Master of Public Health

Faculty

Faculty in the Public Health Sciences department are experts in the fields of epidemiology, biostatistics, behavioral sciences, health services and policy research, and clinical research including outcome assessment and clinical trials design. In addition to teaching courses, faculty serve as capstone project mentors.

Habibul Ahsan

Professor, BSD Academic Admin
habib@uchicago.edu

Interests: risk assessment, early diagnosis of cancer, disease prevention, precision medicine, global health

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Kavi Bhalla

Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
kavibhalla@uchicago.edu

Interests: injury prevention, traffic accident, injury, burden of illness, public health surveillance

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Lin Chen

Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences
lchen@health.bsd.uchicago.edu

Interests: big data, integrative genomics, statistical methods, software development

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Brian Chiu

Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences
bchiu@health.bsd.uchicago.edu

Interests: non-Hodgkin lymphoma, multiple myeloma, health disparities, molecular epidemiology, outcome research, epigenetics, liquid biopsy, translational population research

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James J. Dignam

Professor, Public Health Sciences
jdignam@health.bsd.uchicago.edu

Interests: survival analysis, clinical trials, competing risks, modeling, health disparities in cancer

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Robert Gibbons

Associate Professor, Medicine – Hospital Medicine
rdg@uchicago.edu

Interests: statistics, biostatistics, drug safety, suicide, item response theory, environmental statistics, longitudinal data analysis, mental health statistics

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Donald Hedeker

Professor, Public Health Sciences
DHedeker@health.bsd.uchicago.edu

Interests: longitudinal data analysis, ecological momentary assessment, ordinal data, mixed-effects models

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Elbert Huang

Professor, Medicine
ehuang@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Interests: aging, diabetes mellitus, adult onset, health services research

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Dezheng Huo

Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences
dhuo@uchicago.edu

Interests: breast cancer, genetics, population, genetic epidemiology, health disparity, outcomes research, risk prediction

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Yuan Ji

Professor, Public Health Sciences
YJi@health.bsd.uchicago.edu

 

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R. Tamara Konetzka

Professor, Public Health Sciences
konetzka@uchicago.edu

Interests: health economics, long-term care, post-acute care, Medicaid, Medicare

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Benjamin Lahey

Irving B. Harris Professor, Public Health Sciences
blahey@health.bsd.uchicago.edu

Interests: causal taxonomy of psychopathology across the life span, population neuroscience of psychopathology in children and adolescents, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder

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Diane Lauderdale

Chair, Public Health Sciences
dlauderd@uchicago.edu

Interests: aging, demographic, disparities, health status, epidemiology, sleep

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Aresha Martinez-Cardoso

Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
areshamc@uchicago.edu

Interests: racial health inequities, migration, race, health status, Latinos, immigration and emigration, social discrimination, racism, aging, demographics, demographic and health surveys

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Jonathan Ozik

Computational Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

Interests: agent-based modeling and large-scale computation

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Brandon Pierce

Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences
brandonpierce@uchicago.edu

Interests: genetic epidemiology, telomeres, gene-environment interaction, arsenic, cancer, aging, epigenetics, gene regulation

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Harold A. Pollack

Helen Ross Professor, School of Social Service Administration
haroldp@uchicago.edu

 

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Mei-Yin Polley

Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences
mcpolley@uchicago.edu

Interests: conduct and methodology of cancer clinical trials

 

Prachi Sanghavi

Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
psanghavi@uchicago.edu

Interests: pre-hospital care, trauma, fracking, long term care, healthcare quality measurement, burn injuries, low-value services, Medicare, Medicaid

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Loren Saulsberry

Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
lsaulsberry@uchicago.edu

Interests: health policy, health services research, cancer prevention and control, health disparities

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John A. Schneider

Professor, Medicine-Infectious Diseases
jschnei1@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Interests: HIV infection, social network, epidemiology, sex behavior, modeling, decision, mathematical model, sexually transmitted disease, syphilis, substance use, program implementation

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Marcia Tan

Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
mmtan@uchicago.edu

Interests: health disparities, minority health, tobacco cessation, weight management, behavioral sciences

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