Departments

Academics at the College of Global Public Health are distributed between several departments that encompass some of the leading disciplines in the field of public health.

Biostatistics (MPH)

Applies statistical reasoning and methods to the analysis of public health, health care, biomedical, clinical and population-based data.

Rebecca Betensky, PhD  Chair, Department of Biostatistics
Professor of Biostatistics
rb4344@nyu.edu
212-992-3722
Evan Wardell Administrative Aide evan.wardell@nyu.edu
212-992-3718

 

Bioethics (MA)

Combines the study of medical and environmental ethics on topics ranging from the use of embryonic stem cells and cloning to species preservation and biodiversity loss.

Dr. S. Matthew Liao Director of Center for Bioethics
Arthur Zitrin Professor of Bioethics
sjl14@nyu.edu
212-998-3672
Cassandra Coste Program Administrator cassandra.coste@nyu.edu
212-992-6140

 

Epidemiology (MPH and PhD)

Analyzes the distribution, determinants, and control of human disease.

Dr. Bernadette Boden-Albala Senior Associate Dean of Research and Program Development
Interim Chair, Department of Epidemiology
Professor of Epidemiology
bb109@nyu.edu
212-992-6080
Lecia Ductan Administrative Aide lecia.ductan@nyu.edu
212-992-5631
Laura Wallace Administrative Aide lw67@nyu.edu
212-992-6333

 

Global Health (MPH)

Emphasizes the development of strong leadership skills while planning and managing innovative global public health programs.  The program collaborates with international colleagues in multiple countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Central Europe.

Chris P. Dickey, DrPH, MBA

Director of Global Health
Director of Global Professional Studies and Entrepreneurship
Clinical Associate Professor of Global Public Health

cpd202@nyu.edu
212-992-6136

 

Jason F. Arnold, JD, MPH

 

Director of Global Health Programs & Special Projects
Director of Operations, Global Health
jfa304@nyu.edu
212-992-5636
Kiera Bloch, MPH Program Administrator kiera.bloch@nyu.edu
212-992-6331
Patricio Almeida Administrative Aide, Global Health patricio@nyu.edu
212-992-3719

 

Public Health Nutrition (MPH) 

Focuses on promoting health and reducing the risk of chronic diseases and obesity through educational and environmental approaches.

Dr. Niyati Parekh Director of Public Health Nutrition
Director of Doctoral Studies
Associate Professor of Public Health Nutrition
niyati.parekh@nyu.edu
212-998-9008
Erika George Administrative Aide erg4@nyu.edu
212-992-6351

 

Public Health Policy and Management (MPH and PhD)

Dedicated to creating innovative policies and strategies to improve health care and population health.

José A. Pagán, PhD

 

Chair of the Department of Public Health Policy and Management
Professor of Global Public Health

jose.pagan@nyu.edu
212-992-3700
Kei Andersen Administrative Aide kma239@nyu.edu
212-992-5630

 

Social And Behavioral Sciences (MPH and PhD)

Investigates the social, behavioral, and structural determinants of health.

Dr. Ralph DiClemente Chair and Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences rjd438@nyu.edu
212-992-3709,
Brittany Edghill Administrative Aide bne206@nyu.edu
212-992-3721