Christine M. Arcari is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. Dr. Arcari received her MPH from the University of South Florida, College of Public Health and her Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Dr. Arcari's interest is in the prevention and control of infectious and chronic diseases. Her current research addresses diabetes and health disparities. She is Director of Evaluation for the University of Texas Community Outreach Program (UTCOP), a multisite, community-based diabetes prevention and control program in south Texas which supports community-based screening, monitoring and education; promulgates community health worker and community nurse programs; facilitates access to primary care clinicians; and empowers the community to take control of health and lifestyle services and resources. She is Associate Director of the MPH program and teaches PMCH 6330 Introduction to Epidemiology, PMCH 6233 Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases and PMCH 6135 ITS Epidemiology and Biostatistics Methods.