About Brittney Dixon
Brittney Dixon, PhD, MPH, CPH, TTS is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy and in the Social and Behavioral Sciences concentration in the College of Public Health and Health Professions (PHHP) at the University of Florida (UF). Dr. Dixon received her MPH (Health Policy) from Florida State University in 2014 and her PhD in Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences concentration) from the University of Florida in 2020. Dr. Dixon is Certified in Public Health (CPH) and she is also a trained Tobacco Cessation Facilitator and Treatment Specialist. Dr. Dixon’s research focuses on identifying and understanding factors influencing the health and quality of life of individuals in underserved and vulnerable populations, in particular individuals residing in rural communities. Also, her work seeks to understand the factors that influence health disparities found in rural versus urban communities. Dr. Dixon’s most recent research focuses on examining how the built environment influences intervention-related weight loss outcomes among rural adults with obesity. She also has research interests in tobacco cessation, community-based participatory research, resilience-building community initiatives, Veteran health, and chronic diseases.
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