At the University of Michigan School of Public Health, more than 200 professors and research scientists teach tomorrow’s public health leaders and perform cutting-edge research that helps advance the field of public health. Many faculty members are leading experts in their fields who consult with governments, communities, and nongovernmental organizations.

Meet Our Faculty

Faculty who have expertise in Diabetes

Michael Boehnke Michael Boehnke, PhD
  • Richard G. Cornell Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Chronic Disease, Diabetes, Genetics, Genomics, Global Public Health, Precision Health

Christina Denslinger Christina Denslinger, PhD
  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
  • Program Director, Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Epidemiology Center

Areas of Expertise
Diabetes, Public Health Practice, Substance Use

William Herman William H. Herman, MD, MPH
  • Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education
  • Research Scientist, Center for Clinical Management Research

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Chronic Disease, Diabetes, Global Public Health, Health Care, Health Policy

Carrie Karvonen-Gutierrez Carrie A Karvonen-Gutierrez, PhD, MPH
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Chronic Disease, COVID-19, Diabetes, Environmental Health, Health Equity, Reproductive Health, Sleep, Women’s Health

Catherine Kim Catherine Kim, MD, MPH
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology
  • Associate Professor, Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology

Areas of Expertise
Diabetes, Women’s Health

Aleda (Allie) Leis Aleda (Allie) M. Leis, PhD, MS
  • Research Investigator, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Biostatistics, Chronic Disease, COVID-19, Diabetes, Health Informatics, Precision Health, Respiratory Viruses, Social Epidemiology, Vaccines, Women’s Health

Peter Mancuso Peter Mancuso, PhD, MS
  • Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences
  • Faculty member, Graduate Program in Immunology

Areas of Expertise
Chronic Disease, COVID-19, Diabetes, Infectious Disease, Nutrition

Jennifer Smith Jennifer A Smith, PhD, MPH
  • Associate Professor of Epidemiology
  • Research Associate Professor, Survey Research

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Brain Disorders, Chronic Disease, Diabetes, Epigenetics, Genetics, Genomics, Health Equity, Precision Health, Social Epidemiology