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Faculty

Primary Faculty Within the Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program Area

All ranks of professors, scientists, and research associates can serve as an MSPH adviser. All ranks of professors can serve as doctoral student advisers, and all ranks of professors and scientists can serve as doctoral student co-advisers.

Professors, Assistant Professors and Associate Professors

Smisha Agarwal
Assistant Professor
International Health

Smisha Agarwal, PhD, MPH '09, MBA, studies how to improve maternal and newborn health in low-income settings by strengthening health systems and using technological solutions.

Naor Bar-Zeev
Associate Professor
International Health

Naor Bar-Zeev PhD, MBiostat, MPH, MBBS, is a pediatric infectious disease physician who studies how to maximize vaccine benefits for low-resource, high-mortality areas.

Anna Durbin
Professor
International Health

Anna Durbin, MD, studies experimental vaccines for SARS-CoV-2, dengue, West Nile, Zika, malaria, and more in human clinical trials and in controlled human infection studies.

Christine Marie George
Associate Professor
International Health

Christine Marie George, PhD, partners with communities to design and evaluate water, sanitation, and hygiene programs to promote health equity and prevent infections globally.

Joanne Katz
Professor
International Health

Joanne Katz, ScD ’93, MS, is an epidemiologist with expertise in maternal, neonatal, and child health and extensive work experience in Nepal and other South Asian countries.

Alain Labrique
Professor
International Health

Alain Labrique, PhD '07, MHS '99, MS, is an infectious disease epidemiologist who leverages digital innovations to solve public health problems in resource-limited settings.

Melissa Marx
Assistant Professor
International Health

Melissa A. Marx, PhD ‘02, MPH ’98, evaluates maternal, child, and infectious disease programs, and has led response efforts for outbreaks including SARS, Ebola, and COVID-19.

Lawrence Moulton
Professor
International Health

Larry Moulton, PhD ’86, MS, is a biostatistician who uses his statistical expertise to design and analyze infectious disease studies in low- and middle-income countries.

David Sack
Professor
International Health

David Sack, MD ’68, is working to eliminate cholera and other enteric infections as public health problems in Africa and Asia using targeted and effective vaccines.

Assistant, Associate and Senior Scientists

Victoria Chou
Assistant Scientist
International Health

Victoria B. Chou, PhD '11, MS, applies research to develop powerful, evidence-based tools for global health advocacy, planning, and evaluation.

Matthew Dudley
Assistant Scientist
International Health

Matthew Z. Dudley, PhD ’18, MSPH ’14, uses research to improve public health communication and positively impact health behavior, particularly with regard to vaccination.

Daniel Erchick
Assistant Scientist
International Health

Daniel Erchick, PhD ’17, MPH ’12, conducts community-based epidemiologic research to evaluate low-cost interventions to improve the health of mothers and infants globally.

Elizabeth Hazel
Assistant Scientist
International Health

Elizabeth Hazel, MHS '07, PhD '19, is a global health researcher who evaluates programs and improves measurements of health for vulnerable women, babies, and children.

Maria Knoll
Senior Scientist
International Health

Maria Deloria Knoll, PhD ’00, designs, conducts, and analyzes policy-driven epidemiological studies and clinical trials evaluating vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases.

Rupali Limaye
Associate Scientist
International Health

Rupali Limaye, PhD ’12, MPH, MA, studies how health information can best be communicated to individuals in different contexts and through different channels.

Bareng Nonyane
Associate Scientist
International Health

B. Aletta Nonyane, PhD, MSc, applies statistical design and analysis methods to investigate the effect of interventions for improving access to HIV and TB healthcare services.

Jamie Perin
Associate Scientist
International Health

Jamie Perin, PhD, MS, is a statistician who studies child health and child mortality to make novel discoveries so that children everywhere can be healthier.

Ashley Sheffel
Assistant Scientist
International Health

Ashley Sheffel, DrPH ’19, MPH, uses research to improve maternal and child health and measurements of quality of care in low-resource settings.

Senior Research Associates and Research Associates

Senior Research Associate
International Health
Senior Research Associate
International Health
Research Associate
International Health
Research Associate
International Health
Research Associate
International Health
Senior Research Associate
International Health

Shannon Seopaul, MPH ’15, is leading public health surveillance of infectious diseases in Maryland to inform public policy at the state and national levels.

Senior Research Associate
International Health

Yvonne Tam, MHS ’10, uses modeling methods to assess health interventions' impact in reducing maternal, neonatal, and child mortality in low- and middle- income countries.