Teaching Faculty

Course instructors in the MPHS program are nationally and internationally recognized leaders from a wide range of disciplines: population health sciences; obstetrics and gynecology; hematology and oncology; psychiatry; emergency medicine; biostatistics; urology; surgery; public health; and more. Click on an instructor's name to learn more. 


Arpana Agrawal, PhD 
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 286-1778
arpana@wustl.edu

Teaches: M19-562 Addictions and Addictive Behaviors

Brownson FacultyRoss Brownson, PhD
Professor, George Warren Brown School of Social Work
(314) 362-9641
rbrownson@wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-563 Introduction to Dissemination and Implementation Science

Kathleen Bucholz, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 286-2284
kkb@wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-561 Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders Across the Lifespan

Su-Hsin Chang, PhD 
Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 862-8623
changsh@wudosis.wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-540 Decision Analysis for Clinical Investigation and Economic Evaluation

Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH
Chief, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 454-7940
colditzg@wustl.edu

Teaches: M19-550 Randomized Controlled Trials; M19-540 Decision Analysis for Clinical Investigation and Economic Evaluation; M19-551 Systematic Reviews and Meta Analysis; M19-527 Development, Validation, and Application of Risk Prediction Models

Benjamin Cooper, MPH
Manager, Public Health Data & Training Center
Washington University in St. Louis Institute for Public Health
(314) 747-0960
ben.cooper@wustl.edu  

Teaches: M19-510 Introduction to SAS for Clinical Research

Bettina Drake, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 747-4534
drakeb@wudosis.wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-502 Intermediate Clinical Epidemiology

Jeff Gill, PhD 
Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery; Division of Biostatistics; Department of Political Sciences
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 935-9012
jgill@wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-513 Division of Public Health Sciences R PrimerM19-530 Multilevel Models in Quantitative Research


Anne Glowinski, MD, MPE
Professor of Psychiatry (Child), Department of Psychiatry 
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 286-2217
glowinsa@wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-561 Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders Across the Lifespan

Melody Goodman, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences 
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 362-1183
goodmanm@wudosis.wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-511 Introductory Biostatistics for Clinical Research

Richard Griffey, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine - Emergency Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 747-4899
griffeyr@wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-526 Patient Safety, Quality Management and Quality Improvement 

Richard Grucza, PhD, MPE
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 362-6535
rick@wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-562 Addictions and Addictive Behaviors

Aimee James, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 454-8300
jamesai@wudosis.wustl.edu

Teaches: M19-532 Applied Qualitative Methods for Health Research; M19-505 Ethics in Population and Clinical Health Research

Allison King, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy and Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Washington University School of Medicine  
(314) 454-4291
king_a@wustl.ed 

Teaches: M19-500 Current Topics in Public Health for Clinicians

Mallory Leung, PhD, MSc 
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Division of Public Health Sciences
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 747-7739
leungm@wudosis.wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-540 Decision Analysis for Clinical Investigation and Economic Evaluation

Esther Lu, PhD
Instructor of Biostatistics, Division of Biostatistics
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 362-0387
esther@wubios.wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-550 Randomized Controlled Trials; M19-527 Development, Validation, and Application of Risk Prediction Models

Ying Liu, MD, PhD
Instructor of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine 
(314) 747-5601
liuyi@wudosis.wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-502 Intermediate Clinical Epidemiology

Margaret Olsen, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine 
(314) 454-8215
molsen@dom.wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-5251 Using Administrative Data for Health Services Research; M19-527 Development, Validation, and Application of Risk Prediction Models

Amy Ostendorf
Media and Marketing Communications Manager, Division of Public Health Sciences
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 454-7650
ostendorfa@wustl.edu

Teaches: M19-570 Communicating Research Findings to the Media and Lay Audiences

Mary Politi, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 747-1967
politim@wudosis.wustl.edu

Teaches: M19-5252 Comparative Effectiveness Research; M19-560 Principles of Shared Decision Making and Health Literacy in the Clinical Setting 

Rumi Kato Price, PhD, MPE
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 286-2282
pricer@psychiatry.wustl.edu

Teaches: M19-5656 Global Burden of Disease: Methods and Applications

Enola Proctor, PhD
Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty, Director of the Center for Mental Health Services Research
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University
(314) 395-6660
ekp@wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-563 Introduction to Dissemination and Implementation Science

Siobhan Sutcliffe, PhD  
Associate Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 362-3788
sutcliffes@wudosis.wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-600 Applied Epidemiology 

Adetunji Toriola, MD, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 268-2668
toriolaa@wudosis.wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-501 Introductory Clinical Epidemiology 

Methodius Tuuli, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 362-8895
tuulim@wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-551 Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

Anke Winter, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 362-9647 
wintera@wudosis.wustl.edu

Teaches: M19-550 Randomized Controlled Trials; M19-5252 Comparative Effectiveness Research


Yan Yan, MD, PhD  
Associate Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
(314) 747-1115
yany@wudosis.wustl.edu 

Teaches: M19-512 Intermediate Biostatistics for Clinical Research