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Faculty & Staff

‌‌Primary Faculty 

Clayton Brown, PhD

Associate Professor

Research/Clinical Keywords:  

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

Diane Marie St. George, PhD


Assistant Professor


Director, MPH Program


Director, Epidemiology Concentration 


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

Olga Goloubeva, PhD, MSc


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

Michael Terrin, MD, CM, MPH


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

Director of Collaborative Initiatives
Kara Longo, MS
(410) 706-7210

Academic Program Coordinator
Andrea Manning, MSHE
(410) 706-0539