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 F

Nancy Fleischer Nancy L Fleischer, PhD, MPH
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Chronic Disease, COVID-19, Health Equity, LGBT Health, Racism, Substance Use

Paul Fleming Paul J Fleming, PhD, MPH
  • Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education

Areas of Expertise
Health Equity, Health Policy, Public Health Practice, Racism

Betsy Foxman Betsy Foxman, PhD, MSPH
  • Hunein F. and Hilda Maassab Professor of Epidemiology
  • Director, Center for Molecular and Clinical Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
  • Director, Integrated Training in Microbial Systems

Areas of Expertise
Child Health, Infectious Disease, Maternal Health, Women’s Health

Lars Fritsche Lars G. Fritsche, PhD
  • Associate Research Scientist, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, COVID-19, Genetics, Health Informatics, Precision Health

Mark Fendrick Mark Fendrick, MD
  • Professor, Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Professor, Health Management and Policy
  • Director, University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design
Gary Freed Gary L. Freed, MD, MPH
  • Percy and Mary Murphy Professor of PediatricsProfessor, Health Management and Policy
  • Director of Faculty Programs, Office of Health Equity and Inclusion
  • Associate Chair for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Government Relations

Areas of Expertise
Child Health, Global Public Health, Health Care, Health Equity, Health Policy, Public Health Practice

Charles Friedman Charles P. Friedman, PhD
  • Josiah Macy Jr. Professor of Medical EducationChair, Department of Learning Health Sciences, Medical School
  • Professor, Health Management and Policy

Areas of Expertise
Health Informatics

Christopher Friese Christopher R. Friese, RN, PhD
  • Elizabeth Tone Hosmer Professor of Nursing
  • Professor, Nursing
  • Professor, Health Management and Policy

Areas of Expertise
Cancer, Health Care, Health Policy

Adam Finkel Adam M. Finkel, ScD, CIH
  • Adjunct Clinical Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
Kathleen Ford Kathleen Ford, PhD
  • Research Scientist Emeritus, Epidemiology
  • Faculty Associate, Southeast Asian Studies

Areas of Expertise
Global Public Health, Infectious Disease, Mental Health, Reproductive Health

Alfred Franzblau Alfred Franzblau, MD
  • Professor Emeritus, Environmental Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
  • Associate Research Scientist, Center for Ergonomics
Brant Fries Brant E. Fries, PhD, LLD (hc)
  • Professor Emeritus, Health Management and Policy
  • Research Professor Emeritus, Institute of Gerontology

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Child Health, COVID-19, Global Public Health, Health Care, Health Policy, Mental Health