Faculty

About our faculty:

Our award-winning faculty has decades’ worth of experience educating students in the classroom and online, and in areas of research and outreach. Faculty expertise extends to many pressing public health problems as well as cross-cutting issues such as obesity and diabetes prevention, women’s health, global health, aging and healthy living, and environmental health concerns. The Department faculty promote health and the quality of life in diverse populations.

Faculty directory:

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Professional Title:
    Research Associate Professor and Division Director for 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:
    Professor, Division Director for Community Health Studies, 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.

  • 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:
    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:
    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

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

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

  • 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

  • Professional Title:
    Associate 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

  • 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

  • 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
    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

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

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

  • 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

  • Professional Title:
    Professor Emeritus
    Department:
    Biostatistics
  • 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

  • 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:
    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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Professional Title:
    Research Associate Professor and Division Director, 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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:
    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

  • 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:
    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:
    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 and Chair of the Department of Public Health
    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:
    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

  • 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,...

  • 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
    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...

  • Professional Title:
    Research Associate Professor
    Department:
    Epidemiology
    Telephone:
    413-545-6700
    Campus Address:
    314 Arnold
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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