Angie Cummings, DrPH

Department or Service

Location

  • Texas Medical Center

Specialty

Public Health Pediatrics

Contact Information

Abercrombie Building
6621 Fannin Street, Suite 275
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas

Assistant Professor, Section of Public Health & Child Abuse Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
Texas Christian University bachelors Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education 1999
Framingham State University masters Master of Education in Teaching 2005
University of South Florida – College of Public Health masters Master of Science in Public Health 2009
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston – School of Public Health postgraduate education Doctorate of Public Health 2013

About

Angie Cummings, DrPH is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics within Baylor College of Medicine’s Section of Public Health Pediatrics. Her current projects include: evaluation of integrated behavioral health in community-based pediatric practices, evaluation of a community outreach program for pregnant women at risk of substance use disorder, working with a team to reimagine the pediatric primary care practice, and investigating health care utilization among children in foster care. Overall, her interests include maternal and child health research and evaluation with a focus on identification and elimination of health disparities, promoting health equity, community engagement and collaboration, global health, and program sustainability. 

Angie believes in providing holistic care for children and their families and feels this care starts with community-level prevention efforts to promote equity and reduce health disparities.

Organization

Organization Name Role
Community Collaborative for Child Health Co-Chair
HealthStart Foundation Chair, Scientific Committee

Publication

Freeny, J., Cummings, A., Hillard Alford, M., Hanke, J., Lloyd, L., Boswell, D. (2014). Impacting Maternal and Prenatal Care Together: A collaborative effort to improve birth outcomes. Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk, 5 (1), Article 18. Available at: http://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/childrenatrisk/vol5/iss1/18.

Uriarte, J., Cummings, A., Lloyd, L. (2014). An instructional design model for the public health workforce: Demonstration of a culturally competent model for community health worker training. Health Promotion Practice 15 (1 Suppl), 56S-63S.

Trudnak, T., Lloyd, A., Westhoff, W. W., & Corvin, J. (2011). A cardiovascular health program for Latinos supplemented with pedometers. American Journal of Health Education 42 (1), 24-29.