Stephen L. Firsing III
His scholarship includes the use of mixed methods research approaches in community-based settings to measure indicators of quality of life, family quality of life, community livability, life-space mobility, health services and other outcomes for people with disabilities and their families. Specifically, his education, service and scholarship are focused on the conceptualization, quantification, validation and application of health-related outcomes.
College of Science
Stephen Firsing is an assistant professor of health promotion in the Department of Health Sciences at Coastal Carolina University. He also works with community-based organizations in the Southeast on grant-funded projects. Previously, he taught at the University of Kentucky and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also served the state of South Carolina as a certified police officer in Charleston County, and served four-years on active duty in the United States Air Force. He was born and raised in the Princeton, N.J.area.
He received his Ph.D. in Health Education and Health Promotion (Public Health) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, M.A. in Health Promotion from the University of Alabama, and M.P.A. in Public Policy Analysis from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.