Health Experts

Elise Andaya
Department of Anthropology
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Affiliated Faculty for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Affiliated Faculty, the Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities
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, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Interim Dean of the School of Public Health; Professor
Areas of expertise: Environmental exposures, Birth outcomes, Birth defects, Child development
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School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Maternal and child health, Childhood obesity prevention, Adolescent health and wellness, Community-engaged research
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School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Professor
Areas of expertise: Human health effects of environmental contaminants, including metals and organic compounds
Pinka Chatterji
Department of Economics
Professor
Areas of expertise: Health economics
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School of Public Health, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Fungal and parasite pathogeneses, Protein transport, Secretion mechanisms, Molecular mechanisms
Kristin Christodulu
Department of Psychology
Clinical Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Autism spectrum disorders, Developmental disabilities, Challenging behavior, Positive behavior support, Sleep disturbances
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School of Public Health, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cancer Research Center, The RNA Institute
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Cancer genomics, Functional genomics, Genetics, Breast cancer
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School of Public Health, Department of 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
Department of 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
Department of Public Administration & Policy, International Affairs, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Associate Professor, Undergraduate Program Director
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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School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Professor
Areas of expertise: Aging, Health promotion chronic illness management, Social Support, Public Health
Kelly Gorman
Office of Health Promotion, Division of Student Affairs
Director of Health Promotion
Areas of expertise: College student health, Health promotion, Mental health promotion, Health promoting universities, Suicide prevention, Title IX in higher education, Sexual violence and prevention in college settings, Victim/survivor advocacy, Health equity in higher education, Flourishing and authentic excellence, Substance use among college students, Collegiate recovery programs, Alcohol and drug-related policy
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School of Public Health, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cancer Research Center, The RNA Institute
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Cancer, RNA, Stem cells, Therapy-resistant cancer cells
Julia Hormes
Department of Psychology, Psychological Services Center
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
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School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director
Areas of expertise: Diabetes, Obesity, Smoking, Nutrition, Japan
Youqin Huang
Department of Geography & Planning, Department of East Asian Studies
Department Chair and Professor (on sabbatical)
Areas of expertise: Homeownership, Low-income housing, Housing inequality, Residential segregation, Migration/Mobility, Disparities in Health and Wellbeing, China
Janine M. Jurkowski
School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Professor, Department Chair
Areas of expertise: Community-based participatory research, Health disparities, Low-income communities, women's health and family health
School of Public Health, Department of Biomedical Sciences, The 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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School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Epidemiology, Molecular epidemiology, Infectious disease epidemiology, Genetic epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, Viral hepatitis, Liver disease
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School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Health technology, Social media, Informatics, Analytics, Global health
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School of Public Health, Department of 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
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School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, Minerva Center for High Impact Learning
Professor, Experiential Education Faculty Fellow
Areas of expertise: Health communication, Health literacy, Health disparities, Mass media, Social media, Media campaigns, Health information seeking
Erika Martin
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, Department of Public Administration & Policy, School of Public Health
Professor
Areas of expertise: Public health policy, HIV/AIDS, Resource allocation
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School of Public Health, Department of Biomedical Sciences, The RNA Institute
Professor
Areas of expertise: Gene regulation, Infectious disease, Bacterial pathogenisis
Ewan McNay
Department of Psychology
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Role of insulin in brain function and memory, Diabetes, Alzheimer's disease
Li Niu
Department of Chemistry, The RNA Institute
Professor
Areas of expertise: Design and discovery of novel molecules to regulate protein function in nerve systems, ALS, Neurodegenerative diseases
Cara Pager
Department of Biological Sciences, The 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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School of Public Health, Department of Biomedical Sciences, The RNA Institute
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Structural biology, Computational biology, DNA replication
Maksim Royzen
Department of Chemistry, The RNA Institute
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Bio-orthogonal chemistry, RNA synthesis, Drug delivery, Pharmaceutical chemistry, Bioconjugation
Lawrence M. Schell
Department of Anthropology, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Distinguished Professor
Areas of expertise: Anthropology, Minority health disparities, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Childhood development, Environmental health, Risk factors
Annalisa Scimemi
Department of Biological Sciences
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Electrophysiology, Imaging, Computational Neuroscience
Kate W. Strully
Department of Sociology
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Health and poverty , Low birth weight, Health and unemployment
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School of Public Health, Department of Biomedical Sciences, The RNA Institute
Research Professor; Scientific Director, Principal Investigator and Co-Founder, Neural Stem Cell Institute
Areas of expertise:
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School of Public Health, Department of 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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School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Drug addiction, binge eating disorder, Obesity, psychiatric and medical outcomes, Psychosocial stress and health, Laboratory behavioral model, Epidemiology
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School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Financing and access to care, Health reform, Medical outcomes, Provider payment
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School of Public Health, Department of 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