Christina Proctor

Health Promotion & Behavior
Clinical Associate Professor
Undergraduate Coordinator

Curriculum Vitae

Health Promotion & Behavior

  • PhD, University of Georgia, Health Promotion and Behavior, 2014
  • MPH, University of Georgia, 2011
  • BS, Health Promotion and Behavior, University of Georgia, 2009
Areas of Expertise

Research: rural health, rural adolescent health, substance use in adolescents, tobacco use in adolescents, adolescent risky behaviors, mental health, and farmer well-being

Teaching: undergraduate education in research methods, education in human sexuality, substance use and abuse

Honors, Awards, and Achievements
  • 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award, UGA College of Public Health
  • American Public Health Association
  • American Association for Cancer Education
Course Instruction

HPRB 5060 – Educational Strategies in Human Sexuality
HPRB 5010 – Research Design and Methods
HPRB 5210 – Effects of Drug Use/abuse

Research Interests

Rural Health, Sexual Health, Substance use in Adolescents, School Health, Mental Health, and Farmer Well-being

Selected Publications

Proctor C. OPINION: In a college town, alcohol and COVID-19 are a powder keg Atlanta Journal Constitution 14 Aug 2020 (Popular press)

Proctor C. OPINION: Living amid Trauma and instability, school gave my life meaning Atlanta Journal Constitution 22 March 2021 (Popular press)

Proctor, C., Barnett, J., & Muilenburg. Investigating Race, Gender, and Access to Cigarettes in an Adolescent Population. American Journal of Health Behavior, August 2012.

News & Media Mentions
  • Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely in a Pandemic, 18 Nov 2020 (Interview URL) – Covid-19, Luton J, Proctor C
  • Tips for Staying in Shape During a Pandemic, Oct 2020 (Interview URL) – Covid-19 and Exercise, Luton J, Proctor CD
  • Safety Tips for Swimming During Coronavirus Outbreak, 07 Aug 2020 (Interview URL) – Covid-19 and Exercise, RODENBURG M, Proctor C
  • Why epidemiologists are pessimistic about a college football season, 01 Aug 2020 (Interview URL) – Sports and Covid-19, Sugiura K, Proctor C
  • Emerson: Why we must do all we can to play college football this season, 23 Jun 2020 (Interview URL) – Football and Covid-19, Emerson S, Proctor C
  • 7 Questions You Probably Have About Running Right Now, Answered By Experts, 03 Apr 2020 (Interview URL) – Public Health and Covid-19, RODENBURG M, Proctor C