East Tennessee State University | 2017 | M.P.H.
University of Pittsburgh | 2015 | B.S.
Dr. Anthony Peluso is an Assistant Professor in the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Program. He is the course director for Behavioral and Social Aspects of Public Health and Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response and aids in the delivery of the M.P.H. degree program in Global One Health at Midwestern University’s Glendale, AZ and Downers Grove, IL campuses. Dr. Peluso earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science and Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh and both Master and Doctor of Public Health degrees from East Tennessee State University. His dissertation research was a mixed-methods analysis of statewide survey data on abortion attitudes and perceptions among women of reproductive age living in Alabama and South Carolina. He has also conducted research on skin cancer prevention and cancer communication, the need for family planning and contraceptive services in publicly funded clinics and reproductive health and healthcare needs in marginalized communities in the U.S. South. Broadly, his current research interests span across the fields of health communication, women’s health, community-based participatory research, and health policy. Dr. Peluso joined the faculty at Midwestern University in January 2021.
College of Graduate Studies - AZ
College of Graduate Studies - IL
College of Graduate Studies
Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
PUBHG 516 - Behavioral and Social Aspects of Public Health
PUBHG 831 - Epidemiology of Emerging Infectious Diseases
PUBHG 850 - Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response
Waring M, Baker K, Peluso A, May C, Pagoto S. Content analysis of Twitter chatter about indoor tanning. Transl Behav Med. 2019;9(1):41-47. doi:10.1093/tbm/iby011