Frazier Beatty head shot

Assistant Professor

Department Online Prog Master Pub Health

Mailing Address

Regis College

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493


    Frazier B. Beatty, PhD, MPH, CHES is the program director of the online Master of Public Health program.

    Dr. Beatty is a public health professional with a diverse background in online education. He has a combination of over 20 years of educational training and educational management experience. He also has over 20 years of experience conducting research and using best-practice approaches and data to improve student academic programs. Dr. Beatty has worked for state and federal government agencies, including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. His research interests include using Telehealth to address HIV and other infectious diseases. Dr. Beatty has been teaching Public Health online since 2010 and also mentoring PhD students since 2012.

    Typical classes taught:

    • Public Health
    • Environmental Health
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • Integrated Learning Experience
    • Capstone

    Professional experience:

    Dr. Beatty has extensive experience in public health, with over a decade of online education experience using innovative learning modalities to engage learners from all across the globe. Dr. Beatty has experience at all levels of government in public health working as a health communications expert for the US Food and Drug Administration. Additionally, he has experience working for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and North Carolina and South Carolina state-level public health agencies as a Contract Officer. He has public health research and community based research experience working with the University of North Carolina's Sheps Center for Health Services Research.


    Post Graduate Certificate, Diversity and Inclusion, Cornell University, 2019

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Public Health, Walden University, 2009

    Master of Public Health (MPH), Walden University, 2004

    Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, North Carolina Central University, 1993

    Awards Honors

    Academy for Innovation in Higher Education Leadership, Georgetown University/Arizona State University, June 2023

    Lakhan, R., Sharma, M., Batra, K., and Beatty, F. B. (2021). The Role of Vitamin E in Slowing Down Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Narrative Review. Healthcare.

    Chibundu C., Beatty F., Akwafuo S. (2021) Factors Affecting Colorectal Cancer Screening Among African-Born Immigrants in the United States: A Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Cancer Research and Molecular Mechanisms.

    Tor-Anyiin, A., Beatty,F.B., and Salandy, S.W, (2018). Difference in Adherence to Anti-Retroviral Therapy Between Adolescents and Young Adults in Rural and Urban Settings in Nigeria. European Journal of Tropical Medicine and International Health

    Dokun-Mowete, C., Sharma, M., Beatty, F.B., and Salandy, S.W, (2018). Using Multi-Theory Model to Predict Low Salt Intake among Nigerian Adults with Hypertension. International Quarterly of Community Health Education

    Oguegbu, A. and Beatty, F. (2016) Relationship between Sexual Risk Behaviors and HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) Uptake among Young People in Nigeria. Health.

    Beatty, F.B, (2009). “The influence of African American mothers' perceptions of weight and body image on children's weight and body image” Walden University, 2009.

    Lewis, M.A., D.L. Driscoll, and F.B. Beatty (2007). “Message Testing for the North Carolina Strike out Stroke Campaign.” Submitted to Brogan and Partners.

    McCormack, L.A., M.A. Lewis, J.D. Uhrig, A.J. Bonito, C.M. Squire, F.B. Beatty, and T.M. Swinson. (December 2006). “Merck Health Disparities Initiative.” Prepared for The Merck Company Foundation.

    Beatty, F. B. “Advancing your Career with a Doctorate of Philosophy in Public Health” Presented at American Public Health Conference: Walden Residency, Washington D.C., November 1, 2011

    Beatty, F. B. “Why Develop a Worksite Wellness Program and How To Do It” Presented at South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, November, 23, 2009.

    Beatty, F. B. “Domestic Violence in African American Communities and Public Health Implications” Presented on Talk Back, Weekly Radio Drama, October, 21, 2009.

    Driscoll, D.L., F.B. Beatty. “Evaluating Culturally Tailored Health Communications “Presented at the Centers for Disease Control American Evaluation Association, Atlanta, GA, June 11-12, 2007.

    Driscoll, D.L., F.B. Beatty, M.G. Jarblum, S.C. Squire, and S.L. Harris. “Ethnographic Methods and Environmental Health Promotion: Utility for Community Capacity Building.” Presented at Society for Public Health Education, Boston, MA, November 1, 2006.