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									                                                                     Ian Lapp, Ph.D.
Officers of                                                          Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor of
                                                                     Clinical Sociomedical Sciences

Administration                                                       Tanya Cobbs Leslie, M.A., M.Phil.
                                                                     Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Career Services

                                                                     Diana I. Mejia, M.S.R.E.D., M.C.P.
Lee C. Bollinger, J.D.                                               Assistant Dean for Operations Management
President of the University
                                                                     Brian C. Paquette, M.P.H., M.S.W.
Alan Brinkley, Ph.D.                                                 Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Student Academic
Provost of the University                                            Affairs and Student Life
Gerald D. Fischbach, M.D.
Executive Vice President for Health and Biomedical Sciences
Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine
                                                                     School Administrative Office
                                                                     Tarin M. Almanzar, M.A.
                                                                     Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Mailman School of Public Health
                                                                     Mindee H. Barham, M.S.
Allan Rosenfield, M.D.                                                Director of Development
Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health
                                                                     Stephanie R. Berger, B.A.
Andrew R. Davidson, Ph.D., M.B.A.                                    Associate Director of Communications
Senior Vice Dean and Professor of Population and Family Health
                                                                     Virginia M. Carolan
Ngina R. Lythcott, Dr.P.H.                                           Director of Alumni Affairs
Vice Dean and Dean of Students
                                                                     Ryan V. Colthorp, M.A.
Joanne M. J. Quan, M.A.                                              Admissions Officer and Recruiter
Vice Dean for Finance and Administration
                                                                     Marlyn M. Delva, M.A.
Robert E. Fullilove, Ed.D.                                           Assistant Director of Student Affairs
Associate Dean for Community and Minority Affairs and Professor of
Clinical Sociomedical Sciences                                       Tanya Dominguez
                                                                     Assistant to the Dean, Dean’s Office
Joseph H. Graziano, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Environmental Health    Phyllis E. Hulen, B.S.
Sciences                                                             Assistant Director of Career Services

Catherine A. Murray Dwyer, M.B.A.                                    Pamela W. Ingham, B.A.
Associate Dean for Development and External Affairs                  Assistant Director of Communications

Irwin E. Redlener, M.D., F.A.A.P.                                    Lillian Morales
Associate Dean for Public Health Advocacy and Disaster               Coordinator of Academic Standards and Academic Records
Preparedness and Clinical Professor of Population and Family         Randee Sacks-Levine, B.A.
Health                                                               Director of Communications
Susan Smith, M.P.H., M.P.A.                                          June Lopez Saunders, M.A.
Associate Dean for Program Development                               Associate Director of Admissions
Charles Berolo                                                       Elizabeth A. Sparrow, B.S.
Assistant Dean for Budget and Financial Planning                     Director of Online Resources and Information
Carmen DeLeon, B.A.                                                  Moira D. Walter, M.P.H.
Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Human Resources               Associate Director of Student Affairs

Urbano T. Garza, M.A.
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Admissions and
Financial Aid                                                        Professors Emeriti
                                                                     Rosemary Barber-Madden, B.A., M.P.H., Ed.D.
                                                                     Clinical Professor Emerita of Population and Family Health

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Nicholas Cunningham, M.D., Dr.P.H.
Professor Emeritus of Clinical Pediatrics and Clinical Population
and Family Health
                                                                    School of Public
Jack Elinson, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Sociomedical Sciences
                                                                    Health Degree
Sheila A. Gorman, B.S.N., M.P.H., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor Emerita of Health Policy and Management
Martin Gorosh, Dr.P.H.
Clinical Professor Emeritus of Population and Family Health

Leonard C. Harber, B.A., M.D., M.S.
Richard and Mildred Rodebeck Professor Emeritus of Dermatology      Master of Public Health Degree
and Environmental Health Sciences                                   (M.P.H.)
Sami A. Hashim, M.D.                                                The Master of Public Health degree program is the major professional
Professor Emeritus of Population and Family Health                  degree program offered by the School. To receive this degree, a student
(Public Health Nutrition)                                           must satisfy five program elements: a core curriculum, a concentration
Michael Katz, M.D.                                                  program, electives, a practical experience requirement (Practicum),
Reuben S. Carpentier Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and           and a culminating experience. Some programs also require a master’s
Environmental Health Sciences (Tropical Medicine)                   essay. All of these requirements assure that a student acquires

Sidney Katz, M.D.                                                   sufficient breadth, depth, individual commitment, and practical
Professor Emeritus of Geriatric Medicine (in Medicine,              experience in the field of public health to function competently in
in Sociomedical Sciences, and in the Center for Geriatrics          a recognized public health role.
and Gerontology)

Lucie S. Kelly, R.N., Ph.D.                                         MEDICAL BACKGROUND REQUIREMENT
Professor Emerita of Nursing and Health Policy and Management       Each M.P.H. and M.S. student must demonstrate by background,

Eugene Litwak, B.A., Ph.D.                                          health professional training, or examination a grasp of basic health-
Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Sociomedical Sciences           related concepts and terminologies. If previous health background
                                                                    is lacking or insufficient, it is recommended that a student take
Paul Meier, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
                                                                    a special Medical Background Exam during their first semester.
Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Biostatistics
                                                                    The exam is given once each semester, including summer.
Stephen N. Rosenberg, M.D., M.P.H.
Clinical Professor Emeritus of Health Policy and Management
                                                                    CORE CURRICULUM
Zena A. Stein, B.A., M.A., M.B., B.Ch.                              All M.P.H. students must enroll in a series of core courses designed
Professor Emerita of Epidemiology (in Psychiatry and in the         to provide both knowledge of public health skills and a familiarity with
Sergievsky Center)
                                                                    the scope of public health disciplines. Core course subjects are bio-
Mervyn W. Susser, M.B., B.Ch., Dr.P.H.                              statistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health policy
Gertrude H. Sergievsky Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology           and management, and sociomedical sciences. These courses, in turn,
(in the Sergievsky Center)                                          frequently include elements and examples drawn from other public
Frank W. van Dyke, B.A., M.S.                                       health disciplines. For example, the core course in environmental
Professor Emeritus of Health Policy and Management                  health sciences includes sections on population, parasitology, nutrition,
(Administrative Medicine)                                           and other topics taught by faculty from the School’s other depart-
                                                                    ments. The core course in epidemiology depends upon instruction in
Robert J. Weiss, B.A., M.D.
                                                                    the biostatistics core course to provide a foundation in vital statistics,
Dean Emeritus and DeLamar Professor Emeritus of Public Health
Practice, Social Medicine and Psychiatry                            and examples are frequently drawn from environmental health incidents.

Joe D. Wray, B.A., M.D., M.P.H.                                     An intensive effort is made to assure that students attain a high-level
Professor Emeritus of Clinical Population and Family Health         working proficiency in biostatistics. In the core course, two levels of
                                                                    biostatistics are offered, the higher level placing more emphasis on
                                                                    the skills of statistical inference. The lower level is the required
                                                                    course. Students may choose to take a placement exam for admission
                                                                    to the higher-level course. Besides vital statistics, the biostatistics
                                                                    core course includes statistical inference and an introduction to
                                                                    biostatistical methodology.

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