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Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health Faculty

The Dornsife School of Public Health’s award-winning faculty are focused on research and practice in urban, community, and global public health. Faculty engage with an extensive set of local and global partners who share a commitment to improving health in cities, eliminating health disparities and promoting health in all policies.

Our school’s 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio allows for more personal mentorship from faculty. Faculty ensure that students have the opportunities and experiences to help them succeed in their career, whether they choose public health practice, policy development, or research. They teach from a curriculum that continues to evolve to fit the changing needs of our students and the world they will work in.

Our faculty frequently provide interviews to the media to meet the demand for informed public health research and analysis of current events.

Use the search bar to find full-time faculty by Name, Department, Center, or Research Interest. You can also sort by Faculty Research Interest in the Research section of the website.

To learn more about current open faculty and adjunct faculty positions visit Employment Opportunities.

  • Joe Amon

    Joseph Amon, PhD, MSPH

    Clinical Professor and Director of the Office of Global Health
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6227
    jja88@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Global health or International health
    • Health Disparities
    • Health Policy
    • Infectious Disease
    • Mixed Methods
    • Public Health Ethics

  • Amy Auchincloss

    Amy Auchincloss, PhD, MPH

    Associate Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6054
    aha27@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Diabetes
    • Global Health or International Health
    • Health Disparities
    • Health Economics
    • Health Policy
    • Nutrition
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Urban Health

  • Sharrelle Barber

    Sharrelle Barber, ScD, MPH

    Assistant Professor,
    Director of The Ubuntu Center on Racism, Global Movements, and Population Health Equity
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267-359-6279
    smb483@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Racial/Ethnic Health Inequalities in Cardiovascular Disease
    • Social Determinants of Racial/Ethnic Health Inequalities in Cardiovascular Disease
    • Community-Engaged Research
    • Geography and Health
    • Multilevel Analysis
    • Spatial Analysis and GIS
    • Global Health
    • Urban Health

  • Scarlett Bellamy

    Scarlett Bellamy, ScD

    Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6219
    bellamys@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Clinical Trials
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Health Disparities
    • Infectious Disease
    • Mental health and Behavioral health
    • Reproductive or Sexual Health

  • Zekarias Berhane

    Zekarias Berhane, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6035
    zb26@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cancer
    • Clinical Trials
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Global health and International health
    • Health Disparities
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Urban Health

  • Usama Bilal

    Usama Bilal, PhD, MPH, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Urban Health Collaborative
    267.359.6378
    ubilal@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Diabetes
    • Health and Place or Built Environment
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Health Disparities
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Urban Health

  • 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

  • Sherry Brandt-Rauf

    Sherry Brandt-Rauf, MPhil, JD

    Associate Teaching Professor
    Environmental and Occupational Health
    267.359.6134
    sib34@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health Policy
    • Occupational Health
    • Environmental Exposures
    • Health Disparities
    • Public Health Law

  • Jennifer Breaux

    Jennifer Breaux, DrPH, MPH, CHES

    Associate Teaching Professor, Director of Undergraduate Education
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6086
    jrb43@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Maternal and child health
    • Child and maternal health
    • Community health
    • Human rights

  • 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

  • Igor Burstyn

    Igor Burstyn, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Environmental and Occupational Health
    267.359.6062
    igor.burstyn@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cancer
    • Community Based Participatory Research
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Statistical Modeling
    • Environmental Exposures
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Mental Health and Behavioral Health
    • Neurodevelopment and Neurologic Disorders
    • Occupational Health
    • Asthma and COPD
    • Industrial Hygiene
    • Risk Assessment
    • Epidemiology
    • Bayesian Statistics

  • Amy Carroll-Scott

    Amy Carroll-Scott, PhD, MPH

    Associate Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6061
    amy.carroll-scott@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Urban health
    • Health and Place or Built Environment
    • Community Based Participatory Research
    • Health inequities
    • Spatial analysis or GIS
    • Data integration
    • Data visualization
    • Mixed methods study designs
    • Place-based, cross-sector interventions and evaluation

  • Esther Chernak

    Esther Chernak, MD, MPH, FACP

    Associate Professor, Director of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication
    Environmental and Occupational Health
    267.359.6038
    dec48@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Public Health Emergency Preparedness
    • Infectious Disease
    • Medicine and Public Health
    • Public Health Practice
    • Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication

  • 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

  • Jane Clougherty

    Jane Clougherty, MSc, ScD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
    267-359-6072
    jec373@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Environmental Exposures
    • Health and Place or Built Environment
    • Health Disparities
    • Urban Health
    • Violence and Trauma
    • Air Pollution
    • Chronic Stress
    • Environmental Epidemiology
    • Exposure Science
    • Gender Analysis
    • Multiple Exposures
    • Social Epidemiology
    • Spatial Analysis/Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
    • Violence Exposures

  • 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

  • De Roos

    Anneclaire De Roos, PhD, MPH

    Associate Professor
    Environmental and Occupational Health
    267.359.6090
    ajd335@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Environmental Exposures
    • Occupational Health
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Health and Place or Built Environment
    • Urban Health
    • Pesticides
    • Risk Assessment
    • Drinking Water
    • Green Landscape in Cities

  • Ana Diez Roux

    Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, MPH

    Dana and David Dornsife Dean and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology
    Dean's Office, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Urban Health Collaborative
    267.359.6070
    avd37@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Social determinants of health
    • Neighborhoods and health
    • Race and ethnic health disparities
    • Psychosocial factors and cardiovascular disease
    • Air pollution epidemiology
    • Urban health
    • Multilevel methods
    • Complex systems approaches to population health
    • Health in Latin America

  • Rabbi Nancy Epstein

    Nancy Epstein, MPH, MAHL

    Teaching Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6056
    nee22@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Arts and Public Health
    • Community Organizing and Community-Engaged Research
    • Religion, Spirituality and Health
    • Behavioral Health
    • Program Planning and Evaluation

  • Alison Evans

    Alison Evans, ScD

    Associate Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6078
    Alison.Evans@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cancer
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Immigrant health
    • Infectious Disease
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Reproductive or Sexual health

  • Alex Ezeh

    Alex Ezeh, PhD

    Dornsife Professor of Global Health
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6137
    ace86@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Global/International Health
    • Urban Health
    • Longitudinal Research Designs and Methods
    • Reproductive and Sexual Health
    • Population Change and Its Drivers
    • Health Systems Research
    • Research Capacity Strengthening

  • Jerry Fagliano

    Jerry Fagliano, MPH, PhD

    Associate Clinical Professor and Chair
    Environmental and Occupational Health
    267.359.6265
    jaf387@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Environmental Exposures
    • Public Health Practice
    • Health Disparities
    • Climate Change

  • 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

  • Janet Fleetwood

    Janet Fleetwood, PhD, MPH

    Professor and Interim Chair, Community Health and Prevention
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6291
    janet.fleetwood@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Public Health Ethics
    • Urban Health
    • Health Disparities
    • Food Safety

  • Arthur Frank

    Arthur Frank, MD, PhD

    Professor
    Environmental and Occupational Health
    267.359.6048
    alf26@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cancer
    • Environmental Exposures
    • Global or International Health
    • History of Public Health
    • Occupational Health
    • Agricultural Safety and Health
    • Toxicology
    • Environmental Justice

  • 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

  • Neal Goldstein

    Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, MBI

    Assistant Research Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6126
    ng338@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Data Anaylsis Methods
    • eHealth or mHealth
    • Infectious Disease
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Reproductive or Sexual health
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Statistical Modeling
    • Vaccines and vaccinations
    • Electronic medical records/informatics
    • Translational epidemiology

  • Edward Gracely

    Edward Gracely, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    215.991.8466
    egracely@drexelmed.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Statistical consulting
    • Biostatistics
    • Multiple comparisons

  • Ali Groves

    Ali Groves, PhD, MHS

    Assistant Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6274
    aligroves@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Reproductive or Sexual Health
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Global Health
    • Data Analysis Methods

  • Irene Headen

    Irene Headen, PhD, MS

    Assistant Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6082
    ieh27@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Community Engaged Research
    • Health Disparities
    • Health and Place
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Mixed Methods Research
    • Social Determinants of Racial/Ethnic Inequities in Maternal Health
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Urban Health

  • Tom Hipper

    Tom Hipper, MSPH, MA

    Assistant Teaching Professor and Associate Director of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication
    Environmental and Occupational Health
    267.359.6044
    tjh87@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Crisis Communication
    • Risk Communication
    • Health Communication
    • Public Health Preparedness
    • Emergency Management
    • Social Media

  • Jana Hirsch

    Jana A. Hirsch, MES, PhD

    Assistant Research Professor
    Urban Health Collaborative, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6277
    jah474@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health and Place or Built Environment
    • Health Disparities
    • Mental health and Behavioral health
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Urban Health
    • Physical Activity
    • Active Aging and Age-Friendly Neighborhoods

  • Mary Hovinga

    Mary Hovinga, PhD, MPH

    Associate Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6055
    hovinga@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cancer
    • Environmental Exposures
    • Maternal and Child Health

  • Tran Huynh

    Tran Huynh, PhD, MPH, CIH

    Assistant Professor
    Environmental and Occupational Health
    267.359.6083
    tbh38@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Community Engaged Research
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Statistical Modeling
    • Immigrant Health
    • Health Disparities
    • Occupational Health
    • Workplace Health Interventions
    • Industrial Hygiene
    • Bayesian Statistics
    • Exposure Assessment
    • Epidemiology

  • 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

  • Ann Klassen

    Ann Klassen, PhD

    Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6011
    ack57@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cancer
    • Community Based Participatory Research
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • GIS-based and spatial analysis
    • Environmental Exposures
    • Global Health
    • Immigrant Health
    • Health Communication
    • Health Disparities
    • Health Policy
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Substance Abuse
    • Nutrition
    • Sexual Health
    • Urban Health
    • Mixed Methods
    • Qualitative Methods
    • Excess Burden Intervention

  • 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

  • Shiriki Kumanyika headshot

    Shiriki K. Kumanyika, PhD, MS, MPH

    Research Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6050
    Kumanyika@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Solutions to obesity and diet-related diseases in Black children and adults
    • Improving equity-focused obesity policies and programs
    • Targeted marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages
    • Food and nutrition policy
    • Evidence-based public health
    • Implementation research in community settings
    • Systems science applications in public 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

  • Stephen Lankenau

    Stephen Lankenau, PhD

    Professor and Associate Dean for Research
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6057
    sel59@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Mental Health and Behavioral health
    • Substance Use
    • Urban Health

  • Mariana Lazo headshot

    Mariana Lazo, MD, PhD, ScM

    Associate Research Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6283
    ml3629@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities
    • Hispanic/Latino Health
    • Social Determinants of Health
    • Community-Based Participatory Research
    • Urban Health
    • Epidemiology of Obesity and Diabetes
    • Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Epidemiology of Alcohol Consumption
    • Epidemiology of Chronic Liver Diseases

  • Brian Lee headshot

    Brian Lee, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6052
    bklee@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Mental health and Behavioral health
    • Neurodevelopment and Neurologic disorders

  • Nora Lee, PhD

    Assistant Research Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6080
    nllee@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Reproductive and Perinatal Health
    • Health Disparities
    • Tobacco Control

  • Félice Lê-Scherban

    Félice Lê-Scherban, PhD, MPH

    Associate Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267-359-6178
    f.lescherban@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Community Based Participatory Research
    • Health and Place or Built Environment
    • Health Disparities
    • Immigrant health
    • Life Course
    • Mental health and Behavioral health
    • Urban Health

  • Michael T. LeVasseur

    Michael LeVasseur, PhD, MPH

    Assistant Teaching Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6147
    mtl55@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Health Disparities
    • Infectious Disease
    • Reproductive or Sexual Health

  • Longjian Liu

    Longjian Liu, MD, PhD, MSc, FAHA

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Former Interim Chair
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6049
    ll85@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Diabetes
    • Environmental Exposures
    • Global health or International health
    • Health Disparities
    • Infectious Disease
    • Neurodevelopment and Neurologic disorders
    • Nutrition
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Urban Health
    • Pharmacoepidemiology
    • Air Quality and Urban Health in China
    • Health Failure Epidemiology

  • Javier Lopez Rios headshot

    Javier Lopez-Rios, PhD, MPH

    Assistant Teaching Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    jl4465@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Racial, Ethnic and Sexual Minority Populations
    • HIV/AIDS Prevention and Intervention
    • Qualitative Research Methods
    • Community Health

  • Gina Lovasi

    Gina Lovasi, PhD, MPH

    Dornsife Associate Professor of Urban Health, Co-Director of the Urban Health Collaborative
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Urban Health Collaborative
    267.359.6280
    gsl45@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Health and Place or Build Environmnet
    • Health Disparities
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Urban Health
    • Urban trees and greenspace
    • Local retail and urban design
    • Transportation, infrastructure and policies

  • Raymond Lum

    Raymond Lum, MS

    Associate Teaching Professor Emeritus
    Health Management and Policy Department
    Raymond.Lum@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Asian Health
    • Change Management
    • E-Health
    • Health Disparities
    • Innovation Diffusion
    • Organization Learning Theory

  • Martinez-Donate

    Ana Martinez-Donate, PhD

    Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6124
    martinez-donate@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Community Engaged Research
    • Immigrant Health
    • Health Disparities
    • HIV Prevention
    • Health Care Access
    • Latino Health
    • Syndemics

  • Tara McAlexander headshot

    Tara McAlexander, PhD, MPH

    Assistant Research Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6131
    tpm58@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Nutrition
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Data Analysis Methods, Statistical Modeling
    • Health and Place or Built Environment
    • Occupational Health, Environmental Exposures, Emergency Preparedness
    • Health Disparities

  • Leslie McClure

    Leslie Ain McClure, PhD, MS

    Professor, Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6218
    Leslie.A.Mcclure@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Clinical Trials
    • Environmental Exposures
    • Statistical Modeling
    • Adaptive Designs in Clinical Trials
    • Statistical Methods for Environmental Epidemiology

  • Yvonne Michael

    Yvonne Michael, ScD, SM

    Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6064
    ylm23@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Social Epidemiology
    • Epidemiology of Aging
    • Women’s Health
    • Neighborhoods and Health
    • Health Disparities

  • Renee H. Moore headshot

    Reneé H. Moore, PhD

    Research Professor;
    Director of the Biostatistics Scientific Collaboration Center (BSC); and
    Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for the department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6341
    rhm55@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Clinical Trials
    • Health Disparities
    • Obesity Prevention

  • Jana Mossey, PhD, MPH, MSN

    Professor Emerita
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6216
    jm55@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Mental Health
    • Aging
    • Social and Psychiatric

  • 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

  • Loni Philip Tabb

    Loni Philip Tabb, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6217
    lpp22@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cardiovascular Health
    • Health Disparities & Inequities
    • Urban Health
    • Violence and Trauma
    • Environmental Exposures
    • Health and Place 
    • Built Environment
    • Bayesian Statistical Methods
    • Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Disease Mapping

  • 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

  • Harrison Quick

    Harrison Quick, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    hsq23@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Occupational Health
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Statistical Modeling
    • Urban Health
    • Bayesian Inference
    • Data Confidentiality

  • Alex Quistberg

    Alex Quistberg, PhD, MPH

    Assistant Research Professor
    Environmental and Occupational Health, Urban Health Collaborative
    267.359.6297
    daq26@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Global Health or International Health
    • Health and Place or Built Environment
    • Health Disparities
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Urban Health
    • Intentional/Violent Injury and Trauma
    • Unintentional Injury and Trauma

  • 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

  • Lucy Robinson, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6221
    lfr32@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Neurodevelopmnet and Neurologic disorders
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Statistical Modeling

  • Alexis Roth

    Alexis Roth, PhD, MPH

    Associate Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6123
    amr395@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Substance Use
    • Reproductive or Sexual Health
    • Community Engaged Research
    • Infectious Diseases
    • eHealth or mHealth
    • Health Disparities
    • Urban health
    • Mixed Methods
    • Women's Health
    • Social Determinants of health

  • Brisa Sanchez

    Brisa N. Sánchez, PhD

    Dornsife Endowed Professor of Biostatistics
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6128
    bns48@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Statistical Methods Development
    • Big Data
    • Data Integration
    • Health and Place or Built Environment
    • Development of Mixed Methods
    • Health Disparities
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Environmental Exposures

  • Ayden Scheim

    Ayden Scheim, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6359
    ais63@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Global health or International health
    • Infectious Disease
    • Substance Use
    • Community Based Participatory Reseach
    • Social Epidemiology
    • Survey Research Methods
    • HIV/AIDS
    • LGBT Health

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    Leah Schinasi, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Environmental and Occupational Health
    267.359.6134
    lhs36@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Environmental Exposures
    • Cancer
    • Health and Place or Built Environment
    • Occupational Health
    • Urban Health
    • Community Based Participatory Research
    • Environmental Justice
    • Environmental Epidemiology
    • Climate Change

  • Randall Sell

    Randall Sell, ScD

    Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6095
    Randy@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Evaluation Methods
    • Research Methods
    • LGBT Health

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    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

  • Suruchi Sood

    Suruchi Sood, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6096
    ss3724@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Global health or International Health
    • Health Communication
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Community Based Participatory Research
    • Community Engaged Research
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Nutrition
    • Public Health Practice
    • Reproductive or Sexual Health
    • Violence and Trauma
    • Adolescent Health
    • Process Evaluation (Monitoring)
    • Program Evaluation

  • 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

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    Nina Sun, JD

    Assistant Clinical Professor and Deputy Director of Global Health
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6088
    nys28@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Global Health
    • Sexual and Reproductive Health
    • Health Disparities
    • Health Policy
    • Human Rights
    • Social and Political Determinants of Health

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    Thersa Sweet, PhD, MPH

    Associate Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6215
    ts36@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cancer
    • Health Disparities
    • Infectious Diseases

  • Jennifer Taylor

    Jennifer Taylor, PhD, MPH, CPPS

    Arthur L. and Joanne B. Frank Professor,
    Director of the Center for Firefighter Injury Research and Safety Trends (FIRST)
    Environmental and Occupational Health
    267.359.6060
    jat65@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Community Engaged Research
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Healthcare Administration and Management
    • Health Services Research
    • Health Disparities
    • Health Policy
    • Mental Health or Behavioral Health
    • Occupational Health
    • Public Health Practice
    • Spatial Analysis or GIS
    • Urban Health
    • Violence and Trauma

  • Turchi

    Renee Turchi, MD, MPH

    Clinical Professor
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6051
    rmt28@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Health care for children and youth with special health care needs
    • Child and maternal health

  • Augusta Villanueva

    Augusta Villanueva, PhD

    Associate Professor Emerita
    Community Health and Prevention
    267.359.6082
    av28@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Poverty
    • Health care for the underserved
    • Health Disparities
    • High risk youth
    • Urban health issues
    • Racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care
    • Community-based participatory research
    • Behavioral health
    • Community health
    • Immigrant communities
    • LGBT issues
    • Public health infrastructure
    • Qualitative research

  • Seth Welles

    Seth Welles, PhD, ScD

    Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6203
    slw58@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Cancer
    • Clinical Trials
    • Community Engaged Research
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Global health or International health
    • Health Disparities
    • Infectious Disease
    • Mental health and Behavioral health
    • Reproductive or Sexual Health
    • Statistical Modeling
    • Substance use
    • Violence and Trauma

  • Issa Zakeri

    Issa Zakeri, PhD

    Professor
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    267.359.6220
    issa.f.zakeri@drexel.edu

    Research Interests:
    • Data Analysis Methods
    • Statistical Modeling