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Faculty of Medical Sciences

Ms. Stephanie Whiteman

Ms. Stephanie Whiteman

Temporary Assistant Lecturer in Public Health

Preclinical and Health Sciences

Bio

Stephanie Whiteman has over five years of experience in public health research and advocacy. Currently, she is a temporary assistant lecturer in public health at the Faculty of Medical Sciences. Additionally, she is currently pursuing a PhD in Epidemiology and is a recipient of the Vital Strategies Healthy Food Policy Fellowship. In 2016 she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science from Lock Haven University. Then in 2018, she obtained a Master of Public Health with Distinction from the UWI, Cave Hill.

Stephanie has worked on several research projects related to the relationship between the food environment, physical activity, and chronic non-communicable diseases. Apart from her research roles, Stephanie is also a passionate youth advocate frequently collaborating with the Healthy Caribbean Coalition, NCD Child and UNICEF. As an advocate, Stephanie has participated in several projects focused on Mental Health, Front of Package Labelling, the creation of Healthy Food Environments and she continues to be an advocate for meaningful youth engagement and participation.

Qualifications

  • Master of Public Health, UWI Cave Hill, 2018

Teaching Areas

  • MDSC 3200 – Understanding Research
  • PBHE 6200 – Epidemiology 1
  • PBHE 6110 – Epidemiology for Priority Diseases

Keywords

Epidemiology, Public Health, Food Policy, Mental Health


Faculty of Medical Sciences
Telephone: (246) 417-4694/4703/4264 Fax: (246) 438-9170 Email: fms@cavehill.uwi.edu