Dr. India Rose is an associate professor for the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program at Chamberlain University. She has over 13 years of applied research expertise in the areas of adolescent sexual health, health communication, and qualitative research methods.
Dr. Rose has designed, conducted and managed several mixed methods studies focused on adolescent risk-taking behavior, including HIV, STD and pregnancy prevention. Dr. Rose served as a senior evaluator of multiple adolescent and school health research, evaluation and technical assistance contracts across these and other public health topics. Her research focuses on understanding the impact of psychosocial factors on adolescent risk-taking behavior and she is experienced with addressing the unique health needs of special populations including sexual and gender minority youth. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship with the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. She has also worked closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Dr. Rose is a seasoned technical writer with over 25 articles published in peer-reviewed journals and has presented her work at local, state, and national conferences.
Dr. Rose earned a Master in Public Health specializing in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, a Certificate of Graduate Study in Health Communication and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in public health, all from the University of South Carolina (USC). Dr. Rose is also a Certified Health Education Specialist.