Faculty

Primary Faculty

Patience Afulani, assistant professor in UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Patience Afulani, PhD, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Implementation Science
    Reproductive, Perinatal and Neonatal Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Reproductive, maternal, neonatal, and child health, health equity, quality of care, person-centered care, respectful maternity care, global health, implementation science, food security, migrant health, minority health

Bruce Agins, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Bruce Agins, MD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
Research Interests:

Elaine Allen
Isabel Elaine Allen, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:

Peter Bacchetti
Peter Bacchetti, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:

Henrik Bengtsson, PhD, MS
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
    Genetic Epidemiology
Research Interests:

Adam Bennett, assistant professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Adam Bennett, PhD, MA
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • Malaria, surveillance, impact evaluation and spatial epidemiology

Caryn Bern, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & biostatistics
Caryn Bern, MD, MPH
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • Chagas disease, visceral leishmaniasis, pathogenesis, diagnosis

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo
Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Epidemiology of Aging
    Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
    Implementation Science
Research Interests:
  • Cardiovascular disease, health disparities, health of young adults, chronic disease prevention, kidney disease, hypertension, implementation science, simulation modeling

Dennis Black, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Epidemiology of Aging
Research Interests:

Paige Bracci, PhD, MPH, MS
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Cancer Epidemiology
    Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
Research Interests:

Joelle Brown, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Joelle Brown, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Implementation Science
    Infectious Disease
    Reproductive, Perinatal and Neonatal Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Implementation Science, reproductive health, HIV prevention, safer conception, sub-Saharan Africa, prevention of sexually transmitted infections, HPV, HSV-2, clinical trials, microbicides, vaccines, intravaginal practices

Brittany Chambers, assistant professor at UCSF Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Brittany Chambers, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Reproductive, Perinatal and Neonatal Epidemiology
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:

June Chan, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
June Chan, DSc
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Cancer Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • How diet, exercise, other lifestyle factors are associated with better outcomes in men with prostate cancer; testing if changes in behavior after diagnosis improve cancer survivorship; disseminating evidence-based recommendations and tools to help people with cancer adopt healthier lifestyle practices and improve survivorship

Ingrid Chen, assistant professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Institute for Global Health Sciences
Ingrid Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • Malaria

Iona Cheng, associate professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Iona Cheng, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Cancer Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • The role of genetics, health behaviors, environmental exposures, and neighborhood factors on cancer incidence and prognosis

Mara Decker, assistant professor in UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Mara Decker, DPH
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Sexual and reproductive health, youth and adolescents, applied research, social epidemiology, health and empowerment, program evaluation, health disparities, global health and development, demographic change and the environment, human rights, social ecology

Nadia Diamond-Smith, assistant professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Nadia Diamond-Smith, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Reproductive, Perinatal and Neonatal Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Maternal and child health in the developing world with a focus on gender inequality/women's empowerment, family planning and abortion and nutrition in the preconception and pregnancy period

Neelam Feachem, professor at UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences
Neelam Feachem, MS
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
Research Interests:
  • Health policy, financing, and management of health care systems

Richard Feachem, professor at UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences
Richard Feachem, DSc, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • Malaria

Dave Glidden, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
David Glidden, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
Research Interests:
  • HIV prevention and treatment

Maria Glymour
Maria Glymour, ScD, MS
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Epidemiology of Aging
    Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Social determinants of health in aging; Cognitive aging, Alzheimer's disease, and dementia; Socioeconomic and geographic determinants of stroke incidence and outcomes; Causal inference in social epidemiology

Scarlett Gomez, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Scarlett Gomez, PhD, MPH
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Cancer Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • The role of social determinants of health, including race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, immigration status, sociocultural factors, and neighborhood contextual characteristics, on health outcomes

Roly Gosling, professor at UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences
Roly Gosling, PhD, MS
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
Research Interests:
  • malaria

Rebecca Graff, assistant professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Rebecca Graff, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Cancer Epidemiology
Research Interests:

Mary Hahn, professor emeritus at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biosttistics
Mary N. Haan, DrPH, MPH
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Epidemiology of Aging
    Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:

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