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CHP Faculty Research Interests

Michael Yudell, PhD, MPH
Professor and Chair
Research Areas: Autism, Bioethics, Public health ethics, History of public health, Race & Racism in Health

Joseph Amon, PhD, MSPH
Clinical Professor, Director of Global Health and Director of the Jonathan Mann Global Health and Human Rights Initiative
Research Areas: Global/International Health, Health Disparities, Health Policy, Infectious Disease, Mixed Methods, Public Health Ethics, Public Health Practice

Jennifer R. Breaux, DrPH, MPH, CHES
Associate Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Education
Research Areas: Community health, Human rights, Maternal and Child Health

Amy Carroll-Scott, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Research Areas: Community-Based Participatory Research, Data Integration, Health Communication, Health Disparities, Health and Place or Built Environment, Mixed Methods, Spatial Analysis/GIS, Urban Health

Nancy Epstein, MPH, MAHL
Professor
Research Areas: Community-engaged research, Mental & Behavioral health, Religion & Spirituality

Alex Ezeh, PhD
Professor of Global Health
Research Areas: Global/International Health, Population Studies and Demography, Planetary Health, Policy Engagement, Research Methods & Design, Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights

Janet Fleetwood, PhD, MPH
Professor
Research Areas: Public Health Ethics, Health Disparities, Food Safety, Urban Health

Allison Groves, PhD, MHS
Assistant Professor
Research Areas: Adolescent Health, Community-engaged research, Data Analysis Methods, Global Health, Health Disparities, HIV Prevention, Maternal & Child Health, Reproductive & Sexual Health, Social Determinants of Health, Urban Health, Domestic Violence and Trauma

Irene Headen, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor
Research Areas: Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities, Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes, Maternal Morbidity, Structural Racism & Health, Black Maternal Health, Health Equity, Perinatal Epidemiology, Social Epidemiology, Community-Based System Dynamics, Urban Health, Neighborhood Context

Ann C. Klassen, PhD
Professor
Research Areas: Cancer, Community-Based Participatory Research, Community-engaged research, Data Analysis Methods, Environmental Exposures, Global/International Health, Health Communication, Health Disparities, Health and Place or Built Environment, Health Policy, Immigrant Health, Maternal & Child Health, Nutrition, Reproductive & Sexual Health, Spatial Analysis/GIS, Substance Abuse, Urban Health

Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH
Research Professor
Research Areas: Black American Health, Community-engaged research, Prevention of diet-related chronic diseases, Obesity, Policy & Systems Change Approaches

Stephen E. Lankenau, PhD
Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Research Areas: Adolescent health, AIDS/HIV, Drug Addiction/Abuse, Opioid epidemic, Qualitative research, Substance abuse,

Philip Massey, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Research Areas: Community-engaged research, Data Analysis Methods, eHealth/mHealth, Global/International Health, Health Communications, Health Disparities, Spatial Analysis/GIS

Ana Martinez-Donate, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Areas: Community-engaged research, Health Disparities, Health care access, Immigrant Health, Latino Health

Alexis Roth, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Research Areas: Community-engaged research, eHealth/mHealth, Health Disparities, Infectious Diseases, Mixed Methods, Reproductive & Sexual health, Social Determinants of Health, Women's Health, Urban Health

Randall L. Sell, ScD
Professor
Research Areas: Evaluation Methods, Research Methods, LGBTQ Health

Suruchi Sood, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Areas: Adolescent Health, Community-Based Participatory Research, Community-engaged research, Data Analysis Methods, Global/International Health, Health Communications, Maternal & Child Health, Nutrition, Process Evaluation (monitoring), Program Evaluation, Public Health practice, Reproductive & Sexual Health, Violence & Trauma

Renee Turchi, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor
Research Areas: Maternal and Child Health, Healthcare and medical accessibility for children & youth with special needs