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Global Health Research

Dornsife's faculty and students engage in collaborative research that continues to inspire change in global health policy and practice. Partnership with our global colleagues is central to the Office of Global Health's mission.

Learn more about our work through interviews and current project summaries:

Alex Ezeh

Global Health Interviews

Urban Health Global Impact

Global Health Projects

 

Faculty Working in Global Health Research at Dornsife

Our experts working on global health issues are listed below. You can also filter faculty by research interest in the Research section.

  • 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

  • Sharrelle Barber

    Sharrelle Barber, ScD, MPH

    Assistant Professor
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Nina Sun headshot

    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

Visiting Global Health Scholars

As part of the Jonathan Mann Global Health and Human Rights Initiative, global health scholars support initiative activities and engage with global health and human rights work at Drexel University.

Learn more about our visiting global health scholars.

International Research Opportunities with the Office of Global Health

For information on international research opportunities and to find out how you can develop your own international research experience, contact Joe Amon or Nina Sun.

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Students Highlight Their Research at a Virtual Poster Session

Dornsife hosts a virtual poster session for students to showcase their work.

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