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Department of International Health

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Administrative Contacts

Dr. Joanne Katz, Interim Chair

Chair's Office

Global Disease Epidemiology and Control

  • Dr. Agbessi Amouzou
    Program Director and Associate Chair
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  • Watina Greene
    Sr. Administrative Coordinator
    watina.greene@jhu.edu
  • Gabriela Smit
    Sr. Financial Manager
    gsmit@jhmi.edu

Center for Immunization Research

  • Dr. Ruth Karron
    Director
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  • Elizabeth F. Meyer
    Administrative Coordinator
    emeyer17@jhmi.edu


Human Nutrition Program

  • Dr. Parul Christian
    Program Director
  • Debra Rukstelis
    Financial Manager 
    drukstel@jhsph.edu   
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Center for Human Nutrition

  • Dr. Parul Christian
    Program Director
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  • Debra Rukstelis
    Financial Manager
    drukstel@jhsph.edu
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Health Systems

  • Dr. Sara Bennett
    Program Director
  • Girlie Reyes
    Sr. Financial Manager                                      girlie@jhu.edu 
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Center for Indigenous Health

  • Dr. Allison Barlow
    Director
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  • Ali Fayyazi
    Financial Manager     
    mfayyaz1@jhu.edu              
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Center for Humanitarian Health

  • Dr. Paul Spiegel
    Director
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International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health

  • Dr. Abdullah Baqui
    Director
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Social and Behavioral Interventions


Academic Contacts

Associate Chair for Academic Programs

Dr. Cyrus Engineer
Responsible for the management and oversight of all academic programs. Chair of Curriculum and Credentials Committee, which sets and implements policies and procedures for academic programs.

Associate Chair for Student Matters

Dr. Julie Denson
Responsible for the management and oversight of student matters. Chair of the Admissions Committee and will coordinate with all academic coordinators and programs by leading new efforts to improve master’s and doctoral student experiences.

Academic Program Manager

Cristina Salazar
Oversees operations of academic programs in the Department. Liaison between students, faculty, and administrative offices.

Sr. Academic Program Administrator

Elisabeth Simmons
Assists students with all academic issues: registration, courses, exams, internships, graduation, etc.

Faculty Coordinators

Program area point persons for questions about the specific program area, degree information, curriculum requirements, and course selection.

MSPH Program Coordinators

MHS in Health Economics Director

PhD Program Coordinators

Contact the Student Affairs Office.