Steven Coughlin

Program Director

Steven Coughlin

Program Director

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

The Graduate School

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science

Other Duties

Program Director, Undergraduate Health Professionals

Program Director, Undergraduate Health Professions

Education

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

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

Awards & Honors

  • 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

  • Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2006

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MPHC 8999

    Capstone Course
  • CAHS 9210

    Investigation of a Problem
  • 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

  • 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
  • Determinants of adherence to physical activity guidelines among overweight and obese African American breast cancer survivors: implications for an intervention approach, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Evaluation of Colorectal Cancer Incidence Trends in the United States (2000-2014), 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Health literacy and patient web portals, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Southern Women Veterans' Health Study, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Women veterans health; healthy lifestyle intervention for African American uterine cancer survivors; 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

  • Department Seminar Series 2016 - Present

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

    Role: Committee Chair
  • MPH Program concentration in epidemiology 2016 - 2017

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Review and Selection Committee of the College of Allied Health Sciences to evaluate the leadership of medical illustration 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • CAHS committee for evaluation of Endowed Professors 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Research Council 2017 - Present

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

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

    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