Dr. Walsh-Buhi's research focuses on 1) understanding and promoting sexual health among young people, and 2) examining the influence of and employing innovative technologies for health promotion and behavior change (called Digital Health).

Research Interests

  • Digital health/social media
  • Health communication
  • Sexual health promotion
  • Adolescent health
Past Affiliations

Associate Professor and Professor, Graduate School of Public Health, College of Health and Human Services, San Diego State University (past)

Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, Department of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, USF Health, University of South Florida (past)

Allied Health, Allied Health
PhD, Texas A&M University, Health Education, 2006
MPH, Indiana University Bloomington, Public Health Education, 1997
BA, University of Florida, Sociology, 1995
social media sexual behavior adolescent sexual behavior sex education adolescent health sexually transmitted diseases--std program evaluation (health sciences) reproductive health services health promotion teen pregnancy teenage pregnancy internet or world wide web (www)
American Academy of Health Behavior
American Public Health Association
American School Health Association
American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association
International Academy of Sex Research
Society for Public Health Health Education
Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality