Lindey King

Lindsey KingLindsey King received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida (UF) in 2004. She received her Master of Public Health from the University of South Florida (USF) in 2006. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), a Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP), and a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS) with 10 years of experience in research and health education. Lindsey has co-authored several research manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. She worked for six years as a Clinical Research Administrator at the USF College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics where she coordinated a clinical trial that tests the efficacy of folic acid to prevent adverse birth outcomes in pregnant smokers. She also assisted with an NIH grant aimed at eliminating disparities in maternal and child health populations using community-based participatory research (CBPR). Previously, she worked at the Moffitt Cancer Center as a Research Specialist and as a Crisis Counselor at the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. She has extensive experience in sexual health education and has served as an Instructor for the USF course, Sex, Health, and Decision Making and currently serves as an Instructor for the course, Sexuality, Gender, and Public Health. Lindsey has worked with the Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and the Gulfcoast North AHEC as a Tobacco Treatment Specialist, facilitating quit smoking classes. Lindsey’s main areas of research interest include addressing racial/ethnic health disparities throughout the life course using CBPR and appreciative inquiry techniques to identify strengths of communities. In her free time, Lindsey enjoys traveling, rollerblading, yoga, and playing volleyball.