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About Tilicia Mayo-Gamble

Biography, Disciplines and Teaching Interests
Dr. Mayo-Gamble is an Assistant Professor of Community Health in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University. She is also the Public Health faculty preceptor for Inter-Professional Education and Practice. 

Dr. Mayo-Gamble’s instruction is in health promotion, education, and behavior, and her specialized training is in the areas of community-engagement and chronic disease management. She earned her MA, MPH, and PhD from Indiana University. Dr. Mayo-Gamble also completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in Community Engagement from Community Engaged Research Core at Meharry Medical College. In addition to academic training, Dr. Mayo-Gamble is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).

Dr. Mayo-Gamble’s research agenda includes implementing community engagement methods, health communication, health behavior, chronic disease self-management, sickle cell disease, and patient-centered care. In particular, her research agenda centers on increasing protective behaviors, such as self-care, for disease management in underserved populations, focusing on sickle cell disease. Dr. Mayo-Gamble is also an advocate for patients with rare diseases, serving on state and national level advisory committees.

Disciplines: Community Health, Behavior and Education
Teaching Interests: Research methods, social marketing, theory, health behavior


2017 - Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Public Health, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of
Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Health Policy and Community Health, Department of

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Employee Leadership Award, Marion County Public Health Department (2011)
  • Graduate Assistantship, School of Public Health, Indiana University (2012-2013)
  • Recipient, Educational Award, Volunteers in Service to America, AmeriCorps VISTA (2013)
  • Graduate Assistantship, Office of Alternate Substance Abuse Intervention Services (2013-2014)
  • Recipient, Best in Category, Community-Engaged Research, Sickle Cell Association of America Conference (2017)
  • Selected Scholar, 2017-2018 Class, Leading Diverse Scientists to Success Program (2017-2018)


2015 - 2017 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Meharry Medical College
2015 Ph.D., Indiana University
2012 M.P.H., Indiana University
2010 M.A., Indiana University
2006 B.A., Butler University

Contact Information

Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8015
Phone: (912) 478-2674
Office: Hendricks Hall


Peer-Reviewed Publications (11)

Other Publications (1)

Invited Oral Presentations (5)

Oral Presentations (10)