Faculty and Staff

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Kimberly Baker, DrPH

Assistant Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

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Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9616
Room Number: UCT 2618 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Sexual Health|Women's Health|Health Equity|Maternal and Child Health|Adolescent Health|Community Health Practice
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Bijal Balasubramanian, MBBS, PhD

Assoc Pr & Regional Dean

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

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Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (972) 546-2924
Room Number: 00V V8.112C (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Cancer|Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Epidemiology|Program Evaluation|Health Services/Outcomes Research
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Sara A. Barton, MS

Faculty Associate

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: (713) 500-9812
Room Number: RAS E535 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Global Health|Border Health|Epidemiology
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Cici Bauer, PhD

Assistant Professor

Biostatistics

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Department: Biostatistics
Center: Center for Big Data in Health Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9581
Room Number: RAS E819 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Biostatistics|Epidemiology|Social Determinants of Health|Border Health|Big Data/Data Science
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Tajudaullah Bhaloo, PhD

Assistant Professor of Management, Policy and Community Health

Management, Policy & Community Health

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Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9157
Room Number: RAS W340 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Behavioral/Mental Health|Health Services/Outcomes Research
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Eric Boerwinkle, PhD

Dean, Kozmetsky Family Chair in Human Genetics

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: (713) 500-9050
Room Number: RAS W114A (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Genetics and -omics
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Sara J. Bowne, PhD

Faculty Associate

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: (713) 500-9836
Room Number: RAS W520 (Houston)

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Ellen Breckenridge, PhD, JD

Faculty Associate

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9430
Room Number: RAS E327 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Management and Health Policy|Health Equity|Community Health Practice|Behavioral/Mental Health|Maternal and Child Health
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Jan Bressler, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: (713) 500-9919
Room Number: RAS E503 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Disease control
  • aging
  • molecular genetics
  • genetic epidemiology
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Eric Brown, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Center for Infectious Diseases
Phone Number: (713) 500-9355
Room Number: RAS E719 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Immunology
  • infectious disease
  • mechanisms of immune evasion
  • vaccine development
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Louis Brown, PhD

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

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Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (915) 975-8516
Room Number: MCA 316 (El Paso)

Research Interests:

  • Health Equity|Behavioral/Mental Health|Adolescent Health|Border Health|Substance Use
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Henry S. Brown III, PhD

Associate Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2521
Room Number: UTA 6.348 (Austin)

Research Interests:

  • Effects of and demand for health insurance
  • immigrants and minority groups
  • economic evaluation of public health interventions
  • productivity costs of chronic illnesses
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Yuh-Pey Buu, PhD

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9979
Room Number: UCT 2516 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Behavioral/Mental Health|Adolescent Health|Biostatistics|Genetics and -omics|Substance Use
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Courtney Erin Byrd-Williams, PhD

Assistant Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2508
Room Number: UTA 6.334 (Austin)

Research Interests:

  • Maternal and Child Health|Physical Activity and Nutrition|Health Equity|Health Education/Behavioral Sciences|Program Evaluation
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