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Martinique Free Professorial Lecturer Health Studies

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Health Education

MPH, University of Pittsburgh, Communicable Disease and Behavioral Health Science

BS, North Carolina A & T State University, Laboratory Animal Science

Dr. Free is a Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Health Studies of the College of Arts and Sciences. She earned her Ph.D. in Health Education and MPH in Communicable Diseases and Behavioral Health Science from the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health. Dr. Free has a variety of professional and volunteer experiences in Public Health within community-based organizations as well as on the local and state levels conducting HIV incidence and surveillance. She is passionate about sexual health and HIV/AIDS prevention and has dedicated her time to increasing awareness among teenagers and young adults. Dr. Free’s other important areas of interest include health disparities, reproductive justice and women’s health in minority populations, health equity, and understanding cultural relevance as it relates to health promotion and disease prevention. Courses taught at AU PUBH 340-Fundamentals of Epidemiology HPRM 245- Multicultural Health HPRM 335- Health Promotion and Program Planning
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