Public Health Management Corporation’s Research and Evaluation Group is pleased to welcome Russel McIntire, PhD, MPH, and Brittany R. Schuler, PhD, LSW, to its inaugural Visiting Scholar’s Program for the 2019-2020 academic year.

PHMC has a long history of partnering with academic scholars and consultants in support of original public health research. Through this program, PHMC is proud to connect with faculty affiliated with academic institutions in the tri-state area who are conducting research in areas aligned with its portfolio of projects.

In collaboration with PHMC researchers and practitioners, the selected Scholars will pursue and strengthen their research, build a knowledge base in a specific area of public health and further support their academic goals.

Russell McIntire, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor at the Jefferson College of Public Health, Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. McIntire will research the eligibility of lung cancer screenings among residents in various Philadelphia neighborhoods and seek to increase access.

Brittany R. Schuler, PhD, LSW, is an Assistant Professor at the College of Public Health School of Social Work, Temple University. Dr. Schuler’s research aims to understand and improve daily household routines in an effort to improve well-being and protect children of parents with substance use disorders.

PHMC provides a rich opportunity for these Visiting Scholars to carry out applied, community and clinical research focused on wide array of social, public health, and education issues. Dr. McIntire and Dr. Schuler will begin their research in September. The Research & Evaluation Group is part of Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC), a distinct member of the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI). Learn more.