Cornely Postdoctoral Fellow, 2004-2007
Dr. Breeden earned his PhD in Social and Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Health Policy and Management from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in August 2004 and MPH in Health Services at the University of Washington in 1998. The aims of his dissertation research, funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse, were to investigate which childhood, adolescent, and young adult factors determined perceptions of racial discrimination and its impact on frequency of cocaine and marijuana drug use, and to explore gender differences in these factors. Dr. Breeden's current research interests lie in Health Disparities and Community Health, Promoting and Preventing Cancer in Minority Populations, and Facilitating access to specialty mental health services for African Americans.
Dr. Breeden is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at Clemson University.