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Master of Public Health (MPH)

Executive Board Faculty

Marie Diener-West
Professor
Biostatistics

Marie Diener-West, PhD ’84, Chair of MPH Program and Professor of Biostatistics, teaches and collaborates in the design, conduct, and analysis of multicenter clinical trials.

Floyd Bryant
Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Randy Bryant, PhD, studied mechanistic enzymology and now trains future scientists and public health leaders in the classroom, teaching biochemistry, and mentoring students.

David Chin
Distinguished Scholar
Health Policy and Management

David Chin, MD, MBA focuses on transforming health systems and academic medical centers for success under value-based health care models.

David Dowdy
Professor
Epidemiology

David Dowdy, MD, PhD '08, ScM ’02, studies the implementation of interventions to fight tuberculosis, the world's most deadly infectious disease.

Renee M. Johnson
Associate Professor
Mental Health

Renee M. Johnson, PhD, MPH studies how psychosocial factors shape risk for unhealthy alcohol and drug use among adolescents.

Sukon Kanchanaraksa
Senior Scientist
Epidemiology

Sukon Kanchanaraksa, PhD ’86, MHS ’79, leads a team of instructional designers in the Center for Teaching and Learning to support academic and continuing educational activities.

Ryan Kennedy
Associate Professor
Health, Behavior and Society

Ryan Kennedy, PhD, is a behavioral scientist who works to advance tobacco control policies in the U.S. and around the world.

Gary Ketner
Professor
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Gary Ketner, PhD, studies the fundamental molecular biology of DNA-containing human viruses and their role in preventing diseases of public health importance.   

John McGready
Senior Scientist
Biostatistics

John McGready, PhD '08, ScM, shares the joy, importance, and utility of biostatistics with students, and works closely with faculty and clinicians on public-health research.

Donna Strobino
Professor
Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Donna Strobino, PhD ’76, an expert in maternal and child health (MCH) research, focused on the health of disadvantaged pregnant women and their young children and families.

Jon Vernick
Professor
Health Policy and Management

Jon Vernick, JD, MPH '94, promotes and evaluates the ways the law can be used as a tool to promote public health, particularly in the areas of injury and violence prevention.