Faculty and Staff

Faculty & Staff

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William M. Sappenfield, MD, MPH,

Professor and Department Chair

Specialization(s):
Maternal and Infant Health
Applied Epidemiology Practice
Health Data Linkages
Office:LRC 230, MDC56
Phone: (813) 974-3746
Fax: (813) 974-5172
Email: wsappenf@health.usf.edu
Julie Baldwin, PhD,

Professor

Specialization(s):
HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse Prevention
Native American Populations
Community-based Participatory Research
Office:LRC 230, MDC56
Phone:(813) 974-6692
Fax:(813) 974-5172
Email: jbaldwin@health.usf.edu
Carol Bryant, PhD, MS,

USF Health Distinguished Professor

Specialization(s):
Social Marketing
Community Based Research
Office:LRC 217
Phone:(813)974-6686
Fax:(813)974-5172
Email: cbryant@health.usf.edu
Arlene Calvo, Ph.D

Research Assistant Professor

Specialization(s):
Health Education
Office:Panamá City, Panamá
Phone: (507)317-1822
Mobile: (507)6671-2344
Email: acalvo@health.usf.edu
Specialization(s):
Maternal & Child Health
Family Violence
Children with Special Needs
Office:UPC 523 
Phone: (813)974-7829
Fax:(813)974-7830
Email: mcoulter@health.usf.edu
Specialization(s):
Women's Health
Adolescent Health
Sexuality Education
STD Prevention
Contraceptive Use
Office:LRC 216
Phone:(813)974-8518
Fax:(813)974-5172
Email: edaley@health.usf.edu
Rita DeBate, PhD

Professor
Director of Doctoral Programs, College of Public Health
Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs

Specialization(s):
Health Education
Adolescent Health
Positive Youth Development
Women's Health
Secondary Prevention of Eating Disorders
Office:LRC 219, MDC 56
Phone: (813)974-6683
Fax:(813)974-5172
Russell Kirby, PhD, MS

USF Distinguished Professor and Marrell Endowed Chair

Specialization(s):
Perinatal Epidemiology
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Epidemiology and Prevention
GIS and Spatial Analysis
Office:NEC 252
Phone:(813)396-2347
Fax:(813)905-9998
Email: rkirby@health.usf.edu
Specialization(s):
Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention
Unintentional Injury Prevention
Health Education Program Planning and Evaluation
Graduate Program Development
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Office:LRC 119 
Phone:(813)974-7047
Fax:(813)974-8889
Email: kliller@health.usf.edu
Stephanie Marhefka, PhD

Associate Professor

Specialization(s):
HIV/AIDS in Children, Adolescents, and Adults
Expanding Access to Effective
Behavioral Interventions for People Living with HIV
Adolescent Sexuality Health
Adherence to Medical Regimens
Office:LRC 212, MDC 56
Phone: (813)974-5810
Fax: (813)974-5172
Email: smarhefk@health.usf.edu
Specialization(s):
Health disparities and community engaged research Latino and immigrant health
Cancer survivorship and chronic disease management
Cross-cultural concepts of disease and illness
Qualitative methods and ethnography
Office:LRC 216
Phone: (813)974-0723
Fax: (813)974-5172
Email: dmarti20@health.usf.edu
Phillip J. Marty, PhD

Professor, Associate Vice President USF Health

Specialization(s):
Health Risk Factors and Tobacco Use
Health Risk Factors and Substance Abuse
Research Ethics
Research Compliance and Integrity
Pre-Award and Post-Award Administration
Office:LRC 134, MDC 56
Phone: (813)974-0905
Fax:(813)974-8889
Email: pmarty@health.usf.edu
Specialization(s):
Nutritional Biochemistry
Office:LRC 118, MDC 100
Phone: (813) 974-9981
Fax: (813) 974-8889
Email: PMercerusf@health.usf.edu
Kay Perrin, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Specialization(s):
Adolescent Health
Office:CPH 1039, MDC56
Phone:(813)974-6704
Fax:(813)905-9802
Email: kperrin@health.usf.edu
Adewale Troutman, MD, MPH, MA.

Professor, Associate Dean for Health Equity and Community Engagement

Specialization(s):
Policy and Management
Social Determinants of Health
Health Equity and Social Justice
Office:LRC 124, MDC 100
Phone: (813) 974-9302
Fax: (813) 974-7190
Email: atroutm1@health.usf.edu
Cheryl A. Vamos, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Specialization(s):
Women’s Health
Reproductive Health
Family Planning
Office:LRC 225
Phone: (813)974-7515
Fax:(813)974-5172
Email: cvamos@health.usf.edu
Carla VandeWeerd, PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialization(s):
Aging
Dementia
Elder Mistreatment
Family Violence
Social Determinants of Health Outcomes
Office:UPC 523
Phone: (813)974-7773
Fax:(813)974-7830
Email: cvandewe@health.usf.edu
Lauri Wright, PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialization(s):
Dietetics
Food Insecurity
HIV
Obesity
Chronic Disease
Office:LRC 114
Phone: (813) 974-8261
Fax: (813) 974-8889
Email: lwrigh10@health.usf.edu

Research Faculty

Linda A. Detman, Ph.D.

Research Associate, The Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies

Specialization(s):
Health Services Research Evaluation
Office:LRC 116
Phone: (813) 974-5865
Fax: (813) 974-8889
Email: ldetman@health.usf.edu
James Lindenberger, B.A.

Director/Faculty Administrator, Social Marketing Group

Specialization(s):
Social Marketing
Office:LRC 114
Phone: (813) 974-3603
Fax: (813) 974-5172
Email: jlindenb@health.usf.edu
Jodi Ray, M.A.

Instructor
Program Director of Florida Covering Kids & Families

Specialization(s):
Program Management Healthcare Coverage
Coalition Building
Office:LRC 111
Phone: (813) 974-3143
Fax: (813) 974-8889
Email: jray@health.usf.edu

Adjunct / Affiliate / Emeritus / Joint Faculty


  • Moya Alfonso, PhD

    Courtesy Assistant Professor
  • Mary Armstrong, PhD

    Joint Assistant Professor
  • Deborah Austin, PhD

    Affiliate Faculty
  • Roberta Baer, PhD

    Joint Professor
  • Marion Becker, PhD, RN

    Joint Professor
  • Estrellita (Lo) Berry, MA

    Affiliate Faculty
  • Roger Boothroyd, PhD Joint Professor
  • William (Randy) Borum, PhD

    Joint Associate Professor
  • William Brooks, Jr., MD, MPH

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Joy Browne, PhD

    Affiliate Professor
  • Colleen Clark

    Joint Assistant Professor
  • Jaime Corvin, PhD Joint Assistant Professor
  • John S. Curran, MD

    Joint Professor
  • Claude Dharamraj, MD, MPH

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Annelise Driscoll, MBA, PhD

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Danice Eaton, PhD

    Affiliate Professor
  • Patricia Emmanuel, MD

    Joint Professor
  • Cherrie Evans, DrPH

    Courtesy Assistant Professor
  • Claude Fox, MD, MPH

    Affiliate Professor
  • Leslene Gordon, PhD

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Peter A. Gorski, MD

    MPA, Affiliate Professor
  • Elizabeth Gulitz, PhD

    Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Amber Gum, PhD Joint Associate Professor
  • Clement Gwede, PhD

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Ardis Hanson, MA

    Joint Faculty
  • Karen E. Harris, MD, MPH

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • John Hartline, MD

    Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Jolie Haun, PhD

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Mario Hernandez, PhD Joint Professor
  • David Himmelgreen, PhD

    Joint Associate Professor
  • Jeffrey Jensen, DO, MS, MBA, MPH

    Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Cecelia Jevitt, PhD

    Joint Associate Professor
  • Louis Keith, PhD

    Affiliate Professor
  • Jeff Konin, PhD, ATC, PT, FACSM, FNATA

    Joint Associate Professor
  • Richard Krueger, PhD

    Affiliate Professor
  • Celia Lescano, PhD Joint Associate Professor
  • Carol Lilly, MD, MPH

    Courtesy Associate Professor
  • Bruce Lubotsky Levin, DrPH, FABHMJoint Associate Professor
  • Charles Mahan, MD

    Professor Emeritus
  • Robert J. Marshall, Jr., PhD

    Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Tait Martin, PhD

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Oliver (Tom) Massey, PhD

    Joint Associate Professor
  • Kelli McCormack Brown, PhD

    Affiliate Professor
  • L. Preston Mercer, II, PhD

    Courtesy Professor
  • Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD, RN

    Joint Professor, Dean CON
  • Kathleen O'Rourke, PhD

    Joint Professor
  • Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS Joint Professor, Dean COPH
  • Gwendolyn Quinn, PhD

    Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Michael Rank, PhD

    Courtesy Associate Professor
  • Richard Roetzheim, MD, MSPH

    Joint Professor
  • Vanessa Rowland-Mishkit, RN, BSN, LHRM

    Affiliate Faculty
  • Lewis Rubin, MD

    Joint Professor
  • Bonnie Salazar, PhD

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Hamisu Salihu, MD, PhD Joint Professor
  • Phyllis Sloyer, PhD

    Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Greg Teague, PhD

    Joint Associate Professor
  • Susan Vadaparampil, PhD, MPH

    Joint Assistant Professor
  • Wayne Westhoff, PhD Joint Assistant Professor
  • Robert White, MD

    Affiliate Professor
  • Linda Whiteford, PhD

    Joint Professor
  • Jay Wolfson, PhD, JD, MPH Joint Professor
  • Svetlana Yampolskaya, PhD, MA

    Joint Research Associate Professor
  • Bonnie Yegidis, PhD

    Joint Professor
  • Robert W. Yelverton, MD

    Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Lauren Zapata, PhD

    Affiliate Professor

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