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 whose name starts with B

Natasha Bagdasarian Natasha Bagdasarian, MD, MPH, FIDSA
  • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Epidemiology
  • Chief Medical Executive
  • Chief Medical Executive, State of Michigan, Department of Health and Human Services

Areas of Expertise
COVID-19, Global Public Health, Health Care, Health Equity, Infectious Disease, Opioids, Respiratory Viruses

Kelly Bakulski Kelly M. Bakulski, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology
  • Data Management and Statistical Core Leader, Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Brain Disorders, Chronic Disease, Environmental Health, Epigenetics, Genetics, Genomics, Health Equity, Mental Health, Precision Health, Reproductive Health, Toxicology

Veera Baladandayuthapani Veera Baladandayuthapani, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Sarah Ball Sarah Ball, MPH, RD
  • Dietetic Internship Director
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Nutritional Sciences

Areas of Expertise
Nutrition

Mousumi Banerjee Mousumi Banerjee, PhD
  • Anant M. Kshirsagar Collegiate Research Professor of Biostatistics
  • Research Professor, Global Public Health
  • Director, Global StatCore
  • Director of Biostatistics, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4) Analytic Center

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Rashid Bashshur Rashid L. Bashshur, PhD
  • Professor Emeritus, Health Management and Policy
  • Executive Director, UMHS eHealth Center

Areas of Expertise
Health Policy

Niladri Basu Niladri Basu, PhD
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
Stuart Batterman Stuart Batterman, PhD
  • Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
  • Professor, Global Public Health
  • Professor, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering

Areas of Expertise
Air Quality, Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, Global Public Health, Occupational Health, Urban Health, Water Quality

Kate Bauer Kate W. Bauer, PhD, MS
  • Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences

Areas of Expertise
Child Health, Health Equity, Nutrition

Ana Baylin Ana Baylin, MD, DrPH
  • Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Global Public Health

Areas of Expertise
Chronic Disease, Global Public Health, Nutrition

Melissa Beck Melissa Beck, MD, MPH
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
  • Associate Program Director of the Preventive Medicine Residency Program

Areas of Expertise
Chronic Disease, Health Care, Nutrition, Public Health Practice

Ingrid Bergin Ingrid Bergin, DVM, DACLAM, DACVP
  • Lecturer, Environmental Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, Laboratory Animal Medicine
Veronica Berrocal Veronica Berrocal, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Mark Bicket Mark C. Bicket, MD, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
  • Assistant Professor, Health Management and Policy

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Chronic Disease, COVID-19, Health Care, Health Policy, Opioids, Substance Use, Women’s Health

Lawrence Bielak Lawrence F Bielak, DDS, MPH
  • Associate Research Scientist Emeritus, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Chronic Disease, Genetics, Women’s Health

John Billi John E. Billi, MD
  • Medical Director, Collaborative Quality Initiatives
  • Professor, Internal Medicine and Learning Health Sciences, Medical School
  • Professor of Health Management and Policy
Michael Bleavins Michael R. Bleavins, PhD
  • Adjunct Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
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

Amy Bohnert Amy Bohnert, PhD, MHS
  • Professor, Epidemiology
  • Professor, Anesthesiology

Areas of Expertise
Substance Use

Philip Boonstra Philip S Boonstra, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Clinical Trials, COVID-19, Global Public Health

Matthew Boulton Matthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH
  • Professor of Epidemiology
  • Senior Associate Dean for Global Public Health
  • Associate Director, U-M Center for Global Health Equity
  • Pearl L. Kendrick Collegiate Professor of Global Public Health
  • Professor of Preventive Medicine
  • Director, Minority Health & Health Disparities International Research Training Program
  • Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Preventive Medicine
  • Professor of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease Division, Michigan Medicine

Areas of Expertise
Child Health, Global Public Health, Infectious Disease, Public Health Practice, Vaccines

F. DuBois Bowman F. DuBois Bowman, PhD
  • Dean, School of Public Health
  • Roderick J. Little Collegiate Professor of Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Biostatistics, Brain Disorders, Mental Health, Substance Use

Thomas Braun Thomas M Braun, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics
  • Member, Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA)

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Child Health, Clinical Trials, Maternal Health

Dave Bridges Dave Bridges, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Air Quality, Chronic Disease, Diabetes, Genetics, Maternal Health, Nutrition, Precision Health, Reproductive Health

Andrew Brouwer Andrew F Brouwer, PhD, MS, MA
  • Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, COVID-19, Global Public Health, Infectious Disease, LGBT Health, Modeling, Respiratory Viruses, Substance Use, Tobacco

Morton Brown Morton B. Brown, PhD
  • Professor Emeritus, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics

Barbara Brush Barbara L. Brush, PhD
  • Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education
  • Carol J. and F. Edward Lake Term Clinical Professor
  • Professor at the Department of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences
Fan Bu Fan Bu, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, COVID-19, Diabetes, Global Public Health, Health Care, Health Informatics, Health Policy, Infectious Disease, Modeling, Social Epidemiology, Vaccines

Tom Buchmueller Tom Buchmueller, PhD
  • Waldo O. Hildebrand Professor of Risk Management and Insurance
  • Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy

Areas of Expertise
Child Health, Health Care, Health Equity, Health Insurance, Health Policy, LGBT Health, Mental Health, Substance Use

Charles Burant Charles Burant, MD, PhD
  • Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Professor of Metabolism
  • Professor, Nutritional Sciences

Areas of Expertise
Nutrition

Sarah Burgard Sarah A. Burgard, PhD, MS
  • Professor, Epidemiology
  • Associate Professor, Sociology
  • Research Associate Professor, Population Studies Center

Areas of Expertise
Health Equity

James Buszkiewicz James H Buszkiewicz, PhD, MPH
  • Research Investigator, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Chronic Disease, COVID-19, Health Equity, Health Policy, Mental Health, Nutrition, Social Epidemiology, Substance Use, Tobacco

Miatta Buxton Miatta A Buxton, PhD, MPH
  • Assistant Research Scientist, Epidemiology
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Air Quality, Child Health, Environmental Health, Global Public Health, Health Equity, Maternal Health