Tracey E. Barnett, PhD

University of Florida
Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health
PO Box 100175
Gainesville FLUSA

Biographical Sketch:
Tracey Barnett is a Medical Sociologist and an Assistant Professor in the Social and Behavioral Sciences concentration. Her research interests include health risks across the life course, including both risk and protective factors for health behaviors. Her current research interests also include adolescent risk behaviors. She is studying hookah rates and trends among Florida teens and college students; body image perception and smoking rates, particularly for adolescent females; developing public service announcements in tobacco prevention and cessation to be used for college students; changes in tobacco use and other risk behaviors during the transition from high school to college for young women.