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Department of Public Health - Faculty and Staff


Walter A. Zelman, Ph.D., M.A.
Professor and Chair
[email protected]
Teaching areas: Health policy, health care services, and systems.
Research areas: Health care politics and policy.

Behjat A. Sharif, Ph.D., MCHES
303 Simpson Tower
(323) 343-4747
[email protected]

Beth R. Hoffman, Ph.D., M.P.H.
319 Simpson Tower
(323) 343-4706
[email protected]

Nan Zhao Martin, Ph.D., M.A., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
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Kimberly Kisler Pisca, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
306 Simpson Tower
(323) 343-5866
[email protected]

Melanie D. Sabado-Liwag, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
307 Simpson Tower
(323) 343-4746
[email protected]


Mariya Benusovich, M.D.

Wai Ping (Athena) Foong, M.P.H.

Joanna Gaspar, MS, M.P.H.

Michael Janson, M.P.H.

Koontz, Brett, D.P.A.

James Lott, Psy.D., M.B.A.

Monica Montano, M.P.H.

Akiko Tagawa, M.P.H.​