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Faculty & Staff

‌‌Primary Faculty 

Clayton Brown, PhD
Associate Professor

Research/Clinical Keywords: biostatistics, randomized controlled trials, observational studies, mental health


Jessica Brown, PhD
Assistant Professor
Director, Capstone Experience
Director, Community and Population Health Concentration

Research/Clinical Keywords: health behavior change, sleep, midlife mental health, survey methodology, health disparities


Bruce DeForge, PhD
Associate Professor

Research/Clinical Keywords: medical sociology – social psychological aspects of health, health attitudes/beliefs, health status, quality of life, social/psychological well-being, health disparities, health literacy, sociology of mental health (stigma), social psychology (attitudes and public opinion, self-concept), homelessness, mental health policy


Samer El-Kamary, MB BCh, MSc, MPH
Associate Professor
Director, Global Health Concentration 

Research/Clinical Keywords: general pediatrics, global health, epidemiology, bioethics, vaccinology


Nancy Ellish, DrPH, MS
Associate Professor

Research/Clinical Keywords: workforce development, health behavior, health communication, health disparities, ophthalmic epidemiology


Olga Goloubeva, PhD, MSc
Professor

Research/Clinical Keywords: clinical trial design, population-based databases, biostatistics


Wendy Lane, MD, MPH
Associate Professor

Research/Clinical Keywords: ‌child maltreatment, child abuse, child neglect, health disparities, birth outcomes, maternal and child health


Larry Magder, PhD
Associate Professor

Research/Clinical Keywords: ‌biostatistics, epidemiologic methods, longitudinal data analysis, analysis of misclassified data, modeling transmission probabilities, systemic lupus erythematosus


Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD, RN, CRNP
Assistant Professor

Research/Clinical Keywords: ‌maternal newborn child health disparities, nationally and internationally with a focus on social justice; cultural competency for health professionals and organizations; building nurse capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa through partnerships with nursing universities


Charlene Quinn, PhD, RN
Associate Professor

Research/Clinical Keywords: ‌older adults, mobile health, telehealth, diabetes, chronic disease, health policy


Henry Silverman, MD, MA
Associate Professor

Research/Clinical Keywords: ‌medical ethics, research ethics, distance learning education


Diane Marie M. St. George, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, MPH Program
Director, Epidemiology Concentration  

Research/Clinical Keywords: epidemiology education, health disparities, youth


Michael Terrin, MD, CM, MPH
Professor

Research/Clinical Keywords: ‌clinical trials, pulmonary disease, cardiovascular epidemiolog, data coordinating centersalth


Susan Wozenski, JD, MPH
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing Representative 

Research/Clinical Keywords: 


Min Zhan, PhD
Associate Professor

Research/Clinical Keywords: biostatistics, survival analysis, longitudinal studies, applications of statistical methods in clinical research, patient safety, biomarker studies, population-based health surveys, health services research in chronic kidney disease, cancer, and other chronic diseases

Secondary Faculty 

Master of Public Health Staff

Workforce Development and Community Outreach Program Coordinator 
Oriyomi Dawodu, MS 
(410) 706-3106
odawodu@som.umaryland.edu

Director of Collaborative Initiatives
Kara Longo, MS
(410) 706-7210
kalongo@som.umaryland.edu

Academic Program Coordinator
Andrea Manning, MSHE
(410) 706-0539
amanning@som.umaryland.edu