Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

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Kathleen O'Rourke, Ph.D.

Department Chair
Professor, Epidemiology

Specialization(s):
Maternal and Child Health
Children's Health
Reproductive Outcomes of PTSD
Community-Based Health
Immigrant Issues in Reproductive Health
Office: 2126, MDC 56
E-Mail: korourke@health.usf.edu
Voice Mail: (813)974-3240
FAX: (813)974-4719
Amy Alman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

Specialization(s):
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Office: 2107, MDC 56
E-Mail: aalman@health.usf.edu
Voice Mail: (813) 974-2235
FAX: (813) 974-4719
Amy Borenstein, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Epidemiology

Specialization(s):
Epidemiology, early detection and prevention of dementias/Alzheimer’s disease
Cross-cultural studies of dementias/Alzheimer’s disease
Epidemiology of Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis
Epidemiology of autoimmune diseases
Office:2109, MDC 45
Voice Mail:(813)974-6670
Fax: (813) 974-4719
Email: aborenst@health.usf.edu
Henian Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Specialization(s):
Biostatistics
Epidemiology
Office: 2128, MDC 56
E-Mail: hchen1@health.usf.edu
Voice Mail: (813)974-4285
FAX: (813)974-4719
Getachew A. Dagne, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistics

Specialization(s):
Bayesian Inference
Generalized Linear Mixed Models
Longitudinal Data Analysis
Zero-Inflation Models
Social Interactions
Spatial Statistics
Office: 2113, MDC 56
E-Mail: gdagne@health.usf.edu
Voice Mail: (813)974-6680
FAX: (813)974-4719
Yangxin Huang, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistics

Specialization(s):
Biostatistics
Bayesian Modeling and MCMC
Mixed Effects Models for Repeated Measurements
Joint Modeling for Longitudinal and Survival Data
Mixture of multilevel models for longitudinal data
Longitudinal Data Analysis
HIV/AIDS Clinical Research
Health Data Analysis
Office: 2129, MDC 56
E-Mail: yhuang@health.usf.edu
Voice Mail: (813)974-8209
FAX: (813)974-4719
Alfred Mbah, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Specialization(s):
Predictive Models
Correlated Outcomes
Heirarchical Models
Office:2114 MDC 56
Voice Mail:(813)974-1118
Email: ambah@health.usf.edu
James A. Mortimer, Ph.D.

Professor, Epidemiology

Specialization(s):
Epidemiology of Alzheimer's Disease
Parkinson's Disease Dementia
Early Detection and Prevention of Dementia
Office: 2120, MDC 56
E-Mail: jmortime@health.usf.edu
Voice Mail: (813)974-7046
FAX: (813)974-4719
Aurora Sanchez-Anguiano, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Specialization(s):
Occupational Epidemiology
Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Minority Health/Disparities
Patient Safety
Office: 2112, MDC 56
E-Mail: asanchez@health.usf.edu
Voice Mail: (813)974-6671
FAX: (813)974-6257
Skai W. Schwartz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Specialization(s):
Correlates and sequelae of non-adherence to Positive Airway Pressure
Effect modifiers for BiPAP superiority
Relationship of Narcotic pain relievers to obstruction and central sleep apnea.
Office: COPH 2112, MDC 56
E-Mail: sschwart@health.usf.edu
Voice Mail: (813)974-6679
Wei Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Specialization(s):
Statistical Method Development
Adaptation and Appication ofStatistical Method in Social Science
Office: 2130, MDC 56
E-Mail: wwang@health.usf.edu
Voice Mail: (813)974-6978
FAX: (813)974-4719
Yougui Wu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Specialization(s):
Biomarkers Evaluation Based on Longitudinal Data
Semi-Parametric Statistical Inference
Misclassification in Quality Control Charts
Missing Data Analysis
Alzheimer's Disease
Office: 2111, MDC 56
E-Mail: ywu@health.usf.edu
Voice Mail: (813)974-6673
FAX: (813)974-4719
Yiliang Zhu, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistics

Specialization(s):
Statistical Modeling of Biological Systems (Physiologically-based Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Models)
Health Impact of Air Pollutants and Chemical Agents
Uncertainty and Variation Analyses
Children's Health in Rural China
Chinese Rural Healthcare System
Office: 2106, MDC 56
E-Mail: yzhu@health.usf.edu
Voice Mail: (813)974-6674
FAX: (813)974-4719

Staff


Adjunct / Affiliate / Emeritus / Joint Faculty


  • Melissa M. Adams, R.N., M.P.H., Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Professor
  • Roy Beck, M.D., Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Marion Becker, Ph.D.,

    Joint Professor
  • R. Clifford Blair, Ph.D.,

    Professor Emeritus
  • Isaac Blickstein, M.D.,

    Affiliate Professor
  • Timothy L. Boaz, Ph.D.,

    Joint Associate Professor
  • C. Hendricks Brown, Ph.D,

    Affiliate Professor
  • Jaume Canela-Soler, M.D., Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Professor
  • Dung-Tsa Chen, Ph.D.,

    Joint Associate Professor
  • Feng Cheng, Ph.D. Joint Assistant Professor
  • Meenakshi Devidas, Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Kathleen Egan, Ph.D.,

    Joint Professor
  • Jeffrey S. Gift, Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Anna Giuliano, Ph.D.,

    Joint Professor
  • Havier Alonso Nieto Guervara, M.D.,

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Amber Gum, Ph.D. Joint Associate Professor
  • Richard Hopkins, Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Fred Huffer, Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Professor
  • Kevin Kip, Ph.D.

    Joint Associate Professor
  • Paul E. Leaverton, Ph.D.Professor Emeritus
  • Hye-Sung Lee, Ph.D.,

    Joint Assistant Professor
  • Ji-Hyun Lee, DrPH,

    Joint Associate Professor
  • Thomas J. Mason, Ph.D. Joint Professor, Epidemiology
  • Wendy N. Nembhard, Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Britta Neugaard, Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Heather G. Stockwell, Sc.D.,Professor Emeritus
  • Jong Park, Ph.D.,

    Joint Associate Professor
  • Jennifer Permuth Wey, Ph.D.,

    Joint Assistant Professor
  • Sunil Saksena Raj, Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Lakshminarayan Rajaram, Ph.D.,

    Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Dana Rollison, Ph.D.,

    Joint Associate Professor
  • Hamisu Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Professor
  • Matthew Schabath, Ph.D.

    Courtesy Assistant Professor
  • Michael J. Schell, M.P.H., Ph.D.,

    Joint Professor
  • Douglas D. Schocken, M.D.,

    Affiliate Professor
  • Thomas Sellers, Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Professor
  • Erin M. Siegel, Ph.D., M.P.H.

    Joint Assistant Professor
  • Ya-Yu Tasi, Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Kendra Vehik, M.P.H., Ph.D.,

    Joint Assistant Professor
  • Tao Wang, Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • John C. Ward. Jr. Ph.D.,

    Joint Associate Professor Emeritus
  • Zhao-lin Xia, Ph.D.,

    Affiliate Professor
  • Jimin Yang, Ph.D.,

    Joint Assistant Professor
  • Daohai Yu, Ph.D.,

    Joint Associate Professor