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Master of Public Health (MPH)

Executive Board Faculty

Marie Diener-West

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

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

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

David Dowdy

Associate 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

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

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

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

Gary Ketner

Professor
W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Gary Ketner, PhD, finds viruses utterly fascinating and sees them as powerful tools in providing immunity against pathogens such as malaria and even other viruses.

John McGready

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

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

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.