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Name Department Expertise
Lorien Abroms, Sc.D., M.A.
Associate Professor
lorien@gwu.edu
202-994-3518
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Health Communication
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Social Marketing
  • mHealth
Olga Acosta Price , Ph.D.
Associate Professor
oaprice@gwu.edu
202-994-7607
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Access to Health Care
  • Behavioral Health
  • Community Health
  • Mental Health
  • Prevention
  • Program Evaluation
  • School Health
  • Underserved populations
Amir A Afkhami, M.D., Ph.D., M.A., M.Phil.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
amiafkh@gwu.edu
(202) 741-2900

School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Global Health
Carmen Alvarez
Julio Bellber Fellow
alvarezc@gwu.edu
994-7858

School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Health Policy
Douglas G. Anderson, Ph.D., M.H.A., F.A.C.M.P.E.
Visiting Assistant Professor
dander04@gwu.edu
202-994-5569
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Services Management and Leadership
  • Ambulatory Care Systems
  • Health Services Delivery
  • Health Services Research
Elizabeth Andrade, Dr.P.H., M.P.H
Assistant Research Professor
elandrade@gwu.edu
(202) 994-3577
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Behavioral Health
  • Community Health
  • Evaluation Research
  • Global Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Water, Sanitation, Hygiene
Kate Applebaum, Sc.D., M.S.P.H.
Assistant Professor
kapplebaum@gwu.edu
(202) 994-8043
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Environmental Health
  • Occupational Health
Sarah Baird, Ph.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor
sbaird@gwu.edu
202-994-0270
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health
  • Development Economics
  • Global Health
  • Program Evaluation
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Mary J Barron, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
mjbarron@gwu.edu
202-994-4818
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • Athletic Training
  • Children's Health
  • Exercise Science
  • Youth Injury Prevention
Brian Biles, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor
bbiles@gwu.edu
202-994-4252
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy, Health Services Management and Leadership
  • Cancer Policy
  • Community Health Centers
  • Healthcare Cost Containment
  • Managed Care
  • Medicare
Jeffrey Bingenheimer, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
bartbing@gwu.edu
202-994-3610
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Global Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Measurement and Assessment
  • Multi-level Models
  • Population Health
  • Prevention
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Susan Blake, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor
smblake@gwu.edu
202-994-3567
2175 K Street
Prevention and Community Health
  • Behavior Change
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Psychology
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Obesity
  • Program Evaluation
  • Women's Health
Janice Blanchard, M.D.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine



Emergency Medicine, Health Policy
Barbara H. Braffett, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor
braffett@bsc.gwu.edu
301-816-8085

Epi/Bio, Biostatistics Center - Rockville
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
Robert E. Burke, Ph.D.
Professor
bobburke@gwu.edu
202-994-5560
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Services Management and Leadership
  • Health Behavior Theory
  • Health Policy
  • Long-Term Care
Taylor Burke, J.D., L.L.M.
Associate Professor
taylorb@gwu.edu
202-994-4226
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Health Care Financing
  • Health Information Law
  • Health Information Technology Law
  • Health Insurance Exchanges
  • Health Law
  • Health Quality
  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Lara Cartwright-Smith, J.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Research Professor
laracs@gwu.edu
202-994-8641
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Health Law
  • Health Policy
Amanda D. Castel, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
acastel@gwu.edu
202-994-8325
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Children's Health
  • Disease Surveillance
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Infectious Disease
  • Program Evaluation
James Cawley, PA-C, M.P.H
Professor
purljfc@aol.com
(202)994-3573
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Community Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services Research
  • Healthcare Workforce
  • Infectious Disease
  • Organizational Change
  • Physician Assistant
Sean D. Cleary, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
sdcleary@gwu.edu
202-994-5757
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Children's Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Mental Health
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Underserved Populations
Rebecca Gersnoviez Clifton, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor
rclifton@bsc.gwu.edu
(301) 881-9260

Epi/Bio, Biostatistics Center - Rockville
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
Uriyoan Colon-Ramos, Sc.D., M.P.A.
Assistant Professor
uriyoan@gwu.edu
202-994-1899
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health
  • Global Health
  • Health/Diet Disparities
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Population Health
Jerome V. Danoff, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Administration for the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
jdanoff@gwu.edu
202-994-7122
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise Science
  • Motion Analysis
  • Physical Therapy
Kurt J. Darr, J.D., M.H.A., Sc.D.
Professor
profdarr@gwu.edu
202-994-5567
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Services Management and Leadership
  • Health Services Ethics
  • Management Theory
  • Quality Improvement
Stephanie Dawson David, J.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Research Professor
sddavid@gwu.edu
202-994-4249
2175 K Street
Health Policy
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Food Safety
  • Obesity
  • Public Health Law
Julie DeLoia, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
jdeloia@gwu.edu
202-994-5407
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, School Administration
  • Genetics Education
  • Human Genetics
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Reproductive and Developmental Biology
Lawrence Deyton, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Clinical Professor of Medicine
ldeyton@mfa.gwu.edu


School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Health Policy
William Dietz

bdietz@gwu.edu
202-994-1469
950 New Hampshire Avenue
School Administration, Prevention and Community Health
  • Obesity
  • Prevention
Loretta DiPietro, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor
ldp1@gwu.edu
202-994-4910
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • Aging
  • Chronic Disease
  • Epidemiology
Avi Dor, Ph.D.
Professor
avidor@gwu.edu
202-994-4202
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Health Economics
Katherine Douglass, M.D., Ph.D., M.A., M.Phil.
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine



School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Global Health
Kimberly L. Drews, Ph.D
Associate Research Professor
kdrews@bsc.gwu.edu
301-881-9620

Epi/Bio, Biostatistics Center - Rockville
Mark Edberg, Ph.D., M.A.
Associate Professor
medberg@gwu.edu
(202)994-3584
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Behavioral Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Marginalized/at-risk Populations
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Syndemics of violence
Angelo Elmi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
afelmi@gwu.edu
202-994-8416
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Functional Data Analysis
  • Longitudinal data
  • Repeated measures
Juliette Espinosa
Assistant Research Professor
jefe@gwu.edu
202-994-4130
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
W. Douglas Evans, Ph.D.
Professor of Prevention and Community Health
wdevans@gwu.edu
202-994-3632
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health, MPH@GW, Global Health
  • Behavioral Health
  • Community Health
  • Evaluation Research
  • Health Communication
  • Health Information Technology
  • Nutrition
  • Prevention
  • Program Evaluation
  • Risk Assessment, Management and Communication
  • Social Marketing
  • Underserved Populations
Christine Ferguson
Professor



Health Services Management and Leadership
Julie E. Fischer, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor
jfischer@gwu.edu
202-994-4532
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Infectious Disease
Juliette Forstenzer Espinosa, J.D., LL.M., M.A.
Assistant Research Professor
jefe@gwu.edu
(202) 994-4130
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Health Care Safety Net
  • Health Reform
  • Welfare Reform
Mary Foulkes, Ph.D
Research Professor
mfoulkes@bsc.gwu.edu
301-881-9260

Epi/Bio, Biostatistics Center - Rockville
Seble L Frehywot, M.D., M.H.S.A.
Associate Research Professor of Health Policy
seblelf@gwu.edu
202-994-4311
2175 K Street
Health Policy, Global Health
  • Global Health
  • Health Human Resources
  • Health Systems Development
  • Hospitals and Health Systems
Leonard H. Friedman, Ph.D., M.P.H., FACHE
Interim Chair and Professor
friedmal@gwu.edu
202-994-5561
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Services Management and Leadership
  • Health Organizational Leadership
  • Organizational Change
  • Organizational Theory and Behavior
Bianca K. Frogner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
bfrogner@gwu.edu
202-994-3816
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Services Management and Leadership
  • Global Health
  • Health Care Financing
  • Health Economics
Vanessa Northington Gamble, M.D., Ph.D.
University Professor of Medical Humanities and Professor of History



School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Health Policy
Mimi Ghosh
Assistant Professor
mghosh@gwu.edu
202-994-5740

Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Mucosal Immunology
  • Reproductive Health
  • Women's Health
Sara Nelson Glick, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
snglick@gwu.edu
202-994-7778
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Behavioral Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Measurement
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Debora Goetz Goldberg, Ph.D., M.H.A., M.B.A.
Assistant Research Professor
goetzdc@gwu.edu
202-994-8958
2175 K Street
Health Policy
  • Health Quality
  • Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Organizational Change
  • Primary Care
Lynn R. Goldman, M.D., M.S., M.P.H.
Professor and Michael and Lori Milken Dean of Milken Institute School of Public Health
goldmanl@gwu.edu
202-994-5179
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Environmental and Occupational Health, School Administration
  • Children's Environmental Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Health Policy
  • Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response
Melissa Goldstein, J.D.
Associate Professor
mgoldste@gwu.edu
202-994-4235
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Bioethics
  • Health Care Information Privacy
  • Health IT
  • Health Information Technology
  • Health Law
Jay Graham, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health
jgraham@gwu.edu
202.994.2392
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Environmental and Occupational Health, Global Health
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Global Environmental Health
  • Indoor Air Pollution
  • Program Evaluation
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Interventions
Robert Graham, MD
Director, Aligning Forces for Quality
rgraham@gwu.edu
202-994-8616
2175 K Street
Health Policy
George Gray, Ph.D.
Professor
gmgray@gwu.edu
202-994-7993
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Risk characterization, communication, and policy
  • Toxicology
Alan E. Greenberg, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Chair
aeg1@gwu.edu
202-994-0612
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Infectious Disease
  • Underserved Populations
Warren Greenberg, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
wggw@gwu.edu
202-994-6905

Health Policy
  • Health Economics
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Insurance Industry
  • Role of Market Forces in Healthcare
Jessica Greene, Ph.D, M.P.H., M.I.A.
Professor of Nursing
jessgreene@gwu.edu


School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Health Policy
John Grossman, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H
Professor
jhg@gwu.edu
(202)994-3665

Prevention and Community Health
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Reproductive Health
  • Women's Health
Laura A. Guay, M.D.
Research Professor
lguay@pedaids.org


Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Pediatric HIV/AIDS in Africa
  • Prevention
  • Prevention of HIV transmission through breastfeeding
  • Prevention of mother to child HIV transmission in developing world
Tilly Gurman, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
tgurman@gwu.edu
202-994-6789
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health
  • Health Communication
  • Health Disparities
  • Program Evaluation
  • Program Management
  • Social Marketing
Alfred Hamilton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
alham@gwu.edu
202-994-5875
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Services Management and Leadership
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Technology
Larry F. Hamm, Ph.D.
Professor
lfhamm@gwu.edu
202-994-2443
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Exercise Testing
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Exercise Science
  • Spinal Cord Injury and Exercise
Cherise B. Harrington, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
cbharrin@gwu.edu
202-994-4354
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Behavioral Health
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Chronic Disease
  • Health Disparities
  • Medical Psychology
  • Occupational Health
  • Stress
Tamara Henry, Ed.D.
Adjunct Professor/Practicum Director
thenry@gwu.edu
202-994-3570

Prevention and Community Health
Julia Hidalgo, Sc.D., M.S.W., M.P.H.
Research Professor
jbauder@gwu.edu
202-994-4303
2175 K Street
Health Policy
  • Database Analysis
  • HIV/AIDS
  • HIV/AIDS Policy
Angie Hinzey
Director of ISCOPES
ahinzey@gwu.edu
202-994-3279
950 New Hampshire Avenue
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Kathryn Hirst, Ph.D
Research Professor
khirst@bsc.gwu.edu
301-881-9260

Epi/Bio, Biostatistics Center - Rockville
Sandra Hoar, M.P.A.S., P.A.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
hoar@gwu.edu
202-994-2887

School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Global Health
  • Medical and Health Education
  • Pragmatic Public Health and Appropriate Technology, Global Health
  • Primary Care, Community-Oriented and Community-Based Primary Care
  • Vaccine-preventable Disease
  • Women's Health
Daniel Hoffman, Ph.D., MSPH, FACE
Professor
dhoffman@gwu.edu
(202) 994-7770
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Global Health
Heather J. Hoffman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
hhoffman@gwu.edu
202-994-8587
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Multivariate Normal Distributions
  • Nondetected Data
Kimberly Horn, Ed.D., MSW
Associate Dean of Research, Professor of Prevention and Community Health
khorn1@gwu.edu
202-994-3180
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health, School Administration
  • Smoking Cessation
Katie Horton, R.N., M.P.H., J.D.
Research Professor
khorton@gwu.edu
202-994-4129
2175 K Street
Health Policy
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services Research
  • Pharmaceutical Policy
Cheng Huang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
chenghuang@gwu.edu
202-994-1015
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health
  • Global Health
  • Nutrition
  • Program Evaluation
  • Tobacco control
Geoffrey Hudson, PhD, CSCS
Assistant Professor
GHudson2@gwu.edu
(202) 994-5737
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • Dietary supplements
  • Insulin and AMPK signaling pathways
  • Metabolism
  • Obesity
  • Type 2 diabetes and glucose regulation
Kathleen Jablonski, Ph.D
Associate Research Professor
kathleen@bsc.gwu.edu
301-881-9260

Epi/Bio, Biostatistics Center - Rockville
Donna Javellana
ISCOPES Executive Coordinator
donnajav@gwu.edu
202-994-2887
950 New Hampshire Avenue
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Jeanne A. Jordan, Ph.D.
Professor
jajordan@gwu.edu
(202) 994-7062

Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Infectious Disease
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular diagnostic testing for infectious diseases: maternal-child infections and bloodstream infections
  • Point of care diagnostics for global health
  • Virology
Rebecca Katz, Ph.D., M.P.H
Associate Professor
rlkatz@gwu.edu
202-994-4179
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Biodefense and Biosecurity
  • Demography
  • Disease, Security and Preparedness
  • Health Diplomacy
  • Health Policy
Leighton Ku, Ph.D., M.P.H
Professor
lku@gwu.edu
202-994-4143
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Access and Affordability of Health Care and Health
  • Access to Health Care
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Reform
  • Immigrant Health
  • Insurance
  • Medicaid and SCHIP
  • Research Methods and Statistics
Irene Kuo, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Research Professor
ikuo@gwu.edu
202-994-0367
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Infectious Disease
  • Prevention
  • Substance Use and Treatment
John Lachin, Sc.D
Professor
jml@bsc.gwu.edu
301-881-9260

Epi/Bio, Biostatistics Center - Rockville, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Yinglei Lai, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Statistics
ylai@gwu.edu
202-994-6664

Epi/Bio, Biostatistics Center - Rockville
Paula M Lantz, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
plantz@gwu.edu
202-994-6568
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Cancer Policy
  • Cancer Prevention and Control
  • Clinical Preventive Services
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Policy
  • Health Reform
  • Public Health Policy
Peter LaPuma, Ph.D., P.E., C.I.H.
Associate Professor
plapuma@gwu.edu
202-994-5185
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Health Policy
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Sustainable Energy
Julia Lear, Ph.D.
Professor
jgl@gwu.edu
(202)466-3396

Prevention and Community Health
  • Access to Health Care
  • Children's Health
  • Community Health
  • Health Cafe Safety Net and Safety Net Providers
  • Health Care Financing and Workforce
  • Medicaid and SCHIP
  • Mental Health
  • Organizational Change
  • Prevention
  • School Health
  • State Health Issues
Jeffrey Levi, Ph.D.
Professor
jlevi@gwu.edu


Health Policy
  • Health Care Delivery
  • Managed Care Contracting
  • Medicaid and SCHIP
  • Public Health Preparedness
Paul H. Levine, M.D.
Adjunct Professor
paulhlevine@earthlink.net
202-994-4582

Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Cancer Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Oncogenic Infectious Agents
  • Underserved Populations
Suhui Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
suhuili@gwu.edu
202-994-3120
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
Aisha Liferidge, M.D.,M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
aisha.t.liferidge@gmail.com


Emergency Medicine, Health Policy
Yan Ma, Ph.D., M.A., M.S.
Associate Professor
yanma@gwu.edu
202-994-0955
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Services Research
Yong Ma, Ph.D. M.S.
Assistant Research Professor
yma@bsc.gwu.edu
301-816-8069

Epi/Bio, Biostatistics Center - Rockville
  • Biostatistics
Manya Magnus, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
manyadm@gwu.edu
202-994-3024
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Policy
Mary Beth Malcarney, J.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Research Professor
mbharty@gwu.edu
202-994-4214
2175 K Street
Health Policy
  • Health Policy
  • Health Reform
Anne Markus, Ph.D., J.D.
Associate Professor
armarkus@gwu.edu
202-994-4139
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Children's Health
  • Global Health
  • Medicaid & SCHIP
  • Medicaid and SCHIP
Leah E. Masselink, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
lmasselink@gwu.edu
202-994-7183
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Services Management and Leadership
  • Global Health
  • Health Services Research
  • Healthcare Workforce
Melissa McCarthy, Sc.D, M.S.
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Emergency Medicine
melmccar@gwu.edu
202-994-7407
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Services Research
Sabrina McCormick, Ph.D., M.A.
Associate Professor
sabmc@gwu.edu
202-994-3779
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
  • Toxics
Karen McDonnell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
kmcdonne@gwu.edu
(202)994-6823
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Community Health
  • Games for Health - Exergaming
  • Gender Based Violence
  • Health Behavior
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Program Evaluation
  • Syndemics
  • Women's Health
Holly (Katherine) Mead, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
khmead@gwu.edu
202-994-8615
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Access to Care and Women's Reproductive Services
  • Access to Health Care
  • FDA Regulatory Policy
  • Health Care Safety Net
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Services Research
  • Reproductive Health
David Michaels, Ph.D.
Professor
On leave of absence. Serving as OSHA Assistant Secretary.
dmm@gwu.edu
202-994-2461

Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Chemicals Policy
  • Environmental Health Policy
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Occupational Health
  • Regulatory Science
  • Risk Assessment, Management and Communication
  • Workers' Compensation
Todd A. Miller, Ph.D., CSCS*D, TSAC-F, FNSCA
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
tamiller@gwu.edu
202-994-2572

Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • Exercise Science
  • Exergaming
  • Strength and Conditioning
Mohamed A. Mohamed, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
mmohamed@gwu.edu
(202) 715-5238

Pediatrics, Global Health
  • Medical Education
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Program Evaluation
  • Research Methodology
Sangeeta Mookherji, Ph.D., M.H.S.
Assistant Professor
smookher@gwu.edu
202-994-1520
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health
  • Health Systems Performance, Assessment and Evaluation
  • Implementation Science
  • Program Evaluation
  • Qualitative and Quantitative methods; case study methods
  • Urban Health, Tuberculosis, Reproductive Health, Child Health
Fitzhugh Mullan, M.D.
Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy
fmullan@gwu.edu
202-994-4312
2175 K Street
Health Policy
  • Health Workforce Policy
  • Healthcare Workforce
  • Medical Education Expansion Policy
  • The Migration of Health Workers
Melissa A. Napolitano, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
mnapolitano@gwu.edu
202-994-9099
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • Behavioral Health
  • Dissemination of Evidence-based Interventions
  • New Media Technologies
  • Obesity
  • Physical Activity Promotion
  • Weight Management
Khadidiatou Ndiaye, M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
kndiaye@gwu.edu
202-994-1876
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health
  • Behavioral Health
  • Health Communication
  • Health Disparities
Amanda Northcross, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
northcross@gwu.edu
202-994-3970
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Air Pollution
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Exposure Monitoring & Assessment
  • Global Environmental Health
Qing Pan, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Statistics
qpan@gwu.edu
202-994-6359

Epi/Bio, Biostatistics Center - Rockville
Blaine Parrish, Ph.D, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Prevention and Community Health
blainep@gwu.edu
(202) 994-2441
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health, Global Health
Jerome Paulson, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and of Environmental and Occupational Health
jpaulson@cnmc.org
(202) 471-4891

Environmental and Occupational Health, Pediatrics
  • Children's Environmental Health
  • Climate Change
  • Lead and Other Environmental Toxicants
  • Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units
Perry Payne, M.D., J.D., M.P.P.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership and Health Policy
ppayne1@gwu.edu
994-4129

School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Health Policy
Melissa J. Perry, Sc.D., M.H.S.
Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
mperry@gwu.edu
(202) 994-1734
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Health Effects of Agricultural Work
  • Pesticide Exposure
James Peterson, Ed.D., M.H.A.
Assistant Research Professor
jpeterso@email.gwu.edu
202-994-2852
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Janet A Phoenix, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Research Professor
jphoenix@gwu.edu
703-868-1701
2175 K Street
Health Policy
Jesse M. Pines, MD, MBA, MSCE
Director, Center for Health Care Quality, Professor Emergency Medicine and Health Policy
pinesj@gwu.edu
202-994-4128

Emergency Medicine, Health Policy
Patricia (Polly) Pittman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
ppittman@gwu.edu
202-994-4295
2175 K Street
Health Policy
  • Health Worker Migration
  • Healthcare Workforce
  • Healthcare Workforce Policy
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Nursing Policy
Karyn Pomerantz, M.L.S., M.P.H.
Adjunct Instructor/Research Scientist
kpomeran@gwu.edu
(202)994-3623
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
Amelia Pousson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine



Emergency Medicine, Global Health
Lance B. Price, Ph.D.
Professor
lprice@gwu.edu
202-994-5482
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Environmental Health Policy
  • Genomic Epidemiology
  • Human Microbiome
  • Molecular Microbiology
Marsha Regenstein, Ph.D.
Professor
marshar@gwu.edu
202-994-8662
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Health Care Safety Net
  • Health Quality
  • Language Services
  • Quality Improvement Model
Josef J Reum, Ph.D., MPA
Professor and Senior Associate Dean
josefr@gwu.edu
202-994-8939
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy, Health Services Management and Leadership, School Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • Healthcare Workforce
  • State Health Issues
  • Women's Health
Madeline Murguia Rice, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
mmrice@gwu.edu
301-881-9260

Epi/Bio, Biostatistics Center - Rockville
Richard K. Riegelman, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Professor
riegel@gwu.edu
202-994-4772
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Policy
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Evidence-based Public Health
  • Undergraduate Public Health Education
Rajiv N. Rimal, Ph.D., M.A.
Professor and Chair
rrimal@gwu.edu
202-994-3570
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Global Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Health Communication
  • Program Evaluation
Kim Robien, Ph.D., R.D., C.S.O.
Associate Professor
krobien@gwu.edu
202-994-2574
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • Chronic Disease
  • Epidemiology
  • Nutrition
Kathleen M. Roche, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
kroche@gwu.edu
(202) 994-3858
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
Amira A Roess, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
aroess@gwu.edu
202-994-0921
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health
Sara Rosenbaum, J.D.
Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy
sarar@gwu.edu
202-994-4230
2175 K Street
Health Policy, School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Children's Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Law
  • Health Reform
  • Medicaid and SCHIP
Monica S. Ruiz, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Research Professor
msruiz@gwu.edu
(202)994-3676
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Behavioral Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Policy
  • Mental Health
  • Prevention
  • Reproductive Health
  • Underserved Populations
Jack Sandberg, Ph.D., M.A.
Associate Professor
jsandber@gwu.edu
202-994-1016
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health
Erika Schroeder, M.D.
Adjunct Instructor of Emergency Medicine



Emergency Medicine, Global Health
Arnold Schwartz, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Surgery, School of Medicine and Health Sciences; Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, Milken Institute School of Public Health



School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
James L Scott, M.D., FACEP
Professor of Emergency Medicine and of Health Policy



Emergency Medicine, Health Policy
Naomi K Seiler, J.D.
Associate Research Professor
nseiler@gwu.edu
202-994-4521
2175 K Street
Health Policy
  • Bioethics
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Health Policy
  • Reproductive Health
Peter Shin, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
pshin@gwu.edu
202-994-4144
2175 K Street
Health Policy
  • Community Health Centers
  • Health Care Financing
  • Health Care Safety Net
  • Health Quality
Tomas Silber, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics



Pediatrics, Global Health
Samuel Simmens, Ph.D., M.A.
Research Professor
simmens@gwu.edu.
202-994-7887
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Evaluation Research
  • Program Evaluation
Lone Simonsen, Ph.D.
Research Professor
lone@gwu.edu

950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health
  • Global Health and Emerging Infectious Disease Threats and Preparedness
  • Infectious Disease
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology ? Global Health and Emerging Infectious Disease Threats and Preparedness ? Vaccine Program Evaluation: Risk and Benefits ? Modeling of Disease Burden of Epidemic Diseases
  • Modeling of Disease Burden of Epidemic Diseases
  • Vaccine Program Evaluation: Risk and Benefits
Nalini Singh

nasingh@gwu.edu


Pediatrics, Global Health
Jeffrey Smith, M.D.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine



Emergency Medicine, Global Health
Marlene Smurzynski, MSPH, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
msmurzyn@email.gwu.edu
202.578.6862

Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Infectious Disease
Caroline H. Sparks, Ph.D., M.A.
Associate Professor
csparks@gwu.edu
(202)994-3589
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Aging
  • Evaluation Research
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Mental Health
  • Smoking Cessation
Freya Spielberg, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
fspielberg@gwu.edu
202-994-0276
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
David Stevens, M.D., F.A.A.F.M.
Research Professor
DSt594@AOL.COM


Health Policy
Alexandra Stewart, J.D.
Associate Professor
stewarta@gwu.edu
202-994-4141
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Health Law
  • Health Policy
  • Immunization Law and Policy
  • Vaccine Policy
Allison Sylvetsky Meni, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor
asylvets@gwu.edu
(202) 994-5602
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
Zohray M. Talib, M.D.
Assistant Professor
zmtalib@gmail.com


School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Health Policy
Joel Teitelbaum, J.D., LL.M.
Associate Professor
joelt@gwu.edu
202-994-4233
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Health Law
Elizabeth Thom, Ph.D
Research Professor
e_thom@bsc.gwu.edu
301-881-9260

Epi/Bio, Biostatistics Center - Rockville
Jane Hyatt Thorpe, J.D.
Associate Professor
jthorpe@gwu.edu
202-994-4183
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Fraud and Abuse
  • Health Care Delivery Systems and Financing
  • Health Information Technology
  • Health Law
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
James M Tielsch, Ph.D, M.A.
Professor and Chair
jtielsch@gwu.edu
202-994-4124
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health
  • Blindness Prevention
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Randomized Intervention Trials
Monique M. Turner, Ph.D., M.A.
Associate Professor
mmturner@gwu.edu
(202) 994-3672
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Behavior Change Theories and Models
  • Behavioral Health
  • Emotion and Cognition
  • Health Communication
  • Persuasion and Social Influence
  • Risk Assessment, Management and Communication
  • Social Marketing
Elanah Uretsky, Ph.D., M.A.
Assistant Professor
euretsky@gwu.edu
202-994-6803
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health
  • China
  • Gender
  • Governance
  • HIV/AIDS
Dante A. Verme, M.S., Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
dverme@gwu.edu
202-994-7895
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Forecasting
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Statistical Programming
Pierre N.D. Vigilance, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice
pndv@email.gwu.edu
202-994-8361
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health, School Administration
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Health Disparities
  • Obesity
  • Public Health Practice & Management
Amanda J. Visek, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
avisek@gwu.edu
202-994-3997
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • Behavior Change
  • Behavioral Health
  • Counseling
  • Exercise Psychology
  • Exercise Science
  • Mental Health
  • Sport Psychology
Amita N. Vyas, Ph.D., M.H.S.
Associate Professor
avyas@gwu.edu
(202)994-3695
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Prevention and Community Health
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Prevention
  • Program Evaluation
  • Reproductive Health
  • Women's Health
Ronald Waldman, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor
ronwaldman@gwu.edu
202-994-3780
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Global Health
  • Children's Health
  • Infectious Disease
Beverly J. Westerman, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Undergraduate Studies
bev@gwu.edu
202-994-3862
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • Athletic Training
  • Emergency Care
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Exercise Science
  • Injury Prevention
Sara Wilensky, Ph.D., J.D.
Special Services Faculty for Undergraduate Education
wilensky@gwu.edu
202-994-4126
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy
  • Community Health Centers
  • Health Care Safety Net
  • Medicaid and SCHIP
  • Public Financing
Richard Windsor, M.S., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
sphraw@gwumc.edu
(202)994-3572

Prevention and Community Health
  • Program Evaluation
  • Smoking Cessation
Susan F. Wood, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
sfwood@gwu.edu
202-994-4171
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Health Policy, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Women's Health
Naji Younes, Ph.D., R.D., C.S.O.
Associate Professor
naji@gwu.edu
202-994-4501
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Heather Young, Ph.D., M.P.H., C.H.E.S.
Associate Professor
youngh@gwu.edu
(202) 994-6518
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Chronic Disease
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Disparities
  • Occupational Health
Ami R. Zota, Sc.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor
azota@gwu.edu
202-994-9289
950 New Hampshire Avenue
Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Chemical Exposures During Early Development
  • Combined Effects of Environmental and Psychosocial Stressors
  • Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
  • Environmental Health Disparities
  • Environmental Health Policy
  • Epidemiology
  • Reproductive Health