Samuel D. Towne, PhD, MPH, CPH

Samuel D. Towne, PhD, MPH, CPH

Assistant Professor

Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences
212 Adriance Lab Rd
1266 TAMU
College Station, TX   77843-1266

Education and Training

  • Postdoctoral Training, Texas A&M Health Science Center, School of Public Health (July 2013 – Current)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 2013

  • Dissertation: Differential effects of the Great Recession on minority populations

  • Master of Public Health (MPH), Health Promotion and Health Education, Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida, 2009

  • Bachelor of Science (BS), Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Florida, 2006

Research Interests

  • Geographic Patterns of Health Disparities
  • Transitions of Care for Aging Populations (i.e. Medicare)
  • Falls Prevention in Aging Populations
  • Cancer Prevention & Early Detection
  • Rural/Urban Disparities in Health Status, Access to Care & Quality Indicators
  • Translational Research & Knowledge Dissemination