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Colin  Talley

Teaching Professor


Faculty, Behavioral/Social/Health Educ

Colin L. Talley's work focuses on pedagogy in public health, LGBTQ Public Health, health equity, and the history of public health.

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Contact Information

Rollins School of Public Health , 1518 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta , GA 30322


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Areas of Interest

  • Behavior and Health
  • Health Disparities
  • LGBTI Health
  • Sexual Health/Behavior


  • Ph.D. 1998, University of California, San Francisco

Courses Taught

  • BSHES 579: History of Public Health
  • BSHES 595: Applied Practice Experience


  • , , ‘It’s a very grey, very messy area’: a qualitative examination of factors influencing undetectable gay men’s HIV status disclosure to sexual partners, Culture, Health & Sexuality, June 13 online, 1-16
  • , , The Importance of History in an MPH Program: A Qualitative Evaluation of an Applied History of Public Health Course, Pedagogy in Health Promotion, July 4 online, 1-10
  • , , Community engaged learning in public health: An evaluation of utilization and value of student projects for community partners., Pedagogy in Health Promotion, , 1-11
  • , , Dating Preferences among self-identified gay men of Asian descent in the United States. , Asian American Journal of Psychology, Apr 7, 1-10
  • , , Prevalence of Substance Use and Intimate Partner Violence in a Sample of A/PI MSM , Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29, 254-267
  • , , Social Distance and Stigma toward Individuals with Schizophrenia: Findings in an Urban, African American,Community Sample, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 200, 935-940
  • , , Beliefs about causes of schizophrenia among urban African American community members, Psychiatric Quarterly , ,
  • , , A History of Multiple Sclerosis , Westport, CN: Praeger Press, ,
  • , , The Emergence of Multiple Sclerosis, 1870-1950: A Puzzle of Historical Epidemiology, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 48, 383-395
  • , , The History of Smoking Cessation, Tobacco in History and Culture: An Encyclopedia, ed. Jordan Goodman, Marcia Norton, and Mark Parascandola (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons) , , 481-490
  • , , The Combined Efforts of Community and Science: American Culture, Patient Activism, and the Multiple Sclerosis Movement in the United States, 1946-1960, Emerging Illnesses and Society, Negotiating the Public Health Agenda ed. Randall Packard and Peter Brown (Johns Hopkins University Press), , 39-70
  • , , The Emergence of Multiple Sclerosis as a Nosological Category in France, 1838-1868, Journal of the History of the Neurosciences, 12, 250-265
  • , , The Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis in Los Angeles and the United States, 1947-1960, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 77, 874-899