Karen Webb, MEd

  Adjunct Instructor
Health Behavior

Prevention Consultant
Alamance County

kwebb7@bellsouth.net

 
Education
1984 University of North Carolina – Greensboro MEd, Health Education
 
 
Research interests

  • Child development
  • Health communication
  • Substance abuse
 
Research activities

Experience

  • Formal training in public health education
  • Extensive work experience in mental health, substance abuse education and prevention
  • Working for the Alamance Citizens for a Drug Free Community, serving as coalition coordinator for the prevention of underage drinking that focuses on the implementation of environmental strategies, including advocacy, education and media/marketing campaigns that impact the issue
  • Works closely with members of the community including law enforcement, schools, health organizations and neighborhoods
  • Serves as social marketing consultant with the Alamance Alliance for Children and Families that is developing a local infrastructure to address the emotional and behavioral health concerns of children ages 0-5
 

Primary Research area

  • Substance abuse prevention
 
Availability as HB adjunct:

    • Advisor on special projects
    • Faculty research collaboration
    • Student research supervision
    • Practicum preceptor