Social determinants and health disparities; obesity and cancer prevention; community-based participatory research (CBPR)
Professor and Acting Chair
Applied epidemiology in public health practice; informatics; infectious disease epidemiology; surveillance; coronavirus; Covid-19; emerging diseases; epidemics; pandemics; disease outbreaks
Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health, Nutritional Epidemiology, Physical Activity, Obesity and Diabetes
Cardiovascular/metabolic, reproductive/perinatal, and genetic/epigenetic epidemiology.
AIDS epidemiology and HIV prevention in Africa; heterosexual and vertical HIV transmission
Genetic epidemiology; pharmacogenetics; clinical informatics; healthcare disparities, implementation of genetic testing
American Indian health, Diabetes, Interventions, Nutrition
Associate Teaching Professor
Culinary arts/food science education; healthy eating behaviors.
Improving engagement in care among people living with HIV.
Financial instability, psychosocial stress, stress biomarkers, air pollution epidemiology, epidemiology methods
DSc, MD, MPH
Developing novel designs, methods of statistical analysis, and interpretation of vaccine field studies and other interventions; causal inference
PhD, MS, RDN
HPV, HIV-1 and HIV-2, and other sexually transmitted infections in Senegal West Africa, cervical cancer, HPV screening and vaccination, biomarkers for early detection and recurrence of cancer, global health, and maternal and child health.
Clinical epidemiology; cardiovascular epidemiology; aging/neuroepidemiology; genetic associations with cardiovascular disease
Etiology; diagnosis and prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome
MD, MPH, PhD
HIV-1 transmission, pathogenesis, co-infections, and treatment; molecular epidemiology, implementation science, clinical trials