Faculty Profile for Dr. Matthew Bishop

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Dr. Matthew Bishop
Assistant Professor — Dept of Health & Human Performance
JOW A139
phone: (512) 245-2561

Biography Section

Biography and Education

James “Matthew” Bishop is a health behavior social scientist and certified health education specialist with specific training in health behavior theory, sexual health, and public health program planning and evaluation. He earned his Ph.D. in Health Education and Promotion from the University of Cincinnati and has held faculty positions at James Madison University and Texas State University. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Public Health in the Department of Health and Human Performance. His research focuses primarily on the social ecology of college student sexual health with a special emphasis on sexual violence prevention, HIV and STI testing and prevention, and sexual communication. Dr. Bishop’s research has been published in leading public and sexual health journals including the Journal of Sexual Health Psychology, the Journal of Health Communication, Health Behavior Research, and the Journal of Community Health.

Teaching Interests

Health behavior theory, public health research methods, program planning and evaluation, community health, sexual health

Research Interests

Sexual violence prevention, HIV prevention, STI prevention, sexual communication, adolescent sexual behaviors, college student sexual behaviors

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Bishop, J. M., Real, F. J., McDonald, S. L., Klein, M., DeBlasio, D., Kahn, J. A., … Rosen, B. L. (2022). Evaluation of HPV Vaccine: Same Way, Same DayTM: A Pilot Study. Journal of Health Communication, 1–7. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/10810730.2021.2021459
  • Bishop, J. M., Rosen, B. L., Rojas-Guyler, L., Bernard, A., & Wilson, B. (2022). Intention to Use Novel Methods of Male Directed Contraception Among College Students. Journal of Sexual Health Psychology, 1(1), 11–29. https://doi.org/10.52547/JSHP.1.1.11
  • Real, F. J., Rosen, B. L., Bishop, J. M., McDonald, S., DeBlasio, D., Kreps, G. L., … Kahn, J. A. (2021). Usability Evaluation of the Novel Smartphone Application, HPV Vaccine: Same Way, Same DayTM, Among Pediatric Residents. Academic Pediatrics, 21(4), 742–749. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2020.11.023
  • Rosen, B. L., Bishop, J. M., Anderson, R., Real, F. J., Klein, M. D., & Kreps, G. L. (2019). A Content Analysis of HPV Vaccine Online Continuing Medical Education Purpose Statements and Learning Objectives. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 15(7). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2019.1587273
  • Rosen, B. L., Bishop, J. M., McDonald, S. L., Kahn, J. A., & Kreps, G. L. (2018). Quality of Web-Based Educational Interventions for Clinicians on Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: Content and Usability Assessment. JMIR Cancer, 4(1). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.2196/cancer.9114

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor Award: The Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of Alpha Chi Honor Society. 2022 - Present

Selected Grants

  • Real, Francis J., Rosen, Brittany, Bishop, James M (Supporting). Usability and Impact Evaluation of HPV Vaccine: Same Way, Same Day: APP E-Learning in Medical Education Grant, Academic Pediatric Association, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $6000. (Funded: 2018). Grant.
  • Bishop, James M, Rosen, Brittany. Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to Predict Intentions in Sexual Communication and MFC Adoption in College Students, University of Cincinnati, Institutional (Higher Ed), $1000. (Funded: 2017). Grant.
  • Bishop, James M, Wiley, David, Housman, Jeff, Oestreich, Jo Beth. Big Decisions: Factors Influencing Curriculum Fidelity of a Sexuality Education Curriculum in Public Schools, Texas State University, Institutional (Higher Ed), $500. (Funded: 2015). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

San Marcos Violent Crime Reduction Planning Committee
Healthy Hays Coalition: Sexually Transmitted Infection Working Group
Reviewer / Referee
Health Science Reports
Faculty Evaluation Committee, Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas State University
August 2023-Present
Public Health Search Committee, Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas State University
August 2023-Present