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Courtney Coughenour, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department(s): Environmental and Occupational Health
Office: GTW 328
Mail Code: 3063
Phone: 702-895-4278
Email: courtney.coughenour@unlv.edu

Biography

Courtney Coughenour, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health.  Her research interests are in the area of Health & Place, specifically the influence of community design on health behaviors. She also explores the role that both health and non-health policies may have on public health, which includes the use of Health Impact Assessments (HIAs). Some of her research has focused on opportunities for physical activity - including neighborhood walkability and bikeability, pedestrian safety, food access and community food environments, food waste and food rescue, and health equity issues related to community design.