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Diane Marie M. St. George

Diane Marie M. St. George Ph.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Epidemiology & Public Health
Administrative Title: Program Director Of The Mph Program, Umb Co-Chair, Intercampus Steering Committee (Icsc) For Collaborative School Of Public Health
Location: HH, 102
Phone: (410) 706-0206
Fax: (410) 706-8013

Personal History:


1988: B.S., University of Maryland College Park, Psychology

1990: B.S., University of Maryland College Park, Zoology

1994: M.A., University of Maryland College Park, Health Education.
Thesis: Correlates of Fighting Behavior Among Middle School Students in Baltimore County, Maryland. Thesis Advisor: Dr. Stephen Thomas

1998: Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Epidemiology.
Dissertation: Environmental Justice and the Distribution of Manufacturing Facilities in North Carolina. Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Steven Wing

Post Graduate Education and Training

8/1998 – 11/1998: Minority International Research Training Program (MIRT) Traineeship through the consortium of Duke University/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/North Carolina State University.
Assigned to the Institute for Preventive and Clinical Medicine (IPCM), Bratislava, Slovakia. IPCM preceptor: Dr. Eva Sovcikova; MIRT advisor: Dr. Milan Hazucha.

12/1998 – 7/1999: W.K. Kellogg Community Health Scholars Post-Doctoral Training Program through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health Department of Health Behavior and Health Education.
Advisor: Dr. Eugenia Eng.


St. George DM, Schoenbach VJ, Reynolds GH, Nwangwu J, Adams-Campbell L. Recruitment of minority students to U.S. Epidemiology degree programs. Annals of Epidemiology 1997; 7(4): 304-310.

St. George DM, Thomas SB. Perceived risk of fighting and actual fighting behavior among middle school students. Journal of School Health 1997; 67(5): 178-181.

St. George DM, Wing SB, Lewis DR. Geographic and temporal patterns of toxic industrial chemicals released in North Carolina, 1988-1994. North Carolina Medical Journal 2000; 61(1): 396-400.

Corbie-Smith G, Thomas SB, St. George DM. Distrust, race and research. Archives of Internal Medicine 2002; 162(21): 2458-2463.

Ammerman A, Corbie-Smith G, St. George DM, Washington C, Weathers B, Jackson-Christian B. Research expectations among African American church leaders in the PRAISE! project: A randomized trial guided by community-based participatory research. American Journal of Public Health 2003; 93(10): 1720-1727.

Corbie-Smith G, Ammerman A, Katz ML, St. George DM, Blumenthal C, Washington C, Weathers B, Keyserling T, Switzer B. Trust, benefit, satisfaction and burden: A randomized controlled trial to reduce cancer risk through African-American churches. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2003; 18(7): 531-541.

Corbie-Smith G, St. George DM, Moody-Ayers S, Ransohoff DF. Adequacy of reporting race/ethnicity in clinical trials in areas of health disparities. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2003; 56(5): 416-420.

Henderson SJ, Bernstein LB, St. George DM, Doyle JP, Paranjape AS, Corbie-Smith G. Older women and HIV: How much do they know and where are they getting their information? Journal of the American Geriatric Society 2004; 52(9): 1549-1553.

Bussey-Jones J, Genao I, St. George DM, Corbie-Smith G. The meaning of race: Use of race in the clinical setting. Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine 2005; 146(4): 205-209.

Bussey-Jones J, Genao I, St. George DM, Corbie-Smith G. Knowledge of cultural competence among third-year medical students. Journal of the National Medical Association 2005; 97(9): 1272-1276.

Corbie-Smith G, Durant R, St. George D, Investigators' assessment of NIH mandated inclusion of women and minorities in research. Contemporary Clinical Trials 2006;27(6): 571-579.

Paranjape AS, Bernstein LB, St. George DM, Doyle JP, Henderson SJ, Corbie-Smith G. Effect of relationship factors on safer sex decisions in older inner-city women. Journal of Women’s Health 2006; 15(1): 90-97.

Durant R, Davis R, St. George D, Williams I, Blumenthal C, Corbie-Smith G. Participation in research studies: Factors associated with failing to meet minority recruitment goals. Annals of Epidemiology 2007;17(8): 634-642.

Genao I, Bussey-Jones J, St. George DM, Corbie-Smith G. Empowering students with cultural competence knowledge: Randomized controlled trial of a cultural competence curriculum for medical students. Journal of the National Medical Association 2009; 101(12): 1241-1246.

Wiist WH, Sullivan BM, St. George DM, Wayment HA. Buddhists’ religious and health practices. Journal of Religion and Health 2010; e-publication in advance of print.