Frazier Beatty, PhD, MPH, CHES

MPH Program Director and Assistant Professor

Frazier B. Beatty, PhD, MPH, CHES is a public health professional with a diverse background in online education. He has a combination of over 20 years of educational training and educational management experience. He also has over 20 years of experience conducting research and using best-practice approaches and data to improve student academic programs. Dr. Beatty has worked for state and federal government agencies, including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. His research interests include using Telehealth to address HIV and other infectious diseases. Dr. Beatty has been teaching Public Health online since 2010 and also mentoring PhD students since 2012.

 

Education

Post Graduate Certificate, Diversity and Inclusion, Cornell University, 2019
PhD, Public Health, Walden University, 2009
MPH, Public Health, Walden University, 2004
BA, English Literature, North Carolina Central University, 1993

 

Publications

Tor-Anyiin, A., Beatty,F.B., and Salandy, S.W, (2018). Difference in Adherence to Anti-Retroviral Therapy Between Adolescents and Young Adults in Rural and Urban Settings in Nigeria. European Journal of Tropical Medicine and International Health

Dokun-Mowete, C., Sharma, M., Beatty,F.B., and Salandy, S.W, (2018).Using Multi-Theory Model to Predict Low Salt Intake among Nigerian Adults with Hypertension. International Quarterly of Community Health Education

Oguegbu, A. and Beatty, F. (2016) Relationship between Sexual Risk Behaviors and HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) Uptake among Young People in Nigeria. Health, 8, 463-471. doi: 10.4236/health.2016.85049.

Beatty, F.B, (2009). “The influence of African American mothers’ perceptions of weight and body image on children’s weight and body image” Walden University, 2009, 118 pages; 3355012.

Lewis, M.A., D.L. Driscoll, and F.B. Beatty (2007). “Message Testing for the North Carolina Strike out Stroke Campaign.” Submitted to Brogan and Partners.

McCormack, L.A., M.A. Lewis, J.D. Uhrig, A.J. Bonito, C.M. Squire, F.B. Beatty, and T.M. Swinson. (December 2006). “Merck Health Disparities Initiative.” Prepared for The Merck Company Foundation.

 

Presentations

Beatty, F. B. “Advancing your Career with a Doctorate of Philosophy in Public Health” Presented at American Public Health Conference: Walden Residency, Washington DC, November 1, 2011

Beatty, F. B. “Why Develop a Worksite Wellness Program and How To Do It” Presented at South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, November, 23, 2009.

Beatty, F. B. “Domestic Violence in African American Communities and Public Health Implications” Presented on Talk Back, Weekly Radio Drama, October, 21, 2009.

Driscoll, D.L., F.B. Beatty. “Evaluating Culturally Tailored Health Communications “Presented at the Centers for Disease Control American Evaluation Association, Atlanta, GA, June 11-12, 2007.

Driscoll, D.L., F.B. Beatty, M.G. Jarblum, S.C. Squire, and S.L. Harris. “Ethnographic Methods and Environmental Health Promotion: Utility for Community Capacity Building.” Presented at Society for Public Health Education, Boston, MA, November 1, 2006.