Faculty and Staff


Roberta Ness, MD, MPH

Professor & James W. Rockwell Professorship in Public Health

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences


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


Donna Nichols, MSEd

Community Health Specialist

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2514
Room Number: UTA 6.304 (Austin)