Abby King, PhD
Professor, Health Research & Policy and Medicine
Stanford University

Dr. King's research focuses on applications of behavioral theory and social ecological approaches to achieve large scale change in chronic disease prevention and health promotion areas of relevance, in particular, to mid-life and older adults as well as underserved communities; studying influences of the built and social environments on health behaviors and outcomes; expanding the reach and translation of evidence-based interventions through the use of state-of-the-art communication technologies; applying community-based participatory research perspectives to address health disparities among disadvantaged populations; and evaluating policy-level approaches to health promotion/disease prevention in the US and internationally.