David Givens

  • Instructor, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health

Education & Training

  • PhD and MA, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Religious Studies
  • BA, University of Central Florida, Philosophy
  • BA, University of Central Florida, Religious Studies

Research Interests

  • HIV and comorbidity prevention and interventions
  • Public health communications, community engagement, and health equity with marginalized communities
  • Medical Humanities: the intersection of belief with health, stigma, and resiliency
  • Complementary and integrative medicine, particularly MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction)