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Faculty

Primary Faculty Within the Social and Behavioral Interventions Program Area

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

Professors, Assistant Professors and Associate Professors

Caitlin Kennedy

Caitlin Kennedy

Associate Professor
International Health

Caitlin Kennedy PhD ’09, MPH ’04, is a social and behavioral scientist with a focus on sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention, and resource-limited settings.

Haneefa Saleem

Haneefa Saleem

Assistant Professor
International Health

Haneefa Tasleem Saleem, PhD ’14, MPH, ’09, studies how to improve the sexual and reproductive health of people living with HIV and to mitigate the risks of injection drug use.

Julie Denison

Julie Denison

Associate Professor
International Health

Julie Denison, PhD '06, MHS '99, develops interventions for youth living with HIV, with a focus on the role of family and environmental and structural determinants of health.

Melissa Walls

Melissa Walls

Associate Professor
International Health

Melissa Walls, PhD, MA, is an Indigenous researcher who works with American Indian and First Nations communities to promote health equity through culturally centered projects.

Peter Winch

Peter Winch

Professor
International Health

Peter J. Winch, MD, MPH ’88, develops and evaluates interventions to promote health behaviors for water, sanitation, infectious diseases, and environmental sustainability.

Victoria O'Keefe

Victoria O'Keefe

Assistant Professor
International Health

Victoria M. O’Keefe, PhD, MS, works to achieve strengths-based and culturally informed suicide prevention, mental health promotion, and wellness among Indigenous communities.

Assistant, Associate and Senior Scientists

Kyle Hill

Assistant Scientist
International Health
Mary Cwik

Mary Cwik

Associate Scientist
International Health

Nora West

Assistant Scientist
International Health

Senior Research Associates and Research Associates

Allison Ingalls

Allison Ingalls

Senior Research Associate
International Health

Allison Ingalls, MPH, coordinates Native American behavioral/mental health research initiatives in partnership with urban and rural tribal communities across the U.S. 

Anne Kenney

Anne Kenney

Senior Research Associate
International Health