Tamara Henry TabsBio Dr. Tamara A. Henry serves as a Teaching Assistant Professor in Prevention and Community Health. She currently teaches Social and Behavioral Approaches to Health to graduate students and Introduction to Public Health, and Principles of Health Education and Health Promotion to undergraduates. She also serves as the Practicum Director for Health Promotion students. Dr. Tamara A. Henry provides health care consultation services to a number of community based organizations that address health disparities as it relates to HIV/AIDS and Diabetes in the African American community. Previously, she was a Special projects coordinator for the District of Columbia Department of Health where she worked on special initiatives in the Director's office. Additionally, Dr. Henry has worked for local/state government in New Jersey as well as abroad in both South Africa and her native country of Jamaica, W.I. teaching HIV/AIDS education. ExpertiseEducation: Bachelor of Science (Biology) Howard University, 1998 Master of Arts (Health Education) Teacher's College at Columbia University, 2002 Doctor of Education (Health Education and Health Behavior) Teacher's College at Columbia University, 2006 Teaching: Introduction to Public Health-1101 Principles of Health Education and Health Promotion-2112 Social and Behavioral Approaches to Health-6007 Community Service: Dr. Henry is an active volunteer in the Boys and Girls Clubs of metropolitan Washington, DC. ResearchResearch: Dr. Henry's research focuses on sexual risk behavior of African American adolescent and college aged girls.