Dr. Wilson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University. Dr. Wilson has considerable experience managing school and community-based research and practice related projects including 1) serving as evaluator or co-evaluator on teen pregnancy prevention projects; 2) developing professional development for teachers and sexuality educators; 3) developing curricula for dating violence prevention efforts and 4) directing local efforts to a federally funded evaluation of teen pregnancy prevention evidence-based programs.
Whitney Garney, PhD
Dr. Garney is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University. Her expertise is in community-based research and evaluation, with an emphasis on ecological and systems approaches to public health problems. Her training is in research methods and ecological levels of analysis, including network, policy, and environmental determinants, which allows her to design and conduct studies aimed at a variety of public health problems. Her research has examined community-based approaches to cardiovascular disease prevention, teenage pregnancy prevention, maternal and child health, smoking cessation, access to mental health services, and physical activity in rural communities.