Siwon Jang

Research Associate Motorcycle Injury PreventionLocation: CUT 139
Phone: (813) 974-3296
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Biography

PROFILE:

Dr. Siwon Jang has a strong commitment to empirical research and practice in traffic safety including traffic injury prevention for vulnerable road users. Her areas of interest include theory-based behavior change and behavioral safety program development and evaluation. She has been involved in designing safety education materials for various target populations and currently is working on behavioral safety program development and evaluation for motorcyclists in Florida and the development of a Community-based Healthy Buddy Program for transportation-disadvantaged older adults. Dr. Jang has taught a variety of public health courses at the University of South Florida (USF) and serves as a journal reviewer for several academic journals. Dr. Jang holds a Ph.D. in Public Health from the USF College of Public Health and undergraduate and graduate degrees in Health Education.

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Department of Community and Family HealthCollege of Public Health,              

University of South Florida                                                                                    2005 – 2013

Focus Areas: Injury Prevention

Health Education

Children and Adolescents Health

Graduate Certificate in Violence and Injury: Prevention and Intervention

University of South Florida, May 2008

M.A. in Health Education,

Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea                                                                             2003

Thesis: The Study on the Effectiveness of WBI (Web-Based Instruction) on the Knowledge and Attitude about Traffic Safety in Middle Schools

B.A. in Health Education, 

Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea                                                                             2001