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March 12, 2012

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 second term of the 2011-12 academic year, based on students’ course evaluations, 42 faculty members were identified as exceptional teachers in 31 courses.

In this second term, 144 courses were evaluated by students.

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

Term 2 | 2011-12

John McGready
Assistant Scientist, Biostatistics
Course: Statistical Reasoning in Public Health II

Michael Rosenblum
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Essentials of Probability and Statistical Inference II

Ciprian Crainiceanu
Associate Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Advanced Methods in Biostatistics VI

Arik Marcell
Assistant Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Freya Sonenstein
Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Masculinity, Sexual Behavior and Health: Adolescence and Beyond

Michelle Carlson
Associate Professor, Mental Health

George Rebok,
Professor, Mental Health

Peter Zandi,
Associate Professor, Mental Health
Course: Seminar on Aging, Cognition and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Homayoon Farzadegan
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Advanced Topics on Control and Prevention of HIV/AIDS

Hongkai Ji
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Advanced Statistical Computing

Steven An
Director of Physiology Research Seminars, Environmental Health Sciences
Course: Current Research in Physiology

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

Luke Mullany
Assistant Professor, International Health
Course: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program Doctoral Seminar

Sabra Klein,
Assistant Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Andy Pekosz,
Associate Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: Survival Skills for Academia in the Lab Sciences

Daniel Scharfstein
Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Advanced Statistical Theory II

Jay Bream,
Assistant Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Fidel Zavala,
 Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Alan Scott,
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Sabra Klein,
Assistant Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: Current Literature in Microbial Immunity

Bradley Herring
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management 
Course: Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System

Stephen Bowman
Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Epidemiologic Methods in Injury and Violence Control

Tamar Mendelson
Assistant Professor, Mental Health 
Course: Manuscript Writing for Mental Health Research

Judy Bass
Assistant Professor, Mental Health
Course: Issues in Mental Health Research in Developing Countries

Elizabeth Stuart
Associate Professor, Mental Health
Course: Seminar on Statistical Methods in Mental Health  

Kala Visvanathan
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Methodologic Issues in Cancer Epidemiology

Jean Ford,
Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Corinne Joshu,
Instructor, Epidemiology 
Course: Etiology, Prevention and Control of Cancer

Sheila West
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Eye Disease, Epidemiology and Control

Nan Astone
Associate Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Principles of Population Change

Donna Strobino
Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Critiquing the Research Literature in Maternal, Neonatal and Reproductive Health

Henry Mosley,
Professor, International Health and Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Benjamin Lozare,
Senior Associate, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Strategic Leadership Principles and Tools for Health System Transformation in Developing Countries 

Rajiv Rimal
Associate Professor, Health Behavior and Society
Course: Introduction to Persuasive Communications: Theories and Practice

Elizabeth Selvin
Associate Professor, Epidemiology 
Course: Welch Center Research Seminar

Daniel Ford,
Professor, Health Policy and Management

Leigh Boulware,
Associate Professor, Epidemiology

J. Hunter Young,
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Principles in Clinical Epidemiology

Sarah Wheelan
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Analysis of Biological Sequences 

Vicki Hong Smith
Instructor, Extradepartmental
Course: English for Academic Purposes II

Myrna Callison, Instructor, Environmental Health Sciences
Course: Introduction to Ergonomics