Faculty

The Global Health and Development program draws core and affiliated faculty from across Rollins and Emory University. The core faculty have primary appointments in several departments and programs at Emory and are actively engaged in teaching, service and research activities in global health. These include 24 tenured or tenure- track faculty from Rollins especially in the Hubert Department of Global Health and represent a variety of disciplines namely anthropology, business, demography, ethics, epidemiology, health economics, infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health, nutrition and sociology. Other core faculty who are involved in GHD research are based in the School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson School of Nursing, Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Goizueta School of Business and Emory Law School and also have joint appointments in RSPH.

GHD Core and Affiliated Faculty

CORE AND ADJUNCT FACULTY
Name & Position Area of Expertise
David Addiss
Adjunct Professor
Director, Children without Worms, Taskforce for Global Health
Global Infectious Diseases
Mohammed K. Ali*
Associate Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH, Vice Chair (Research), Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory School of Medicine
Diabetes, Global Health, Cardiovascular Diseases, Implementation Research
Susan Allen
Professor of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
HIV/AIDS Prevention, Sexual Health Behavior, Global Health
Mark Anderson
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Branch Chief, Emergency Response and Recovery Branch Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Epidemiology, Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
Solveig Argeseanu Cunningham
Associate Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health and Epidemiology, RSPH and Department of Sociology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences
Demography, Migration and health, Child Health and Mortality, Obesity and Diabetes, Quantitative Data Collection and Survey Methodology
Robert Bednarczyk 
Assistant Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Vaccination, Evidence-based Decision-making, Adolescent health
Henry M. Blumberg* 
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory School of Medicine, Professor of Epidemiology and Global Health, RSPH - Director, Clinical and Translational Research Training Programs, Georgia CTSA/Emory University
Global Health, Infectious Diseases (TB)
Robert F. Breiman*
Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Global Health, Health Systems Research, Infectious Diseases
Peter Brown
Professor of Samuel Candler Dobbs Department of Anthropology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences 
Medical Anthropology, Disease Prevention and Development
Bethany Caruso
Assistant Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health, and Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences, RSPH

Behavioral Science, Evaluation, Global Health, Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene, Maternal and Child Health

Kenneth Castro
Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Global Health, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases (TB, HIV), Public Health Practice
Cari Jo Clark 
Associate Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Global Health, Reproductive Health, Women’s Health, Violence Prevention and Implementation Science
Thomas Clasen* 
Interim Chair, Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Rose Salamone Gangarosa Chair Professor, RSPH
Evaluation, Global Health, Safe Water and Sanitation, Infectious Disease
Gari Clifford 
Chair and Professor of Biomedical Informatics, and Biomedical Engineering, Emory School of Medicine
Edge Computing, Machine Learning, mHealth, Brain Health, Cardiovascular Disease, Perinatal Health
David Davis III
Associate Professor of Department of Political Science, Emory College of Arts and Sciences
Political Violence and Ethnic Conflict, Defense Economics and Political Economy of Development
Carlos del Rio*
Distinguished Professor for Emory Clinical and Academic Affairs at Grady, Professor of Medicine, Executive Associate Dean for Emory at Grady, Emory School of Medicine, Professor of Global Health & Epidemiology, RSPH Co-Director, Emory CFAR, Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Medicine
HIV/AIDS prevention, STI’s, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis
Dabney Page Evans
Associate Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Global Health, Public Health Preparedness and Response, Violence and Injury Prevention
Rafael Flores
Adjunct Professor
Team Leader, International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention and Control Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Program Evaluation, Micronutrient Programs
Matthew Freeman*
Associate Professor of Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Impact Evaluation, Implementation Science, Global Health, Safe Water and Sanitation, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Infectious Disease
Neel Gandhi*
Associate Professor of Department of Epidemiology, RSPH
TB Epidemiology, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment; Infectious Disease (TB/HIV), Public Health Practice
Amy Webb Girard
Associate Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Community Based Research, Maternal and Child Health, Food and Nutrition Security
Rachel Hall-Clifford 
Assistant Professor of Human Health and Sociology Department of Sociology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Information systems, organizational management
Monique Hennink 
Associate Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Behavior and Global Health, Qualitative Methods, Community Based Research
Alan Hinman
Adjunct Professor
Director, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health
Maternal and Child Health, Development
James V. Lavery 
Hilton Chair and Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Global Health, Global Development, Ethics
Juan Leon
Associate Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology, RSPH
Diarrhea, Underserved Populations in the Americas Enteric Viruses (norovirus, rotaviruses), Vaccines, Health Systems, Food Safety, Parasites, Water & Sanitation, Fresh Produce/Agriculture
Peter Little
Professor of Samuel Candler Dobbs Department of Anthropology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences - Director of Emory Program in Global Development Studies
Development and economic Anthropology, Pastoralism
Rebecca Martin
Adjunct Professor
Director of the Center for Global Health (CGH), US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CD) 
Global Health, Implementation Sciences, Infectious Diseases
Reynaldo Martorell
Robert W. Woodruff Professor of International Nutrition, Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Evaluation, Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition
Colleen McBride
Grace Crum Rollins Chair of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education and Professor of the Department of Global Health, RSPH
Behavioral Health, Cancer Prevention, Health Promotion
Matthew McGee
Associate Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH

Diabetes, Global Health, HIV/AIDS Prevention, Infectious Disease

Deborah McFarland*
Associate Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Global Health, Health Economics, Healthcare Systems, Public Health Policy
Scott J. McNabb 
Research Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Disease Surveillance, Health Economics, Public Health Leadership
Christine Lorraine Moe**  
Gangarosa Professor of the Hubert Department of Global Health and Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health Sciences, RSPH
Global Health, Infectious Diseases, Safe Water and Sanitation
Kabayam M. Venkat Narayan 
Ruth and O.C. Hubert Professor of Global Health, Epidemiology, RSPH and School of Medicine
Non-Communicable Diseases, Diabetes Prevention
David Nugent*
Professor of Department of Anthropology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences 
Sociocultural anthropology, political economics, development
Walter Orenstein 
Professor of Department of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine
Vaccines, Epidemiology, Pediatrics
Shivani Patel
Associate Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Global Health, Cardiovascular Diseases, Social Epidemiology
Dorairaj Prabhakaran
Adjunct Professor
Vice President (Research and Policy) and Director, Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, Public Health Foundation of India
Public Health, Chronic Diseases, Prevention
Polly Price
Professor of Emory University School of Law & Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Global Health Law, Antibiotic Resistance
Michael Prietula
Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management, Goizueta Business School
mHealth Design, Computational Modeling, Behavioral Modeling, Emergency Preparedness
Usha Ramakrishnan*
Distinguished Richard N. Hubert Professor and Chair, Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Global Health, Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition
Juan Rivera
Adjunct Professor
Director General of the National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Nutrition, Program Evaluation, Chronic Diseases
Roger W. Rochat
Research Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health and Epidemiology, RSPH
Reproductive Health, Program Management, Maternal and Child Health
Martha Rogers
Director of Lillian Carter Center for International Nursing and Research Professor of Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
HIV, Global Health, Pediatrics
Carla Roncoli
Director, Master's in Development Practice (MDP), Laney Graduate School; Senior Research Scientist, Department of Anthropology – Adjunct Faculty, Department of Environmental Sciences, Emory College of Arts and Sciences
Global Development, Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation, Indigenous Knowledge, Rural Livelihoods, Africa
Mona Saraiya
Adjunct Associate Professor
Medical Officer and Team Lead, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control's (DCPC's) Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Global Health, Cancer
Holli Semetko*
Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Media & International Affairs, Professor of Political Science, Emory College of Arts and Sciences
Public Policy, Communication
Sarita Shah
Associate Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health and Department of Epidemiology, RSPH
Epidemiology, Global Health, Infectious Disease (TB/HIV), Public Health Practice
Dean Sienko 
Adjunct Professor
VP, Health Programs (TCC), The Carter Center
Global Health, Infectious Diseases
Sheela Sinharoy
Research Assistant Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH

Community Health & Development, Global Health, Maternal and Child Health - Nutrition, Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Aryeh D. Stein 
Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health and Epidemiology, RSPH
Chronic Disease prevention, Epidemiology, Adolescent and Child Health, Maternal and Child Health
Parminder Suchdev
Professor of Emory Global Health Institute, Director of Global Health Office of Pediatrics Professor of Pediatrics and Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Nutrition, Global Health, Infectious Diseases, Maternal and Child Health
Lisa Thompson
Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health Sciences, RSPH
Environmental Health, Maternal and Child Health
Mary Beth Weber
Assistant Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Behavior and Health, Diabetes, Global Health, Nutrition, Obesity Prevention
Cynthia Whitney
Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Epidemiology, Global Health, Immunizations/Vaccines, Infectious Disease, Maternal and Child Health
Kate Winskell 
Associate Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Social Behavior Change Communication, HIV/AIDS, mHealth, Qualitative Research
Melissa Young
Assistant Professor of Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH
Global Health, Maternal and Child Health, Epidemiology, Nutrition
Kathryn Mary Yount*  
Asa Griggs Candler Chair of Global Health and Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health, RSPH and Department of Sociology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences 
Behavior and Health, Global Health, Maternal and Child Health

* Executive Committee Member
** DGS and Executive Committee Member