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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.

Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Specialization(s):
Biostatistics and its applications to public health
Bayesian methodology and Markov Chain Monte Carlo
Joint models for longitudinal and survival data
Mixed effects models for repeated measurement data
Missing and measurement error data modeling and analysis
Modeling ODE dynamic system for health research
Modeling biological systems via PBPK/PD ODE models
Clinical research of infectious diseases
Clinical evaluation of HIV/AIDS treatments
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
Hamisu Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Epidemiology

Specialization(s):
Impact of Early
Pregnancy Exposures
on Fetal Outcomes
Office: 2127, MDC 56
E-Mail: hsalihu@health.usf.edu
Voice Mail: (813)396-9578
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
  • 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
  • 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