For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Faculty and Staff

Connect with faculty and staff in the Health Management and Policy department.

Learn more about faculty research interests and their expert topics. You can also filter all faculty by research interest in the Research section.

Department Faculty

  • Sandra Bloom

    Sandra Bloom, MD

    Associate Professor
    Health Management and Policy; Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice
    267.359.6012
    slb79@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Violence and Trauma
    • Public Health Practice
    • Substance Use
    • Mental health and Behavioral health
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Healthcare Administration and Management
    • Community Engaged Research

  • Darryl Brown

    Darryl Brown, PhD

    Associate Teaching Professor
    Health Management and Policy
    267.359.6023
    drb48@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health Services Research
    • Healthcare Administration and Management
    • Patient Reported Outcomes
    • Health Disparities
    • Pharmacoeconomics
    • Managed Care
    • Urban Health

  • James W. Buehler

    James Buehler, MD

    Clinical Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy
    Health Management and Policy
    267.359.6019
    james.buehler@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health Policy
    • Urban Health
    • Public Health Practice
    • Public Health & Health Care Interface

  • Mariana Chilton

    Mariana Chilton, PhD, MPH

    Professor
    Health Management and Policy, Center for Hunger-Free Communities
    267.359.6026
    mmc33@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Nutrition
    • Community Engaged Research
    • Health Disparities
    • Health Policy
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Mental health and Behavioral health
    • Urban Health
    • Violence and Trauma
    • Human Rights
    • Food Insecurity

  • Theodore Corbin

    Theodore Corbin, MD, MPP

    Associate Professor
    Health Management and Policy, Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice
    215.762.2368
    tjc57@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health policy
    • Design of care systems
    • High risk youth
    • Violence
    • Healthcare services
    • Injury prevention

  • Robert Field

    Robert Field, PhD, MPH, JD

    Professor
    Health Management and Policy
    215.571.4810
    rif24@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health Policy
    • Public Health Law
    • Health Administration and Management
    • Public Health Ethics

  • Dennis Gallagher

    Dennis Gallagher, MA, MPA

    Associate Teaching Professor
    Health Management and Policy, Center for Population Health and Community Impact
    267.359.6021
    dmg44@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health Policy
    • History of Public Health
    • Medicare/Medicaid
    • Public Health Practice

  • Marla Gold

    Marla Gold, MD

    Professor and Dean Emerita
    Health Management and Policy
    267.359.6162
    mjg32@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health Care Administration and Management
    • Health Care Policy
    • Infectious Disease
    • Public Health Practice
    • Health Disparities

  • Headshot of Jessie Pintor

    Jessie Kemmick Pintor, PhD, MPH

    Assistant Professor
    Health Management and Policy, Center for Population Health and Community Impact
    267.359.6163
    jbp83@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Community Based Participatory Research
    • Immigrant Health
    • Health Disparities
    • Health Services Research
    • Health Policy
    • Maternal & Child Health
    • Mixed Methods
    • Immigration Policy

  • Jennifer Kolker

    Jennifer Kolker, MPH

    Clinical Professor, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and External Relations
    Health Management and Policy, Center for Public Health Practice, Pennsylvania Public Health Training Center, Center for Population Health and Community Impact
    267.359.6014
    jak682@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Access to Care
    • Health Equity
    • Health Policy
    • Public Health Practice
    • Urban Health

  • Brent Langellier

    Brent A. Langellier, PhD, MA

    Associate Professor
    Health Management and Policy
    267.359.6025
    bal95@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health disparities
    • Health Policy
    • Immigrant Health

  • Alex Ortega

    Alex Ortega, PhD

    Professor of Health Policy and Director of the Center for Population Health and Community Impact
    Health Management and Policy, Center for Population Health and Community Impact
    267.359.6017
    ano37@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Latino health
    • Immigrant health
    • Health disparities
    • Health services research
    • Health policy

  • Sungchul Park

    Sungchul Park, PhD, MPH

    Assistant Professor
    Health Management and Policy, Center for Population Health and Community Impact
    267.359.6020
    smp462@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Statistical Modelling
    • Health Economics
    • Health Disparities
    • Health Policy

  • Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, MPH, MSc

    Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, MPH, MSc

    Associate Professor
    Health Management and Policy
    267-359-6167
    jpp46@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Mental Health
    • Dissemination and Implementation Research
    • Violence and Trauma
    • Health Policy
    • Health Services Research
    • Urban Health

  • John Rich

    John Rich, MD, MPH

    Professor
    Health Management and Policy; Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice
    215.762.3934
    jar82@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health Disparities
    • Violence and Trauma
    • Urban Health
    • Qualitative and Mixed Methods

  • Lindsay Shea headshot

    Lindsay Shea, DrPH, MS

    Associate Professor
    Health Management and Policy
    215.571.3440
    ljl42@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Neurodevelopment
    • Neurologic disorders
    • Mental health
    • Behavioral health
    • Health policy

  • David Barton Smith

    David Smith, PhD

    Research Professor
    Health Management and Policy
    267.359.6029
    dbs36@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health Administration and Management
    • Health Disparities
    • History of Public Health
    • Health Services Research
    • Health Policy
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS

  • Mark Stehr

    Mark Stehr, BS, PhD

    Professor
    Health Management and Policy
    215.895.0554
    stehr@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health Policy
    • Health Economics
    • Data Analysis Methods

  • James Stimpson

    Jim Stimpson, PhD

    Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Education
    Health Management and Policy
    267.359.6170
    James.p.stimpson@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cancer
    • Immigrant health
    • Health and place or built environment
    • Health services research
    • Health disparities
    • Health policy
    • Urban health

Faculty with Secondary Appointments

Lindsay Shea, DrPH, MS, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

Mark Stehr, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences

Adjunct Faculty

David Caldwell, MPH, MBA

Vanessa Johnson, MHA, MS

Nancy Porter, MPH, BSN, RN

Frank Rowe, MBA, MPH

Affiliate Faculty

Cheryl Bettigole, MD, MPH

Mary Duden, MBA

Gerald Miller, MPH

Lydia Ogden, PhD, MPP

Joshua Prasad, MPH

Department Staff

Michelle Dziuda - Administrative Coordinator

George Kuruc, MS - Senior Business Manager

Ijeoma Okere - Program Manager, Public Health Practice

Kyong Park - Administrative Coordinator and Assistant to the Chair