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Janis Campbell

Professor & President's Associates Presidential Professor

Janis Campbell, Ph.D., M.Sc., G.I.S.P.

Contact Information

Phone: (405) 271-2229, x48062 

Office: Hudson College of Public Health 

801 NE 13th St, Room 341A 

Post Office Box 26901 

Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901 



Janis E. Campbell, PhD, MSc, GISP is a Professor of Epidemiology. She has nearly 30 years of experience conducting research and evaluation with health prevention and control programs, cancer health disparities, and working with American Indian tribes. She has a record of CDC, NIH, and state-funded research. Dr. Campbell regularly teaches graduate courses in GIS (Geographic Information System) in Health, Principles of Epidemiology, and Problems in Biostatistics and Epidemiology. To date, she has been fortunate enough to work with over 75 motivated students. Of these, 22 have been successful doctoral students that have published their research findings and been invited to present their findings at national and international meetings. In total, students have produced 36 peer reviewed articles, 46 national presentations, and seven international presentations. Dr. Campbell has collaborated on over 30 successful grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts.



  • MSc. Applied GIS, University of Salford, 2020 
  • PhD, Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, 1997 
  • MA, Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, 1989 
  • BA, Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, 1987 



  • Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Hudson College of Public Health, OUHSC, July 2021-Present 
  • Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Hudson College of Public Health, OUHSC, July 2019-June 2021 
  • Associate Professor of Research, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Hudson College of Public Health, OUHSC, 2014–present 
  • Assistant Professor of Research, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Hudson College of Public Health, OUHSC, 2008–2014 
  • Visiting Instructor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, OUHSC, 2001 
  • Surveillance Coordinator, Chronic Disease Services, Oklahoma State Department of Health, 1999–2008 
  • MCH Program Analyst, Maternal and Child Health Services, Oklahoma State Department of Health, 1994–1999 
  • Visiting Instructor, Department of Sociology, Oklahoma State University, 1993 
  • Research Coordinator, College of Nursing, OUHSC, 1990–1994 
  • Instructor, Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, 1989–1999 


  • BSE 5001 Problems in BSE 
  • BSE 5283 GIS in Health 
  • BSE 5823 Cancer Epidemiology & Prevention 
  • BSE 5001 Principles of Epidemiology 
  • CPH 7941 Practicum Preparation Seminar 


Research Interests:

  • Program evaluation research 
  • Health disparities 
  • Community cancer prevention and control 
  • Cancer surveillance 


Link to Dr. Campbell's current publications

Select Publications:


  1. Rasmussen, Ruth; Sisson, Susan; Campbell, Janis; DeGrace, Beth; Baldwin, Jonathan. P56 Home Food Access and Children's Heart Healthy Dietary Intake at Home and Child Care. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior2021;53(7):S49-S50. doi:10.1016/j.jneb.20204.115 
  1. Williams, Bethany; Sisson, Susan; Dev, Dipti; Lowery, Bryce; Campbell, Janis; Finneran, Denise; Graef-Downard, Jennifer; Horm, Diane; Whaley, Linda. Associations between Community Built Environments with Early Care and Education Classroom Physical Activity Practices and Barriers. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18(12):6524. doi:10.3390/ijerph18126524. 
  1. Fortin-Miller, Sara; Grantham, Catherine; Campbell, Janis; Salvatore, Alicia; Hoffman, Leah; Sisson, Susan. The effect of the food environment on fresh produce served in family child care homes [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 30]Nutr Health. 2021;26010602199266 doi:10.1177/0260106021992663 
  1. Cheng, Jianquan; Wu, Chenhui; Zou, Jun; Duan, Lian; Campbell, Janis. Health-related quality of life of hospitalized COVID-19 survivors: an initial exploration in Nanning City, China. Soc Sci Med2021;274:113748doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.113748 
  1. Wendelboe, Aaron; Campbell, Janis; Ding, Kai; Bratzler, Dale; Beckman, Michele; Reyes, Nimia; Raskob, Gary. Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism in a Racially Diverse Population of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Thromb Haemost. 2021;121(6):816-82 doi:10.1055/s-0040-1722189