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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Raul Caetano, MD, MPH, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Phone Number: (214) 648-1080
Room Number: 00V V8.106B (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Epidemiology of substance abuse
  • violence
  • drinking and alcohol-related problems among US ethnic minority groups
  • diagnostic procedures in alcohol abuse and dependence
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Michael Cannell, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

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

Research Interests:

  • Epidemiology|Injury and Violence|Big Data/Data Science
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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|Global Health|Environmental and Occupational Health|Infectious Disease
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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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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)

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Janelle Rios, PhD

Faculty Associate

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

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

Research Interests:

  • Environmental and Occupational Health|Infectious Disease
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Pauline Rosenau, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Management, Policy & Community Health

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Department: Management, Policy & Community Health

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Beatrice J. Selwyn, ScD

Associate Professor Emerita

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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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)

Research Interests:

  • Health Equity|Social Determinants of Health|Adolescent Health|Substance Use|Health Education/Behavioral Sciences|Community Health Practice|Cancer
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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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