Faculty and Staff

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Tajudaullah Bhaloo

Assistant Professor of Management, Policy and Community Health

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9157
Room Number: RAS W324 (Houston)

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Michael Cannell, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (972) 546-2925
Room Number: 00V V8.106F (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Aging
  • disability
  • Injury and violence prevention
  • Predictive analytics
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Michiko Clutter, PhD

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Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Phone Number: (972) 546-2936
Room Number: 00V V7.116F (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Pediatric asthma self-management
  • addressing social determinants of health to improve pediatric health outcomes
  • adolescent health risk behaviors
  • school-based telehealth
  • mindful parenting
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John R. Herbold, DVM, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (210) 276-9009
Room Number: OTC 1114 (San Antonio)

Research Interests:

  • Epidemiology
  • environmental health
  • infectious disease
  • animal-human issues
  • military medicine.
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Katelyn Jetelina, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (972) 546-2942
Room Number: 00V V8.106C (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Violence and injury epidemiology
  • Bullying victimization and perpetration prevention
  • Law enforcement occupational health and safety
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George R. Kerr, MD

Professor Emeritus

Phone Number: (713) 500-9276

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Sarah Messiah, PhD

Professor & Director of the Center for Pediatric Population Health Research

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (972) 546-2919
Room Number: 0BL BL10.204.H (Dallas)

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Roberta Ness, MD, MPH

Professor & James W. Rockwell Professorship in Public Health

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

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Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9052
Room Number: RAS E1015 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Women's health
  • epidemiology of ovarian cancer
  • preeclampsia
  • and pelvic inflammatory disease
  • adverse pregnancy and perinatal outcomes
  • links between reproductive history and cardiovascular disease
  • bacterial sexually transmitted infections.
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Milton Z. Nichaman, ScD

Professor Emeritus

Phone Number: (713) 500-9344

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Mohammad Hossein Rahbar, PhD

Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-7901
Room Number: RAS E627 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Statistical and Study Design Issues in Epidemiology
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Global Health
  • Environmental Health with a focus on Toxic and Heavy Metals
  • Gene-Environment Interactions in relation to Autism
  • Medical Informatics
  • Analytic Issues in Multicenter Studies
  • Data Mining
  • Sequential Procedures
  • Clinical Trials
  • Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
  • Survival Analysis
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Janelle Rios, PhD

Faculty Associate

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9477
Room Number: RAS W224 (Houston)

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Pauline Rosenau, PhD

Professor Emerita

Management, Policy & Community Health

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Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Room Number: RAS E903A (Houston)

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Beatrice J. Selwyn, ScD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology NTT

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9000
Room Number: RAS E607 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Perinatal and pediatric epidemiology
  • international health
  • health survey methodology
  • rapid epidemiologic assessment methods
  • studies of the future of public health
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Jeffrey P. Spike, PhD

Professor, NTR

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9197

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Kymberle Landrum Sterling, DrPH

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Phone Number: (972) 546-2941
Room Number: 00V V8.106D (Dallas)

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Timothy Walker, PhD

Assistant Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9664
Room Number: UCT 2630 (Houston)

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Kim Waller, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (713) 500-9155
Room Number: RAS E643 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Preventable risk factors for birth defects
  • low birth weight
  • fetal death
  • birth defects
  • screening programs
  • association of serum biomarkers (measured early in pregnancy) and pregnancy outcome.
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