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The Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health


In Dr. Tracey Barnett’s blended learning class, students watch videotaped lectures prior to class and use class time for small group work.

BSCH faculty member makes an impact in both research and education

  • Dr. Tracey Barnett’s research focuses on the risky behaviors of adolescents and young adults, such as e-cigarettes, hookah and alcohol.
  • To date, Dr. Barnett has led four studies related to tobacco; her latest study is the first to link e-cigarettes to hookah use.
  • In addition to her timely research, Dr. Barnett serves as a mentor to two graduate students and teaches classes in theory and adolescent risk taking.