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Faculty Scholar Rachel Mayo, Ph.D. at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Rachel Mayo, Ph.D.

Professor of Public Health Sciences
College of Health, Education and Human Development

Contact: 864-656-7435 or rmayo@clemson.edu


Who is Dr. Mayo?

Rachel Mayo is a professor of public health sciences. Her research interests include cancer prevention and control and health disparities among minority and underserved, particularly African-American and Latino populations. She has been the principal or co-investigator on more then $2 million in grants and contracts to support her work. She has also taught a wide variety of courses including the areas of women’s health, international health, epidemiology, and maternal and child health.

For more informaton, see her College Profile.

How Dr. Mayo’s research is transforming health care

One example of how Rachel is striving to transform health care is through a focus evaluation of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. She has served as the Clemson primary investigator for a collaborative project with Greenville Health System studying the cost, safety and efficacy of a palliative approach to treating narcotic dependent newborns.

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Health Research Expertise Keywords

Women’s Health, Cancer Prevention and Control, Health Disparities, Latino Health, Minority Health, International Health, Cultural Competence in Health Care, Population Health