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Faculty Recognition

Excellence in Teaching Award

These instructors were recognized by students as individuals who have contributed significantly to the intellectual life of the School through their excellence in teaching.

Each term students recognize faculty members, through their course evaluations, who they believe to have provided the highest quality instruction and stimulated intellectual curiosity. Honorees instructors who received an average score of 3.6 or above (on a four-point scale) in both the Overall Course and Overall Instructor categories of their student course evaluations with a response rate of 70% or higher.

Academic Year 2023 - 2024

 1st Term

Instructor Course Title
Jennifer Applegate
Assistant Research Professor

The Science of Primary, Secondary, Tertiary Prevention in Population Health

Essentials of Environmental Health

Julie Denison
Associate Professor
Seminar for MPH Concentration in Social Behavioral Sciences I
Anbrasi Edward
Associate Scientist
Applications in Managing Health Organizations in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Cyrus Engineer
Distinguished Professor of the Practice

Applications in Managing Health Organizations in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Applied Concepts and Foundations of High Performance for Population Health

Julian Fernandez Nino
Assistant Scientist
Health Systems Program Seminar
Steve Harvey 
Associate Professor 
Social and Behavioral Interventions Program Seminar I: Applied Social Science and Global Health
Anna Kalbarczyk 
Assistant Scientist
Gender and Health: Foundational Theories and Applications
Joanne Katz
Professor
Doctoral Seminar in International Health I
Caitlin Kennedy
Professor 

Qualitative Research Theory and Methods

Social and Behavioral Interventions Program Seminar I: Applied Social Science and Global Health

Adam Koon
Assistant Scientist 

Health Systems Program Seminar I 

Using Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Improve Public Health

Rupali Limaye
Associate Professor
Identifying and Mitigating Misinformation to Improve Trust in Public Health
Rosemary Morgan 
Associate Scientist
Gender and Health: Foundational Theories and Applications
W. Courtland Robinson 
Associate Professor
Seminar in Humanitarian Health
Kerry Schulze 
Research Professor
Critical Thinking in Nutrition
Paul Spiegel 
Distinguished Professor of the Practice
 Seminar in Humanitarian Health
Melissa Walls
Assocaite Professor
The Obesity Epidemic Problem-Solving Seminar: What We Can Learn From Native American Communities
Summer Institute 2023
Instructor Course Title
Nabeel Akram
Senior Research Associate 
The Role of the Private Sector Sustainable Development in Global Health
Joshuaa Allison-Burbank
Assistant Scientist
Introduction to American Indian Health Research Ethics
Jennifer A. Applegate
Assistant Scientist
Research and Project Coordination in Global Health
Gilbert Burnham
Professor Emeritus

Health Emergencies in Large Populations (H.E.L.P.) & Quality Assurance Management Methods for Developing Countries

Anbrasi M. Edward
Associate Scientist
Quality Assurance Management Methods for Developing Countries
Cyrus Y. Engineer
Professor of the Practice
High Performing Organizations in LMIC Settings
Carlton A. W. Evans
Associate
Tuberculosis, HIV and Other Infections in the Tropics
Robert H. Gilman
Professor
Tuberculosis, HIV and Other Chronic Infections in the Tropics & Vector-Borne Diseases in the Tropics
Meagan Harrison
Research Associate
Research and Project Coordination in Global Health
Anna Kalbarczyk
Assistant Scientist
Essential Skills for Women’s Leadership in Global Health
Michelle R. Kaufman
Associate Professor
Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health
Adam Koon
Assistant Scientist
Commercial Determinants of Health
Maria Merritt
Associate Professor
Introduction to American Indian Health Research Ethics
Anthony D. So
Professor of the Practice
Designing Innovation and Access for Technologies in Global Health
Kristen Speakman
Senior Research Associate
Introduction to American Indian Health Research Ethics
Anna M. Sundbo
Research Associate
Introduction to American Indian Health Research Ethics
Mija-Tesse Ververs
Senior Associate
Health Emergencies in Large Populations (H.E.L.P.)
Third and Fourth Terms, Academic Year 2022-2023

3rd Term

Instructor Course Title
Gilbert Burnham
Professor-Emeritus
Armed Conflict and Health
Laura Caulfield
Professor
Developing Skills in Clinical Nutrition III: Nutritional Counseling Across the Life Span
Maria Karla Lin Eng
Associate
Pharmaceuticals Management for Underserved Populations
Robert H. Gilman
Professor
Domestic Immigrant Health Issues and Emerging Diseases
Kristen M. Hurley
Associate Professor
Nutrition and Life Stages
Anna Kalbarczyk
Assistant Scientist
Global Epidemiology Policies and Programs
Yeeli Mui
Assistant Professor
Planning for Food Systems and Public Health
Kwaku Nuamah
Senior Associate
Armed Conflict and Health
Victoria M. O’Keefe
Assistant Professor
Indigenous Health
W. Courtland Robinson
Associate Professor                  
Migration and Health: Concepts, Rates, and Relationships &
Seminar in Humanitarian Health
Andrea Ruff
Associate Professor
Infectious Diseases and Child Survival
Yusra Shawar
Associate Scientist
Health Policy Analysis in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Jeremy Shiffman
Professor
Health Policy Analysis in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Paul B. Spiegel
Professor of the Practice
Seminar in Humanitarian Health
Kawsar R. Talaat
Associate Professor
Infectious Diseases and Child Survival
Andrew L. Thorne-Lyman
Associate Scientist
Seafood and Public Health: Global Trade, Nutrition, and the Environment
Antonio J. Trujillo
Associate Professor
Econometric Methods for Evaluation of Health Programs

 4th Term

Instructor Course Title
Olusoji Adeyi
Senior Associate
Global Health Dynamics in Practice: Exploring Power, Colonial Legacies, Foreign Aid, Leadership Accountability, and Institution
Smisha Agarwal
Assistant Professor
Design and Implementation of Global Digital Health Interventions II
Joseph Ali
Associate Professor
Ethics and Global Public Health Practice
Agbessi Amouzou
Professor
Methods for Planning and Implementing Evaluations of Large-Scale Health Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Madison Billingsley
Research Associate
Clinical and Epidemiologic Aspects of Tropical Diseases
August Bourgeois
Senior Associate
Biologic Basis of Vaccine Development
William Brieger
Professor
Courses: Integrative Activity in Community-Based Primary Health Care & Integrative Activity in Global Health Planning and Management
Anna Durbin
Professor
Biologic Basis of Vaccine Development
Jess Fanzo
Professor, School of Advanced International Studies/International Health 
Nutrition and Food Equity and Ethics
Dustin G. Gibson
Associate Scientist
Design and Implementation of Global Digital Health Interventions II
Rupali Limaye
Associate Professor
Global Disease Control Programs and Policies
Abdoulaye Maiga
Assistant Scientist
Methods for Planning and Implementing Evaluations of Large-Scale Health Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Patricia Mechael
Senior Associate
Design and Implementation of Global Digital Health Interventions II
Maria Merritt
Associate Professor                  
Ethics and Global Public Health Practice
Melinda Munos
Assistant Professor
Methods for Planning and Implementing Evaluations of Large-Scale Health Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Amanda Palmer
Assistant Professor
Nutrition, Infection and Immunity
Bryan Patenaude
Assistant Professor
Advanced Topics in Economic Evaluation and Modeling for Global Health
Courtland Robinson
Associate Professor
Humanitarian Health Integrative Activity
David Sack
Professor
Clinical and Epidemiologic Aspects of Tropical Diseases
Ashley Sheffel
Assistant Scientist
Methods for Planning and Implementing Evaluations of Large-Scale Health Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Anita Shet
Senior Scientist
Nutrition, Infection and Immunity
Paul Spiegel
Professor of the Practice
Humanitarian Health Integrative Activity
Kawsar Talaat
Associate Professor
Clinical and Epidemiologic Aspects of Tropical Diseases
Andrew Thorne-Lyman
Associate Scientist
Course: International Nutrition
Brian Wahl
Associate Scientist
Global Disease Control Programs and Policies
Keith West
Professor
International Nutrition
Julia Wolfson
Associate Professor
Food Insecurity and Nutrition: Partnering with Community Organizations to Make Change
Winter Institute 2023
Instructor Course Title
Joshuaa Allison-Burbank
Assistant Scientist
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Health of Native Americans
Olakunle Alonge
Associate Professor
Conceptual and Evidential Foundations of Health Equity and Social Justice
Carlton A. Evans
Associate
Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
Robert Gilman
Professor
Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
Jerreed Ivanich
Assistant Professor
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Health of Native Americans
Anna Kalbarczyk
Assistant Scientist
Essential Skills for Women’s Leadership in Global Health
Kristen Speakman
Senior Research Associate                 
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Heath of Native Americans