Mahmooda Khaliq, MHS
Mahmooda is a Social Behavioral Researcher at the Florida Prevention Research Center and is a doctoral student in the Department of Community and Family Health at the University of South Florida (USF), College of Public Health. Her work with the center focuses on training and evaluation activities related to the dissemination of the Community Based Prevention Marketing (CBPM) framework and social marketing.
Tali Schneider, MPH, CHES
Tali is the Center Program Administrator at the Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida. Her areas of interest include social marketing, chronic diseases and adolescents’ health with an emphasis on qualitative research methods. She has over six years of experience working as a health educator and clinical nutritionist with emphasis on chronic diseases in the Israeli healthcare system in both clinical and public health settings. In the past five years Tali has served as a research associate at the PRC addressing issues related to adolescents’ asthma, teen pregnancy, mobile technology in health care, and obesity prevention. Tali received her MPH in health education and a social marketing graduate certificate from the University of South Florida. She is currently a PhD student at the Measurement, Research, and Evaluation program at the College of Education, USF.
Belinda-Rose Young, MSPH, CPH
Belinda is a research assistant at the Florida Prevention Research Center. She provides assistance and support with the CDC-funded grant to reduce the risks of colorectal cancer in underserved populations.
Her areas of research include health disparities, HIV/AIDS, sexual violence, and global public health. In addition to her work with the Florida Prevention Research Center, she actively volunteers with 3 global NGOs who aim to increase gender economic equality and is a Women’s Economic Empowerment Champion and Shot@Life Champion with the United Nations Women and United Nations Foundation, respectively. Belinda-Rose obtained her bachelor’s from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) and her master’s from the University of South Florida.
Brian J. Biroscak, PhD, MS, MA
Brian serves as Evaluation Lead for the Florida Prevention Research Center at the University of South Florida. He also is Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. His research interests reside at the intersection of public health, social marketing, and systems science.