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Students Recognize Outstanding Faculty 2017-2018

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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 2017-2018.

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

Summer Institute

Carlos Castillo-Salgado
Professor, Epidemiology/ Population, Family and Reproductive Health(Joint)/ Health Policy and Management (Joint)
Course: Professional Epidemiologic Methods: Topics and Methods for Health Situation Analysis

Jason Connor
Statistical Scientist, Berry Consultants
Course: Bayesian Adaptive Trials

Lisa Cooper
Professor, Health Behavior and Society/ Epidemiology(Joint), Health Policy and Management(Joint)
Course: Applications of Innovative Methods in Health Equity Research

Josef Coresh
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Methods and Applications of Cohort Studies

Manuel Franco
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Social Epidemiology

Lindsay R. Grant
Assistant Scientist, International Health
Course: Collecting, Analyzing and Using Public Health Data in Native American Communities

Michael Griswold
Associate Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Analysis of Longitudinal Data

David Pena Guzman
Hecht-Levi Fellow, Berman Institute of Bioethics
Course: Sex, Drugs, and Bioethics 

Lisa Jacobson
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Conducting Epidemiologic Research

Peter Lees
Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Industrial Hygiene Laboratory

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

Dave Love
Associate Scientist, Environmental Health & Engineering
Course: Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

Allan Massie
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Stata Programming

Tanjala Purnell
Associate Professor School of Medicine / Epidemiology (Joint) / Health Behavior and Society (Joint)
Course: Applications of Innovative Methods in Health Equity Research  
               
Travis Rieder
Associate, Health, Policy and Management / Berman Institute of Bioethics
Course: The Ethics of Making Babies

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

Anne Rositch
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology/ School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: Global Cancer Epidemiology

Ana María Rule
Assistant Scientist, Environmental Health Engineering
Course: Industrial Hygiene Laboratory

Moyses Szklo
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Intermediate Epidemiology

Tara Sullivan
Associate, Health Behavior and Society
Course: Improving Global Public Health Through Knowledge Application, Continuous Learning, and Adaptation

Peter Zandi
Professor, Mental Health/ Epidemiology(Joint)
Course: Current Issues in Military Mental Health

Carla Zelaya
Associate, Epidemiology
Course: U.S. Based National Health Surveys: Their Application and Associated Research Methods

Summer Term

Rosa Crum
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Principles of Epidemiology

First Term

Jacqueline Agnew
Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Health of Vulnerable Worker Populations

David Altschuler
Associate Scientist, Health Policy and Management/ Mental Health (Joint)
Course: MPP Graduate Policy Seminar

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

Scott Bailey
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/School of Medicine (Joint)
Course(s): Concepts of Molecular Biology
                  Introduction to Molecular Biology

Judy Bass
Associate Professor, Mental Health 
Course(s): Seminars in Research in Public Mental Health 
                 Doctoral Seminar in Public Mental Health

Mark Bittle
Associate Scientist, Health Policy and Management
Course(s): MHA Seminar in Health Finance and Management 
                 Principles and Applications of Advanced Payment Models in Population Health Management

Joseph Bressler
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering/ Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (Joint)
Course: Principles of Environmental Health I 
               
Janice Bowie
Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Seminar for MPH Concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences I

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

Maureen Cadorette
Assistant Scientist, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Fundamentals of Occupational Health

Michelle Carlson
Professor, Mental Health/ Epidemiology (Joint)
Course: Seminar on Aging, Cognition and Neurodegenerative Disorders

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

Aruna Chandran
Associate Scientist, Epidemiology
Course: Seminars in Public Health
               
Christopher Cox
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Advanced Methods for Design and Analysis of Cohort Studies 

Frank Curriero
Associate Professor, Epidemiology/ Biostatistics (Joint)
Course: Spatial Analysis for Public Health

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

Matthew DeCamp
Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
Course: Bioethics, Human Rights, and Global Health

Julie Denison
Assistant Professor, International Health
Course: Seminar for MPH Concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences I

John Ellis
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Course: Financial Management in Health Care I
               
Cyrus Engineer
Professor Adjunct, International Health
Course: Performance Measurement in Health Care

Lilly Engineer
Assistant Professor, School of Medicine/ Health Policy and Management
Course: Performance Measurement in Health Care

Janice Evans
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course: Responsible Conduct of Research

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

Homayoon Farzadegan
Professor, Epidemiology
Course(s): Epidemiology and Public Health Impact of HIV and AIDS  
                  Epidemiology and Natural History of Human Viral Infections

Sheila Fitzgerald
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Health of Vulnerable Worker Populations  
               
Eric Ford
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course(s): Managing Health Services Organizations
                MHA Seminar in Health Finance and Management

Jillian Fry
Assistant Scientist, Environmental Health and Engineering/ Health, Behavior and Society (Joint)
Course: Seafood and Public Health: From Production to Consumption

Darrell Gaskin
Professor, Health Policy Management/ School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: Microeconomic Models in Public Health I

Gail Geller
Professor, School of Medicine/ Health Policy and Management (Joint)/ Health, Behavior and Society (Joint)
Course: Foundations of Bioethics

Michael Giandrea
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Course: Statistical Analysis for Policy Making I 
               
Johnathan Golub
Associate Professor, School of Medicine /Epidemiology (Joint)/ International Health (Joint)
Course: Epidemiologic Basis for Tuberculosis Control

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

Bradley Herring
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Microeconomic Models in Public Health I

Douglas Hough
Associate Scientist, Health Policy and Management
Course: MHA Seminar in Health Finance and Management

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

Leah Jager
Assistant Scientist, Biostatistics
Course: Public Health Statistics II 
               
Nancy Kass
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Foundations of Bioethics

Caitlin Kennedy
Associate Professor, International Health/ Health, Behavior and Society (Joint)
Course(s): Doctoral Seminar in Research Methods in Applied Medical Anthropology I
                 Social and Behavioral Interventions Program Seminar I: Applied Social Science & Global Health

Gary Ketner
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: Biological Basis of Public Health

Sabra Klein
Associate Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology/ Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Joint)
Course: Evolution of Infectious Disease

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

Megan Latshaw
Assistant Scientist, Environmental Health and Engineering / Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (Joint)
Course: Principles of Environmental Health I
               
Anthony Leung
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course: Concepts of Molecular Biology

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

Richard Markham
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: Evolution of Infectious Disease

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

John McGready
Associate Scientist, Biostatistics
Course(s): Public Health Statistics II
                 Statistical Reasoning in Public Health I

Ramin Mojtabai
Professor, Mental Health 
Course: Introduction to Mental Health Services
               
Alvaro Munoz
Professor, Epidemiology/ Biostatistics (Joint)/ Environmental Health and Engineering (Joint)
Course: Advanced Methods for Design and Analysis of Cohort Studies

Douglas Norris
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology / International Health (Joint)
Course: Evolution of Infectious Disease

Elizabeth Ogburn
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Statistical Theory I

Jeanine Parisi
Associate Scientist, Mental Health 
Course: Seminars in Research in Public Mental Health

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

George Rebok
Professor, Mental Health 
Course: Seminar on Aging, Cognition and Neurodegenerative Disorders  
               
Travis Rieder
Associate, Health, Policy and Management 
Course: Introduction to Ethical Theory

Leonard Rubenstein
Senior Scientist, Epidemiology 
Course: Bioethics, Human Rights, and Global Health

Jennifer Schrack
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Epidemiology of Aging

Teresa Schwartz
Assistant Director, Health Policy and Management
Course: MHA Seminar in Health Finance and Management

Elizabeth Selvin
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Welch Center Research Seminar

Joshua Scharfstein
Professor, Health Policy and Management/ School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: The Opioid Crisis: Problem Solving Seminar
               
Timothy Shields
Associate Scientist, Epidemiology 
Course: Spatial Analysis for Public Health

Katherine Clegg Smith
Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Sociological Perspectives on Health

Paul Sokolowski
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Course: Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

Frances Stillman
Associate Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Course(s): Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Tobacco Control   
                 Implementation and Evaluation for Tobacco Control

Paul Strickland
Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Biological Basis of Public Health

Jeremey Sugarman
Professor, School of Medicine/ Health Policy and Management (Joint)
Course: Foundations of Bioethics 
               
Stephen Tamplin
Associate Scientist, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Tobacco Control Leadership

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

Mei-Cheng Wang
Professor, Biostatistics
Course:  Survival Analysis 

Kevin Welding
Associate, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Quantitative Methods for Tobacco Control

Peter Winch
Professor, International Health/ Health. Behavior and Society (Joint)
Course(s): Social and Behavioral Interventions Program Seminar I: Applied Social Science & Global Health
                 Doctoral Seminar in Research Methods in Applied Medical Anthropology I

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

Barry Zirkin
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/ Whiting School of Engineering (Joint)
Course: Biological Basis of Public Health