Darren Mays, PhD, MPH

Behavioral Scientist

Dr. Mays joined Lombardi’s Cancer Control Program in 2010 as a research faculty member in the Department of Oncology at Georgetown University Medical Center and was promoted to Assistant Professor in 2012. He completed his doctorate in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Prior to his doctoral work, Dr. Mays also completed his Master of Public Health degree in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Emory University. His primary research interests include adolescent health, focusing specifically on the determinants and prevention of adolescent substance use behaviors. Dr. Mays is also interested in health communication, particularly applying innovative communication technologies for behavioral interventions.