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Linda AdairProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Lorraine Alexander, DrPHAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Gustavo Angeles, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Maternal and Child Health
Patricia Basta, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Jeannette Bensen, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Noel Brewer, PhDProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Myron Cohen, MDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Stephen R. Cole, PhDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Sian Curtis, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Maternal and Child Health
Molly De Marco, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Tania Desrosiers, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Kathleen Dorsey, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Karine Dubé, DrPHAssistant ProfessorPublic Health Leadership Program
Andrew Edmonds, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Jessie K. Edwards, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Stephanie M. Engel, PhDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Claudia S. Plaisted Fernandez, DrPHAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Maternal and Child Health
Edwin B. Fisher, PhDProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Melissa Gilkey, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Shelley Golden, PhDAssociate Professor and Vice Chair for Academic AffairsDepartment of Health Behavior
Yvonne Golightly, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Carol Golin, MDProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Lisa Gralinski, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Sandra B. Greene, DrPHProfessor of the PracticeDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Kristen Hassmiller Lich, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Alexander Keil, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Erin Kent, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Martin Kohlmeier, MDProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Valerie Lewis, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Danyu Lin, PhDDennis Gillings Distinguished ProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics
Laura Loehr, MD PhD MSAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Steve Marshall, PhDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Joanna "Asia" Maselko, ScDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, PhDCary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Nutrition and Medicine and ChairDepartment of Nutrition
Katie Meyer, ScDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Kate Muessig, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Becky Naumann, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Hans W. Paerl, PhDProfessorDepartment of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Aunchalee Palmquist, PhD, MA, IBCLCAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Maternal and Child Health
Angela Parcesepe, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Maternal and Child Health
Herbert Peterson, MDWilliam R. Kenan, Jr. ProfessorDepartment of Maternal and Child Health
Michael PiehlerProfessorDepartment of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
George H. Pink, PhDHumana Distinguished ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Arrianna M. Planey, MA, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Bahjat Qaqish, PhDProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics
Rohit Ramaswamy, PhDProfessor and Associate DirectorDepartments of and Maternal and Child Health, and Public Health Leadership Program
Dana Rice, DrPHAssistant ProfessorPublic Health Leadership Program
David Richardson, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Tamar Ringel-Kulka, MDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Maternal and Child Health
Nora Rosenberg, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Carmen Samuel-Hodge, RD, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Cleo A. Samuel-Ryals, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Meghan Shanahan, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Maternal and Child Health
Christopher M. Shea, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Paschal Sheeran, PhDAdjunct ProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Pam Silberman, JD, DrPHProfessor and Director, Executive Doctoral Program in Health LeadershipDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Rebecca Slifkin, PhDProfessor and Associate ChairDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Jason Smith, PhDAdjunct Associate ProfessorDepartment of Health Behavior
Jennifer S. Smith, PhDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Paula Song, PhDAdjunct ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Ilene Speizer, PhDProfessorDepartment of Maternal and Child Health
Paul Stewart, PhDProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics
Angela M. Stover, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Alison Stuebe, MDProfessorDepartment of Maternal and Child Health
Sean Y. Sylvia, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Deborah Tate, PhDProfessorDepartments of Health Behavior and Nutrition
Melissa Troester, PhDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Kimberly Parker Truesdale, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Vaughn Mamlin Upshaw, DrPH, EdDProfessor and Concentration Lead - Leadership in PracticePublic Health Leadership Program
Carmina G. Valle, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Saroja Voruganti, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Heather Wasser, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
David Jay Weber, MDProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Morris Weinberger, PhDVergil N. Slee Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Quality Management and ChairDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Jane A. Weintraub, DDS, MPHAdjunct ProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Daniel WestreichProfessorDepartment of Epidemiology
Stephanie B. Wheeler, PhD, MPHProfessorDepartment of Health Policy and Management
Steven Zeisel, MD, PhDProfessorDepartment of Nutrition
Fei Zou, PhDProfessorDepartment of Biostatistics
Bharathi Jayanthi Zvara, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Maternal and Child Health

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  • ENVR 404 – Life Cycle Assessment, Energy and Environment
  • MHCH 745 – Health Transformation Implementation in MCH
  • MHCH 724 – Abortion Care and Policy
  • MHCH 801 – Doctoral Seminar in Maternal and Child Health
  • ENVR 400 – Seminar Series
  • ENVR 413 – Limnology
  • EPID 765 – Methods and Issues in Pharmacoepidemiology
  • EPID 795 – Introduction to Public Health Informatics
  • HPM 330 – Introduction to Health Organization Leadership, Management, and Behavior

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  • HPM 351 – Politics, Public Health, and Health Policy
  • HPM 660 – International and Comparative Health Systems
  • HPM 735 – Advanced Concepts and Applications in Health Policy and Management
  • HPM 743 – Healthcare Reimbursement
  • HPM 757 – Health Reform: Political Dynamics and Policy Dilemmas
  • HPM 823 – Global Health
  • HPM 872 – Selected Topics in Health Policy and Management: Advanced Seminar
  • HPM 350 – Introduction to Health Services Systems
  • HPM 352 – Introduction to Health Services Systems II
  • PUBH 705 – One Health: Philosophy to Practical Application of Human, Animal and Environmental Health
  • PUBH 706 – Health Care in the United States