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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2008-2010 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Public Health 832  

Public Health 832

Degree Program Offered:Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Dr. George Rhoads, UMDNJ-SPH, 683 Hoes Lane West, Room 135, Busch Campus (732-235-4646)

Codirector:Dr. Michael Greenberg, Civic Square Building (732-932-0387, ext. 673)

Application and General Information:732-235-4646 or website at http://sph.umdnj.edu

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Cande V. Ananth, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Perinatal epidemiology and development of applications of statistical models in human reproduction

Neal R. Boyd, Professor of Health Education and Behavioral Science; Associate Dean for Education and Assessment; and Associate Dean, Newark Campus, UMDNJ-SPH; Ed.D., Tennessee; M.S.P.H., Alabama
Tobacco control; cancer prevention and control; computer-generated tailored print communications

Diane R. Brown, Professor of Health Education and Behavioral Science; Executive Director, Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Maryland
Health disparities in minority populations; mental health; aging; community-based interventions

Patrick R. Clifford, Professor of Health Education and Behavioral Science, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Texas (Houston)
Alcohol treatment outcomes and drug policy

Cristine Delnevo, Associate Professor of Health Education and Behavioral Science, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D.,Temple
Clinical prevention services; tobacco control; survey research methods

Kitaw Demissie, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., McGill (Canada); M.D., Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
Childhood asthma; perinatal epidemiology; breast cancer

Adam Finkel, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, UMDNJ-SPH; Sc.D., Harvard
Quantitative risk assessment; human susceptibility to carcinogenesis; occupational and environmental regulation and enforcement

Patricia Fleming, Professor of Preventative Medicine and Community Health, UMDNJ-NJMS; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
HIV/AIDS

Jonathan Foulds, Professor of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences, SPH-UMDNJ; Ph.D., London
Tobacco addiction; smoking cessation; treatment of adult mental health problems

Vicki Freedman, Professor of Health Systems and Policy, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Yale
Disability and aging research that informs policy

Michael A. Gallo, Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Albany Medical College
Metabolism of xenobiotics; hormone carcinogenesis; receptor action

Michael Gochfeld, Clinical Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Ph.D., New York
Medical surveillance; biomonitoring

Audrey R. Gotsch, Professor of Health Education and Behavioral Science and Dean, UMDNJ-SPH; Dr.P.H., Columbia
Attitudes and practices regarding health risks; evaluating the training needs of special target groups; environmental health-science education

Lois A. Grau, Associate Professor of Health Systems and Policy, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Milwaukee)
Gerontology; long-term care; health services utilization

Michael R. Greenberg, Professor of Urban Studies and Community Health, EJBSPPP; Ph.D., Columbia
Geography of mortality, morbidity, and risk factors; hazardous waste management

William Halperin, Professor and Chair of Preventative Medicine and Community Health, UMDNJ-NJMS; M.D., Harvard; Dr.PH., Harvard
Public health surveillance; injury and occupational epidemiology

Jun-Yan Hong, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., UMDNJ
Impact of genetic factors on an individual's susceptibility to environmental diseases

Howard Kipen, Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine; Director of Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., California (San Francisco); M.P.H., Columbia
Clinical epidemiologic studies of occupational asthma and disease diagnosis

Jane Lewis, Associate Professor of Health Education and Behavioral Science, UMDNJ-SPH; Dr.P.H., Texas
Planning, implementation, and promotion of programs

Yong Lin, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State
Mixture hypothesis and models; cancer phase I/II clinical trial design; bootstrap and statistical computing

Paul J. Lioy, Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Human exposure to toxic substances from single and multiple media; health effects of ozone

Shou En Lu, Associate Professor of Biostatistics,UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Cohort case-control design and analysis; clustered-failure time data

Grace Lu-Yao, Associate Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS/CINJ; Ph.D., Yale
Prostate cancer research

Alan C. Monheit, Professor of Health Systems and Policy, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., CUNY
Health insurance and employment; private and public insurance, health care use and expenditures; the uninsured population

Dirk Moore, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Washington
Correlate correlated binary and count data; statistical methods in genetics and epidemiology

Pamela Ohman-Strickland, Associate Professor of Biometrics, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Cornell
Analysis with small samples; categorical data; random effect models; clustered failure time data

Glenn Paulson, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; Associate Dean for Research; Director, New Jersey Center for Public Health Preparedness, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Rockefeller
Hazardous and radioactive materials and wastes; occupational safety and health; public health preparedness; environmental policy

George Rhoads,Endowed Professor of Epidemiology and Associate Dean, UMDNJ-SPH; M.D., Harvard
Epidemiology of perinatal, environmental, and noninfectious health problems

Mark Robson, Professor of Entomology and Director of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, SEBS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Pesticide use; policy; regulation and alternative pest control

Dona F. Schneider, Professor of Urban Studies and Community Health, EJBSPPP; Ph.D., Rutgers
Geographic distribution of mortality, disease, and high-risk behavior among children and young adults

Weichung Joe Shih, Professor of Biostatistics, UMDNJ-SPH/CINJ; Ph.D., Minnesota
Statistical methodology in clinical trials; sequential design and analysis, incomplete data

Daniel Wartenberg, Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)
Epidemiologic methods; geographic patterns of disease

Clifford P. Weisel,Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rhode Island
Human exposure to organic compounds and trace metals

Junfeng Zhang, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Rutgers
Air pollution; exposure measurement and assessment; atmospheric chemistry; health risk assessment; greenhouse gases emissions; policy implications

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

Elisa V. Bandera, Assistant Professor of Surgery, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Malaga (Spain); Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)
Nutritional epidemiology of cancer; cancer prevention

Michael Brimacombe, Associate Professor of Preventative Medicine and Community Health, UMDNJ-NJMS; Ph.D., Toronto (Canada)
Health services evaluation and outcomes; genetic epidemiology

Amy Davidow, Associate Professor of Preventative Medicine and Community Health, UMDNJ-NJMS; Ph.D., New York
Longitudinal data analysis; epidemiology of tuberculosis; spatial analysis of disease rates

Stephen Marcella, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, UMDNJ-SPH; M.D., New York
Cancer control epidemiology and children's health

Jane Miller, Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Community Health, EJBSPPP/IHHCPAR; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Maternal and child health and nutrition; reproductive health; demography

Omowunmi Y.O. Osinubi, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, UMDNJ-SPH; M.D., Ibadan (Nigeria)
Smoking cessation intervention in asbestos workers

Marian Passannante, Associate Professor of Preventative Medicine and Community Health, UMDNJ-NJMS; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Questionnaire design; survey research; injury epidemiology; tuberculosis epidemiology; impact of social factors on disease outcomes

David Rich, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, UMDNJ-SPH; Sc.D., Harvard; M.P.H., UMDNJ-SPH
Health effects of air pollution; lead exposure in children

Derek Shendell, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, UMDNJ-SPH; D.Env., California (Los Angeles)
Environmental public health sciences and services; environmental epidemiology and human exposure assessment field studies

Lynn Waishwell, Assistant Professor of Health Education and Behavioral Science, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Southern Illinois (Carbondale)
Needs assessment; multicultural issues; models of health behavior change

Bernadette M. West, Associate Professor of Health Systems and Policy, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Rutgers
Community health assessment

 
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