Seminars are in Room 366 Library unless otherwise noted.

Centers for Disease Control's ORISE Program

Wayne Stephens, PhD and Shanta Dube, PhD
Sr. Public Health Advisor & Deputy Branch Chief, CDC Chronic Disease Center’s, Office on Smoking and Health
Lead Health Scientist for the Surveillance Team in the Epidemiology Branch
Sep 16 2010 - 12:00pm

Wayne Stephens, PhD and Shanta Dube, PhD, MPH, will present info on the MPH and PhD Fellowships in the Oak Ridge Institute for Science & Education (ORISE) Program at the Chronic Disease Center (CDC). Wayne is a Senior Public Health Advisor and Deputy Branch Chief with the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health in Atlanta, Georgia. Wayne has been at CDC for 12 years and has also worked at the CDC’s National Immunization Program and National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.  Prior to joining CDC Wayne worked with the federal Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System for 20 years.  While with the VA he worked at 4 different VA Medical Centers in the Office of the Center Director as the Senior Hospital Administration Specialist.  He also has 3 years of active duty in the US military where he worked in the Adjunct General’s Corps in Western Europe.

Wayne Stephens has a BHS degree in Allied Health Professions, Master of Science degree in Health and Hospital Administration and a Ph.D. in Public Health Management.  He attended the University of Florida and University of North Florida.  He is also a registered Occupational Therapist and is certified in the state of Georgia in Physical Therapy modalities.  He continues to serve as a Rehab Therapy Consultant for several organizations in the metro-Atlanta area.

Shanta Dube, PhD, MPH is Lead Health Scientist for the Surveillance Team in the Epidemiology Branch, Office on Smoking and Health at the CDC. Dr. Dube's epidemiologic research has focused on social and behavioral predictors of mental health and substance use in adolescence and adulthood. Her current work focuses on social, behavioral, and psychological determinants of tobacco use and cessation as well as enhanced surveillance in tobacco control.



Attendance Requirement: 
Required for All Fellows