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School of Public Health
School of Public Health

University of Washington School of Public Health

New Faculty

Fall 2016



Nicole Errett, lecturer, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, is interested in the use of public policy to enhance health outcomes during and after disasters.

Anne-Marie Gloster, lecturer, Epidemiology, Nutritional Sciences Program, is interested in connecting culinary arts with food science to promote healthy eating.

Christine Khosropour, acting assistant professor, Epidemiology, focuses on HIV and STI prevention. Cory Morin, acting assistant professor, Global Health, researches air quality, heat-related morbidity and mortality, and infectious disease.

Cory Morin, acting assistant professor, Global Health, researches air quality, heat-related morbidity and mortality, and infectious disease.

Melissa Mugambi, assistant professor, Global Health, is a new strategic hire who will help address the emerging challenge of public health implementation science.

Bryan Weiner, professor, Global Health, Health Services, is also a new strategic hire for public health implementation science focusing on the adoption, implementation and sustainability of innovations and evidencebased practices in health care delivery.

David Smith, professor, Global Health, investigates how infectious diseases, such as malaria, persist in populations through transmission and the associated burden on human health.

Paul Fishman, associate professor, Health Services, is known for important work in risk adjustment and smoking economics. He is interested in analyzing changes in health care costs over time.

 

Spring/Summer 2016


Jesse Jones-Smith, associate professor, Health Services, Nutritional Sciences, is a new strategic hire. She leads efforts addressing obesity, food, physical activity and health, which comprise one of the emerging challenges in the School’s Strategic Plan. She primarily investigates the role of economic and community resources in risk for obesity in both children and adults.

Anju Aggarwal, acting assistant professor, Epidemiology, focuses on the role of food and the built environment on health-related behaviors and body weight dynamics, topics also related to the Strategic Plan.

Sara Lindstroem, assistant professor, Epidemiology, focuses on understanding the genetic variants associated with complex diseases such as cancer and obesity. Genomics and public health make up another emerging challenge.

David Pigott, assistant professor, Global Health, focuses on improving the spatial resolution at which disease burden and metrics are considered. He also leads work defining at risk areas for a number of pathogens with pandemic potential.

Bradley Wagenaar, acting instructor, Global Health, is interested in building effective systems for mental health care. His research, implementation and service work focus on supporting equitable public sector health systems and policies globally.