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December 1, 2008

Teaching Excellence

Excellence at the Bloomberg School begins with committed, outstanding teachers. In recognition of their success in the classroom, the School would like to thank and honor faculty who have  impressive accomplishments in teaching. In the first term of the 2008–09 academic year, based on students’ course evaluations, six faculty members surfaced as exceptional teachers.

The criteria for the recognition of excellent teaching are: a rating of excellent, by at least 75 percent of the students in the categories of “Overall Course” and “Overall Instructor.”  In the first term, 105 courses were evaluated by students.

All course evaluation results can be read by visiting the Course Evaluation website.

—Stephen Teret, associate dean for education and faculty development
—James Yager, senior associate dean for academic affairs and Edyth H. Schoenrich Professor in Preventive Medicine

1st term / 2008–09

Nan Astone
Associate Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Social and Economic Aspects of Human Fertility

Joseph Bressler
Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
Public Health Toxicology: Advanced Topics

John McGready
Assistant Scientist, Biostatistics
Statistical Reasoning in Public Health I (on campus and distance education)

Daniel Scharfstein
Professor, Biostatistics
Advanced Statistical Theory I

Jon Vernick
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management
Issues in Injury and Violence Prevention

Peter Winch
Associate Professor, International Health
Doctoral Seminar in Research Methods in Applied Medical Anthropology I