Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Program in Public Health

Master of Public Health Faculty

Following is a list of all Master of Public Health faculty. View individual profiles of our faculty members – with publication and contact information, research and clinical specialties, and more – via the links below.

Ackermann, Ronald T

Ackermann, Ronald T

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics), Medical Social Sciences and Medicine (Endocrinology)

Description of Interests

My work focuses on ways to improve health and healthcare through the efficient coordination of health promotion and disease prevention activities across healthcare and community settings. I am conside... [more]

Bishop, Virginia

Bishop, Virginia

Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine (Behavioral Medicine)

Description of Interests

I am interested primarily in school health issues and those that affect children and adolescents.

Block, Daniel R

Block, Daniel R

Adjunct Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine

Cameron, Kenzie A

Cameron, Kenzie A

Research Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics), Medical Social Sciences and Preventive Medicine

k-cameron( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Cameron is a health services researcher who has a background in communication and health behavior theory, with a particular focus on health communication and social influence. Her interests includ... [more]

Cartland, Jenifer

Cartland, Jenifer

Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Smith Child Health Research) and Preventive Medicine

jcartland( at )luriechildrens.org

Description of Interests

Dr. Cartland is the Administrator for Data Analytics and Reporting and the Director of Child Health Data Lab at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Cartland is a public policy an... [more]

Chang, Rowland W

Chang, Rowland W

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology), Medicine (Rheumatology) and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

rwchang( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Chang is noted for his clinical epidemiologic/health services research focused on the outcomes of rehabilitation and orthopaedic surgical treatments for persons with arthritis and the determinants... [more]

Daviglus, Martha L

Daviglus, Martha L

Adjunct Professor of Preventive Medicine and Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

daviglus( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

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Denes, Pablo

Denes, Pablo

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Preventive Medicine

Description of Interests

Cardiac arrhythimias, General cardiology

Durkin, Elizabeth M

Durkin, Elizabeth M

Lecturer of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Preventive Medicine

e-durkin( at )northwestern.edu

Elster, Arthur B

Elster, Arthur B

Adjunct Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine

Fagen, Michael C

Fagen, Michael C

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine

michael.fagen( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

I direct the Institute for Public Health and Medicine's MPH Program, and lead projects that bridge gaps between public health research and practice. My primary interests are in school health promotio... [more]

Feinglass, Joseph M

Feinglass, Joseph M

Research Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Preventive Medicine

j-feinglass( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Joe Feinglass, PhD is a Research Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr. Feinglass is a health services researcher with a degree in Public Policy Analys... [more]

Fontanarosa, Phil B

Fontanarosa, Phil B

Adjunct Professor of Emergency Medicine and Preventive Medicine

Funk, William E

Funk, William E

Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine (Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention)

w-funk( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

My research focuses on developing and applying biomarker methods to explore environmental risk factors associated with chronic diseases, cancers, and complex disorders. This work includes both discove... [more]

Golub, Robert M

Golub, Robert M

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Preventive Medicine

Description of Interests

Medical publishing, Comprehensive care of the adult, Medical decision making, Preventive care

Greenland, Philip

Greenland, Philip

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) and Medicine (Cardiology)

p-greenland( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Greenland's research, teaching and clinical interests focus on the prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). He has authored or coauthored over 400 research papers, book chapters, and monograph... [more]

Hahn, Elizabeth A

Hahn, Elizabeth A

Associate Professor of Medical Social Sciences and Preventive Medicine

e-hahn( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Patient-reported outcomes in chronic illness, and the design and use of health information technology, with a focus on underserved populations and health disparities.

Hou, Lifang

Hou, Lifang

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention)

l-hou( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Lifang Hou, MD, MS, PhD is an Associate Professor in Preventive Medicine. With a multidisciplinary background in medicine, basic science, and epidemiology, Dr. Hou's research interest lies in integrat... [more]

Iris, Madelyn

Iris, Madelyn

Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Preventive Medicine

miris( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Family decision-making, protective services for the elderly, disability and public policy, community services evaluation

Jordan, Neil

Jordan, Neil

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Preventive Medicine

neil-jordan( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Jordan's work spans several areas, including quality and cost of care for persons with chronic illnesses, financing and outcomes of mental health and child welfare services, and health economics.

Kang, Joseph

Kang, Joseph

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics)

joseph-kang( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

My current research involves a variety of statistical issues arising in non-randomized observational studies, with particular emphasis on the causal inference of the effects of naturalistic lifestyles... [more]

Kohrman, Arthur F

Kohrman, Arthur F

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care) and Preventive Medicine

akohrman( at )northwestern.edu

Kyriacou, Demetrios N

Kyriacou, Demetrios N

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Preventive Medicine

Description of Interests

Dr. Kyriacou is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Preventive Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. His medical degree is from the University of Michigan and his resid... [more]

Lee, Jungwha

Lee, Jungwha

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics)

jungwha-lee( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Lee's research interests include statistical methods in epidemiology, longitudinal data analysis, and multilevel analysis. Her recent work on partial population attributable fraction has focused o... [more]

Leonard, William R

Leonard, William R

Professor of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and Preventive Medicine

Liu, Kiang J

Liu, Kiang J

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) and Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

kiangliu( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Kiang Liu received his BS degree in mathematics from Fu-Jen University, Taiwan, in 1970 and his PhD degree in statistics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 1976. That year, he ... [more]

Lloyd-Jones, Donald M

Lloyd-Jones, Donald M

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) and Medicine (Cardiology)

Description of Interests

Dr. Lloyd-Jones' research interests lie in cardiovascular disease epidemiology, risk estimation, and prevention. A main focus of his research has been investigation of the lifetime risks for various c... [more]

Lowe, Lynn P

Lowe, Lynn P

Research Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

lplowe( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Epidemiology of gestational diabetes, relationship between blood glucose during pregnancy and various outcomes, including pediatric obesity.

Mason, Maryann

Mason, Maryann

Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Smith Child Health Research) and Preventive Medicine

mmason( at )luriechildrens.org

Description of Interests

I am interested in child and adolescent well-being as fostered by community conditions. As a sociologist I work to understand environmental, cultural, institutional and social influences on child and... [more]

Mohr, David C

Mohr, David C

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Behavioral Medicine), Medical Social Sciences and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

d-mohr( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

My primary interest is developing and evaluating technology-assisted behavioral and psychological interventions. I am also interested in the relationship between stress, depression and inflammation, ... [more]

Moran, Maureen B

Moran, Maureen B

Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

m-moran( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

My primary interest is in public health education of health care professionals. My secondary interest is ethical conduct of human subjects research particularly in the area of medical research and In... [more]

Orris, Peter

Orris, Peter

Adjunct Professor of Preventive Medicine

Powell, Elizabeth C

Powell, Elizabeth C

Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine)

Description of Interests

Injury epidemiology, injury prevention, emergency medical care delivery

Reda, Domenic J

Reda, Domenic J

Adjunct Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine

Shalowitz, Joel I

Shalowitz, Joel I

Professor of Preventive Medicine

Description of Interests

International Healthcare Systems, Health Insurance, Healthcare Quality, Ambulatory Care

Sheehan, Karen M

Sheehan, Karen M

Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and Preventive Medicine

ksheehan( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Sheehan is interested in youth development, injury and violence prevention, and population health.

Siddique, Juned

Siddique, Juned

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics) and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

siddique( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

My research efforts focus on developing statistical methods for handling incomplete or missing data. I apply these methods to a range of problems including rater bias, participant dropout, data harmo... [more]

Simon, Melissa A

Simon, Melissa A

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (General)/Preventive Medicine and Medical Social Sciences

Description of Interests

Dr. Simon's primary research interests are aimed at eliminating health disparities among low income, medically underserved women across the lifespan. Integrating health services research with social ... [more]

Sinacore, James M

Sinacore, James M

Adjunct Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine

Sorensen, Juliet

Sorensen, Juliet

Clinical Associate Professor of Law

j-sorensen( at )law.northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Criminal Law. Trial Advocacy, International Criminal Law, International Criminal Court, Public Health and Human Rights

Spring, Bonnie J

Spring, Bonnie J

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Behavioral Medicine), Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

bspring( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

My laboratory conducts research on behavioral risk factors (obesity, poor quality diet, physical inactivity, tobacco use). We also develop cutting-edge technologies that support self-regulation and he... [more]

Starren, Justin B

Starren, Justin B

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Health and Biomedical Informatics) and Medical Social Sciences

Description of Interests

My current research continues to focus on new ways to make health care computing more useful. This includes developing intuitive, novel Human Computer Interfaces (HCI) for health care, including work... [more]

Van Horn, Linda V

Van Horn, Linda V

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Nutrition)

lvanhorn( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

diet, nutrition, prevention of excessive gestational weight gain, treatment, cardiovascular epidemiology, breast cancer, child health, obesity prevention, obesity treatment, maternal nutrition, nutrit... [more]

Welty, Leah J

Welty, Leah J

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics) and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

lwelty( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Welty's research interests include the application of biostatistics to psychiatry and environmental research, and the development of reproducible research tools for clinical and translational scie... [more]

Yan, Lijing L

Yan, Lijing L

Adjunct Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine

lijing( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Yan is a cardiovascular epidemiologist with a background in demography and health economics. Her main research interests are prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases (including diabetes).... [more]