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Faculty Advisory Committee

  • Rafael Perez-Escamilla

    Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences); Director, Office of Public Health Practice; Director, Global Health Concentration

    Research Interests
    • Brazil
    • Breast Feeding
    • Child Health Services
    • Community Health Workers
    • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
    • HIV
    • Mexico
    • Obesity
    • Rwanda
    • Global Health
    • Healthcare Disparities
  • Xi Chen

    Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Assistant Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Department of Economics

    Research Interests
    • Aging
    • Air Pollution
    • Child
    • Cognition
    • Economics
    • Pensions
    • Social Behavior
    • Climate Change
    • Social Networking
  • Mayur M. Desai

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases); Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, YSPH; Director, Advanced Professional MPH Program; Core Faculty, National Clinician Scholars Program

    Research Interests
    • Mental Disorders
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Epidemiologic Methods
    • Health Services Research
    • Public Health
    • Quality of Health Care
    • Veterans
    • Global Health
    • Emigrants and Immigrants
  • Nicola Hawley

    Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

    Research Interests
    • Diabetes Mellitus
    • Maternal Health Services
    • Maternal-Child Health Centers
    • Obesity
    • Pregnancy
    • Prenatal Care
    • Global Health
    • Samoa
    • American Samoa
  • Kaveh Khoshnood

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Faculty Director, InnovateHealth Yale; Program Co-Director, Global Health Ethics Program, Yale Institute for Global Health; Program Director- BA-BS/MPH Program in Public Health at Yale

    Research Interests
    • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
    • Epidemiology
    • Ethics
    • HIV
    • Human Rights
    • Public Health
    • Violence
    • Global Health
    • Infectious Disease Medicine
    • Diseases
  • Sunil Parikh

    Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

    Research Interests
    • Africa
    • Burkina Faso
    • Cameroon
    • Developing Countries
    • Diagnosis
    • Epidemiology
    • Malaria
    • Parasitic Diseases
    • Public Health
    • Uganda
    • Global Health
    • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Donna Spiegelman

    Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Biostatistics; Director, Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS); Director, Interdisciplinary Research Methods Core, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS; Assistant Cancer Center Director, Global Oncology, Yale Cancer Center

    Research Interests
    • Epidemiologic Methods
    • Health Plan Implementation
    • Obesity
    • Global Health
    • HIV Infections
    • Clinical Trial
  • Yawei Zhang

    Section Chief and Associate Professor of Surgery (Surgical Outcomes and Epidemiology); Chief, Section of Surgical Outcomes and Epidemiology, Department of Surgery

    Research Interests
    • Air Pollution
    • Epidemiology
    • Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
    • Neoplasms
    • Pregnancy
    • Thyroid Neoplasms
    • Survivors
    • Genomics
    • Biostatistics