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excellence in teaching term 4 2008-09


Excellence at the Bloomberg School begins with committed, outstanding teachers. In recognition of their success in the classroom, the School would like to thank and honor faculty who have impressive accomplishments in teaching. In the fourth term of the 2008–09 academic year, based on students’ course evaluations, 7 faculty members were identified as exceptional teachers in 7 courses.

The criteria for identifying excellent teaching by use of the students’ evaluations are: a rating of excellent, by at least 75 percent of responding students in the categories of “Overall Course” and “Overall Instructor.” In the fourth term, 149 courses were evaluated by students.

—Stephen Teret, associate dean for faculty and education, and
James Yager, senior associate dean for academic affairs and Edyth H. Schoenrich Professor in Preventive Medicine

4th term / 2008–09

David Bishai
Associate Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Economics of Gender and Family

Shannon Frattaroli
Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management
Graduate Seminar in Health and Public Policy

David Holtgrave
Professor and Chair, Health, Behavior and Society
Translating Research into Public Health Programs II

David Jernigan
Associate Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Media Advocacy and Public Health: Theory and Practice

Judith Kasper
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Readings in Health Services Research

Catherine Morrison
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Creating Agreement and Managing Conflict in a Health Care Setting: Development of Core Skills

Ronald White
Associate Scientist, Health Policy and Management
Risk Policy, Management and Communication