Faculty Directory

About Our Faculty

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences’ award-winning faculty have nationally recognized strengths in issues such as obesity and diabetes prevention, women’s health, global health, aging and healthy living, autism spectrum disorders, and many other areas of expertise.

Dean C. Marjorie Aelion
Professional Title:
Professor and Dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences
Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Telephone:
413-545-2526
Campus Address:
106 Arnold House
Education:

B.Sc., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1980; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1988

Sofiya Alhassan
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-3475
Campus Address:
150 Totman Building
Education:

B.S., Stetson University, 1996; M.S., Auburn University, 2000; Ph.D., Auburn University, 2004; Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine

Mary Andrianopoulos
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-0551
Campus Address:
Communication Disorders Building, Room #305B
Education:

B.S., University of Vermont, 1979; M.S., University of Utah, 1983, Ph.D., 1988; Post-doctoral Fellow, Mayo Clinic, 1988-1990; CCC-SLP.

Raji Balasubramanian
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Biostatistics
Telephone:
413-577-0277
Campus Address:
404 Arnold House
Education:

B.A., Mount Holyoke College, 1996; Sc.D. Harvard University, 2002; Postdoc, Harvard University

Jane Baran
Professional Title:
Professor and Department Chair
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-0565
Campus Address:
Communication Disorders Building, Room 201E
Education:

B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1972, M.A., 1974; Ph.D., Purdue University, 1979; ASHA Fellow, CCC-A/SLP.

Patsy Beffa-Negrini
Professional Title:
Lecturer, Research Associate Professor, and Program Director, Online MPH in Nutrition
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-545-0798
Campus Address:
236B Chenoweth
Education:

B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, Registered Dietitian

Michael Begay
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Health Policy and Management
Telephone:
413-545-1203
Campus Address:
323 Arnold House
Education:

B.A.; California State Polytechnic University; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Epidemiology
Telephone:
413-577-1672
Campus Address:
409 Arnold House
Education:

A.B.mcl., Harvard College, 1994; S.M., Harvard School of Public Health, 1996;
Sc.D., Harvard School of Public Health, 1999; Postdoctoral, Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Public Health, 2000-2001

Carol Bigelow
Professional Title:
Research Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology
Department:
Biostatistics
Telephone:
413-545-1319
Campus Address:
402 Arnold House
Education:

B.A., Skidmore College, 1978; M.S., University of Washington, 1982; Ph.D, University of Washington, 1984

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-1717
Campus Address:
159C Totman Building
Education:

B.Sc., Queen’s University,2001; Ph.D., University of Calgary, 2006; Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University.

Professional Title:
Research Assistant Professor
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-794-0899
Campus Address:
213 Chenoweth
Education:

B.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.S., Rush University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago; Post-doctoral research, University of Massachusetts Medical Center; Registered Dietitian

Judi Labranche
Professional Title:
Lecturer
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-577-1520
Campus Address:
159A Totman Building
Education:

B.S., Springfield College, 1992; M.S., Springfield College, 1994

David Buchanan
Professional Title:
Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Promotion & Policy, and Director of the Institute for Global Health
Department:
Community Health Education
Telephone:
413-545-1005
Campus Address:
306 Arnold House
Education:

B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1974; M.P.H., University of California, Berkeley, 1979; Dr.PH., University of California, Berkeley, 1989

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Health Policy and Management
Telephone:
413-545-7428
Campus Address:
310 Arnold House
Education:

A.B., Bowdoin College, 1995; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2006

Professional Title:
Professor
Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Telephone:
413-545-3164
Campus Address:
Morrill I, N344
Education:

B.S., Bridgewater State, 1968; M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1972; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1973; A.T.S.

Graham Caldwell
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-0017
Campus Address:
105 Totman Building
Personal Website:
Education:

B.Sc. (Honours), University of Waterloo, 1978; M.Sc., University of Waterloo, 1980; Ph.D., Simon Fraser University, 1987

Elena Carbone
Professional Title:
Associate Professor; Graduate Program Director and Director, Community-Engaged Research Program, Commonwealth Honors College
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-545-1071
Campus Address:
208 Chenoweth
Education:

B.S., University of New Hampshire; M.S., Boston University; Dr.P.H., University of North Carolina; Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist

Lisa Chasan-Taber
Professional Title:
Professor
Department:
Epidemiology
Telephone:
413-545-1664
Campus Address:
405 Arnold House
Education:

University of Pennsylvania, 1987; M.P.H., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1990; Sc.D., Harvard University, 1995; Postdoctoral, Harvard University

Professional Title:
Research Professor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-3352
Campus Address:
215 Arnold House
Education:

B.S., Emory University, 1978; M.D., SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 1982; Fellowship in Endocrinology, University of Massachusetts Worcester, 1988

Yu-kyong Choe
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-4297
Campus Address:
Communication Disorders Building, Room #201C
Personal Website:
Education:

B.A., Yonsei University (Seoul, Korea), 1991; M.A., Yonsei University (Seoul, Korea), 1993; M.S., Arizona State University, 2003; Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2008; CCC-SLP.

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-6007
Campus Address:
159B Totman Building
Personal Website:
Education:

B.S., McGill University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Postdoctoral Fellowship, Emory University and Georgia Tech; Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Copenhagen.

Nancy Cohen
Professional Title:
Professor and Department Head
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-545-1079
Campus Address:
215 Chenoweth
Education:

B.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., University of California, Davis; Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist

Professional Title:
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department:
Epidemiology
Education:

A.B., Dartmouth College, 1994; M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1997; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2003

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-545-9701
Campus Address:
210B Chenoweth
Education:

B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.P.H., Tulane University; Ph.D., Tufts University; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD), Wellesley Centers for Women

Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-4944
Campus Address:
158 Totman Building
Personal Website:
Education:

B.S.E. Seton Hall University, 1992; M.S. University of Massachusetts, 1997; Ph.D., Marquette University, 2002; Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Vermont, 2008

Gloria DiFulvio
Professional Title:
Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Program Director, Public Health Sciences
Department:
Community Health Education
Telephone:
413-545-4535
Campus Address:
302 Arnold House
Education:

B.A., Psychology, Binghamton University, 1988; M.Ed., Counseling Psychology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1993; M.P.H., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1993; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2004

Salvatore Dinardi
Professional Title:
Professor Emeritus
Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Personal Website:
Education:

B.A., Hofstra University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Judy Dowd
Professional Title:
Lecturer and Dietetic Internship Director
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-545-1066
Campus Address:
236 Chenoweth
Education:

B.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1973; M.A., American International College, 1990; Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist

Karen Ertel
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Epidemiology
Telephone:
413-545-0309
Campus Address:
423 Arnold House
Education:

B.S., Georgetown University, 1999; M.P.H., University of California Berkeley, 2004; Sc.D., Harvard University, 2008

Associate Professor
Professional Title:
Professor and Director, Institute for Computational Biology, Biostatistics, and Bioinformatics (ICB3)
Department:
Biostatistics
Telephone:
413-545-1881
Campus Address:
404 Arnold House
Education:

B.A., Brown University, 1994; Sc.D. Harvard University, 2000

Eliza Frechette
Professional Title:
Lecturer
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-1514
Campus Address:
25 Totman Building
Education:

B.A., Mount Holyoke College (2000); M.S., Smith College (2010)

Professional Title:
Professor and Department Chair
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-2620
Campus Address:
111 Totman Building
Education:

B.S., University of Michigan; M.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D, University of Michigan; Post-doctoral training at the Institute of Environmental Stress, University of California, Santa Barbara

Richard Freyman
Professional Title:
Professor and Undergraduate Program Director
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-0298
Campus Address:
Communication Disorders Building, Room #201C
Education:

B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1976; M.A., Temple University, 1978; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1984; CCC-A.

Daniel Gerber
Professional Title:
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Director of the online MPH in Public Health Practice program, and Senior Lecturer
Department:
Community Health Education
Telephone:
413-545-1003
Campus Address:
308 Arnold House
Education:

B. S., University of New York College at Buffalo, 1976; M.P.H., Hunter College, 1982; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1995

Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Community Health Education
Telephone:
413-545-2216
Campus Address:
301 Arnold House
Education:

B.A., West Chester University of Pennsylvania, 1997; M.A., Michigan State University, 2000; Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2004; Postdoctoral research fellow, Johns Hopkins University, 2004-2006

Jennifer Gordon
Professional Title:
Lecturer
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-7904
Campus Address:
Room 8 Totman Building
Education:

B.S., Psychology, SUNY Oneonta; M.S., Sport Psychology, Georgia Southern University; Ph.D., Exercise Physiology, Springfield College

Louis Graham
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Community Health Education
Telephone:
413-545-7332
Campus Address:
315 Arnold House
Education:

B.A., Carleton College, 2005; M.P.H., Morehouse School of Medicine, 2007; Dr.P.H., University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG), 2010

Professional Title:
Associate Professor (on sabbatical in Spring 2015)
Department:
Community Health Education
Telephone:
413-545-2244
Campus Address:
304 Arnold House
Education:

B.A., Indiana University; M.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Florida

Joseph Hamill
Professional Title:
Professor and Associate Dean of Research for the School of Public Health and Health Sciences
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-2245
Campus Address:
23 Totman Building
Education:

B.A., York University, Canada; B.S., Concordia University, Canada; M.S., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of Oregon

Susan Hankinson
Professional Title:
Professor
Department:
Epidemiology
Telephone:
413-577-4369
Campus Address:
426 Arnold House
Education:

B.S., University of Southern Maine, 1979; M.S., University of Minnesota, 1985; M.P.H., University of Minnesota, 1986; Sc.D., Harvard University, 1992

Professional Title:
Lecturer
Department:
Biostatistics
Telephone:
413-545-7426
Campus Address:
403 Arnold House
Education:

B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Karen Helfer
Professional Title:
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-4014
Campus Address:
Communication Disorders Building, Room 201B
Education:

B.S., Boston University, Speech and Hearing Sciences, 1982; M.A., Indiana University, Audiology, 1983; Ph.D., Northwestern University, Hearing Science, 1988

Jill Hoover
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-3177
Campus Address:
Communication Disorders Building, #308
Education:

B.S., University of Minnesota, 2001; M.A., Northern Illinois University, 2003; Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2009

David W. Hosmer
Professional Title:
Professor Emeritus
Department:
Biostatistics
Stephanie Jones
Professional Title:
Research Assistant Professor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-4959
Campus Address:
155 Totman Building
Education:

B.Sc., University of Guelph; M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst; Ph.D., McGill University

Gary Kamen
Professional Title:
Professor and Associate Graduate Program Director
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-0784
Campus Address:
160A Totman Building
Education:

B.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1974; M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1975; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1980

Professional Title:
Professor and Graduate Program Director
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-9477
Campus Address:
108 Totman Building
Education:

B.A., California State University, Long Beach,1980; M.A., California State University, Long Beach, 1983; Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1987

Young-Cheul Kim
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-577-4553
Campus Address:
206B Chenoweth
Education:

B.S., Keimyung University; M.S., Korea University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Postdoctoral: Pharmacology & Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professional Title:
Professor and Associate Director, Northeast Regional Environmental Public Health Center
Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Telephone:
413-577-9009
Campus Address:
Morrill Science Center I, N342
Education:

B.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1973; M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1978; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1981

Jacquie Kurland
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-4007
Campus Address:
Communication Disorders Building
Personal Website:
Education:

B.A., New Mexico State University, 1986; M.S., University of New Mexico, 1999; Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder, 2006; Predoctoral Fellowship, Boston University Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center, 2003-2005; Postdoctoral Fellowship,...

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-545-1075
Campus Address:
209 Chenoweth
Education:

B.S., Hunan Agricultural University, Hunan, P.R.C.; M.S., China Agricultural University, Beijing, P.R.C.; M.S., Auburn University; Ph.D., Auburn University; Postdoctoral, Tufts-New England Medical Center and Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition...

Professional Title:
Lecturer
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-545-0552
Campus Address:
236 Chenoweth
Education:

B.S., Florida State University, 1977; R.D., Dietetic Internship, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 1978; M.S., Case Western Reserve University, 1978; Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 1989; Postdoctoral Training, National Cancer...

Shirley Mietlicki-Floyd
Professional Title:
Lecturer and MPH Practicum Coordinator
Department:
Community Health Education
Telephone:
413-545-4420
Campus Address:
311 Arnold House
Education:

B.S., Mansfield University, 1972; M.A, University of Connecticut, 1978; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1996

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
TBD
Campus Address:
TBD
Education:

B.S., University of Colorado; M.S., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Vermont; Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Vermont

Claire Norton
Professional Title:
Lecturer, Undergraduate Program Director and Didactic Program in Dietetics Director
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-545-1077
Campus Address:
206A Chenoweth
Education:

B.S., Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1979; M.S., Trinity College, Dublin, 1984

Professional Title:
Research Assistant Professor
Department:
Biostatistics
Telephone:
413-545-1872
Campus Address:
406 Arnold House
Education:

A.B., Brown University, 1977; M.S.P.H. University of North Carolina, 1982; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1991.

Richard Peltier
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Telephone:
413-545-1317
Campus Address:
149 Goessmann
Education:

B.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1997; M.P.H., Columbia University, 2001; Ph.D., Georgia Tech, 2007; Postdoctoral Fellow, NYU School of Medicine, 2007-2009

Giang Pham
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-8468
Campus Address:
Communication Disorders Building, #308A
Education:

B.A., University of Illinois, 2001; B.S., University of Illinois, 2001; M.A., San Diego State University, 2003; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2011; Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota, 2011-2012, CCC-SLP.

Richard Pilsner
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Telephone:
413-545-0036
Campus Address:
149F Goessmann
Personal Website:
Education:

B.A., Hamline University, 1995; M.P.H., Columbia University, 2003; Ph.D., Columbia University, 2007; Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar, University of Michigan, 2007-10

Sarah Poissant
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-4016
Campus Address:
Communication Disorders Building, Room #308B
Education:

B.A., University of Vermont, 1992; M.A., University of Connecticut, 1994, Ph.D., 1999; CCC-A.

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Telephone:
413-545-1778
Campus Address:
149D Goessman Laboratories
Education:

B.A.Sc., University of Toronto, 2005; M.A.Sc., University of Toronto, 2007; Ph.D., King’s College London 2011; Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Toronto/ University Health Network, 2011-2014.

Krishna Poudel
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Community Health Education
Telephone:
413-545-1448
Campus Address:
316 Arnold House
Education:

B.P.H., Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 1996; M.A., Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 1999; M.H.Sc., The University of Tokyo, Japan, 2003; Ph.D., The University of Tokyo, Japan

Elaine Puleo
Professional Title:
Research Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Department:
Biostatistics
Campus Address:
149 Goessmann
Education:

B.A., University of Colorado, 1973; M.S., Colorado State University, 1981; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1989

Jing Qian
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Biostatistics
Telephone:
413-545-1347
Campus Address:
419 Arnold House
Education:

B.S., Renmin University of China, 2002; Ph.D., Emory University, 2009; Postdoctoral, Harvard University, 2009-2011

Katherine Reeves
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor and Program Head, Epidemiology
Department:
Epidemiology
Telephone:
413-577-4298
Campus Address:
411 Arnold House
Education:

B.S., Yale University, 2002; M.P.H., The Ohio State University, 2003; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2008

Nicholas Reich
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Biostatistics
Telephone:
413-545-4534
Campus Address:
326 Arnold House
Personal Website:
Education:

B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University; Postdoctoral, Johns Hopkins University

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-2007
Campus Address:
358 North Pleasant Street, Room# 308B
Education:

B.Comm, University of Toronto, 2002; M.A., University at Buffalo, 2008; Ph.D., 2014, CCC-SLP.

Frank Rife
Professional Title:
Associate Professor, Undergraduate Program Director and Chief Academic Advisor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-2634
Campus Address:
109 Totman Building
Education:

B.S., Trinity University (1970); M.S., Brigham Young University (1971); Ph.D., The Ohio State University (1973)

Professional Title:
Associate Professor and Director of the Health Policy & Management Program
Department:
Health Policy and Management
Telephone:
413-545-7427
Campus Address:
322 Arnold House
Personal Website:
Education:

B.S. in Economics, University Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, 1994; Ph.D. in Health Economics, University of Barcelona, Spain, 2001

Christine Rogers
Professional Title:
Research Assistant Professor & Assistant Director of Academic Safety & Environmental Health
Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Telephone:
413-545-5112
Campus Address:
Morrill Science Center I, 239A
Education:

B.Sc., University of Toronto, 1989; Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1996

Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-545-1076
Campus Address:
211 Chenoweth
Education:

B.A., California State University, Chico, 1979; M.S., California State University, Chico 1985; Sc.D., Harvard University, 2001

Gwyneth Rost
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-3636
Campus Address:
Communication Disorders Building, #307B
Personal Website:
Education:

B.A., Grinnell College, 1995; M.A., University of Louisville, 2002, M.S., 2005; Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2011; CCC-SLP.

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor, Extension Faculty
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-545-1693
Campus Address:
204 Chenoweth Laboratory
Education:

B.Sc., Mount Saint Vincent University; M.Sc., McGill University; PhD, McGill University; Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Transcultural Psychiatry; Dietitian; International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

John Sirard
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-7898
Campus Address:
159D Totman Building
Education:

B.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1991; M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1997; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2003; Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Community Health Education
Telephone:
413-545-7430
Campus Address:
320 Arnold
Education:

BA, University of South Carolina; MPH, Indiana University Bloomington; PhD, University of Texas

Professional Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinic Director
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-4010
Campus Address:
358 North Pleasant Street, #102C
Education:

B.S., Bowling Green State University, 1985; M.A. Kent State University, 1987; CCC-SLP

Professional Title:
Lecturer
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-6438
Campus Address:
25A Totman
Education:

B.S., Exercise Science, James Madison University, 2003; M.S., Exercise Physiology, James Madison University, 2005

Paula Stamps
Professional Title:
Professor Emerita and Graduate Program Director, Department of Public Health
Department:
Health Policy and Management
Telephone:
413-545-6880
Campus Address:
311 Arnold House
Education:

B.S. (Biology); M.S. (Health Administration); Ph.D. (Human Ecology)

Professional Title:
Professor
Department:
Biostatistics
Telephone:
413-545-3812
Campus Address:
401 Arnold House
Education:

B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1971; M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1977; Ph.D, University of North Carolina, 1984

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Biostatistics
Telephone:
413-545-1934
Campus Address:
410 Arnold House
Education:

Diplom, Bielefeld University, 2006; Ph.D., TU Berlin, 2009; Postdoctoral, UC Berkeley, 2010-2015

Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Epidemiology
Telephone:
413-577-1364
Campus Address:
407 Arnold House
Education:

B.S. University of Connecticut, 1978; M.P.H., Yale University, 1982; Dr.P.H. Columbia University, 1992

Alexander Suvorov
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Telephone:
413-545-3487
Campus Address:
149A Goessmann
Education:

B.S., Moscow State Pedagogical University, 1990; Ph.D., Ecology and Evolution Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 1994; Dr.Sci., Ecology and Evolution Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2006; Postdoctoral Research, Sherbrooke...

Alicia_Timme-Laragy
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Telephone:
413-545-7423
Campus Address:
Goessmann 149C
Education:

B.A., Franklin and Marshall College, 2000; Ph.D., Duke University, 2007; Post-doctoral, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor, The Commonwealth Honors College Professor in Nutrition
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-545-4238
Campus Address:
206 Chenoweth Laboratory
Personal Website:
Education:

Ph.D., Tufts University; Postdoctoral Research, Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University; Postdoctoral Fellowship, Columbia University

Brian Umberger
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-1436
Campus Address:
107 Totman Building
Education:

B.S., Central Connecticut State University, 1993; M.S., Springfield College, 1997; Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2003

Richard Van Emmerik
Professional Title:
Professor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-0325
Campus Address:
160 Totman Building
Education:

B.S., Vrije Universiteit, the Netherlands, 1984; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990; Post-Doctoral Fellow: Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1990-1993

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Telephone:
413-577-7405
Campus Address:
149B Goessman
Education:

B.S., Cornell University, 2003; Ph.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, 2007; Postdoctoral Fellow & Research Associate, The Forsyth Institute Center for Regenerative & Developmental Biology and Harvard University School of Dental...

Rachel A. Volberg
Professional Title:
Research Associate Professor
Department:
Epidemiology
Telephone:
413-545-6700
Campus Address:
418 Arnold House
Education:

B.C.E. (A level), Aiglon College, Chesières-Villars, Switzerland, 1972; B. A., University of California, San Diego, 1977; Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco, 1983

Lisa Wexler
Professional Title:
Associate Professor and Program Head, Community Health Education
Department:
Community Health Education
Telephone:
413-545-2248
Campus Address:
313 Arnold House
Education:

B.A., University of West Florida, 1991; M.S.W., Florida State University, 1996; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2005

Brian Whitcomb
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Epidemiology
Telephone:
413-577-7440
Campus Address:
408 Arnold House
Education:

B.A., University of California Berkeley, 1994; Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore, 2006; Postdoctoral, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Jennifer M. Whitehill
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Health Policy and Management
Email:
Telephone:
413-545-1923
Campus Address:
326 Arnold House
Education:

B.S., Tufts University, 2004; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2011; Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Washington, 2011-2013

Nathaniel Whitmal
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Communication Disorders
Telephone:
413-545-4848
Campus Address:
Communication Disorders Building, Room #305A
Education:

B.S., MIT, 1986 (Electrical Engineering); M.S. Northwestern, 1993 (Electrical Engineering); Ph.D., Northwestern, 1997 (Electrical Engineering); M.S., Univ. Mass., 2004 (Communication Disorders); CCC-A, American Speech-Language Hearing Association...

Sarah Witkowski
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Kinesiology
Telephone:
413-545-6102
Campus Address:
106 Totman Building
Education:

B.S., The College of William & Mary,1995; M.S., University of Delaware, 2000; Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2008; Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Maryland, 2010

Richard Wood
Professional Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Nutrition
Telephone:
413-545-1687
Campus Address:
208A Chenoweth
Education:

B.A., Boston University; M.S., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University of Connecticut; NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Chicago

Ning Zhang
Professional Title:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Health Policy and Management
Telephone:
413-545-1851
Campus Address:
323 Arnold House
Education:

B.S., Business Administration, Nanjing University (P.R. China), 1997; M.S., Economics, Cornell University, 2008; Ph.D., Public Policy (Concentration: Health Economics and Policy), Cornell University, 2009