Elizabeth Wood


Elizabeth Wood, D.H.S., M.P.H., C.T.T.S., C.H.E.S.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Environmental & Global Health

Director Bachelor of Public Health Program

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Dr. Elizabeth Wood received her BA from The  University of Florida in Religion with an emphasis on Islamic Studies. She received her MPH from The University of Florida with a concentration focus of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Dr.Wood earned her DHS from Nova Southeastern University with an emphasis on Global Health. Her areas of expertise include Global Health, Community based participatory research, Qualitative research methods, and the relationship between Gender and Nutrition. Dr. Wood has a vast variety of research interest to include integrating gender and nutrition within agriculture extension services, she has also collaborated with academic institutions abroad to build public health workforce capacity. Dr. Wood has researched perceptions of water within the Global South, specifically Haiti. She also has interests in designing and facilitating workshops for extension services and universities within Tajikistan. In addition, Dr. Wood has implemented research to understand misconceptions and food taboos within during pregnancy in rural Tajikistan.