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Tasia Smith

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Evergreen Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology and Human Services
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Florida (2016)
M.S., Human Development and Family Studies, UNC-Greensboro (2010)
B.A., Psychology and Sociology, UNC-Chapel Hill (2008)

Dr. Smith’s current research focuses on the prevention and reduction of obesity and obesity-related health disparities among underserved populations. Specifically, she examines  social determinants of health and mental health condtions as contributing factors to physical health outcomes. She also designs, implements, and evaluates community-based health promotion programs. As a community-based researcher, Dr. Smith highly values her collaborations with community stakeholders at organizations such as churches, schools, and medical settings.