Faculty

Overall, the Global Health Studies Department has faculty representing both interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary training.

The areas of faculty expertise include the following:

  • International development and policy
  • History of disease and medicine
  • Medical ethics and medical humanities
  • Epidemiology
  • Environmental health and health disparities
  • Microbiology and virology
  • Media portrayal of health issues
  • Cultural perceptions of health
  • Pre-health professions
  • Economics and food
  • Nutrition, maternal, and child health

Lee Coates B.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Amelia Finaret (formerly Amelia Darrouzet-Nardi) B.S. SUNY Stony Brook; M.S. Iowa State University; Ph.D, Tufts University

Steven Farrelly-Jackson B.A. (Hons), University of Cape Town; D.Phil., Oxford University

Tricia Humphreys B.A., Thomas More College; Ph.D., Miami University

Kirsten Peterson B.S., Allegheny College, M.A., Allegheny College

Ken Pinnow B.A., Duke University; Ph.D., Columbia University

Vesta Silva B.A., Indiana University (Indianapolis); M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Becky Smullin Dawson B.S., Allegheny College; MPH, Emory University; Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore

Caryl Waggett B.A., Brown University; Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley