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Billy Brooks

Billy Brooks, DrPH, MPH

Assistant Professor, Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment
423-439-5573 /
ETSU Innovation Lab


Doctor of Public Health, August 2015
Concentration: Epidemiology
East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Johnson City, TN

Master of Public Health, May 2012
Concentration: Biostatistics
East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Johnson City, TN

Bachelor of Arts, May 2010
Major: Statistics
Minor: Environmental Studies
University of North Carolina (UNCA) Asheville, NC


External Evaluator
Community Awareness Recovery Effort (CARE)
Transylvania County, Jan.- Sept. 2015

Research Assistant
NIDA R-24: Diversity promoting Institutions Drug Abuse Research Project (DIDARP)
ETSU College of Public Health

External Evaluator
RHA Behavioral Health Services, Inc.
Strengthening Families Program – Asheville

TA Provider – North Carolina Coalition Initiative
Community Awareness Recovery Effort (CARE)
Transylvania County, Jan.- April 2014


Wang, L., Mamudu, H. M., Alamian, A., Anderson, J. L., & Brooks, B. (2014). Independent and
joint effects of prenatal maternal smoking and maternal exposure to second-hand smoke on the
development of adolescent obesity: A longitudinal study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child
Health, doi:10.1111/jpc.12667 [doi]

Brooks, B., Blackley, D., Masters, P., May, A. S., Mayes, G., Williams, C., & Pack, R. (2014). Developing an academic health department in northeast tennessee: A sustainable approach through student leadership.Journal of Public Health Management and Practice : JPHMP, 20(3), 315-323. doi:10.1097/PHH.0b013e3182980c1d [doi]

Ward, R. K., Blackley, D., & Brooks, B. (2014). The development and implementation of a student-led farmers' market on a public university campus. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 9(1), 81-95. doi:10.1080/19320248.2013.873007

Veeranki Sreenivas P, Brooks Billy, Bolick Susan, Robichaux Mary, Aldrich Timothy. Quality of Care: The Role of Disease Registries. Journal of Registry Management. 2010;37(4): 133-136.

Patch Steven, Goodman Catherine, Brooks Billy. The Effect of Chromated Copper Arsenate Structures on Adjacent Soil Arsenic Concentrations. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Volume 86, Number 6 (2011), 662-665, DOI: 10.1007/s00128-011-0270-7


Wood working, Biking, Hiking, Pugs
Married to Jennifer Brooks, five children


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