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Melissa (Moose) Alperin  

Updated: 02/13/2014    [update]
Senior Associate


Department of:
Behavioral Sciences and Health Education

Rollins School of Public Health
1518 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
malperi@emory.edu
tel: (404) 727-2928

MPH, 1991, Emory University
 
Courses Taught:
PRS 501D: Technology Tools for Public Health
PRS 531D: Questionnaire Design and Analysis
 
Selected Research Projects:

Emory Public Health Training Center
HRSA
2010-present 
The mission of the Emory Public Health Training Center is to be a learning community that will build competence in the current and future public health workforce, expose public health students to the value of working in underserved areas, and advocate for public health systems and policies.

 

Emory Center for Public Health Preparedness 
CDC 
2004-2010
The goal of this project was to develop competency based training and educational programs for Georgia's public health workforce so that they are better able to respond to bioterrorism threats and other emerging threats.   

Emory Academic Center for Public Health Preparedness

ASPH 
2002-2005
The goal of this project was to develop competency based training and educational programs for Georgia's public health workforce so that they are better able to respond to bioterrorism threats and other emerging threats.

 
Selected Publications:
Freedman, A.M., Simmons, S. Lloyd, L. Redd, T.,
Alperin, M
., Salek, S., Miner, K.
Public health training center evaluation: A framework for using logic models to improve practice and educate the public health workforce
Health Promotion Practice
, 2014.
 
Apatu, E.J.I.,
Alperin, M
., Miner, K.R., & Wiljer, D.
A drive through web 2.0: An exploration of driving safety promotion on Facebook
Health Promotion Practice
, 14(1): 88-95, 2013.
 
Buyum, A., Dubruiel, N.M., Torghele, K.,
Alperin, M
., & Miner, K.R.
Can summits lead to curricula change? An evaluation of emergency preparedness summits for schools of nursing in Georgia
Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing
, 40(5): 210-215, 2009.
 
Torghele, K., Buyum, A., Dubruiel, N., Augustine, J., Houlihan, C.,
Alperin, M
., & Miner, K.R.
Logic model use in developing a survey instrument for program evaluation: Emergency preparedness summits for schools of nursing in Georgia
Public Health Nursing
, 24(5): 472-479, 2007.
 
Escoffery, C., Miner, K.R., and
Alperin, M
.
Ten informative web sites on distance education
American Journal of Health Behavior
, 27: 464-465, 2003.
 
Alperin, M
., and Escoffery, C.
Using epi info 2002: A step-by-step guide
Soquel, CA: ToucanEd Publications
, : , 2003.
 
Alperin, M
., and Escoffery, C.
Using epi info: A step by step guide.
Soquel, CA: ToucanEd Publications
, : , 2001.
 
Alperin, M
., and Miner, K. R.
Using epi info: A step by step guide
Soquel, CA: ToucanEd Publications
, : , 1997.
 
Brownstein, J.N., Oberle, M.W., Miner, K.R.,
Alperin, M
., Howze, E., and Patrick, K.
CHINs: A public health perspective (chapter 7) in Brennan, P.F., Schneider, S.J., & Tornquist, E. Information Networks for Community Health. New York: Springer-Verlag
1997.
 
White, F.M.M., Miner, K.R., Monteil, S.,
Alperin, M
., Thompson, N., and Brachman, P.
Epidemiology training initiatives in the English speaking Caribbean: Preliminary evaluation.
West Indian Medical Journal
, 443: 19 (suppl. 1). (abstract), 1994.
 
Alperin, M
., and Miner, K. R.
Professional relevance: Meeting the contemporary public health agenda
Journal of Health Education
, 24: 299-304, 1993.
 
Curriculum Vitae
 
Link to this page: http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/MALPERI