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Faculty Recognition

Excellence in Teaching

Students Recognize Outstanding Faculty 2022-2023

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 2022-2023.

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Summer Term:

William Brieger
Professor, International Health

Course: Training Methods and Continuing Education for Health Workers

Rosa Crum
Professor, School of Medicine/Epidemiology/Mental Health (Joint)
Course: Principles of Epidemiology

Ghanem Khalil
Associate Professor, School of Medicine/Population, Family and Reproductive Health (Joint)
Course: Database Design and Implementation in Clinical Research

Ira Gooding
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Course: Teaching, Learning and Leading – In the Classroom, in the Workplace, and in the Community

Mia Lamm
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Course: Teaching, Learning and Leading – In the Classroom, in the Workplace, and in the Community

Summer Institutes:

Leslie Adams
Assistant Professor, Mental Health

Course: Racism and Public Mental Health

Daniel J. Barnett
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Problem Solving in Public Health

Judith K. Bass
Professor, Mental Health
Course: Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs of Refugees after Resettlement in High Income Countries

Joel Begay
Research Associate, International Health

Course: Introduction to Data Management Using American Indian Health Data

Amie Bettencourt
Assistant Professor, School of Medicine/Mental Health (Joint)
Course: School-Based Preventive Interventions and Research

Natalie J. Blades
Associate/Visiting Scholar, Biostatistics
Course: Statistical Reasoning in Public Health

Joseph Bressler
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Environmental Health

Gilbert M. Burnham
Professor Emeritus, International Health
Courses: Health Emergencies in Large Populations (H.E.L.P.)
Quality Assurance Management Methods for Developing Countries

Carlos Castillo-Salgado
Professor, Epidemiology/Population, Family and Reproductive Health/School of Medicine/Health Policy and Management (Joint)
Courses: Epidemiologic Applications of GIS
Professional Epidemiologic Methods: Epidemiologic Intelligence and Population Health Assessments

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

Rachel A. Chambers
Assistant Scientist, International Health
Course: Introduction to Quantitative and Qualitative Research for American Indian Health

William Checkley
Associate Professor, School of Medicine/International Health/Biostatistics (Joint)
Course: Chronic Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Josef Coresh
Professor, Epidemiology/Biostatistics (Joint)
Course: Methods and Applications of Cohort Studies

Priya Duggal
Professor, Epidemiology/International Health (Joint)
Course: Principles of Genetic Epidemiology

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

Cyrus Y. Engineer
Professor of the Practice, International Health
Course: High Performing Organizations in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Carlton A. Evans
Associate, International Health
Course: Tuberculosis, HIV, and other Chronic Infections in the Tropics

Kevin Fain
Associate, Epidemiology
Course: Professional Epidemiologic Methods: Epidemiologic Intelligence and Population Health Assessments

David Olawuyi Fakunle
Associate, Mental Health
Course: The Science of Narrative: Why Storytelling is Important to Research

Manuel Franco
Professor-Adjunct, Epidemiology
Course: Topics in Social Epidemiology

Paul A. Gaist
Professor-Adjunct, Epidemiology/Health Policy and Management/Health, Behavior and Society
Course: A New View: Improving Public Health Through Innovative Social and Behavioral Tools and Approaches

Alison Gemmill
Assistant Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Critically Evaluation the Science for Policy and Practice

Robert Gilman
Professor, International Health/Molecular Microbiology and Immunology (Joint)
Course: Intestinal Infections in the Tropics

Jonathan E. Golub
Professor, School of Medicine/Epidemiology/International Health (Joint)
Course: Epidemiologic Basis for Tuberculosis Control

Emily S. Gurley
Professor of the Practice, Epidemiology/International Health (Joint)
Course: Topics in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Andre W Hackman
Assistant Scientist, Biostatistics
Course: Introduction to Data Management

Ava Hoffman
Research Associate, Biostatistics
Course: Introduction to R for Public Health Researchers

Calliope Holingue
Assistant Professor, Mental Health
Course: Mental Health and the Gut

Anna Kalbarczyk
Assistant Scientist, International Health
Course: Essential Skills for Women’s Leadership in Global Health

Celia A. Karp
Assistant Scientist, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Using Data to Inform Family Planning Policies

Michelle R. Kaufman
Associate Professor, Health, Behavior and Society/International Health (Joint)
Course: Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health

Christopher Kemp
Assistant Scientist, International Health
Courses: Introduction to Quantitative and Qualitative Research for American Indian Health
Communications Primer for the Public Health Sciences

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

Maria Deloria Knoll
Senior Scientist, International Health
Course: Introduction to Data Management Using American Indian Health Data

Tianjing Li
Associate Professor-Adjunct, Epidemiology
Course: Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

Shea Littlepage
Research Associate, International Health
Course: Introduction to Data Management Using American Indian Health Data

Kojo A. Lokko
Senior Associate, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Strategic Leadership Principles and Tools for Health System Transformation in PFRH

Ronald W. Manderscheid
Professor-Adjunct, Mental Health
Course: Knowledge Management for Effective Global Health Programs

Beth Renee Dail Marshall
Assistant Scientist, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Youth Voice in Public Health

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

Kunihiro Matsushita
Associate Professor, Epidemiology/School of Medicine (Joint)
Courses: Methods and Applications of Cohort Studies
Performance Measurement in Health Care

Nikolas Matthes
Assistant Professor-Adjunct, Health Policy and Management
Course: Performance Measurement in Health Care

Sara Mazursky
Deputy Project Director, Center for Communication Programs
Course: Knowledge Management for Effective Global Health Programs

John McGready
Senior Scientist, Biostatistics
Course: Data Analysis Workshop

Cynthia Schaffer Minkovitz
Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health/School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: Strategic Leadership Principles and Tools for Health System Transformation in PFRH

Kristin Mmari
Associate Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Introduction to Program Evaluation in PFRH

Sarah McIvor Murray
Assistant Professor, Mental Health
Course: Stigma and Mental Health Issues

Trang Nguyen
Assistant Scientist, Mental Health
Course: Methods for Handling Missing Data in Psychosocial Research

Daniel Obeng
Associate, Biostatistics
Course: Statistical Reasoning in Public Health II

Jill Owczarzak
Associate Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Using Software in Qualitative Research and Analysis

Anne Palmer
Associate Scientist, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Applying Systems Thinking to Obesity Prevention

Elise T. Pas
Associate Scientist, Mental Health
Course: School-Based Preventive Interventions and Research

Jennifer Richards
Assistant Scientist, International Health
Course: Introduction to Quantitative and Qualitative Research for American Indian Health

Jose G. Rimon
Senior Scientist, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Strategic Leadership Principles and Tools for Health System Transformation in PFRH

Darlynn Rojo-Wissar
Instructor, Mental Health
Course: Sleep and Public Health

Ana Maria Rule
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: Onsite Evaluation of Workplace and Occupational Health

Ian Saldanha
Instructor, International Health
Course: Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

Adam Spira
Professor, Mental Health/School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: Sleep and Public Health

Donna Strobino
Professor Emeritus, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Critically Evaluating the Science for Policy and Practice

Elizabeth Stuart
Professor, Mental Health/Biostatistics/Health Policy and Management (Joint)
Course: Methods for Handling Missing Data in Psychosocial Research

Tara M. Sullivan
Associate, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Knowledge Management for Effective Global Health Programs

Richard Thompson
Senior Scientist, Biostatistics
Course: Advanced Data Analysis Workshop

Johannes Thrul
Associate Professor, Mental Health
Course: Mobile Mental Health Research: Planning and Conducting Ecological Momentary Assessment

Mija-Tesse Ververs
Senior Associate, International Health
Course: Health Emergencies in Large Populations (H.E.L.P.)

Carrie L. Wright
Assistant Scientist, Biostatistics
Course: Introduction to R for Public Health Researchers

Peter Zandi
Professor, School of Medicine/Epidemiology/Mental Health (Joint)
Course: Epidemiology of Major Mental Disorders

Linnea Zimmerman
Assistant Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Using Data to Inform Family Planning Policies

First Term

Jennifer Applegate
Assistant Scientist, International Health

Courses: 
Essentials of Environmental Health
Foundational Principles of Public Health
The Role of Quantitative Methods and Science in Describing and Assessing a Population’s Health

Scott Bailey
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/School of Medicine (Joint)
Courses: 
Concepts of Molecular Biology
Introduction to Molecular Biology

Anne Barnhill
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Course: Foundations of Bioethics

Judith K. Bass
Professor, Mental Health
Course: Seminars in Research in Public Mental Health

Marykate Bergen
Course Facilitator
Courses: 
Essentials of Environmental Health
Foundational Principles of Public Health
The Role of Qualitative Methods and Science in Describing and Assessing a Population’s Health

Mark J. Bittle
Senior Scientist, Health Policy and Management
Courses: 
MHA Seminar
Principles and Applications of Advanced Payment Models in Population Health Management

Gundula Bosch
Senior Scientist, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: Evidence-Based Teaching in the Biomedical and Health Sciences: Foundations

Joseph Bressler
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering/Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (Joint)
Course: Public Health Toxicology

William Brieger
Professor, International Health
Course: Essential Medicines, Commodities and Supplies Needed for Community Level Primary Health Care Interventions

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

Gilbert Burnham
Professor-Emeritus, International Health
Course: Health Care in Humanitarian Emergencies

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

Emma Camacho Ochoa
Research Associate, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: Evidence-Based Teaching in the Biomedical and Health Sciences: Foundations

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

Javier Cepeda
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Current Topics in Human Rights

Richard Chaisson
Professor, School of Medicine/Epidemiology (Joint)/International Health (Joint)
Course: Epidemiological Basis for Tuberculosis Control

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

Karen Charron
Associate Lecturer, Health Policy and Management
Course: MHA Seminar

Svea Closser
Associate Professor, International Health
Course: Doctoral Seminar in Research Methods in Applied Medical Anthropology

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

Frank Curriero
Professor, Epidemiology/Biostatistics (Joint)
Course: Spatial Analysis for Public Health

Meghan Frost Davis
Associate Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering/School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: Essentials of One Health

Conan Dickson
Associate Scientist, Health Policy and Management

Course: MHA Seminar

David Dowdy
Professor, Epidemiology/International Health (Joint)/School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: First Year Epidemiology Doctoral Seminar

Priya Duggal
Professor, Epidemiology/International Health (Joint)
Course: Doctoral Seminars in Epidemiology

Johnathon P. Ehsani
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: PhD Seminar in Health Policy: Using Secondary Data to Conduct Health Policy Research

Cyrus Engineer
Professor of the Practice, International Health

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, School of Medicine/Epidemiology (Joint)
Course: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease

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

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

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

Shannon Frattaroli
Professor, Health Policy and Management

Courses: 
Graduate Seminar in Health Care Management and Leadership
Graduate Seminar in Injury Research and Policy
The Role of Qualitative Methods and Science in Describing and Assessing a Population’s Health
Qualitative Reasoning in Public Health

Jennifer L. Glick
Assistant Scientist, International Health
Course: Gender and Health: Foundational Theories and Applications

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

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

Ghassan B. Hamra
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology/Environmental Health Engineering (Joint)
Course: First Year Epidemiology Doctoral Seminar

Steve Harvey
Associate Professor, International Health
Course: Social and Behavioral Interventions Program Seminar I: Applied Social Science and Global Health

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

Stephanie Hicks
Associate Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Statistical Computing

M.E. Hughes
Associate Scientist, Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Course: Life Course Perspectives on Health

Junichi Ishigami
Assistant Scientist, Epidemiology
Course: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease

Leah Jager
Assistant Scientist, Biostatistics

Course: Public Health Statistics II

Phil Jordan
Associate Professor-Adjunct, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: Fundamentals of Reproductive Biology

Anna Kalbarczyk
Assistant Scientist, International Health
Course: Health and Safety Preparation for Global Health Assignments

Caitlin Kennedy
Associate Professor, International Health/Health, Behavior and Society (Joint)
Courses:
Qualitative Research Theory and Methods          
Qualitative Reasoning in Public Health   
Social and Behavioral Interventions Program Seminar I: Applied Social Science & Global Health
The Role of Qualitative Methods and Science in Describing and Assessing a Population's Health       

Gary Ketner
Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Course: Public Health Biology

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

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

Christine M. Ladd-Acosta
Associate Professor, Epidemiology/Mental Health (Joint)
Course: Genetic Epidemiologic Seminars in Current Research and Methodology

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

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

Anthony Leung
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: Concepts of Molecular Biology

Rupali Limaye
Associate Professor, International Health/Health, Behavior and Society (Joint)/Epidemiology (Joint)
Course: Identifying and Mitigating Misinformation to Improve Trust in Public Health

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

Sabriya L. Linton
Assistant Professor, Mental Health
Course: Seminar on Statistical Methods for Mental Health

Benjamin Lozare
Senior Associate, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Strategic Communication Planning

Lisa Lubomski
Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
Course: Introduction to Quality Improvement and Knowledge Translation Research

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

Shruti Mehta
Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Doctoral Seminars in Epidemiology

Cynthia Schaffer Minkovitz
Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health/School of Medicine (Joint)
Course: Life Course Perspectives on Health

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

Graham Mooney
Associate Professor, School of Medicine/Epidemiology (Joint)
Course: Life and Death in Charm City:  Histories of Public Health in Baltimore, 1750 to the Present

Ryan Moran
Associate, Health Policy and Management
Course: Essentials of Population Health Management

Rosemary Morgan
Associate Scientist, International Health/School of Nursing (Joint)
Course: Gender and Health: Foundational Theories and Applications

Alvaro Munoz
Professor-Emeritus, Epidemiology
Course: Advanced Methods for Design and Analysis of Cohort Studies

Cari Munro
Course Facilitator, Office of Academic Affairs
Courses: 
Foundational Principles of Public Health
Essentials of Environmental Health
The Role of Qualitative Methods and Science in Describing a Population’s Health

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

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

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

Elizabeth L. Ogburn
Associate Professor, Biostatistics
Course:  Statistical Theory I

Jill Owczarzak
Associate Professor, Health, Behavior and Society
Course: Ethnographic Fieldwork

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

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

Peter Pronovost
Professor-Adjunct, 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

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
Courses: 
Foundational Principles of Public Health
MSPH Seminar in Health Policy

W. Courtland Robinson
Associate Professor, International Health/Population, Family and Reproductive Health (Joint)
Course: Seminar in Humanitarian Health

Michael Rosenblum
Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Probability Theory I

Anne Fortino Rositch
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Course: First Year Epidemiology Doctoral Seminar

Leonard S. Rubinstein
Professor of the Practice, Epidemiology
Course: Current Topics in Human Rights

Brendan Saloner
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management
Course: Foundations on Health Policy I

Quincy Samus
Associate Professor, School of Medicine
Course: Introduction to Quality Improvement and Knowledge Translation Research

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

Brian Schwartz
Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering
Course: The Global Environment, Climate Change and Public Health

Roza Selimyan
Associate Scientist, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Courses:
Premedical Seminars: Planning and Preparing for Medical School Application
Advanced Concepts in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology

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

Elizabeth Selvin
Professor, Epidemiology

Course: Welch Center Research Seminar

Timothy Shields
Senior Scientist, Epidemiology
Course: Spatial Analysis for Public Health

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

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: 
Public Health Humanitarian Emergencies
Seminar in Humanitarian Health

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: Seminar on Statistical Methods for Mental Health

Michele Twilley
Instructor, Environmental Health and Engineering

Course: Ventilation and Hazard Control

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

Mei-Cheng Wang
Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Essentials of Probability and Statistical Inference: Probability

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

Genevieve L. Wojcik
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Course: Genetic Epidemiologic Seminars in Current Research and Methodology

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

Qian-Li Xue
Associate Professor, Mental Health
Course: Statistics for Psychosocial Research: Measurement

Yuxin Zhu
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Course: Survival Analysis

Barry Zirkin
Professor-Emeritus, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/Whiting School of Engineering (Joint)
Course: Public Health Biology