Program in Applied Public Health Sciences Faculty


Name Rank Email Areas of Interest
Babor, Thomas Professor Screening, diagnosis, early intervention, and treatment evaluation of alcohol and drug problems, and related cultural factors
Bermudez-Millan, Angela Assistant  Professor Social determinants of health, specifically food insecurity
Brown, Stacey Associate Professor Social stratification with a concentration on race, ethnicity, gender and class, adolescent health, multicultural health and culturally competent health care
Bruder, Mary Beth Professor Inclusion of children with special needs in early childhood and school settings.
Cavallari, Jennifer Associate Professor Occupational and environmental epidemiology and exposure
Chapman, Audrey Professor Medical ethics
Gordon, Sharon Professor Public Health Dentistry
Grady, James Professor Application of statistical model building for correlated data; analysis of correlated and longitudinal data; application of general estimating equations; applications of met-analysis to individual patient data
Gregorio, David Professor Surveillance methods in cancer epidemiology; socioeconomic determinants of health
Ha, Toan Assistant Professor Adolescent and youth sexual risky behaviors, social and behavioral aspects of HIV, risk networks for HIV infection and HIV-related substance use
Kuo, Chia-Ling Assistant Professor Statistical Genetics
Lazzarini, Zita Associate Professor Public health law, privacy, confidentiality, surrogate decision-making at end of life, HIV prevention (pregnant women and IV drug users), etc.
Lutz, Tara Assistant Professor Health Promotion
McRee, Bonnie Assistant Professor Health and Behavorial Services
Rhee, T. Greg Assistant Professor Health Sciences Research
Schensul, Stephen Professor AIDS risk in Mauritius and Sri Lanka; applied health research, community development and sexual risk
Stewart, Kerry-Ann Assistant Professor Health Disparities
Swede, Helen Associate Professor Cancer, biomarkers, disparities, molecular epidemiology
Tennen, Howard Professor Stress, coping and adaptation; day to day adaptation to chronic illness and daily patterns and correlates of alcohol use
Ungemack, Jane Assistant Professor Health services research with a focus on substance abuse treatment and prevention
Wetstone, Scott Associate Professor Educational methodologies



Name Rank Email Areas of Interest
Lewis, Judy Emerita Women and childrens health, Global health



Name Rank Email Appointment Areas of Interest
Agresta, Thomas Professor School of Medicine Bioinformatics
Arteaga, Sarita Associate Clinical Professor School of Dental Medicine Ceramics in dentistry
Aseltine, Robert Professor School of Dental Medicine Mental health, risk prevention, evaluation research
Banach, David Assistant Professor School of Medicine Infection Control
Britner, Preston Professor Human Development and Family Studies Child abuse prevention, family-focused programs
Buckley, Thomas Associate Clinical Professor School of Pharmacy Health disparities impact on access to care; medication adherence; medication therapy management outcomes
Copenhaver, Michael Professor Allied Health Sciences Health education;adapting and evaluating evidence-based behavioral interventions that target high risk drug users.
Duffy, Valerie Professor Allied Health Sciences Taste and food selection; community-based nutrition interventions
Dugan, Alicia Assistant Professor School of Medicine Lifestyle practices that influence workers health; research to develop effective interventions and identifying factors that determine the successful communication, uptake and widespread use of evidence-based health interventions in real world settings
Erickson, Pamela Professor Anthropology Influence of cultural, social, economic, and political factors on health and disease in human populations; ethomedicine; reproduction and MCH
Fortinsky, Richard Professor School of Medicine Cost and quality of health and social services for older adults, health of family caregivers, Medicare and Medicaid policy research, health outcomes research in geriatrics and gerontology
Harkness, Sara Professor Human Development and Family Studies Cultural structuring of human development and health
Kurz, Brenda Associate Professor School of Social Work Africa, Latino mental health, perinatal health, mental health in children
O’Brien, Grael Assistant Professor School of Medicine Epidemiology and Child Health
Robison, Julie Associate Professor School of Medicine Long-term care, family caregiving, dementia, depression
Schmeiser, Susan Professor School of Law Family law, sexuality, gender and the law, health law, mental health law, and criminal law
Shaw, William Associate Professor School of Medicine Program Evaluation
Wu, Helen (Zhao) Assistant Professor School of Medicine Substance abuse, use and dependence; health disparity, risk behaviors for STIs


Name Email Courses Taught
Ahmed, Karim Environmental Impacts on Children’s Health
Brault, Marie International Health
Lapidus, Gary Injury and Violence Prevention
Mohamed‐Abouh, Fawatih Health Administration
Nevers, Joleen Health Education
Noel, Johnathan Alcohol and Drug Policy Research
Wang, Honjgie Public Health Informatics

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