Dr. Christina Proctor is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Health Promotion and Behavior in UGA’s College of Public Health. She is a triple dawg and received her Bachelor's of Science in Health Promotion, Master's in Public Health, and PhD in Health Promotion at UGA's College of Public Health.
Dr. Proctor’s research represents a consistent theme of risky behaviors in vulnerable populations, including adolescents, rural residents, and individuals working in risky occupations. Her research topics include rural health, alcohol use and abuse, substance use and abuse, mental health, and sexual behaviors. Her most recent research focuses on barriers to care and treatment for mental health and alcohol use in the farming population.
She has published in well-respected journals in the fields of health promotion, mental health, and agromedicine, including Journal of Rural Mental Health, Journal of Agromedicine, and American Journal of Health Behavior. In her spare time, she enjoys running, hiking, and spending time with her family. She also loves watching hours of the Great British Baking Show.