Health Experts

Marcus Adams
Philosophy
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: History, Philosophy, Politics of 17th century England, the Scientific Revolution , Ethics in medical triage, Organ transplantation and informed consent
Elise Andaya
Anthropology
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Cuba and political/economic changes, Reproductive health, Reproductive technologies, Cross-cultural ideas of family, Gender, Sexuality
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School of Public Health
Professor
Areas of expertise: Environmental exposures, Birth outcomes, Birth defects, Child development
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Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Maternal and child health, Childhood obesity prevention, Adolescent health and wellness, Community-engaged research
Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise: Through the use of molecular studies, she identifies how human genetic variation influences disease susceptibility and morbidity.
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Environmental Health Sciences
Professor
Areas of expertise: Human health effects of environmental contaminants, including metals and organic compounds
Pinka Chatterji
Economics
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Health economics
Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise: Fungal and parasite pathogeneses, Protein transport, Secretion mechanisms, Molecular mechanisms
Kristin Christodulu
Psychology
Clinical Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Autism spectrum disorders, Developmental disabilities, Challenging behavior, Positive behavior support, Sleep disturbances
Biomedical Sciences, RNA Institute
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Cancer genomics, Functional genomics, Genetics, Breast cancer
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Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Health economics, Health policy, Health system, Vulnerable populations, Medical technology, Aging, End-of-life care, Palliative care
Oliver Timm
Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Climate change and variability, Impacts of climate on the environment and human health, Paleoclimate of the last 1,000 to 1,000,000 years
Ashley Fox
Public Administration & Policy, International Affairs, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Politics of health policy, Effects of policies on health outcomes, Broader social policies, Examined global HIV/AIDS politics, Policy and epidemiology
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Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Professor
Areas of expertise: Aging, Health promotion chronic illness management, Social Support, Public Health
Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise: Molecular genetics of mycobacteria, Infectious diseases, Tuberculosis, Human genome, Gene therapeutics
Biomedical Sciences, RNA Institute
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise: Cancer, RNA, Stem cells, Therapy-resistant cancer cells
Julia Hormes
Psychology
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Psychology of human food choice, Eating behaviors, Food preferences and aversions, Cultural differences in eating behaviors, Eating disorders, Overweight and obesity, Cravings, Food cravings, Chocolate craving, Perimenstrual and pregnancy cravings, Social networking and video game addiction, Substance use, the status of women in academia
Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director
Areas of expertise: Diabetes, Obesity, Smoking, Nutrition, Japan
Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Professor
Areas of expertise: Community-based participatory research, Health disparities, Low-income communities, women's health and family health
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Environmental Health Sciences
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Acid rain, Cloud water chemistry , Water and human health issues, Health impacts of air pollution
Biomedical Sciences, RNA Institute
Professor
Areas of expertise: Studies the interaction of mosquito and tick-borne arboviruses, Arthropod vectors, Vertebrate hosts, and the impact transmission intensity and perpetuation of the pathogen
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Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Epidemiology, Molecular epidemiology, Infectious disease epidemiology, Genetic epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, Viral hepatitis, Liver disease
Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Health technology, Social media, Informatics, Analytics, Global health
Environmental Health Sciences
Professor
Areas of expertise: Climate change, extreme weather, and air pollution on human health, Disaster epidemiology and public health (WTC 9/11 disaster, Hurricane Sandy, power outages, school environmental factors and children’s health, attendance and performance, Environmental exposures and childhood asthma, Occupational and environmental risk factors on birth defects and other birth outcomes, Global health research , Air pollution and traffic exposures on asthma , Evaluation of environmental policy’s impact on respiratory health, Heavy metal exposures and birth outcomes, Fish consumption and heavy metal exposures
Biomedical Sciences, Environmental Health Sciences
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise: Molecular biology of parasites and RNA editing in pathogenic parasites
Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Professor
Areas of expertise: Health communication, Health literacy, Health disparities, Mass media, Social media, Media campaigns, Health information seeking
Erika Martin
Public Administration & Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Associate Professor and PhD Program Director
Areas of expertise: Public health policy, HIV/AIDS, Resource allocation
Biomedical Sciences, RNA Institute
Professor
Areas of expertise: Gene regulation, Infectious disease, Bacterial pathogenisis
Ewan McNay
Psychology
Associate Professor, Area Head
Areas of expertise: Role of insulin in brain function and memory, Diabetes, Alzheimer's disease
Biomedical Sciences
Professor
Areas of expertise: Neurodegenerative disorders, Stem cells, Human genetics
Li Niu
Chemistry, RNA Institute
Professor
Areas of expertise: Design and discovery of novel molecules to regulate protein function in nerve systems, ALS, Neurodegenerative diseases
Cara Pager
Biological Sciences, RNA Institute
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Liver disease, Hepatitis C, RNA therapies, Virus-host interactions, Translational control, replication and assembly of RNA viruses
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Chemistry, RNA Institute
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Diseases of the eye such as cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration, Genetics
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Environmental Health Sciences
Professor
Areas of expertise: Childhood lead poisoning, Atomic spectrometry, Trace element analysis, Inorganic mass spectrometry, Human biomonitoring and environmental measurements of toxic metals
Biomedical Sciences, RNA Institute
Chair & Professor
Areas of expertise: Structural biology, Computational biology, DNA replication
William Alex Pridemore
School of Criminal Justice, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Distinguished Professor
Areas of expertise: Social structure and homicide and suicide rates, Role of alcohol in violence and mortality, Sociology of health and illness, Violence and premature mortality in Russia, Effects of policy on outcomes like violence and health, Rural criminology and sociology
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Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Comparative effectiveness research, Quality of care and patient safety, Evaluation of medical technology and digital health, Health disparities and practice variation, Global health
Environmental Health Sciences
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Cancer, Genetic toxicology, Chemoprevention, Animal models of cancer
Maksim Royzen
Chemistry, RNA Institute
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Bio-orthogonal chemistry, RNA synthesis, Drug delivery, Pharmaceutical chemistry, Bioconjugation
Lawrence Schell
Anthropology, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Distinguished Professor
Areas of expertise: Anthropology, Minority health disparities, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Childhood development, Environmental health, Risk factors
Annalisa Scimemi
Biological Sciences
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Electrophysiology, Imaging, Computational Neuroscience
Hua Shi
Biological Sciences, RNA Institute
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Molecular and cellular biology of transcription and signal transduction, Aptamer-mediated multi-pathway control in living organisms, Forward engineering approach to drug discovery and development
Biomedical Sciences
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Brain pathology, Brain development, Drug abuse, Neurological disorders
Biomedical Sciences
Clinical Professor
Areas of expertise: Virus surveillance, Outbreak investigation , Human pathogens
Kate W. Strully
Sociology
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Health and poverty , Low birth weight, Health and unemployment
Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise: Newborn screening, Genetic disorders, Molecular detection techniques, Cystic fibrosis
Biomedical Sciences
Professor
Areas of expertise:
Biomedical Sciences
Empire Innovation Professor
Areas of expertise: Prostate cancer, vitamin D, androgens, histone deacetylase inhibitors as adjuvant therapeutics for prostate and breast cancer, miRNA and nc-RNA expression in tumor progression
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Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Mental Health, Depression , Posttraumatic stress disorder, Suicide, Substance use, Violence, Trauma exposure , Adverse childhood experiences, Disasters, Social determinants of health, Health disparities, Epidemiologic methods, Complex systems approaches, Agent-based modeling
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Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Drug addiction, binge eating disorder, Obesity, psychiatric and medical outcomes, Psychosocial stress and health, Laboratory behavioral model, Epidemiology
Stephen Weinberg
Public Administration & Policy, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Clinical Assistant Professor and MPA Director
Areas of expertise: Public Policy, Healthcare
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Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Chair & Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Financing and access to care, Health reform, Medical outcomes, Provider payment
Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Long-term care, Aging, Comparative effectiveness research, Sensor technology and work related injury prevention, Policy impact on dementia care, International health policy comparison
Environmental Health Sciences
Professor
Areas of expertise: Statistics, Pollution and health