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Arnold School of Public Health


Core Faculty


Affiliate Faculty and Staff

Swann Arp Adams, Ph.D., MS

Swann Arp Adams, Ph.D., MS

Investigator; Research Interests: Disparities in Cancer from Prevention/Screening to Diagnosis to Long-term Survivorship

Heather M. Brandt, Ph.D., CHES

Heather M. Brandt, Ph.D., CHES

Investigator; Research Interests:  Cancer Prevention and Control, specifically HPV Vaccination, Cervical Cancer Screening, and Colorectal Cancer Screening.

Monique J. Brown-Smith, Ph.D., MPH

Monique J. Brown-Smith, Ph.D., MPH

Investigator; Research Interests: HIV intervention and prevention; childhood trauma; social, behavioral and mental health; and aging. She is interested in these as separate and intersecting areas of study. 

Elijah Christian, MPH

Elijah Christian, MPH

Research Associate; Research Interests: Minority Health, Health Disparities/Equity and Obesity Prevention

Pam Gillam

Pam Gillam

Director, Core for Applied Research and Evaluation, Office of Research

saundra glover

Saundra Glover, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor Emerita;  Research Interests: Health Disparities, Education and Training to Increase Minorities in the Health Professions

james hardin

James Hardin, Ph.D.

Investigator; Research Interests: Diet, Nutrition, Cognitive Psychology, HIV, Sexual Behavior, Cancer, Health Services

Tena McKinney

Selina (Tena) Hunt McKinney, Ph.D., APRN, PMHNP-BC

Investigator; Research Interests: Mental Health Care Access in Rural Areas  

Andrew Kaczynski

Andrew T. Kaczynski, Ph.D.

Investigator; Research Interests: Physical Activity, Healthy Eating, Obesity Prevention

Angela Liese

Angela D. Liese, Ph.D.

Investigator; Research Interests: Childhood and Adult Diabetes Mellitus,  Dietary Patterns, Spacial Food Access and Food Security  

Alexander McLain

Alexander C. McLain, Ph.D.

Investigator; Research Interests: Problems that Arise in Biomedical Studies with Longitudinal Biomarkers 

Bankole Olatosi, Ph.D.

Bankole Olatosi, Ph.D.

Investigator; Research Interests: 

Susan Outen, MN, RN

Susan Outen, MN, RN

Survey Coordinator; Research Interests: Nursing Education

myriam torres

Myriam E. Torres, Ph.D., MSPH

Investigator; Research Interests: Hispanic/Latino Health, International Health, HIV/AIDS

lauren workman

Lauren Workman, Ph.D., MPH

Investigator; Research Interests: Community Health Development, Maternal and Child Health, Access to Healthcare, Qualitative Methods

Core Staff


Graduate Research Assistants