Faculty, staff and students within the Division of Public Health Sciences focus their energy, expertise and collaboration on making communities and populations healthier. Our researchers examine the impact of behaviors, communication, health screenings, treatments, environment and more. Their research findings are used to improve clinical care strategies and improve health across the life course.

For a quick overview of faculty research interests, please see the table below.

RESEARCH TYPE/FOCUS PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCES FACULTY 
Epidemiology Yin Cao, Graham Colditz, Bettina Drake, Feng GaoYing Liu, Margaret Olsen, Yikyung Park, Michelle Silver, Siobhan Sutcliffe, Adetunji Toriola, Yan Yan, Elizabeth Yanik
Chronic Disease Prevention Yin Cao, Ebony Carter, Su-Hsin Chang, Graham Colditz, Kia L. Davis, Bettina Drake, Cynthia Herrick, Ying Liu, Angela Mazul, Yikyung Park, Michelle Silver, Siobhan Sutcliffe, Adetunji Toriola, Erika WatersElizabeth Yanik
Cancer Prevention Yin CaoKenneth Carson, Su-Hsin Chang, Graham Colditz, Bettina Drake, Aimee James, Erin LinnenbringerYing LiuMary Politi, Siobhan SutcliffeAdetunji Toriola, Jean Wang
Biostatistics Feng Gao, Joy Jiang, Esther Lu, Rosy Luo, Siobhan SutcliffeYan Yan, Fei Wan, Ningying Wu, Yu Tao
Community-Based Participatory Research Kia L. DavisBettina Drake, Ashley Housten, Jean HunlethAimee James, Esther Lu
Health Disparities Kenneth Carson, Graham Colditz, Kia L. DavisBettina DrakeCynthia Herrick, Ashley Housten, Jean HunlethAimee JamesErin Linnenbringer, Ying Liu, Angela MazulMary PolitiJean Wang, Erika Waters
Public Health Ross Brownson, Ebony Carter, Kia L. DavisGraham ColditzJean Hunleth, Angela Mazul, Michelle Silver, Elizabeth Yanik
Cancer Genetics and Genomics Yin CaoGraham ColditzErin Linnenbringer, Rosy Luo, Angela MazulErika Waters
Health Literacy and Communication Ashley Housten, Aimee James, Esther LuMary Politi, Erika Waters
Health Economics and Health Econometrics  Su-Hsin Chang, Graham Colditz