Faculty

Bio Profile

A David Paltiel, MBA, PhD

Acting Chair

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and of Management

Biography

The objective that guides Dr. Paltiel's scholarly activities is to promote a reasoned approach to decision making and resource allocation in public health and medicine. Trained in the field of Operations Research, Dr. Paltiel designs and implements policy models and cost-effectiveness analyses. He has a special interest and expertise in HIV/AIDS and has published broadly on the cost-effectiveness of testing, prevention, treatment, and care, both in the United States and around the world.

... ...

Read More

Research Interests

Operations Research

Bio Profile

Howard Forman, MD, MBA

Director, Health Care Management Program

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, of Economics, of Management and of Public Health (Health Policy)

Director of MD/MBA Program at Yale

Faculty Director of MBA for Executives: Leadership in Healthcare

Director, Health Care Management Program

Biography

Howie Forman is a Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, Public Health, Management, and Economics at Yale University. He came to Yale as a practicing diagnostic radiologist and remains an active clinician in the YNHH Emergency Room, where he also functions as the operational chief for Diagnostic Radiology. Over the last 18+ years, he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on healthcare policy, economics, finance, and leadership. He is the faculty director and founder of Yale’s MD/MBA program...

Read More

Research Interests

Health Care Economics and Organizations; Health Services Administration; Internship and Residency; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Radiation; Radiology; Global Health; Telemedicine; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Escherichia coli Proteins

Bio Profile

Elizabeth Bradley, PhD, MBA

Brady-Johnson Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies

Director, Yale Global Health Initiative

Faculty Director, Global Health Leadership Institute

Master, Branford College, Yale College

Biography

Elizabeth Bradley, PhD, is Professor at Yale School of Public Health, Director of the Yale Global Health Initiative, Faculty Director of the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, and Master at Branford College. Dr. Bradley has contributed important findings about organizational change and quality of care within the hospital, nursing home, and hospice settings. In addition, Dr. Bradley has several health system strengthening projects in international settings, including China, Ethiopia,...

Read More

Research Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases; Hospices; Palliative Care; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Global Health; Health Care

Bio Profile

Susan Busch, PhD

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Associate Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies

Chair, Health Policy and Management

Biography

Professor Busch is a Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health. Professor Busch’s research examines the effects of policies and regulations on health care cost and quality. Most of her work focuses on behavioral health. Professor Busch’s work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She has an...

Read More

Research Interests

Health Care Economics and Organizations; Health Services Research; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation

Bio Profile

Xi Chen, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies

Biography

Xi Chen is an assistant professor of in the Yale School of Public Health (Health Policy) and holds a secondary appointment in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in Economics. He is a faculty fellow at the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies, a research fellow at the Yale Macmillan Center for International and Area Studies, and a faculty advisor of the Yale-China Association. His research focuses on health, labor and development economics; social interactions and networks; and applied...

Read More

Research Interests

Economics; Nutritional Status; Obesity; Social Behavior

Bio Profile

Paul Cleary, PhD

Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Professor of Sociology and in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies

Dean, Yale School of Public Health

Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)

Biography

Paul D. Cleary, Ph.D. is the Dean of the Yale School of Public Health and the Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health at the Yale University School of Medicine.

Dr. Cleary received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Wisconsin. His earliest work focused on studies of health behavior. He conducted theoretical and empirical research on smoking as well as patients’ perceptions and responses to physical symptoms and factors affecting use of medical care. He also studied the recognition...

Read More

Research Interests

Health Services Research; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Global Health; HIV Infections; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation

Bio Profile

Zack Cooper, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and of Economics

Biography

Zack Cooper is an Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Economics at Yale University. He is also a Resident Fellow at the school's Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS). Professor Cooper’s work is focused on examining the intersection of public policy, health care and economics. In particular, his research centers on three areas. The first is examining how competition impacts heath care providers’ quality and productivity. The second is looking at pricing dynamics...

Read More

Research Interests

Economics

Bio Profile

Abigail Friedman, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies

Biography

Abigail Friedman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Yale School of Public Health. Her research applies behavioral and health economics to the study of individuals’ health behaviors and health-related decision-making, with particular attention to disparities by socioeconomic status, education, and mental health, as well as interventions and policies that might attenuate these gaps. Professor Friedman's current projects includes analyses of how...

Read More

Bio Profile

Chima Ndumele, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies

Biography

Chima Ndumele is an Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) at the Yale School of Public Health. His research is focused on better understanding factors which influence the way vulnerable populations connect with and access health care resources. Specifically, he conducts work in three areas. The first examines how changes in local policy environment impact the care received by Medicaid enrollees. The second area explores how safety-net organizations can improve health care...

Read More

Bio Profile

Ingrid Nembhard, PhD

Ira V. Hiscock Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Associate Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and of Management

Biography

Ingrid M. Nembhard, Ph.D., M.S., is Associate Professor of Public Health and Management at Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Management. She also serves as the Associate Director for the Health Care Management Program at Yale. Her research focuses on how characteristics of health care organizations, their leaders, and staff contribute to their ability to implement new practices, engage in continuous organizational learning, and ultimately improve quality of care. She is currently...

Read More

Research Interests

Health Services Administration; Health Services Research; Quality of Health Care; Health Care

Bio Profile

Mark Schlesinger, PhD

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Dr. Schlesinger is Professor of Health Policy and a fellow of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale University and past editor of the Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law. Dr. Schlesinger’s research explores the determinants of public opinion about health and social policy, the influence of bounded rationality on medical consumers, the role of nonprofit organizations in American medicine. His recent research initiatives include (a) studying how the changing availability of...

Read More

Bio Profile

Jason Schwartz, PhD

Assistant Professor

Biography

Jason L. Schwartz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health. He holds a secondary appointment in the Section of the History of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. He has written widely on vaccines and vaccination programs, decision-making in public health policy, and the structure and function of scientific expert advice to government. His general research interest is in the ways in which evidence is interpreted,...

Read More

Bio Profile

Jody Sindelar, PhD

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and of Economics

Executive Committee, ISPS

Research Associate, NBER

Biography

Dr. Jody Sindelar is a professor of public health and a health economist at the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) and the Department of Health Policy and Management within YSPH. In addition, Dr. Sindelar is a Research Associate at the National Bureau Economic Research, Research Fellow at IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor), Associated Faculty at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) at Yale, Bing Visiting faculty at Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, CA and Washington, DC,...

Read More

Research Interests

Economics; Smoking Cessation; Health Care

Bio Profile

Reza Yaesoubi

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy and Management)

Biography

Dr. Yaesoubi’s research focuses on medial decision making and model-based evaluation of health policies. His work incorporates mathematical and computer simulation models, statistical methods, and optimization techniques to guide resource allocation and decision making in public health and health delivery systems. He has applied these methods in conducting cost-effectiveness analyses of colorectal cancer screening strategies, estimating societal willingness-to-pay for health, and characterizing...

Read More

Research Scientists

Bio Profile

Maureen Canavan, PhD, MPH

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Maureen E. Canavan, Ph.D., has been on the research faculty at Yale School of Public Health since 2011. As a member of the Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI) team, she conducts qualitative and quantitative data analysis of GHLI studies in countries including Ghana, Ethiopia and China, and secondary data analysis of publicly available datasets. Her research interests include employment, mental health and aging. Dr. Canavan’s previous research focused on the effect of involuntary job...

Read More

Bio Profile

Leslie Curry, PhD, MPH

Senior Research Scientist in and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Co-Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program

Biography

Leslie’s research focuses on health care access, quality and outcomes in hospital, community and institutional settings in the U.S. and internationally. She is especially interested in the development and scale up of innovative, evidence-based health practices, programs and policies and regularly collaborates with government agencies and health care providers in these efforts. Her work has been supported by a variety of funders including NIH, AHRQ, The Commonwealth Fund, The Robert Wood Johnson...

Read More

Research Interests

Health Policy; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Social Sciences; Global Health; Health Care

Bio Profile

Amy Davidoff, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Dr. Davidoff is a health economist and health services researcher at the Yale School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, where she is a Senior Research Scientist. She is also affiliated with the Yale Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center.

She is an expert in the area of consumer demand for health insurance and related benefits, and studies the effects of public policy on the availability and cost of private insurance, eligibility and...

Read More

Bio Profile

Kristina Talbert-Slagle

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and in Public Health (Health Policy)

Senior Scientific Officer, Yale Global Health Leadership Institute

Biography

Kristina Talbert-Slagle, Ph.D., is the Senior Scientific Officer at the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute and Lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health. Her research projects explore how biological and social complex systems mirror and potentially influence each other. Her recent work has included: analyzing how virus spread among individual cells could serve as a model for innovation spread among complex human organizations and exploring how the practices of supply chain management by...

Read More

Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Health Services Research; HIV; Sanitation; Systems Theory; Global Health; Disease Transmission, Infectious; Public-Private Sector Partnerships

Secondary

Bio Profile

David Fiellin, MD

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine), in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and of Public Health (Health Policy)

Professor, Investigative Medicine

Director, Community Research and Implementation Core, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)

Research Interests

HIV; Substance Abuse Treatment Centers

Bio Profile

Alan Gerber, PhD

Charles C. and Dorathea S. Dilley Professor of Political Science and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, of Economics and of Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Alan Gerber is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for the Study of American Politics at Yale University where he teaches courses on experimental methods, statistics, and American politics. His current research focuses on the application of experimental methods to the study of campaign communications, and he has designed and performed experimental evaluations of many campaigns and fundraising programs, both partisan and non-partisan in nature.

His experimental research has...

Read More

Bio Profile

Amy Justice, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Public Health (Health Policy)

Section Chief of General Internal Medicine VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Biography

Dr. Justice has conducted research focusing on outcomes in chronic HIV infection for over 25 years. Her goal is to use living with HIV infection as a model for understanding and improving outcomes in chronic disease. She is the Principal Investigator on the Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) (www.vacohort.org). Her research considers the complex roles of aging, symptoms, medical treatment, adherence, patient-provider relationships, disease severity, and medical and psychiatric comorbid illness...

Read More

Research Interests

HIV Infections

Bio Profile

Edward Kaplan, PhD

William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management and Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)

Professor of Engineering

Professor of Public Health

Biography

Edward H. Kaplan obtained his BA from McGill University with First Class Honors in Economic and Urban Geography, and proceeded to graduate study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he completed three masters’ degrees (in Operations Research, City Planning, and Mathematics) in addition to his doctorate in Urban Studies. He currently serves as the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences at the Yale School of Management, Professor of Public Health at the Yale...

Read More

Research Interests

HIV; Statistics

Bio Profile

Marissa King, PhD

Associate Professor Term

Biography

Professor Kings' research examines factors associated with the adoption, diffusion, and utilization of mental health medications. In general, her research analyzes the spatial and temporal dimensions of innovation and contagion. To understand how large-scale social transformations arise from local social networks, she has studied cases ranging from the rise in autism prevalence during the past decade to the organizational foundations of the antislavery movement in the late 19th century. Her...

Read More

Bio Profile

Harlan Krumholz, MD, MS

Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, of Investigative Medicine and of Public Health (Health Policy)

Co-Director, Clinical Scholars Program

Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Biography

Harlan Krumholz is a cardiologist and health care researcher at Yale University and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He received a BS from Yale, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and a Masters in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard University School of Public Health. He is the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), one of the nation’s first and most productive research units dedicated to producing innovations to...

Read More

Research Interests

Epidemiologic Methods; Heart Failure; Myocardial Infarction; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation

Bio Profile

Robert Rosenheck, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and of Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Dr. Robert Rosenheck is Professor of Psychiatry, Public Health and at the Child Study Center at Yale Medical School where he is also Director of the Division of Mental Health Services and Outcomes Research in the Department of Psychiatry. He is an internationally known mental health service researcher who is leader in cost-effectiveness studies of behavioral health interventions and in monitoring quality of care and other aspects of the performance of large health care system. He was...

Read More

Research Interests

Criminology; Humanities; Quality of Life; Public Sector; Substance-Related Disorders; Schizophrenia and Disorders with Psychotic Features; Federal Government; Psychiatry and Psychology; Health Care

Bio Profile

Joseph Ross, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Joseph S. Ross, MD, MHS, is an Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Public Health (Health Policy and Management), a member of the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, and an Assistant Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Clinical Scholars program at Yale. He completed his undergraduate degrees in biological science: neuroscience and psychology at the University of Rochester and his medical degree at the Albert Einstein...

Read More

Research Interests

Delivery of Health Care; Health Services Research; Pharmaceutical Services; Quality of Health Care

Lecturers

Bio Profile

Marna Borgstrom, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Pres & CEO YNHH

Biography

Marna Borgstrom began her career at Yale-New Haven Hospital more than 30 years ago. Her varied roles have taken her from a post-graduate fellowship, to various staff and management roles, to her 1994 promotion to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In 2005, she was appointed President and CEO of both Yale-New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System.


The Yale New Haven Health System, which has $2 billion in revenues and employs 13,000 people in...

Read More

Bio Profile

Marguerite Callaway, MBA

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Marguerite Moore Callaway is President of the , an international leadership development company whose mission is to help current and aspiring leaders reach their full potential.

Ms. Callaway’s life’s work has been to understand the conditions that foster leadership effectiveness and organizational success. She’s a recognized expert in leadership development, systems thinking and strategic management, and human motivation in work settings. She has served on several...

Read More

Bio Profile

Gayle Capozzalo, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Ms. Capozzalo received a Master of Science degree in public health services management from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She joined the system in 1997. Her experience includes senior corporate development and strategic planning positions, most recently with Sisters of Charity Health Care System based in Houston. Ms. Capozzalo is vice chair of the board of directors of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement, a member of the editorial board for Quality Management in Health Care and a...

Read More

Bio Profile

Katrina Clark, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Bio Profile

Richard D'Aquila, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Mr. D'Aquila received his graduate degree in hospital administration from Yale School of Medicine and his bachelor’s degree in economics from Central Connecticut State University. Before joining Yale-New Haven Hospital in 2006, he was a senior vice president and chief operating officer of New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Previously, D’Aquila was executive vice president and chief operating officer at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport.

Read More

Bio Profile

Henry Dove, PhD, MBA

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Henry G. Dove, Ph.D. received an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and his doctorate in operations research/health services research from the Yale University School of Management.

He is the former director of Yale University-West Haven Veterans Health Services Research program; his research focused on innovative methods for quality assurance.

He was a founding officer of Iris Corporation, a startup company that developed software products for

Read More

Bio Profile

Shelley Geballe, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Attorney Geballe is a Lecturer in Health Policy at the Yale School of Public Health (teaching Health Disparities, Health Policy Practicum) and a Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School (co-teaching the Legislative Advocacy Clinic). She also is the Distinguished Senior Fellow at Connecticut Voices for Children, an state research and advocacy organization she co-founded in 1995 and led as president for its first thirteen years. A graduate of Yale Law School (1976) and the Yale School...

Read More

Bio Profile

William Gillespie, MD, MBA

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Bio Profile

Michael Gusmano, PhD

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Bio Profile

Bruce Jennings

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Bruce Jennings is Director of Bioethics at the Center for Humans and Nature (CHN), a private, nonpartisan research and educational institute that studies philosophical, ethical, and policy questions arising at the intersection of environmental policy, public health, and regional planning. Mr. Jennings also serves as editor of CHN’s electronic journal, Minding Nature. Since 1996 he has taught at the Yale University School of Public Health and has been a leader in ethics education in the field of...

Read More

Research Interests

Bioethics; Health Policy

Bio Profile

Martin Klein, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Associate Dean for Development and External Affairs

Biography

Martin Klein, Ph.D., M.P.H. is the Associate Dean for Development and External Affairs at the Yale School of Public Health, and is responsible for the offices of development, alumni relations, and communications. He also founded and directs InnovateHealth Yale, a program in social impact and entrepreneurship. Martin came to the School from Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences where he was Associate Dean for Student Services and Administrative Operations. Prior to joining Yale, he was the...

Read More

Bio Profile

Sanjeev Kumar, PhD

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy), in Economics and in Public Health (Health Policy)

Bio Profile

Mary Alice Lee, MSN, PhD, PhM

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Lecturer, Yale University Jackson Institute for Global Affairs (Fall 2014)

Biography

Mary Alice Lee is a Lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health and in 2014, a Lecturer at the Yale University Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Dr. Lee is also a senior policy fellow with Connecticut Voices for Children, a non-profit organization that conducts research and public policy analysis to promote the well-being of Connecticut’s children, youth, and families. Dr. Lee directs state-funded independent monitoring of enrollment trends, maternal health and birth outcomes, and...

Read More

Bio Profile

Lowell Levin, MPH, EdD

Professor Emeritus of and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Lowell Levin is Emeritus Professor of Public Health at Yale University. His research and work as a consultant throughout the world have often challenged established public health beliefs and practices. Committed to health promotion, in the 1960s he pioneered the citizen participation movement, focusing on health communication and the social and behavioral factors affecting health (Self-Care: Lay Initiatives in Health, 1976). In the 1970s and early 1980s, with the first publication of The Hidden...

Read More

Bio Profile

Erika Linnander

Manager, Projects School of Public Health; Lect School of Public Health

Senior Technical Officer, Yale Global Health Leadership Institute

Biography

Erika Linnander is the senior technical officer at Yale’s Global Health Leadership Institute, where she provides technical leadership across GHLI’s education, research, and applied quality improvement programs in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, the United Kingdom, and the United States. A lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health, Ms. Linnander teaches financial management, health economics, quality improvement and strategic problem solving in GHLI’s certificate and master’s-level education...

Read More

Research Interests

Health Care

Bio Profile

Douglas McKee, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Economics and in Medicine (Clinical Scholars)

Biography

Professor McKee's research interests include Development Economics, Labor Economics, Health Economics, Structural Estimation.

URL:http://www.econ.yale.edu/~dm529/

Read More

Bio Profile

Zahirah McNatt

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Director, Leadership Education and Practice, Global Health Leadership Institute

Biography

Zahirah McNatt, MHSA is the Director for Leadership Education and Practice at Yale’s Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI) and Project Director for Leadership Saves Lives (LSL), a team-based, interventional study aimed at reducing AMI mortality through leadership development and organizational culture change. Her current role involves the management of research and intervention activities with 10 US partner hospitals and the implementation of public health and human rights programs across...

Read More

Bio Profile

Stephen Merz, MHA

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Bio Profile

Jorge Otero, MD

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Bio Profile

Richard Skolnik, BA

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Richard Skolnik has over 35 years of experience in global health policy, practice, and education. Most recently, Richard served as an Instructor in Global Health at the George Washington University, where he focused on undergraduate education in Global Health. Prior to that, he was the Vice-President for International Programs at PRB and the Executive Director of the Harvard PEPFAR Program for AIDS treatment in Botswana, Nigeria, and Tanzania. From 1976 until 2001, Richard worked at the World...

Read More

Research Interests

HIV; Nutrition Policy; Healthcare Disparities

Bio Profile

Michael Skonieczny

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Executive Director, Global Health Leadership Institute

Biography

Prior to coming to Yale, Mr. Skonieczny was the director of public policy for Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, where he led the organization’s advocacy efforts focused on expanding U.S. financial support for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Prior to Friends, he was a senior public policy officer at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, where he focused on global AIDS funding, prevention of mother-to-child transmission,...

Read More

Bio Profile

Jonathan Smith, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Jonathan is a lecturer in Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases and Global Health at Yale University School of Public Health, where he researches TB and HIV in the context of mining and migrancy in sub-Saharan Africa. He is an affiliate of the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute and founding director of Visual Epidemiology, a non-profit organization seeking to combine academic discourse with personal narratives through filmmaking.

Read More

Bio Profile

Stephanie Spangler

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy) and Clinical Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Biography

Dr. Spangler joined the Office of the Provost in 1995 and serves as provostial liaison for the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, Yale University Health Services, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and other health and biomedical units. She also oversees the Provost's Office of Academic Integrity, established in 2011, working with colleagues throughout the University to fortify and consolidate programs and procedures relating to academic integrity. Additionally, she is...

Read More

Bio Profile

Kristina Talbert-Slagle

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and in Public Health (Health Policy)

Senior Scientific Officer, Yale Global Health Leadership Institute

Biography

Kristina Talbert-Slagle, Ph.D., is the Senior Scientific Officer at the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute and Lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health. Her research projects explore how biological and social complex systems mirror and potentially influence each other. Her recent work has included: analyzing how virus spread among individual cells could serve as a model for innovation spread among complex human organizations and exploring how the practices of supply chain management by...

Read More

Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Health Services Research; HIV; Sanitation; Systems Theory; Global Health; Disease Transmission, Infectious; Public-Private Sector Partnerships

Bio Profile

Joseph Zaccagnino, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Research Staff

Emeritus

Bio Profile

Sarah Horwitz, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Public Health (Health Policy) and Associate Professor in the Child Study Center

Bio Profile

James Jekel, MD, MPH

Professor Emeritus of and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

The emeritus C.-E.A. Winslow Professor of Public Health, Jekel’s research focused on teenage pregnancy, outcomes for teenage mothers and their babies, cocaine abuse as well as high fevers in infancy and intrauterine growth retardation. Jekel was director of medical studies and acting head of the Division of Health Services Administration, director of the School of Medicine's Preventive Medicine Residency Program and assistant director of its Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Program.

... ...

Read More

Bio Profile

Lowell Levin, MPH, EdD

Professor Emeritus of and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Biography

Lowell Levin is Emeritus Professor of Public Health at Yale University. His research and work as a consultant throughout the world have often challenged established public health beliefs and practices. Committed to health promotion, in the 1960s he pioneered the citizen participation movement, focusing on health communication and the social and behavioral factors affecting health (Self-Care: Lay Initiatives in Health, 1976). In the 1970s and early 1980s, with the first publication of The Hidden...

Read More