Faculty


Mayne, Susan T

Department Chair

C.-E.A. Winslow Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Susan T. Mayne is C.-E.A. Winslow Professor of Epidemiology with tenure and Chair, Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health. Dr. Mayne is also Associate Director of the Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, being responsible for Population Sciences. She also...

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Bracken, Michael B.

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and Professor of Neurology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Dr. Michael Bracken is the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology, and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Science and Neurology, a former Head of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at Yale University and former Vice Chairman (Deputy Dean) of the Yale School of Public Health...

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Desai, Mayur Mahesh

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Mayur M. Desai, PhD, MPH, is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health, where he directs the one-year Advanced Professional MPH Program and teaches courses on epidemiologic research methods and data analysis. Professor Desai received both his MPH in health policy...

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DeWan, Andrew Thomas

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Andrew DeWan is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health where in 2012 he was selected for the Distinguished Student Mentor Award by the student body. He earned his B.S. from Brandeis University, MPH from the...

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Dubrow, Robert

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Dubrow has been heavily involved in the educational mission of Yale School of Public Health, as well as in research. He taught Principles of Epidemiology I nine times, and currently teaches Principles of Epidemiology II. Dr. Dubrow was chosen by the Classes of 2002, 2007, and 2012 to be...

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Ettinger, Adrienne S

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Ettinger’s research focuses on the effects of environmental exposures on reproductive, perinatal, and children's health. She is a formally-trained epidemiologist, and Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology, with interdisciplinary training in biostatistics, environmental health...

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Gupta, Jhumka

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Jhumka Gupta is an assistant professor in the Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health. Schooled at the University of Maryland (BS), Drexel University School of Public Health (MPH) and Harvard School of Public Health (Sc.D), she is a social epidemiologist...

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Ickovics, Jeannette R

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Psychology

Jeannette R. Ickovics is Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health and of Psychology at Yale University. She was the Founding Director of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the School of Public Health (2000-2012). Dr. Ickovics is Director of CARE: Community Alliance for Research and Engagement --...

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Irwin, Melinda Liggett

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Melinda L. Irwin, PhD, MPH is an associate professor (with tenure) at the Yale School of Public Health and co-program leader of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Yale Cancer Center. Dr. Irwin's research focuses on how lifestyle/behavioral factors influence cancer risk and...

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Keene, Danya Elizabeth

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Danya Keene's mixed-methods research broadly explores how social policies contribute to health inequality, with a particular focus on issues related to housing, neighborhoods and place. For example, her work has examined how urban revitalization and public housing demolition may affect the...

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Kershaw, Trace

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Trace Kershaw, PhD, specializes in the integration of sexual, reproductive, and maternal-child health. He is an expert in the role of interpersonal relationships on health and is currently studying the role of cell phones and social networks on health. He lectures internationally on these topics.

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Levy, Becca

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Psychology

Becca Levy is Director of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division and an associate professor (with tenure) at the Yale School of Public Health. She has a joint appointment with the Department of Psychology.

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Lichtman, Judith

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Judith H. Lichtman, PhD, MPH is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health in New Haven, CT. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, and received her Master of Public Health degree...

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Ma, Xiaomei

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Miller, Alice M.

Associate Research Scholar in Law and Lecturer in Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Assistant Clinical Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Alice Miller is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Yale School of Public Health and a Lecturer in Global Affairs at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at the...

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Monin, Joan K.

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Professor Monin’s research examines how emotional processes affect health in older adult relationships. Her research combines survey methods and laboratory experiments to understand the mechanisms (e.g. emotional contagion, cardiovascular reactivity) and moderators (gender, individual differences...

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Pachankis, John

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

John Pachankis is an Associate Professor in the Social and Behavioral Sciences division of the Yale School of Public Health, where he studies the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals. He specifically seeks to identify the psychological processes and social...

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Perez-Escamilla, Rafael

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Ph.D., is Professor of Epidemiology & Public Health, Director of the Office of Public Health Practice, and Director of the Global Health Concentration at the Yale School of Public Health. His global public health nutrition and food security...

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Risch, Harvey A

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Harvey Risch is Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Risch received his MD degree from the University of California San Diego and PhD from the University of Chicago. After serving as...

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Shebl, Fatma M.

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Shebl graduated from the School of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt in 1994. She earned a PhD in Epidemiology from University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2008. Dr. Shebl Joined the National Cancer Institute as a research fellow in 2008. Dr. Shebl is interested in studying hepatitis C...

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Wang, Shiyi

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Professor Wang’s primary interests focus on outcomes research and decision science. He is currently working on evaluation of preoperative breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for women with newly diagnosed early breast cancer. He is interested in combining systematic literature reviews,...

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Research Scientists


Calabrese, Sarah K.

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Sarah K. Calabrese earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from George Washington University (Washington, DC) in 2012. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) HIV Prevention Interdisciplinary Training Program at the Center for Interdisciplinary...

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Cartmel, Brenda

Senior Research Scientist in and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Cunningham, Shayna Danelle

Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Ferrucci, Leah McArthur

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Leah M. Ferrucci, PhD, MPH is an Associate Research Scientist at the Yale School of Public Health. Dr. Ferrucci earned her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and her MPH in the Social and Behavioral Sciences of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health. She received a...

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Hromi-Fiedler, Amber J

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Hromi-Fiedler obtained her B.A. in Psychobiology from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, in 1994. In 2002, she obtained her M.P.H. from the University of Connecticut and in 2007 she obtained her Ph.D. from the same university. Dr. Hromi-Fiedler specializes in community nutrition with...

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Jones, Beth A.

Research Scientist in and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Jones is a cancer epidemiologist whose work and teaching focus is on health disparities. Her research is focused on racial/ethnic differences in cancer screening and cancer outcomes. Current studies include predictors of mammography screening and other health behaviors, the impact of...

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Leifheit-Limson, Erica C

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Lu, Lingeng

Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Wang, Rong

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Secondary


DeVita, Vincent T, Jr

Amy and Joseph Perella Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Vincent DeVita, the Amy and Joseph Perella Professor of Medicine at the Yale Cancer Center and Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, was the Director of the Yale Cancer Center from 1993 to 2003. He spent the early part of his career at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and in 1980,...

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Dovidio, John

Carl I Hovland Professor of Psychology

Professor Dovidio's work centers around issues of social power and social relations, both between groups and between individuals. He explores both conscious (explicit) and unconscious (implicit) influences on how people think about, feel about, and behave toward others based on group membership...

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Gill, Thomas Michael

Humana Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Investigative Medicine

Dr. Thomas Gill is Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Investigative Medicine and the Humana Foundation Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Yale University. He received his research training in clinical epidemiology as a Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Clinical Scholar at Yale, and he joined the...

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Gould Rothberg, Bonnie Elyssa

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology), of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Pathology

Dr. Gould Rothberg is currently appointed as Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology) at the Yale School of Medicine with secondary appointments in the Departments of Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Pathology. She received her MD (1994), MPH (2005) and PhD...

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Grigorenko, Elena Leonidovna

Emily Fraser Beede Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Psychology

Dr. Elena L. Grigorenko received her Ph.D. in general psychology from Moscow State University, Russia, in 1990, and her Ph.D. in developmental psychology and genetics from Yale University, United States, in 1996. Dr. Grigorenko has published more than 300 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and...

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Gross, Cary P

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine), of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Cary Gross is a Professor of Medicine and Co-Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at Yale. Dr. Gross completed his residency in Internal Medicine at New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center and served as chief medical resident at Memorial Sloan-Kettering...

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McCorkle, Ruth

Florence Wald Prof Nursing

A pioneer in oncology nursing, Ruth McCorkle has been named the first Florence Schorske Wald Professor at the Yale School of Nursing (YSN). McCorkle is currently professor of Nursing, former director of the Center for Excellence in Chronic Illness Care, and she was chair of the Doctor of Nursing...

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Mullen, Jewel

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and in Public Health

As commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Dr. Mullen oversees the state’s leading public health agency. Appointed to this position by Governor Dannel Malloy in December 2010, Dr. Mullen has combined clinical work, research, teaching and administration throughout a...

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Nunez-Smith, Marcella

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, is an Associate Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, Associate Professor at the Yale School of Public Health, Core Faculty in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, and Research Faculty at Yale’s Global Health Leadership Institute. Dr....

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Panter-Brick, Catherine Sophie

Prof.FASATH Anthro,Hlth&Global Aff

Professor Panter-Brick's research consists of critical analyses of health and wellbeing across key stages of human development, giving special attention to the impact of poverty, disease, malnutrition, armed conflict, and social marginalization.

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Papachristos, Andrew

(leave of absence spring); Assoc Prof Sociology

Andrew Papachristos is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale University. His research focuses on social networks, neighborhoods, street gangs, and interpersonal violence.

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Salovey, Peter

President of the University

Peter Salovey, President, is the Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology. He joined the Yale faculty in 1986 after receiving an A.B. and M.A. from Stanford University in 1980, with departmental honors and university distinction, and a Ph.D. from Yale in 1986. He holds secondary faculty...

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Schwartz, Marlene B

Senior Research Scientist in Psychology and in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Schwartz is the Director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at Yale University. She received her PhD in Psychology from Yale University in 1996. Prior to joining the Rudd Center, she served as Co-Director of the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders from 1996 to 2006. Dr....

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Smith, Megan Veenema

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, in the Child Study Center and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Tebes, Jacob Kraemer

Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology), in the Child Study Center and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

I received my B.S. in Psychology from Georgetown University and my Ph.D. in Clinical/Community Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. After completing a predoctoral fellowship at Yale, I joined the faculty of the Psychology Section in the Department of Psychiatry and am...

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Tinetti, Mary Elizabeth

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases), of Faculty of Arts and Sciences and of Investigative Medicine

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White, Marney A.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and Research Scientist in Psychology

Marney A. White, PhD, MS, is a clinical psychologist, specializing in eating and weight disorders. In addition to her appointment as Associate Professor in Psychiatry, she has a secondary appointment in Chronic Disease Epidemiology and is the Associate Director of the Yale Center for Anxiety and...

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Voluntary & Adjunct


Albanes, Demetrius

Professor (Adjunct) of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Rawlings, James Elmer

Clinical Instructor in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Shenson, Douglas

Associate Clinical Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Stolzenberg-Solomon, Rachel

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Yu, Herbert

Professor (Adjunct) of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Yu is associate professor at Yale School of Public Health, Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, and a molecular epidemiologist with training in medicine, epidemiology, and clinical biochemistry. Dr. Yu has been involved in cancer research for over 20 years, and has had extensive experience...

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Lecturers


Booss, Mary Ann

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Bortnichak, Edward Arnold

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Darefsky, Amy S.

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Fenton, Brenda Theresa

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Mueller, Lloyd Mathew

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Mullen, Jewel

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and in Public Health

As commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Dr. Mullen oversees the state’s leading public health agency. Appointed to this position by Governor Dannel Malloy in December 2010, Dr. Mullen has combined clinical work, research, teaching and administration throughout a...

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O'Keefe, Elaine

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Schachtel, Bernard

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Stevens, Denise Elizabeth

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Denise Stevens is President and founder of MATRIX Public Health Solutions (www.matrixphs.com), a small New Haven, Connecticut based public health “think and do organization” that provides technical assistance to governments (local, state, federal), industry, non-governmental...

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Van Ness, Peter H

Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Geriatrics) and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and in Medicine (Geriatrics)

Dr. Van Ness is a senior biostatistician at the Program on Aging in the Geriatrics Section of the Department of Internal Medicine of the Yale University School of Medicine. He is also the Co-Director of the Biostatistics Core of the Yale Program on Aging. He specializes in the analysis of...

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Yonkers, Kimberly Ann

Professor of Psychiatry and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

The work of my research group includes investigations into the clinical course, etiopathology and treatment of psychiatric disorders as they occur in women. A major component of this work includes investigations into the occurrence and treatment of illnesses in pregnancy and the postpartum...

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