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Dr. Julia Alber

Julia Alber, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Email: jmalber@calpoly.edu

Office: 43A-367

Phone: 805-756-1779

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." - Benjamin Franklin


B.S. in Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010

M.P.H. in Community Health Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2012

Ph.D. in Health & Human Performance with an emphasis on Health Behavior, University of Florida, 2015

Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 2015-2017


  • Health Communications
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Health Disparities

Research and Interests

My current research focuses on applying communication technologies to understand and promote healthy behaviors for addressing disparities in cancer prevention. My research involves developing and testing public health messages, conducting content analyses, and applying health behavior theory to understand cancer-related behaviors and beliefs.

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