Doug Evans is a Professor of Prevention and Community Health, and of Global Health, and Director of the Public Health Communication and Marketing Program. Dr. Evans focuses on the translation of marketing and communication strategies into interventions designed to promote adoption of health behaviors and avoidance of health risk behaviors, both in the United States and in low and middle income countries (LMIC) worldwide. He primarily works in 3 areas: 1) the application of branding principles to behavior change, 2) design and evaluation of interventions using digital technologies such as social media and other mobile phone features, and 3) reducing health disparities and improving health equity through marketing and communication. He has authored and/or edited four books, and published over 180 journal articles and chapters. He has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health since 2012 and received funding from major foundations, United Nations agencies, and global non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
Ph.D., Cognitive Science, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1991.
M.A., Cognitive Science, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1988.
B.A., Psychology/Philosophy, Reed College, Portland, OR, 1984.