Steven Coughlin

Program Director

Steven Coughlin

Program Director

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

The Graduate School

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science

Education

  • Ph.D., Epidemiology Johns Hopkins University, 1988

  • MPH, Public Health, General. San Diego State University, 1984

Awards & Honors

  • 2018 Faculty Research Award College of Allied Health Sciences, 2018

  • Research Integrity Award International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, 2014

  • The 2014 Sergeant Thomas Joseph Sullivan Center Award for Excellence in Deployment Health Science, September 24, 2014 Sergeant Thomas Joseph Sullivan Center, 2014

  • Best veterans’ article award Australasian Military Medicine Association, 2013

  • Presentation from Division of Cancer and Prevention and Control, CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MPHS 8500

    Community-Based Health
  • CAHS 6501

    Evidence-Based Practice
  • CAHS 9210

    Investigation of a Problem
  • MPHC 8999

    Capstone Course
  • CAHS 8503

    Research Process
  • CAHS 9010

    Seminar - Research HealthCare: Doctoral Seminar
  • MPHC 8722

    Internship

Teaching Interests

Responsible Conduct of Science, Public Health, Epidemiology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Burn Pits Exposure and Chronic Respiratory Illnesses among Irag and Afghanistan Veterans (editorial), 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Oxidative Stress, Antioxidants, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Breast Cancer Initiation and Progression , 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Physical Activity, Weight Control, and Biomarkers of Prognosis and Survival among Breast Cancer Survivors , 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Association of Dietary Niacin Intake With Incident Hip Fracture, BMD, and Body Composition: The Cardiovascular Health Study., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A review of adherence to the Mediterranean Diet and breast cancer risk according to estrogen- and progesterone-receptor status and HER2 oncogene expression, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Women veterans health; breast cancer survivors; women Veterans research; healthy lifestyle intervention for diabetic outpatients; community-based participatory research; health disparities; use of mHealth interventions to promote healthy behaviors.

Department Service

  • Epidemiology Search Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Executive MS Degree Program in Epidemiology 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Search Committee for respiratory therapy professor, 2017 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Department Seminar Series 2016 - 2018

    Role: Other
  • MPH Program concentration in epidemiology 2016 - 2017

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Medical Ethics Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Task Force on Global Health 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Review and Selection Committee of the College of Allied Health Sciences to evaluate the leadership of medical illustration 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Dean’s Seminar Series on Community Engagement and Cancer Health Disparities Research 2016 - 2018

    Role: Other
  • Prevention Research Center Planning Committee, 2016- 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • Search Committee for Health Security Cyber Cluster Hire 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Georgia Watch-Augusta University College of Nursing PCORI Collaborative Group, Assessing Health Outcomes in Rural Areas where Nurse Practitioners Provide Primary Care 2016 - Present

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • Annals of Epidemiology and Public Health 2018 - Present

    Role: Editor
  • Journal of Healthcare Management and Health Policy 2018 - Present

    Role: Editor
  • Charlie Norwood VAMC 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • BMC Medical Ethics 2016 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • mHealth 2016 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor

Public Service

  • Women’s Health Fair, October 2016 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Layman-Costa Farm Health Fair 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • China Lymphoma Profect 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Burnpits 360 Degrees veterans advocacy organization 2014 - Present

    Role: Other