Professor Coutts's research examines the influence of the built environment and ecologically-sensitive land use practices on community health and health behavior. The thrust of his biophilic epidemiology research is aimed at the role of green infrastructure in supporting the ecosystem services essential for human health and well-being.


-Associate Professor, Masters Program Director, Department of Urban & Regional Planning (DURP). **2015 is the 50th anniversary of the DURP!**
-Research Associate, Center for Demography and Population Health

Florida State University
113 Collegiate Loop
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2280
(850) 644-5015
(850) 645-4841 (fax)

Prof Coutts's CV


Ph.D., Urban, Technological, & Environmental Planning
University of Michigan, 2006

M.P.H., Health Behavior and Education
New Mexico State University, 2003

B.C.H., Community Health Education, Honors Distinction
Minor: Chemistry
New Mexico State University, 1997

U.S. Peace Corps
HIV/AIDS Educator, Malawi, Africa, 1998-2000

YFU Student Exchange, Australia, 1990


Professor Coutts has slowed down his travel in recent years, but he has visited, worked, and/or lived in: All but 1 US state, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Guatemala, Iceland, India, Ireland, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, The Netherlands, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates.