Stephanie S. Weaver, PhD, MPH, CHES

Adjunct Professor
Mercer University Dr
Macon, GA 31207, USA


Stephanie Sargent Weaver, PhD, MPH, CHES is a behavioral scientist and an adjunct professor in Public Health. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. Dr. Weaver has taught within the MPH and PhD programs at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health and in the MPH program at Mercer University College of Health Professions. She has more than 25 years of experience in health communication, mass communication, strategic communication planning, quantitative and mixed-methods research, evaluation, curriculum and program planning and in the public health areas of chronic disease, health promotion and education, health equity, HIV/AIDS, immunizations, maternal health and birth defects, sexually transmitted diseases, and smoking and oral health. Dr. Weaver has served as the lead evaluator for large-scale projects at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the Strategic Alliance for Health (SAH), Pioneering Healthier Communities (PHC), Action Communities for Health, Innovation, and Environmental Change (ACHIEVE), Community Transformation Grants (CTG) within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. In addition, she also served as the lead evaluator and communication strategist in the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases for various immunizations. She has also conducted large-scale projects and evaluations as an independent consultant for clients such as Turner/Time Warner, Inc., Broad Reach Healthcare, Lighted Candle Society, and the National Law Center for Family and Children.

Research Interest

Her research interests keywords: Health communication, Mass communication, Strategic communication planning and messaging, Quantitative and mixed-methods research, Evaluation, Curriculum and program planning and in the public health areas of chronic disease, Health promotion and education, Health equity, HIV/AIDS, Immunizations, Maternal health and birth defects, Sexually transmitted diseases and Smoking and oral health.

Scientific Activities