PhD in Health Behavior Research

Meet Richard Watanabe, PhD, Vice Chair for Education at the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences.

Meet Richard Watanabe, PhD, Vice Chair for Education

Meet Richard Watanabe, PhD, Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences and professor of biostatistics. Meet our other directors on YouTube. What is your history with USC? “I have a very long association with USC. I did all three of my degrees here – starting

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Derek Dangerfield

Doctoral student makes headway in health behavior research

From Malaysia to Baltimore to Los Angeles, Derek Dangerfield has conducted research around the world—and can now add a Ph.D. in health behavior research to his list of accomplishments. It’s a long list. Hailing from a working-class, single parent home in Baltimore, Md., Dangerfield graduated from Baltimore City College and earned his

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A transdisciplinary approach to health behavior change research

After receiving the 2016 Outstanding Student/Trainee Abstract Award in Multiple Health Behavior Change (MHBC) Research from the Society of Behavioral Medicine in March, USC doctoral candidate Christopher Warren spoke with the society’s MHBC special interest group about his research approach and interests. Warren, a Predoctoral Fellow in Health Behavior Research at the Institute for Health

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