Faculty


Levy, Becca

Director

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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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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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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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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Cunningham, Shayna Danelle

Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

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Secondary


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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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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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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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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Snow, David L

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

David L. Snow, Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Scientist in Psychiatry and Epidemiology & Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Snow is a clinical/community psychologist who has extensive experience in the design and evaluation of preventive interventions in...

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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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