Robert Aronson

Dr. Bob Aronson

Robert Aronson

Director & Associate Professor of Public Health Program

Office Location: Euler 134
Phone: (765) 998-4512

Specialties: community-based participatory research, community development, community health education, ethnographic research methods, health disparities, hiv/aids prevention, infant mortality prevention, international health, men and masculinity, minority health, qualitative and quantitative research, social determinants of health



DrPH, International Health, Social Science and Public Health track, The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, 1997
Dissertation: The influence of residential context on pregnancy outcomes: a multi-level and multi-method study.
MPH, Health Education, Rural and Cross-Cultural Health track, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, 1986
BA, Social Sciences Divisional Major, HNGR Program, Wheaton College, 1983

Why I came to Taylor:

I believe in a Christian liberal arts education, and I would love to be involved in how God is preparing young people to bring their skills and passions to the work of the Kingdom.

Advice to incoming students:

Allow your communities to be broad as well as deep (make friends with people very different from yourself), find a place in your 4-year plan for a public health course.


Gardening and cooking (and eating), fishing, birding, traveling, being with people.

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