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UHC Faculty Affiliates



Faculty affiliates of the Urban Health Collaborative are involved in UHC activities, collaborate with staff and faculty, and have experience in research, practice, and training related to improving health in cities.

Susan E. Bell, PhD

Department Head and Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences


Joan Rosen Bloch, PhD, CRNP

Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Professions


James Buehler, MD

Clinical Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, Dornsife School of Public Health


Jane E. Clougherty, MSc, ScD

Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Dornsife School of Public Health


Anneclaire De Roos, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Dornsife School of Public Health


Peter DeCarlo, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences


Jerry Fagliano, PhD, MPH

Associate Clinical Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Drexel University


Janet Fleetwood, PhD, MPH

Professor, Department of Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health


Marla J. Gold, MD

Dean Emerita and Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, Dornsife School of Public Health


Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, MBI

Assistant Research Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dornsife School of Public Health


Allison Groves, PhD, MHS

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health


Irene Headen, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor, Community Health and Prevention


Tran Huynh, PhD, CIH

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Dornsife School of Public Health


Alison Kenner, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Politics and Center for Science, Technology and Society College of Arts and Sciences


Ann Klassen, PhD

Professor, Department of Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health


Emmanuel F. Koku, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences,
Drexel University


Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MS, MPH

Research Professor, Department of Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health


Brent Langellier, PhD, MA

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, Dornsife School of Public Health


Stephen E. Lankenau, PhD

Professor, Department of Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health


Longjian Liu, MD, PhD, MSc, FAHA

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dornsife School of Public Health
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine


Ana Martínez-Donate, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health


Leslie McClure, PhD, MS

Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dornsife School of Public Health


Yvonne Michael, ScD, SM

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dornsife School of Public Health


Diana S. Nicholas, NCIDQ, AIA, NCARB

Director MS Design Research, Department of Architecture, Design and Urbanism, Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design


Loni Philip Tabb, PhD

Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dornsife School of Public Health


Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, MSc

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, Dornsife School of Public Health


Harrison Quick, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dornsife School of Public Health


John A. Rich, MD, MPH

Professor of Health Management and Policy and Co-Director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice at Drexel University


Alexis Roth, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Prevention, Dornsife School of Public Health


Brisa N. Sánchez, PhD

Dornsife Endowed Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dornsife School of Public Health


Leah Schinasi, PhD

Assistant Research Professor
Environmental and Occupational Health, Urban Health Collaborative
Dornsife School of Public Health


Lindsay Shea, DrPH, MS

Director of the Policy and Analytics Center, and Assistant Professor at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University