Core Faculty

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  • Mark Lurie

    Mark Lurie, PhD

    Director, International Health Institute, Associate Professor of Epidemiology

    Infectious disease epidemiology; HIV/AIDS; sexually transmitted infections; silicosis and tuberculosis; the role of migration in the spread of HIV; antiretroviral therapy; South Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; pandemic prevention and prediction, mobility and social mixing  

  • Omar Galárraga, PhD

    Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy, and Practice, DIRECTOR OF THE DOCTORAL PROGRAM IN HEALTH SERVICE, POLICY AND PRACTICE

    Behavioral economics; health economics; rigorous experimental and quasi-experimental evaluation; Ecuador; Ghana; Kenya; Mexico; South Africa 

  • Abigail Harrison, PhD, MPH

    Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences , Graduate Program Director, MSc in Global Public Health

    Global HIV prevention; reproductive health; women's reproductive decision-making and empowerment; adolescents living with HIV; social epidemiology; health behaviors and behavioral interventions; qualitative and mixed methods research; South Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa

  • McGarvey

    Stephen McGarvey, PhD, MPH

    Professor of Epidemiology and Anthropology

    Nutrition and health transitions; non-communicable disease risk factors; adiposity, hypertension; type 2 Diabetes; diet; psychosocial stress; Samoa; American Samoa; South Africa

  • Jennifer Pellowski

    Jennifer Pellowski, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences

    HIV treatment and prevention; women's health; child and adolescent health; technology-based approaches to data collection and intervention; South Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Shufang Sun

    Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences

    Minority stress and mental health among marginalized populations; LGBTQ individuals; sexual minority men; mHealth and mindfulness-based interventions; HIV prevention; psychologist; China; Philippines