Dr. Michelle Crozier earned both her PhD in Public Health (2017) and Master of Public Health (MPH) (2008) with concentrations in Epidemiology from the University of South Florida College of Public Health (USF COPH). Her applied public health experience includes working as a communicable disease epidemiologist and program manager with the Florida Department of Health, in addition to serving as the influenza epidemiologist for the Volusia County Health Department during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. In her academic roles, Dr. Crozier taught as an adjunct for the University of Central Florida, worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Epidemiology MPH Concentration Lead at the USF COPH, and most recently, managed the Health Sciences Collegiate Academy for Lake-Sumter State College. She is experienced in non-profit program evaluation, enjoys mentoring students, and her research is focused on mitigating the adverse impact of psychological trauma in the community.

Areas of Expertise
  • Population-based Research
  • Applied Epidemiology
  • Program Evaluation

Ph.D. in Public Health
University of South Florida


Research Interests
  • Adverse Childhood Events
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Resilience


  • Outstanding Alumni Award, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 2023
  • Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Honors Society, 2019
  • Delta Omega, Public Health Honors Society, 2009