Dr. Jamie Dowling has studied health and human behavior for two decades, resulting in degrees in social work (BSW), public health (MPH) and a PhD in Health Behavior with a Sociology cognate. She has a decade of experience writing grants and administrating federally funded programs on a variety of topics, ranging from injury prevention, fire safety, HIV care and support, and the opioid epidemic. Years of teaching at the undergraduate level include courses such as Mental Health, Drug Awareness, and Human Sexuality; medical school courses taught include Lifestyle Wellness, and Sexuality. She is part of multiple community and University committees and task forces, most notably the task force that created Northwest Ohio’s first syringe exchange program. Her research focuses include wellness, health disparities, opioid use disorder, and sexuality as well as the intersection of these issues. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry.