Sean Valles

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I study the interplay of ethics and scientific evidence in population health, including race and migration issues and climate change issues.

Philosophy of Population Health Race in Science Health Justice Climate Change Philosophy Population Health Ethics

Kurt Ribisl, Ph.D.

Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program; Co-Director, Cancer Control Education Program; Professor, Health Behavior, Cancer Prevention and Control · UNC at Chapel Hill

Kurt Ribisl’s primary research interest is improving the reach of population-level efforts to reduce tobacco use, with emphasis on policy.

Tobacco Regulatory Science Public Health Community Outreach Global Health Qualitative Research

Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies; Director of Environmental Health Science · Baylor University

Dr. Brooks examines water quality, environmental health & contaminants, and sustainability issues, particularly in rapidly urbanizing areas.

Contaminants of Emerging Concern Harmful Algal Blooms Urbanization Sustainability Issues Environmental Contaminants

Micah Berman

Assistant Professor I Moritz College of Law & College of Public Health · The Ohio State University

Micah Berman is assistant professor of public heath and law at Ohio State University and a member of the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Public Policy Public Health Legal Doctrine Tobacco Policy

Paul Whelton, MD

Show Chwan Endowed Professor · Tulane University

Expert in high blood pressure, cardiovascular and renal diseases

Global Cardiovascular Health Hypertension Clinical Trials Policy Hypertension guidelines Prevention of Cardiovascular and Renal Disease

Elaine Power

Associate Professor · School of Kinesiology & Health Studies, Queen's University

Teaches social determinants of health. Researches food insecurity. Advocates for basic income. Dreams of the day when food banks can close.

food insecurity food banks feeding the family family food practices Social Determinants of Health

Thomas LaVeist

Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine · Tulane University

Dean Thomas LaVeist's areas of expertise include U.S. health and social policy and the role of race in health research.

Vaccine Hesitancy COVID-19 Health disparities by race and ethnicity Health Disparities Social Determinants of Health

Joseph Telfair

Professor and Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Research · Georgia Southern University

Joseph Telfair is an expert in public health and social justice

Building, Assessing and Utilizing Practice-based evidence Community-Based Research Public Health Evaluation-Based Research Social and Economic Determinants of Wellness and Health Inequities

Dawn Wesson

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Professor Wesson is a national expert in vector-borne diseases spread by mosquitoes.

Zika Virus Chagas Disease Mosquito-Borne Viruses West Nile Virus Medical Entomology

Eric Seiber

Associate Professor I Health Services Management and Policy · The Ohio State University

Dr. Seiber’s research interests focus on health care financing for vulnerable populations.

Public Health Data Analysis Stroke Depression Health Care Financing for Vulnerable Populations

David Banach

Associate Professor of Medicine Head of Infection Prevention Hospital Epidemiologist · University of Connecticut

Dr. David Banach is an expert in the field of infectious diseases and epidemiology.

Coronavirus Medicine Health Care Associated Infections Infectious Diseases Infections in Immunocompromised Patients

Jeff Levin, Ph.D.

University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health · Baylor University

Dr. Levin’s current research and writing are focused on the historical and contemporary intersections of faith and medicine.

Coronavirus Social and Epidemiologic Research on Judaism and Population health Theories of Healing and the Work of Healers Role of Faith-Based Initiatives in Public Health and Healthcare Policy Religion and Health

Bernadette Boden-Albala

Director of Program in Public Health and Founding Dean of proposed School of Population Health · UC Irvine

Bernadette Boden-Albala, Dr.P.H., is a renowned researcher & administrator who researches community-based stroke & heart disease prevention.

Stroke and heart disease prevention Public Health Infectious Diseases COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Elaine Hyshka

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health · University of Alberta

Professor Hyshka is a health services and policy researcher focused on reducing the health, social, and economic costs of substance misuse.

Harm Reduction Opioids Cannabis Drug Policy Substance misuse

Corinne Kyriacou

Associate Professor of Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Kyriacou studies public health challenges for the chronically ill. She was the Master of Public Health Program's founding director.

Health Care System Organization, Financing, Delivery and Reform Health and Aging Policy Public Health Leadership Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Community Health Programs Integrated Care

Martine Hackett

Associate Professor of Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Hackett's research focuses on public health and health inequities, particularly in the American suburbs and minority communities.

Public Health Health communication Research Methods Maternal-Child Health Infant Injury

Jill Sonke

Research Director/Research Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jill Sonke is active in research, teaching, and international cultural exchange.

Telehealth Global Health Arts Arts in Medicine Dance

Arni Rao

Professor · Augusta University

A respected leader in mathematical modeling for tracing the spread of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.

Artifical Intelligence Infectious Disease Mathematical Analyses Complex Dynamics,

Bill Mase

Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management · Georgia Southern University

Bill Mase has conducted studies and taught courses in public health, ethics and health policy.

Food Safety Evidence-Based Public Health Health Policy Ethics Epidemiology

Debra Furr-Holden

C.S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health · Michigan State University

Debra Furr-Holden is an epidemiologist with expertise in drug and alcohol dependence epidemiology and prevention science.

Health Equity Prevention Science Drug and Alcohol Dependence Epidemiology Public Health