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Ed.D., Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University (2008)
M.S.P.H., Epidemiology, University of Illinois at Chicago (1996)
B.S., Biology & Certificate of Secondary Education (Science), University of Michigan (1991)

Recent Courses

Capstone In Public Health
Community Assessment In Public Health
Practicum In Public Health
Principles Of Epidemiology
Social Research Methods In Public Health

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Community Health
Health Disparities
Social Epidemiology
Social and Behavioral Issues in Public Health
Community-Based Participatory Research

Grants/Sponsored Research

Faculty Development Grant. Building Capacity Through the Lens of Photovoice: a Community Health Assessment. Awarded 2015

Refereed Articles

Samuel, T. (2014, Spring), Standardizing a Process to Engage African-Americans in Health Research: the Community Research and Outreach Worker Network. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 8(1), 109-116.

Samuel,T., Hall,C., Sbrocco,T., Spieker,E. and Burrell,D. (2012), Overcoming Barriers to Blood Pressure Control among African Americans. Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 14 (S1):, A14.

Fraser,M., Brown,H., Homel,P., Macchia,R., LaRosa,J., Clare,R., Davis-King,D., Collins, P., Samuel,T., Macalino, G. and Browne,R. (2009), Barbers as Lay Health Advocates – Developing a Prostate Cancer Curriculum. Journal of the National Medical Association, 101(7):, 690-697.

Boutin-Foster, C., George, K., Samuel,T., White,M. and Brown,H. (2008), Training Community Health Workers to be Advocates for Health Promotion. Journal of Community Health, 33(2), 61-68.

The Triad Group (2002), The Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study: A multi-center study of diabetes in managed care. Diabetes Care,, 25(2), 386-389.

Conference Presentations/Papers

Samuel,T., Hall,C., Sbrocco,T., Spieker, E., and Burrell, D. (2012). Overcoming Barriers to Blood Pressure Control. In American Society of Hypertension Annual Scientific Meeting and Exposition. Hilton Hotel, New York, NY.

Samuel, T. (2009). "Health Education in Action”: Training Health Professionals and the Importance of Health Education. In Health Disparities Conference: Closing the Health Disparities Gap through. SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

Samuel, T. (2008). Nuestra Belleza: The Health and Beauty of the Latina Woman – Ovarian Cancer Beauty Salon Project. In American Public Health Association 136th Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Professional Activities

American Public Health Association: Community Health Planning and Policy Development Group