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Students Recognize Outstanding Faculty 2019-2020

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The Bloomberg School of Public Health has a long tradition and a firm commitment to providing its students with instruction of the highest quality. Excellence in teaching stimulates intellectual curiosity in students and prepares them to address the most challenging public health problems facing the world today. Each term, the School recognizes faculty who have contributed significantly to the intellectual life of the School through their excellence in teaching.

Honorees are those instructors who received an average score of 3.6 or above (on a scale from a low of 1 to a high of 4) in both the Overall Course and Overall Instructor categories of their student course evaluations, with a response rate of 70% or higher. The School would like to express our deep appreciation and congratulations to the following faculty members who have achieved teaching excellence so far in Academic Year 2019-2020.

Summer InstituteSummer Term, Term 1, Term 2, Winter Intersession, Term 3, Term 4

Summer Institute

Joseph Ali
Associate Professor, International Health
Course: Introduction to Ethics of U.S. And International Human Subject Research

Lawrence Appel
Professor, School of Medicine / Epidemiology (Joint)/ International Health (Joint)
Course: Epidemiology in Evidence-Based Policy

Abdulgafoor Bachani
Assistant Professor, International Health
Course(s): Applying Summary Measures of Population Health to Improve Health Systems
Hospital-Based Injury/Trauma Surveillance in Low- And Middle-Income Countries

Allison Barlow
Senior Scientist, International Health
Course: Early Childhood Intervention in Tribal Communities

Gilbert Burnham
Professor, International Health / School of Nursing (Joint)
Course: Health Emergencies in Large Populations (H.E.L.P.)

Michelle Carlson
Professor, Mental Health/ Epidemiology (Joint)
Course: Mental Health and The Gut

Nadine Caron
Associate, International Health
Course: Introduction to American Indian Health Research Ethics

Carlos Castillo-Salgado
Professor, Epidemiology/ Population, Family and Reproductive Health (Joint) / Health Policy and Management (Joint)
Course: Epidemiologic Applications of GIS

Avonne Connor
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology/ School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention, And Control

Jason Connor
President & Lead Statistical Scientist, Epidemiology
Course: Bayesian Adaptive Trials

Josef Coresh
Professor, Epidemiology/ Biostatistics (Joint)/ School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: Methods and Applications of Cohort Studies

Cyrus Engineer
Professor, International Health
Course: High Performing Organizations in LMIC Settings

Carlton Evans
Associate, International Health
Course: Tuberculosis, HIV and Other Chronic Infections in the Tropics

Kevin Fain
Associate, Epidemiology
Course: Professional Epidemiologic Methods: Epidemiologic Intelligence and Population Health Assessments

Daniele Fallin
Professor, Mental Health/ Biostatistics (Joint)/ Epidemiology (Joint)
Course: Autism Spectrum Disorders in Public Health

Robert Gilman
Professor, International Health/ Molecular Microbiology and Immunology (Joint)
Course: Tuberculosis, HIV And Other Chronic Infections in The Tropics

Michael Griswold
Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Analysis of Longitudinal Data

Connie Hoe
Assistant Professor, International Health
Course: Policy Advocacy in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Application For Real World Challenges

Li-Ching Lee
Senior Scientist, Epidemiology / Mental Health (Joint)
Course: Autism Spectrum Disorders in Public Health

Tianjing Li
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

David Love
Associate Scientist, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Urban Agriculture and Public Health

Kunihiro Matsushita
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Methods and Applications of Cohort Studies

John McGready
Senior Scientist, Biostatistics
Course(s): Data Analysis Workshop I

Data Analysis Workshop II

Remington Nevin
Associate, Mental Health
Course: Current Issues in Military Mental Health

Daniel Obeng
Associate, Biostatistics
Course: Statistical Reasoning In Public Health II

George Pariyo
Senior Scientist, International Health
Course: Managing District Health Systems in Low and Middle Income Countries

Henry Perry
Senior Scientist, International Health
Course(s): Evaluation of District-Level Primary Health Care Implementation In Low and Middle-Income Settings
Introduction to Household Surveys For Evaluation Of Primary Health Care Programs In Low And Middle Income Countries

Lois Privoir-Dumm
Senior Research Associate, International Health
Course: Policy Advocacy in Low And Middle-Income Countries: Application For Real World Challenges

M. Hafizur Rahman
Assistant Scientist, International Health
Course: Managing District Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Summer Rosenstock
Assistant Scientist, International Health
Course: Collecting, Analyzing and Using Public Health Data In Native American Communities

Ian Saldanha
Assistant Scientist, Epidemiology
Course: Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

Kristen Speakman
Senior Research Associate, International Health
Course: Introduction to American Indian Health Research Ethics

Moyeses Szklo
Professor, Epidemiology
Course(s): Intermediate EpidemiologyCritical Reading of Epidemiologic Literature

Taha Taha
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Investigation of Outbreaks

Johannes Thrul
Assistant Professor, Mental Health
Course: Mobile Mental Health Research: Planning and Conducting Ecological Momentary Assessment

Andres Ignacio Vecino Ortiz
Assistant Scientist, International Health
Course: Applying Summary Measures of Population Health to Improve Health Systems

Christine Walrath
Assistant Professor, Mental Health
Course: Evaluation of Mental Health Service Systems
 

Summer Term

Herng-Chia Chiu
Adjunct Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Introduction to Economic Evaluation

Rosa Crum
Professor, Epidemiology/ Mental Health/ School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: Principles of Epidemiology

Leiyu Shi
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Tsinghua Graduate Seminar

Liu Yang
Associate Professor
Course: Quantitative Tools for Managers in Asia

Term 1

Joseph Ali
Assistant Professor, International Health
Course: Fogarty Bioethics Fellow Seminar

Lawrence Appel
Professor, School of Medicine, Epidemiology/International Health (Joint)
Course: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease

Allison Barlow
Senior Scientist, International Health
Course: The Obesity Epidemic Problem-Solving Seminar: What We Can Learn From Native American Communities

Anne Barnhill
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Course: Foundations of Bioethics

Colleen Barry
Professor, Health Policy and Management/Mental Health (Joint)
Course: Foundations in Health Policy I

Judy Bass
Associate Professor, Mental Health
Course: Doctoral Seminar in Public Mental Health

Stan Becker
Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health, International Health/Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (Joint)
Course: Couples and Reproductive Health

Leslie Biesecker
Associate Professor – Adjunct, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Introduction to Human Genetics I

Mark Bittle
Senior Scientist, Health Policy and Management
Courses: Managing Health Services Organizations
Principles and Applications of Advanced Payment Models in Population Health Management

Randy Bryant
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course: Biochemistry I

Gilbert Burnham
Professor, International Health/School of Nursing (Joint)
Courses: Quality Assurance Management Methods for Developing Countries
Health Needs and Service Provision in Humanitarian Emergencies

Laura Camarata
Instructor, Epidemiology
Course: Current Topics in Epidemiologic Research

Richard Chaisson
Professor, School of Medicine, Epidemiology/International Health (Joint)
Course: Epidemiologic Basis for Tuberculosis Control

Aruna Chandran
Associate Scientist, Epidemiology
Course: Seminars in Public Health

Greg Conderacci
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Course: Marketing in Health Care Organizations

Meghan Davis
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering/School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: Writing Scientific Papers I

Ashwini Davison
Assistant Lecturer, School of Medicine/Health Policy and Management (Joint)
Course: Essentials of Population Health Management

David Dowdy
Associate Professor, Epidemiology, International Health/School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: First Year Epidemiology Doctoral Seminar

Anbrasi Edward
Associate Scientist, International Health
Course: Quality Assurance Management Methods for Developing Countries

Matt Eisenberg
Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Applied Microeconomics for Policymaking

John Ellis
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Courses: Financial Management in Health Care I
Financial Management in Health Care II

Cyrus Engineer
Adjunct, International Health
Course: Applications in Managing Health Organizations in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Jeffery Fadrowski
Assistant Professor, School of Medicine/Epidemiology (Joint)
Course: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease

Homayoon Farzadegan
Professor, Epidemiology
Courses: Epidemiology and Public Health Impact of HIV and AIDS
Epidemiology and Natural History of Human Viral Infections

Shannon Frattaroli
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Qualitative Reasoning in Public Health

Jonathan Golub
Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Epidemiology/International Health (Joint)
Course: Epidemiologic Basis for Tuberculosis Control

Alden Gross
Associate Professor, Epidemiology, Mental Health (Joint)
Course: Epidemiology of Aging

Ghassan Hamra
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Environmental Health and Engineering (Joint)
Course: First Year Epidemiology Doctoral Seminar

Zoe Hendrickson
Assistant Scientist, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Sociological Perspectives of Health

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

Caroline Jacoby
Associate, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Entertainment Education for Behavior Change and Development

Anna Kalbarczyk
Research Associate, International Health
Course: Health and Safety Preparation for Global Health Assignments

Nancy Kass
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Fogarty Bioethics Fellows Seminar

Caitlin Kennedy
Associate Professor, International Health/Health, Behavior and Society (Joint)
Course: Qualitative Reasoning in Public Health

Ryan Kennedy
Assistant Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Health Behavior: Improving Health through Health Education/Promotion

Emory Knowles
Associate, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Principles of Occupational Safety

Xiangrong Kong
Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Biostatistics/Epidemiology/Health, Behavior and Society (Joint)
Course: Advanced Data Analysis Workshop

Jeannie-Marie Leoutsakos
Associate Professor, School of Medicine/Mental Health (Joint)
Course: Statistics for Psychosocial Research: Measurement

Martin Lindquist
Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Advanced Methods in Biostatistics I

Benjamin Lozare
Senior Associate, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Strategic Communication Planning

Pamala Martin
Associate, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Creating, Implementing and Monitoring Budgets for Projects and Programs

Nikolas Matthes
Assistant Professor – Adjunct, Health Policy and Management
Course: Performance Measurement in Health Care

Eileen McDonald
Senior Scientist, Health, Behavior and Policy/Health Policy and Management (Joint)
Course: Graduate Seminar in Injury Research and Policy

John McGready
Senior Scientist, Biostatistics
Courses: Statistical Reasoning in Public Health I
Statistical Reasoning in Public Health II

Ramin Mojtabai
Professor, Mental Health
Course: Introduction to Mental Health Services

Elizabeth Ogburn
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Statistical Theory I

Jill Owczarzak
Associate Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Ethnographic Fieldwork

David Paige
Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health/International Health (Joint)
Course: Nutrition and Growth in Maternal and Child Health

Roger Peng
Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Statistical Computing

David Peters
Professor, International Health
Course: Applications in Managing Health Organizations in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Stephanie Pitts
Associate, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Communication Network Analysis in Public Health Programs

Travis Rieder
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Courses: Introduction to Ethical Theory
Critical Reasoning for Bioethics I

Summer Rosenstock
Assistant Scientist, International Health
Course: The Obesity Epidemic Problem-Solving Seminar: What We Can Learn From Native American Communities

Anne Rositch
Associate Professor, Epidemiology/School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: First Year Epidemiology Doctoral Seminar

Ana Maria Rule
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Ventilation and Hazard Control

Elizabeth Selvin
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Welch Center Research Seminar

Joshua Sharfstein
Professor of the Practice
Course: The Opioid Crisis: Problem Solving Seminar

Timothy Shields
Associate Scientist, Epidemiology
Course: Spatial Analysis I: ARCGIS

Katherine Clegg Smith
Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Courses: Doctoral Seminar in Social and Behavioral Research and Practice
Qualitative Reasoning in Public Health

Paul Spiegel
Professor of the Practice, International Health
Course: Public Health Humanitarian Emergencies

Frances A. Stillman
Associate Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Tobacco Prevention and Control

Claire Twose
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Course: Professional Development Workshops: Effective Online Searching

Jon Vernick
Professor, Health Policy and Management/School of Education (Joint)
Course: Issues in Injury and Violence Prevention

Chenguang Wang
Associate Professor, School of Medicine/Biostatistics (Joint)
Course: Biostatistics in Medical Product Regulation

Mei-Cheng Wang
Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Survival Analysis

Cui Yang
Associate Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Communication Network Analysis in Public Health Programs