Robert M. Mayberry, M.S., M.P.H., Ph.D. 

Professor of Epidemiology and Vice Chair

Community Health & Preventive Medicine

Associate Director & Director

Clinical Research Center & Research Center for Clinical & Translational Research
Phone: 404-752-1878


University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health
Degree: Master of Public Health

Alabama A&M University
Degree: Master of Science in Biology

Research Interests

Chronic disease epidemiology; application of epidemiologic principles and methods to health services, comparative effectiveness, health disparities/equity, prevention, and policy research; program planning and evaluation, community-based intervention design and implementation; implementation and dissemination science; translation of research discoveries into healthcare and community practice; diabetes prevention; and diabetes care quality improvement.


Mayberry RM and Stoddard-Wright C. Breast cancer risk factors among black and white women: similarities and differences. Am J Epidemiol. 136:1445-1456, 1992.

Mayberry RM
.  Age-specific patterns of association between breast cancer and risk factors in African American women, ages 20 to 39 and 40 to 54.  Ann Epidemiol.  4:205-213, 1994.

Frazier EL, Jiles RB, Mayberry RM.  Use of screening mammography and clinical breast examinations among black, Hispanic, and white women.  Prev Med.  25:118-125, 1996.

Crump SR, Mayberry RM, Taylor BD, Barfield KP, Thomas PE.  Factors related to noncompliance with screening mammogram appointments among low-income African-American women.  J Natl Med Assoc.  2000; 92:237-246.

Mayberry RM, Mili F, Ofili E.  Racial and ethnic differences in access to medical Care.  Medical CareResearch and Review.  2001; 1:109-45.

Mayberry RM, Davis T, Alema-Mensah E, Samadi AR, Finley R, Jones A. Determinants of glycemic status monitoring in black and white Medicaid beneficiaries with diabetes mellitus. J Health Care Poor Underserved 2005; 16(4 Suppl A):31-49.

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Honors and Awards

Delta Phi Alpha German Honor Society

Most Outstanding Young Men of America

Honor Students Society (University of California, Berkeley)

National Research Service Award

Special Recognition - Positive Influence on a Student’s Life (Graduate School, University of South Carolina)

Student Recognition Award (School of Public Health, University of South Carolina)

Outstanding Service Award (University of South Carolina)