Victor Schoenbach, PhD

Associate Professor Department of Epidemiology

T:(919) 966-7436

vjs@unc.edu

2104D McGavran-Greenberg Hall

CB# 7435

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

USA

Dr. Schoenbach teaches epidemiologic concepts and distance education, HIV/STD/sexual behavior, cancer control, contextual factors and health disparities.

Honors and Awards

2014 MLK Unsung Hero Award (UNC Diversity and Multicultural Afffairs)
2014, UNC-CH

3rd Annual Victor J. Schoenbach Health Disparities Keynote Lecture
2014, UNC-CH

2nd Annual Victor J. Schoenbach Health Disparities Keynote Lecture
2013, UNC-CH

1st Annual Victor J. Schoenbach Health Disparities Keynote Lecture
2012, UNC-CH

Award for Leadership and Distinguished Service
2004, American College of Epidemiology

Edward G. McGavran Award for Excellence in Teaching
1989, UNC-CH School of Public Health

Member
1981, Sigma Xi

Member
1979, Delta Omega

Member
1968, Phi Beta Kappa

Representative Courses

EPID 600 : Principles of Epidemiology for Public Health | Syllabus

Staff/Administrative Duties

Director, Minority Health Project (www.minority.unc.edu)

Key Publications

Concurrent sexual partnerships among men in the United States. Adaora Adimora, Irene Doherty, Victor Schoenbach (2007). American Journal of Public Health, 97(12), 2230-2237.

Characteristics and behaviors associated with HIV infection among inmates in the North Carolina prison system. Carol Golin, David Rosen, Victor Schoenbach, Paul Stewart, Becky White, David Wohl (2009). American Journal of Public Health, 99(6), 1123-1130.

Herpes simplex virus type-2 seropositivity among ever married women in south and north vietnam: A population-based study. et al., Silvia Franceschi, Rolando Herrero, Hoa Le, Rhoda Morrow, Nubia Muñoz, Thuy Nguyen, Hieu Nguyen, Max Parkin, Anh Pham, Victor Schoenbach, Jennifer Smith, Peter Snijders, Salvatore Vaccarella (2009). Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 36(10), 616-620.

Ending the Epidemic of Heterosexual HIV Transmission Among African Americans. Adaora Adimora, Michelle Floris-Moore, Victor Schoenbach (2009). American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 37(5), 468-471.

An evaluation of HIV testing among inmates in the North Carolina Prison System. Carol Golin, David Rosen, Victor Schoenbach, Paul Stewart, Becky White, David Wohl (2009). American Journal of Public Health, 99.

Education

Postdoctor, Psychosocial epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1980

PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1979

DDS, Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1975

MSc, Economics, London School of Economics, 1969

BS, Economics, Harvard College; Columbia University, 1968