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About R. Gregory Evans

Greg Evans, an environmental epidemiologist, is dean and professor at Georgia Southern University Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health. He previously held academic positions at Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Saint Louis University Medical School, and Saint Vincent’s Hospital, New York. Evans was the founder and first director of the Institute for Biosecurity at Saint Louis University. He is interested in the scholarship of teaching and learning, addiction recovery, substance abuse, and the health effects of environmental contaminants. Evans has published more than 70 journal articles and book chapters. He holds a PhD in health services research and an MPH from Saint Louis University.


2012 - Present Dean and Professor, Georgia Southern University Public Health, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of
Present Dean and Professor, Georgia Southern University Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences, Department of

Curriculum Vitae

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  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Social Behavioral Aspects of Health
  • Health Care Organization
  • Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
  • Cases in Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiological Methods and Infectious Disease Surveillance
  • Behavioral and Cultural Aspects of Disasters
  • Public Health and Disasters
  • Facing the Challenges of International Bioterrorism
  • Epidemiology of Bioterrorism


1986 Ph.D. in Health Services Research, Saint Louis University
1981 Masters of Public Health, Saint Louis University
1970 Bachelor of Arts, Hofstra University

Contact Information

PO Box 08015
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-2676
Office: Hendricks Hall


Articles in Refereed Journals (65)