Sharon L. Talboys, PhD, MPH


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Academic Information

  • Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
  • Divisions: Public Health

Academic Office Information

  • 801-581-5647
  • Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
    375 Chipeta Way, Room: Suite A
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Education History

Type School Degree
Doctoral Training University of Utah School of Medicine
Public Health
Graduate Training Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
International Health focus Behavioral Science/Health Education track
Undergraduate State University of New York at Geneseo
Major: Anthropology; Minors: Biology and Studio Art

Global Impact


Description Country
Workshop Coordinator and Resource Person. Indo-US Bilateral Workshop on Collaborative Leadership in Public Health. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India India
Co-Instructor, National Workshop on Mixed Methods Research, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India India
Invited Speaker: Global Summit on Science and Spirituality for World Peace, MIT University, Pune, India India


Date Role Description Country
01/01/2014 Volunteer Consultant Chandigarh, IndiaProvided on-site technical assistance for a village-level child nutrition program and women's empowerment program India
01/01/2011 Grant Writer , Chandigarh, IndiaCo-wrote (Jill Miller, Tejinder Pal Singh) grant proposals resulting in $ 50,000 – Rotary International, $ 25,000 – Good Works Foundation India
06/01/1997 Volunteer Student Researcher La Paz, BoliviaDesigned and implemented a community demographic and health SurveyAssessed client preferences for primary healthcare servicesConducted focus group discussions with traditional healers Bolivia

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Talboys SL, Kaur M, VanDerslice J, Gren LH, Bhattacharya H, Alder SC (2017). What Is Eve Teasing? A Mixed Methods Study of Sexual Harassment of Young Women in the Rural Indian Context. Sage Open, 7(1), 215824401769716.
  2. Alder SC, Clark JD, White GL Jr, Talboys S, Mottice S (2004). Physician preparedness for bioterrorism recognition and response: a Utah-based needs assessment. Disaster Manag Response, 2(3), 69-74.