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Robbie Chaney

Robbie Chaney

Assistant Professor
Public Health

2047 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

801-422-0658

Biography
I grew up in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon and foothills of the Cascade Mountains. My research focuses on geography of urban health problems. This primarily includes active transportation in urban areas (e.g. urban on-road bicyclists).

Teaching Interests
Experiential learning, service learning, active learning, student engagement, team-based learning

Research Interests
Active transportation in urban areas, shared road spaces, health geography, urban health, GIS mapping, urban bicyclist safety, translational research, social determinants of health

Education

  • Ph.D., Public Health Education, University of Cincinnati, 2014
  • M.S., Public Health Education, University of Cincinnati, 2012
  • M.S., Statistics, West Virginia University, 2010
  • B.S., Microbiology, Washington State University, 2008

Experience
Academic - Post-Secondary

  • Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, 2014-Present

Memberships

  • Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE), 2012-Present

Courses Taught
Winter 2019

  • HLTH 313: Intro to Data Coll & Analysis Section 002
  • HLTH 330: Health Promotion Section 002
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 021
  • HLTH 492R: Directed Pub Hlth Readings Section 004

Fall 2018

  • HLTH 313: Intro to Data Coll & Analysis Section 001
  • HLTH 330: Health Promotion Section 002
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 019, 020

Spring 2018

  • HLTH 330: Health Promotion Section 001
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 013
  • HLTH 688R: Field Experience Section 023

Winter 2018

  • HLTH 330: Health Promotion Section 002
  • HLTH 432: Methods in Health Promotion Section 002
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 021, 024
  • HLTH 492R: Directed Pub Hlth Readings Section 004

Publications

Journal Articles

Chaney RA, Sloan CD, Cooper VC, Robinson DR, Hendrickson NR, McCord TA, Johnston JD. 2017. Personal exposure to fine particulate air pollution while commuting: An examination of six transport modes on an urban arterial roadway. PLoS ONE. 12(11: e0188053).

Chaney RA, Payne H. 2017. Urban College Student Bicycle Commuting: A Look at Differences in Riding Behavior by Gender. Journal of Community Medicine & Health Education.

Chaney RA, Hendricks K, Cottrell R, Birch DA. 2015. Public/community health education professional accreditation among stand-alone programs. California Journal of Health Promotion.

Chaney RA, Rojas-Guyler L. 2015. Spatial Analysis Methods for Health Promotion and Education. Health Promotion Practice.

Chaney RA, Rojas-Guyler L. 2015. Spatial patterns of adolescent drug use. Applied Geography. 56:71-82.

Chaney RA, Bernard AL, Wilson BR. 2014. Characterizing Active Transportation Behavior Among College Students Using Theory of Planned Behavior. International Quarterly of Community Health Education.

Chaney RA, Kim C. 2014. Characterizing bicycle collisions by neighborhood in a large Midwest city. Health Promotion Practice.

Presentations

Chaney RA, Oliver P, Mortenson R. Advocacy for Safe Walking/biking Routes to School for Kids through Service-learning. Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). 2017 .

Hendrickson NR, Cooper VC, Sloan CD, Chaney RA, Johnston JD. Personal exposure to fine particulate air pollution (PM2.5) while commuting: An examination of six transport modes on an urban arterial roadway. American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo. Seattle, WA. 2017 .

Chaney RA, Stones L. Access to off-road, mountainous trail bicycling infrastructure in urban municipalities. Utah Public Health Association. 2016 .

Chaney RA, Tate J, Henderson J. One step at a time: Creating community partnerships for student service-learning projects. Utah Public Health Association. 2016 .

Chaney RA, Washburn T, Hine C. Spatial patterns of social capital in Atlanta. Utah Public Health Association. 2016 .

Chalmers AL, Chaney RA. Developing a Bicycle Route Network For Promoting On-Road Safety. Utah Public Health Association. 2015 .

Payne H, Call L, Chaney RA. Spaces of Sharrows: A Look at Knowledge and Environmental Contributors to Understanding. Utah Public Health Association. 2015 .