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Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Mary Beth  Weber

Assistant Professor

Faculty, Global Health

Mary Beth Weber is a member of the Emory Global Diabetes Research Center. Her primary appointment is in the Hubert Department of Global Health. She is also faculty in and Recruitment Coordinator for the Nutrition and Health Sciences doctoral program in the Laney Graduate School. She has been at Emory since 2000 when she started her MPH in epidemiology in the Rollins School of Public Health. After working as a Project Coordinator in the Department of Epidemiology, Dr. Weber earned her PhD in Nutrition and Health Sciences from the Laney Graduate School, joining the RSPH faculty in 2013.

Dr. Weber conducts mixed methods studies, including techniques to gather and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data. Her primary research interests include:

1. Diabetes Prevention: Understanding the most effective, cost-effective, sustainable, and acceptable ways to prevent diabetes in high risk populations. 

2. Implementation Research: Taking proven public health programs and finding ways to deliver them at a community level

3. Understanding lifestyle behaviors, particular around diet, physical activity, diabetes prevention and management, and maintaining healthy choices 

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Contact Information

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Email: mbweber@emory.edu

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Areas of Interest

  • Behavior and Health
  • Diabetes
  • Global Health
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity Prevention

Education

  • B.S. 1999, University of Georgia
  • M.P.H. 2002, Emory University
  • Ph.D. 2012, Emory University

Courses Taught

  • GH 555: Proposal Development

Affiliations & Activities

Dr. Weber conducts mixed methods studies, including techniques to gather and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data. Her primary research interests include:

1. Diabetes Prevention: Understanding the most effective, cost-effective, sustainable, and acceptable ways to prevent diabetes in high risk populations. 

2. Implementation Research: Taking proven public health programs and finding ways to deliver them at a community level

3. Understanding lifestyle behaviors, particular around diet, physical activity, diabetes prevention and management, and maintaining healthy choices 

Publications

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