David Jolly, PhD

  Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Behavior

Associate Professor and Chair
NCCU Department of Public Health Education

Department of Public Health Education
PO Box 19738
Durham, NC 27707

T: 919-530-7130
F: 919-530-7985

1993 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill DrPH, Health Behavior and Health Education
1982 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill MSPH, Health Administration
Research interests

  • Cancer
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
Research activities


  • Current research projects:
    • developing and testing a community-based participatory approach to planning and conducting HIV prevention clinical trials
    • testing barbershops as a venue to increase physical activity among Black male adults
  • Coordinates a training program for undergraduate students interested in exploring public health careers in reducing cancer health disparities.

Primary teaching areas

  • Public health policy
  • Introduction to Public Health

Primary Research areas

  • Tobacco prevention/policy
  • Cancer prevention
Staff/administrative responsibilities

HB Availability

  • Classroom or continuing education lecture on HIV/AIDS, LGBT issues, CBPR
  • Faculty research collaboration — currently working with Laura Linnan on National Cancer Institute FITShop Project
  • HB Student Career Information Day volunteer
  • Practicum preceptor