Faculty Researchers

Faculty Researchers

Luisa Borrell

Luisa Borrell is an Associate Professor, an epidemiologist and a dentist. Her research centers on race and ethnicity, socioeconomic position and neighborhood effects on health.

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Jennifer Dowd

Jennifer Dowd is an Assistant Professor in epidemiology and biostatistics. Her research focuses on the interaction of social and biological factors over the life course, in particular how stress and immune function may influence later life health outcomes.

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Mimi Fahs

Marianne Fahs is a Professor and the Rose Dobrof Co-Director of the Brookdale Center on Healthy Aging and Longevity. She studies public health economics, urban aging and longevity, and cost effectiveness analysis.

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Nicholas Freudenberg

Nicholas Freudenberg is Distinguished Professor of public health. His research addresses the health consequences of incarceration, social influences on food policy and the impact of business practices on health.

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William Gallo

William Gallo, Associate Professor, is a health economist and gerontologist whose primary research interests are the health and behavioral effects of involuntary job loss in workers nearing retirement.

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Mary Lennon

Mary Clare Lennon is a Professor of sociology and public health. Her research examines the relationship between gender, socioeconomic status and health. Her recent work has focused on the health and well-being of low-income populations.

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Gerald Oppenheimer

Gerald Oppenheimer, a historian and epidemiologist, is the Broeklundian Distinguished Professor. He studies the history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States and South Africa and the history of coronary heart disease epidemiology in the United States.

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Diana Romero

Diana Romero is an Associate Professor. She studies poverty and maternal, child and reproductive health; racial/ethnic health disparities, particularly among Latina women; and reproductive health policy with an emphasis on abortion.

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Lorna Thorpe

Lorna Thorpe is a Professor who studies the epidemiology of chronic disease and the characteristics and effectiveness of public health surveillance.

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