Dr. Amanda Tanner

(Health Fellows & Scholars)
Professor, Department of Public Health
University of North Carolina - Greensboro
Greensboro, North Carolina
United States

Focus Areas

Policy & Education


Dr. Amanda Tanner is a Professor in the Department of Public Health Education at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Tanner completed a doctorate in Health Behavior with a minor in Sociology at Indiana University in 2007 in the Department of Applied Health Sciences, where she also received her MPH in 2003. She received her BA in Psychology and Women’s Studies from Saint Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota in 2000. Dr. Tanner completed postdoctoral research fellowships at the Indiana University School of Medicine Section of Adolescent Medicine and with the W.K. Kellogg Community Health Scholars Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. As a public health behavioral researcher, she is interested in health disparities especially as they relate to sexual and reproductive health outcomes.