Faculty

Primary Faculty

Maria Glymour
Maria Glymour, ScD, MS
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Epidemiology of Aging
    Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
    Lifecourse
    Research Methods in Epidemiology
    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

Margaret Handley, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Margaret Handley, PhD, MPH
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Global Health
    Implementation Science
    Lifecourse
    Reproductive, Perinatal and Neonatal Epidemiology
    Research Methods in Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Intervention design, linking public health and primary care interventions to address health disparities, implementation and dissemination sciences, chronic disease prevention, safety net innovation, public health literacy, migration and health/trans-national health, and environmental pollution

Michael Kohn, professor in UCSF Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Michael A. Kohn, MD, MPP
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
    Research Methods in Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Diagnostic and prognostic testing for stroke, myocardial infarction, sepsis, and other emergency conditions; expert on database management for clinical research

Jeffrey Martin, professor at UCSF Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Jeffrey N. Martin, MD, MPH
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Cancer Epidemiology
    Clinical Epidemiology and Methods
    Global Health
    Infectious Disease
    Research Methods in Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Kaposi's sarcoma, Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, HIV infection, cervical cancer, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, International research, education in clinical and epidemiological research, mentoring junior faculty or trainees, public health, global health, Africa

Paul Wesson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Global Health
    Infectious Disease
    Research Methods in Epidemiology
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • HIV, health disparities, surveillance, population size estimation, sampling methods, social determinants, intersectionality

Justin White, assistant professor in UCSF Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Justin White, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
    Global Health
    Implementation Science
    Lifecourse
    Research Methods in Epidemiology
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Health economics, behavioral risk factors, tobacco use, global health policy, behavioral economics, applied econometrics, impact evaluation

Secondary Faculty

Willa Brenowitz, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Epidemiology of Aging
    Epidemiology of Cardiovascular and Neurological Disorders
    Lifecourse
    Research Methods in Epidemiology
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, role of sensory impairments and other chronic diseases in brain aging, social determinants of health, causal inference methods

Postdoc

Dakota Cintron, PhD
Postdoc
Research Area(s):
  • Biostatistics
    Global Health
    Research Methods in Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Design, Graphical Models, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Item Response Theory, Latent Variable and Structural Equation Modeling, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Monte Carlo Simulation