Liz Budd, PhD

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Liz Budd, PhD

Evergreen Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling Psychology & Human Services

Liz Budd, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services. She also works with the Prevention Science Institute and will primarily teach in the prevention science concentration within the College of Education. Budd's work has focused on obesity and chronic disease prevention, primarily through physical activity promotion, especially among girls and adolescents. She is also interested in dissemination and implementation science in school and neighborhood settings. She has a Ph. in social work from Washington University in St. Louis, a master’s in public Health from St. Louis University, and a bachelor of science in sociology and Spanish studies from Santa Clara University. Budd is currently wrapping up an R21 that examines cross-country factors that influence the implementation of evidence-based chronic disease prevention interventions in Australia, Brazil, China and the United States. She is also preparing a collaborative project with the Center on Teaching and Learning and several community organizations to study an innovative technology-based physical activity promotion intervention in rural school settings. Vita