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April 21, 2009

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 third term of the 2008–09 academic year, based on students’ course evaluations, 12 faculty members were identified as exceptional teachers in 9 courses.

The criteria for identifying excellent teaching by use of the students’ evaluations are: a rating of excellent, by at least 75 percent of responding students in the categories of “Overall Course” and “Overall Instructor.” In the third term, 137 courses were evaluated by students.

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

3rd term / 2008–09

George Alleyne
Professor, International Health
Case Studies in Management Decision Making

Robert Blum
Professor and Chair, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Adolescent Health and Development

Parul Christian
Associate Professor, International Health
Nutrition and Life Stages

Carolyn Fowler
Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management
Design and Evaluation of Community Health and Safety Interventions

James Hodge
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Public Health and the Law

David Holtgrave
Professor and Chair, Health, Behavior and Society
Translating Research into Public Health Programs I

Randall Packard
Professor, International Health
History of International Health and Development

David Peters
Associate Professor, International Health
Case Studies in Management Decision Making

Courtland Robinson
Assistant Professor, International Health
Migration and Health: Concepts, Rates and Relationships

Stephen Teret
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Public Health and the Law

Jon Vernick
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management
Public Health and the Law

Virginia Weaver
Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
Clinical Environmental and Occupational Toxicology

Read about the teachers who were rated outstanding by students for 1st term courses (2008-09).
Read about the teachers who were rated outstanding by students for 2nd term courses (2008-09).