community Research Group at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, as well as Co-Director of the degree program in Urbanism and the Built Environment in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Fullilove has authored numerous articles on topics ranging from HIV/AIDS, minority health, to mathematics and science education. From 1995 to 2001, he served on the Board of Health

Promotion and Disease Prevention at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) at the National Academy of Sciences. Since 1996, he has served on five IOM study committees that have produced reports on a variety of topics including substance abuse and addiction, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and damp indoor spaces and health.

In 2003, Dr. Fullilove was designated a National Associate of the National Academies of Science, an honor bestowed by the Academies for those who have made "significant contributions" to its work. In 1998 he was appointed to the Advisory Committee on HIV and STD Prevention (ACHSP) at the Centers for Disease Control, and in July, 2000, he became the committee's chair, serving on the Committee until 2004. Dr Fullilove serves on the editorial boards of the journals Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and the Journal of Public Health Policy. He has twice been awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award from the graduating class at the Mailman School of Public Health, and in May, 2002, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Bank Street College of Education. He sponsors and co-sponsors with (Professor Wallace) many dissertations in our program.

Professor Fullilove's Courses

HBSS HIV/AIDS Education and Epidemiology

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