Justin Smith

Education: Ph.D. student in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Emory University; MPH in Health Behavior from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; AB in Sociology from Brown University

Recent projects include: Listen For Good, GLIDE Memorial Church & Foundation, New Profit

Personal interests include: Yoga and community building

Justin is a Ph.D. student in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Emory University, with extensive experience in program design, implementation, and evaluation. Since September 2012, Justin has served as a Fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, assisting in the implementation and management of a national HIV behavioral surveillance system, coordinating project activities among three project sites; developing project protocols and survey instruments; analyzing project data; and preparing manuscripts for publication. Justin’s research has been published in leading academic journals, including the American Journal of Public Health and AIDS and Behavior.

Justin also completed a Training Fellowship at the Fenway Institute and Boston University, and prior to his work at the CDC served for four years as project coordinator at The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, managing day-to-day operations for an HRSA-funded HIV outreach, prevention, and care program. Justin applied his expertise in survey design, implementation, and data analysis to PEG consulting projects for GLIDE and New Profit.

An avid yoga practitioner and CrossFitter, Justin is also the founder and lead organizer of Brothers Who Brunch (BWB), a monthly gathering that seamlessly integrates Justin’s love of food with his passion for community building.