Christopher Seitz


DrPH; Community Health Education; University of North Carolina at Greensboro; 2013

MPH; Community Health Education; University of North Carolina at Greensboro; 2009

BS; Health Science; Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania; 2006

AAS; Medical Laboratory Science; Stevenson University; 2004

Teaching Specialties

• The “flipped classroom”
• Service learning
• Problem-based learning

Current Teaching

• Introduction to Public Health (PH 2000)
• Community Health (PH 3250)
• Public Health Interventions I (PH 3800)

Professional Affiliations / Organizations

American Public Health Association (APHA)
Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)
North Carolina Society for Public Health Education (NC SOPHE)
North Carolina Public Health Association (NCPHA)
Society For Research On Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT)

Research Interests

• Tobacco-free policies
• Public health advocacy via “photovoice” (the community’s use of photography exhibits to ask decision makers for changes to policy and environment)

Selected Publications

(asterisk* indicates student co-author)

Seitz, C.M., *Shiplo, S. Lennon, J.L., *Filippini, T., Kabir, Z. & Fowler, D. (In Press). The reading level of government and voluntary health organization smoking cessation websites: A descriptive analysis. American Journal of Health Education.

Seitz, C.M., *Ragsdale, T.L., *McIntyre, S., *Vest, A., & *Gartner, M. (In Press). Monitoring outdoor tobacco policies of Virginia colleges: A descriptive analysis. Virginia Journal of Public Health.

Seitz, C.M., & Strack, R.W. (2016). Conducting public health photovoice projects with those who are homeless: A review of the literature. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 25(1), 33-40.

*Kuntz, M., Seitz, C.M., & Nelson, M. (2015). Enforcing a tobacco-free campus through an ambassador-based program: A phenomenology. Journal of American College Health, 63(3), 195-202.

Seitz, C.M., & Orsini, M.M. (2014). College students’ perception of the flipped classroom: A phenomenographical study. International Journal of Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments, 2(4), 326-340.

Seitz, C.M., Wyrick, D.L., Rulison, K.L., Fearnow-Kenney, M., & Strack, R.W. (2014). The association between coach and teammate injunctive norm reference groups and college student-athlete substance use. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 58(2), 7-26.

Seitz, C.M., & Strack, R.W. (2014). Protest of tobacco-free policies on college campuses: A historical analysis. Health Education, 114(5), 331-346.

Seitz, C.M., Reese, R.F, Strack, R.W., *Frantz, S., & *West., B. (2014). Identifying and improving green spaces on a college campus: A photovoice study. Ecopsychology, 6(2), 98-108.

Seitz, C.M., Wyrick, D.L., Orsini, M.M., Milroy, J.J., & Fearnow-Kenney, M. (2013). Coverage of adolescent substance use prevention in state frameworks for health education: 10-year follow-up. Journal of School Health, 83(1), 53-60.

Seitz, C.M., Strack, R.W., Rice, R., *DuVall, T., *Moore, E., & Wyrick, D.L. (2012). Using the photovoice method to advocate for change to a campus smoking policy. Journal of American College Health, 60(7), 537-540.

Seitz, C.M., Strack, R.W., & Wyrick, D.L. (2012). Cigarette smoking and facial wrinkles: A review of the literature. Journal of Smoking Cessation, 7(1), 1-7.

Seitz, C.M., Strack, R.W., Orsini, M.M., *Rosario, C., *Haugh, C., Rice, R., Wyrick, D.L., & *Wagner, L. (2012). Quantifying littered cigarette butts to measure effectiveness of smoking bans to building perimeters. Journal of American College Health, 60(4), 331-334.

Title: Assistant Professor, DrPH, Community Health Education

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8907

Fax: (828) 262-3138

Office address
Leon Levine Hall 431