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Excellence in Teaching

Students Recognize Outstanding Faculty 2021-2022

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has a long tradition and a firm commitment to instruction of the highest quality. Excellence in teaching stimulates intellectual curiosity in students and prepares them to address the most challenging public health problems facing the world today. Each term, students recognize through their course evaluations the faculty who have contributed significantly to the intellectual life of the School through their excellence in teaching.

Criteria

Honorees are those 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.

The School expresses deep appreciation and congratulations to the following faculty members who achieved teaching excellence in the academic year 2021-2022.

First Term 

Joseph Ali
Assistant Professor, International Health/Berman Institute (Bioethics)
Course: Fogarty Bioethics Fellows Seminar

Lawrence Appel
Professor, Epidemiology, International Health (Joint)
Course: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease

Jennifer Applegate
Assistant Scientist, International Health
Courses:
The Role of Qualitative Methods and Science in Describing and Assessing a Population's Health
The Science of Primary Secondary and Tertiary Prevention in Population Health
The Critical Importance of Evidence in Advancing Public Health Knowledge
Essentials of Environmental Health

Scott Bailey
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Courses:
Concepts of Molecular Biology
Introduction to Molecular Biology

Jeromie Ballreich
Assistant Scientist, Health Policy and Management
Course: Economic Evaluation I

Anne Barnhill
Associate, Berman Institute (Bioethics)
Course: Critical Reasoning for Bioethics

Judy Bass
Associate Professor, Mental Health
Courses:
Seminars in Research in Public Mental Health
Doctoral Seminar in Public Mental Health
The Science of Primary Secondary and Tertiary Prevention in Population Health

Mark Bittle
Senior Scientist, Health Policy and Management
Course: Principles and Applications of Advanced Payment Models in Population Health Management

Gundula Bosch
Senior Scientist, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Courses:
Introduction to the Biomedical Sciences
How Do We Know? - Theory and Practice of Science
Evidence-Based Teaching in the Biomedical and Health Sciences: Foundations
R3 Writing Seminar for Graduate Students
The Critical Importance of Evidence in Advancing Public Health Knowledge

Joseph Bressler
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Courses:
Public Health Toxicology
Essentials of Environmental Health

William Brieger
Professor, International Health/Online Programs for Applied Learning
Courses:
Fundamentals in Global Health Practice
Essential Medicines, Commodities and Supplies Needed for Community Level Primary Health Care Interventions

Randy Bryant
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course: Introduction to Biochemistry: Protein Structure and Enzyme Catalysis

Thomas Burke
Professor, Health Policy and Management/Environmental Health and Engineering (Joint)
Course: Introduction to The Risk Sciences and Public Policy

Gilbert Burnham
Professor, International Health
Courses:
Quality Assurance Management Methods for Developing Countries
Health Needs and Service Provision in Humanitarian Emergencies

Julie Cady-Reh
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Course: Applied Methods for Optimizing Performance in Health Care Organizations

Laura Camarata
Instructor, Epidemiology
Course: Current Topics in Epidemiologic Research

Michelle Carlson
Professor, Mental Health/Epidemiology (Joint)
Course: Seminar on Aging, Cognition and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Arturo Casadevall
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: How Do We Know? - Theory and Practice of Science

Richard Chaisson
Professor, Epidemiology/International Health (Joint)
Course: Epidemiologic Basis for Tuberculosis Control

Aruna Chandran
Senior Scientist, Epidemiology
Course: Seminars in Public Health

Christopher Cox
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Advanced Methods for Design and Analysis of Cohort Studies

Meghan Davis
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Courses:
Essentials of Environmental Health
Writing Scientific Papers I
Essentials of One Health

Marie Diener-West
Professor, Biostatistics/Epidemiology (Joint)
Course: MPH Seminar in Public Health Topics

Shannon Doocy
Associate Professor, International Health
Course: Assessment Approaches in Humanitarian Settings

Anbrasi Edward
Associate Scientist, International Health
Course: Quality Assurance Management Methods for Developing Countries

Matt Eisenberg
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Applied Microeconomics for Policymaking

Maria Eng
Associate, International Health
Course: Emerging Trends in Pharmaceutical Systems Strengthening

Cyrus Engineer
Professor of the Practice, International Health/Health Policy and Management (Joint)
Course: Applications in Managing Health Organizations in Low-and-Middle Income Countries

Lilly Engineer
Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Graduate Seminar in Health Care Management and Leadership

Jeffrey Fadrowski
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease

David O. Fakunle
Associate, Mental Health
Course: The Science of Narrative: Intersectionality of Storytelling and Public Health

Dani Fallin
Professor, Mental Health/Biostatistics (Joint)/ Epidemiology (Joint)
Course: Public Mental Health

Homayoon Farzadegan
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Epidemiology and Public Health Impact of HIV and AIDS

Mary Fox
Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Methods in Quantitative Risk Assessment

Shannon Frattaroli
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Courses:
Qualitative Reasoning in Public Health
The Role of Qualitative Methods and Science in Describing and Assessing a Population's Health

Darrell J. Gaskin
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Advanced Methods in Health Services Research: Analysis

Christine George
Associate Professor, International Health/Environmental Health and Engineering (Joint)
Course: Essentials of Environmental Health

Andrea Gielen
Professor, Health, Behavior and Society/Population, Family and Reproductive Health (Joint)/Health Policy and Management (Joint)
Course: The Science of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Prevention in Population Health

Jonathan Golub
Professor, Epidemiology/International Health (Joint)
Course: Epidemiologic Basis for Tuberculosis Control

Gigi Gronvall
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Biotechnology and Health Security

Eliseo Guallar
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Essentials of Environmental Health

Marie Hardwick
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: Molecular Biology Literature

Elizabeth A. Hazel
Assistant Professor, International Health
Course: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program Seminar 1

Zoe Hendrickson
Assistant Scientist, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Sociological Perspectives on Health

Stephanie Hicks
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Statistical Computing

Michel Ibrahim
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: The Critical Importance of Evidence in Advancing Public Health Knowledge

Phil Jordan
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course: Fundamentals of Reproductive Biology

Nancy Kass
Professor, Berman Institute (Bioethics)/Health Policy and Management
Course: Fogarty Bioethics Fellows Seminar

Caitlin Kennedy
Associate Professor, International Health/Health, Behavior and Society (Joint)
Courses:
Qualitative Research Theory and Methods
Qualitative Reasoning in Public Health
The Role of Qualitative Methods and Science in Describing and Assessing a Population's Health

Gary Ketner
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: Biological Basis of Public Health

Brian Klaas
Instructor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: Communications Primer for the Public Health Sciences

Sabra Klein
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology/Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Joint)/International Health (Joint)
Course: Evolution of Infectious Disease

Kirsten Koehler
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Essentials of Environmental Health

Jordan Kuiper
Assistant Scientist, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: The Global Environment, Climate Change, and Public Health

Megan Latshaw
Associate Scientist, Environmental Health and Engineering
Courses:
Principles of Environmental Health
Essentials of Environmental Health

Robert Lawrence
Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Introduction to Food Systems and Public Health

Jeannie-Marie Leoutsakos
Associate Professor, Mental Health
Course: Statistics for Psychosocial Research: Measurement

Martin Lindquist
Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Advanced Methods in Biostatistics I

Paul Locke
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering/Health Policy and Management (Joint)/Health, Behavior and Society (Joint)
Course: Essentials of Environmental Health

Benjamin Lozare
Senior Associate, Online Programs for Applied Learning
Course: Strategic Communication Planning

Richard Markham
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: Evolution of Infectious Disease

Pamala Martin
Associate, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Creating, Implementing and Monitoring Budgets for Projects and Programs

John McGready
Senior Scientist, Biostatistics
Course: Statistical Reasoning in Public Health I

Tamar Mendelson
Professor, Mental Health/Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: The Science of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Prevention in Population Health

Ramin Mojtabai
Professor, Mental Health
Course: Introduction to Mental Health Services

Meghan Moran
Associate Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Contemporary Issues in Health Communication

Laura Morlock
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Courses:
Graduate Seminar in Health Care Management and Leadership
Science of Patient Safety

Noel Mueller
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Epidemiologic Methods 1

Alvaro Munoz
Professor, Epidemiology/Biostatistics (Joint)/Environmental Health and Engineering (Joint)
Course: Advanced Methods for Design and Analysis of Cohort Studies

Cari Munro
Course Facilitator, Office of Academic Affairs
Courses:
The Role of Qualitative Methods and Science in Describing and Assessing a Population's Health
The Science of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Prevention in Population Health
The Critical Importance of Evidence in Advancing Public Health Knowledge
Essentials of Environmental Health

Rashelle Musci
Associate Professor, Mental Health
Course: Doctoral Seminar in Public Mental Health

Keeve Nachman
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering/Health Policy and Management (Joint)
Courses:
Introduction to Food Systems and Public Health
Introduction to the Risk Sciences and Public Policy
Essentials of Environmental Health

Katherine Narvaez
Course Facilitator, Office of Academic Affairs
Courses:
The Role of Qualitative Methods and Science in Describing and Assessing a Population's Health
The Science of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Prevention in Population Health
The Critical Importance of Evidence in Advancing Public Health Knowledge
Essentials of Environmental Health

Roni Neff
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering/Health Policy and Management (Joint)
Course: Essentials of Environmental Health

Derek Ng
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Advanced Methods for Design and Analysis of Cohort Studies

Douglas Norris
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, International Health (Joint)
Course: Evolution of Infectious Disease

Jeanine M. Parisi
Senior Scientist, Mental Health
Course: Seminars in Research in Public Mental Health

Cindy Parker
Lecturer, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
Course: Essentials of Environmental Health

David Peters
Professor, International Health
Course: Applications in Managing Health Organizations in Low-and-Middle Income Countries

Peter Pronovost
Adjunct Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Science of Patient Safety

Debashree Ray
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology/Biostatistics (Joint)
Course: Genetic Epidemiologic Seminars in Current Research and Methodology

George Rebok
Professor, Mental Health
Course: Seminar on Aging, Cognition and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Blake Reilly
Associate, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Health Behavior: Improving Health Through Health Education/Promotion

Beth A. Resnick
Senior Scientist, Health Policy and Management
Course: MSPH Seminar in Health Policy

Travis Rieder
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Courses:
Introduction to Ethical Theory
Critical Reasoning for Bioethics

Courtland Robinson
Associate Professor, International Health/Population, Family and Reproductive Health (Joint)
Courses:
Seminar in Humanitarian Health
Assessment Approaches in Humanitarian Settings

Michael Rosenblum
Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Probability Theory I

Anne Rositch
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Course: The Science of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Prevention in Population Health

Lori Rosman
Associate, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Writing Scientific Papers I

Ingo Ruczinski
Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Writing Scientific Papers I

Jennifer Schrack
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Epidemiologic Methods 1

Kerry Schulze
Senior Scientist, International Health
Course: Critical Thinking in Nutrition

Kellogg Schwab
Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Essentials of Environmental Health

Brian Schwartz
Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering/Epidemiology (Joint)
Course: The Global Environment, Climate Change and Public Health

Al Scott
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology/Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Joint)/International Health (Joint)/Environmental Health and Engineering (Joint)
Course: The Science of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Prevention in Population Health

Tara Sell
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Public Health Emergencies: Risk Communication and Decision Science

Elizabeth Selvin
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Welch Center Research Seminar

Alvia Siddiqi
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Course: Principles and Applications of Advanced Payment Models in Population Health Management

Brian Simpson
Associate, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: R3 Writing Seminar for Graduate Students

Katherine Clegg Smith
Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Courses:
Qualitative Reasoning in Public Health
The Role of Qualitative Methods and Science in Describing and Assessing a Population's Health

Paul Spiegel
Professor of the Practice, International Health
Courses:
Seminar in Humanitarian Health
Public Health Humanitarian Emergencies

Adam Spira
Professor, Mental Health
Course: Psychopathology for Public Health

Frances A. Stillman
Associate Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Tobacco Prevention and Control

Elizabeth Stuart
Professor, Mental Health/Biostatistics (Joint)/Health Policy and Management (Joint)
Course: The Critical Importance of Evidence in Advancing Public Health Knowledge

Yvonne Tam
Senior Research Associate, International Health
Course: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program Seminar 1

Roland Thorpe
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Advanced Methods in Health Services Research: Analysis

Cristian Tomasetti
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Probability Theory I

Amy Tsui
Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: The Critical Importance of Evidence in Advancing Public Health Knowledge

Jon Vernick
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Issues in Injury and Violence Prevention

Heather Volk
Associate Professor, Mental Health/Environmental Health and Engineering (Joint)
Course: Essentials of Environmental Health

Polly Walker
Research Associate, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Introduction to Food Systems and Public Health

Jiou Wang
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course: Seminars in Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Mei-Cheng Wang
Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Survival Analysis

Crystal Watson
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Public Health Emergencies: Risk Communication and Decision Science

Margaret Wear
Assistant Scientist, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: Introduction to the Biomedical Sciences

Jennifer Wolff
Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Graduate Seminar in Health Services Research and Policy

Albert Wu
Professor, Health Policy and Management/Epidemiology (Joint)/International Health (Joint)/Online Programs for Applied Learning
Course: Science of Patient Safety

Peter Zandi
Professor, Mental Health (Joint)/Epidemiology (Joint)
Course: Seminar on Aging, Cognition and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Barry Zirkin
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Course: Biological Basis of Public Health