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About Robert P. Pack

Positions

March 2016 - Present Director, East Tennessee State University Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment
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September 2014 - Present Professor, East Tennessee State University Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health
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September 2014 - Present Senior Member, Graduate Faculty, East Tennessee State University Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health
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July 2008 - Present Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, East Tennessee State University College of Public Health
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2013 - 2018 Inter-professional Communication for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention in Appalachia
National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH/NIDA) - 1R24DA036409-01
Role: Principal Investigator
$2,210,000
2015 - 2016 Nonmedical use of prescription stimulants among Tennessee community college students: An evaluation using the theory of planned behavior
Tennessee Board of Regents
Role: Co-Investigator
Colleague(s): Rajkumar Sevak (PI)
$39,999
2010 - 2014 The Tennessee Long-distance Internet Facilitated Educational Program for Applied Training in Health (Tennessee LIFEPATH)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) - UB6HP20186
Role: Principle Investigator
$3,249,999
2012 - 2013 Tennessee Public Health Traineeships
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Role: Principle Investigator
$6,000
2011 - 2013 The Appalachian Community Based Substance Abuse Initiative
Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) - CO-16898-302-2011
Role: Principle Investigator
$300,000
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2017 - Present Chair, Board of Directors, Overmountain Recovery
2015 - Present Member, AMSHA Epidemiologic Outcomes Working Group
2011 - Present Member, ASPPH Social and Behavioral Research Council
2010 - Present Member, Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH) – Schools of Public Health site visitor
2015 - 2018 Past Chair, ASPPH: Associate Deans for Academic Affairs
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Honors and Awards

  • 2013-2014 - Dean's Award: Outstanding Contribution to the College, Service as Interim Chair of BEIP
  • 2013-2014 - ETSU College of Public Health, Foundation Research Award
  • 2016 - Dean's Award: Outstanding Contribution to the College, PDAM Working Group
  • 2016 - Business Journal Healthcare Heroes Award
  • 2017 - Honorable Mention in Community Empowerment and Education – USPHS IPEC Award
  • 2017 - Research Exemplar – Honorable Mention – Washington University, St Louis/NIH

Courses

  • EPID 6470 - Risk Behavior Epidemiology
  • EPID 5029 - Supervised Research
  • COBH 6110 – Doctoral. Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health and Disease

Education

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November 1997 - August 1999 Fellowship, Rollins School of Public Health & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emory University
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June 1998 PhD, Health Education and Health Promotion, University of Alabama, Birmingham
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August 1994 MPH, Health Behavior, University of Alabama, Birmingham
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December 1991 BS, Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham
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Contact Information

PO Box 70623
Johnson City, TN 37614

Office: Lamb Hall 101
Phone: 423-439-4243
Fax: 423-439-5238 

Email:


Publications (16)

Published Book Review (1)

Invited Presentations (23)