Faculty and Staff

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William Perkison, MD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9468
Room Number: RAS W1040 (Houston)

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Melissa Fleschler Peskin, PhD

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9759
Room Number: UCT 2616 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Child and adolescent health
  • specifically in HIV
  • STD
  • and pregnancy prevention
  • violence
  • bullying
  • cyberbullying
  • intervention development and program evaluation
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Jeanne Piga- Plunkett, MS

Dietetic Specialist

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (713) 500-9346
Room Number: RAS E1033 (Houston)

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Linda B. Piller, MD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials
Phone Number: (713) 500-9507
Room Number: RAS E621 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Hypertension
  • ischemic heart disease
  • coronary heart disease
  • clinical trials
  • cardiovascular clinical trials
  • endpoint reporting in clinical trials
  • safety in clinical trials
  • congestive heart failure
  • cardiovascular pathology
  • cervical pathology
  • breast pathology.
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