Casey Mace Firebaugh

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Professions
School of Health Sciences
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

Casey Mace Firebaugh is an experienced teacher and scholar in the field of public health. She received her doctorate from the University of Auckland, New Zealand with an emphasis on population health and her Masters in Public Health from Indiana University, Bloomington with an emphasis on social and behavioral health. Her subject matter expertise includes physical activity, aging, yoga, mental health (anxiety/depression), environmental health, and climate change. She mainly conducts and publishes quantitative studies. Dr. Mace has published over 20 peer-reviewed research papers and has presented and numerous conferences. Her work has been highlighted by popular media outlets such as The Washington Post, New York Times, Oprah, and NBC News Right Now. Dr. Mace Firebaugh is currently the managing editor of Spotlight on Research and holds an appointment at the Oregon Research Institute. She is currently the Co-PI on a study funded by the American Lung Association examining the impact of COVID-19 and poor air quality on vulnerable populations in Washington State. She has successfully mentored over 100 graduate students through the thesis or dissertation process in the areas of public health and psychology.