Administrative TitleAssistant Professor, Full-time
Population Health Sciences
Julie Gleason – Comstock, PhD, is a Public Health Researcher and Educator, and Master Certified Public Health Education Specialist (MCHES). She teaches FPH 7760 Community Health Education and FPH 7120 Global Public Health in the Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine & Public (DFMPHS) Master of Public Health (MPH) program. Students in Global Public Health participate in a Class Symposia which focuses Social Determinants of Health through the lens of the World Health Organization (WHO) 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and the United States Healthy People 2030. Global, international and national public health impact of the COVID-19 syndemic are explored in the Symposia.
Dr. Gleason-Comstock has served on WSU Doctoral Dissertation Committees in the School of Nursing, College of Education and Department of Communication. She is an Advisor to MPH students and Mentor to medical students. Her students present their work at conferences (i.e., the 2020 WSU Medical Innovation Conference, 2021 Michigan Family Medicine Research Conference).
Dr. Gleason-Comstock is a 2020 North American Primary Care Representative Research Group (NAPCRG) Grant Generating Program Fellow and was the Michigan Journal of Public Health Editor for 2010-2016. As a Principal Investigator, her research focuses on translational research in public health-based chronic and infectious disease through randomized controlled trials (RCT) and community-based participatory research (CBPR). Recent RCT cardiovascular research results for AchieveBP (NCT02069015) are shown in www.clinicaltrials.gov. Current CBPR projects include a community-based survey on substance use.
For publications and research partnerships, please see “Julie Gleason-Comstock” in www.PubMed.gov and https://scholar.google.com and the attached CV.
Please see Dr. Gleason's CV.
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