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School of Health Sciences

Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-3562
shs@oakland.edu

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

School of Health Sciences

Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-3562
shs@oakland.edu

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

Laurel Stevenson, MPH, PhD

Stevenson
Title: Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
Office: 3099 Human Health Building
Phone: (248) 364-8665

Educational Background: 
PhD; Health Behavior, Indiana University
MPH; Indiana University
BA; Spanish; University of Michigan 

Teaching Interests: 
Global Health
Bioethics
Community Health
Research and Evaluation Methods
Theories of Health Behavior 

Research/Scholarship: 
Dr. Stevenson is interested in using mixed methods and community-based participatory approaches to improving health outcomes for individuals. Her research focuses on exploring helping behaviors in low-resource settings, improving physical activity and eating behaviors, and increasing individuals’ and communities’ capacity to improve overall health. Additionally, she has worked as a program specialist and evaluator for a number of programs locally and internationally surrounding HIV/AIDS prevention, youth empowerment, sexual health, domestic violence, human rights, physical activity and eating, and building community capacity. Current and former partners include the Cornerstone Foundation of Belize, Detroit SOUP, Healthy Pontiac We Can!, the Lawn Academy, and Oakland County Health Division.

Professional Affiliations: 
America Public Health Association
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Learning

Personal Interests: 
Hiking, camping, kayaking, cooking, beer tasting, yoga, traveling