Lindsey King

Clinical Assistant Professor

Full CV

Dr. Lindsey King is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy and the social and behavioral sciences program at the University of Florida (UF) College of Public Health and Health Professions (PHHP). Dr. King received her PhD in public health from the social and behavioral sciences program at UF PHHP in 2018. She received her Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of South Florida (USF) in 2006 with a concentration in community and family health and public health education. She also received her Bachelor of Arts from UF in 2004. Dr. King is also a certified health education specialist (CHES), a certified clinical research professional (CCRP), and a certified tobacco treatment specialist (CTTS). Dr. King’s research background includes behavioral oncology research, maternal and child health epidemiology clinical research, and community-based participatory research (CBPR) to address disparities in maternal and child health. Her dissertation research examined adverse childhood experiences and trauma-informed, resilience-building community initiatives using the social-ecological model. Dr. King’s primary research interests focus on using CBPR and community-engaged research to identify the strengths of communities and eliminate health disparities in underserved populations including racial and ethnic minority populations and sexual and gender minority populations.

Courses Taught:

PHC4101: Public Health Concepts

PHC6410: Psychological, Social, and Behavioral Issues in Public Health

PHC6405: Theoretical Foundations of Public Health

PHC6404: Sexuality, Gender, and Public Health

PHC6534: Trauma-Informed Approaches for Individuals, Communities, and Public Health

PHC6937: Building Resilience in Individuals and Communities for Public Health