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Janne Boone-Heinonen MPH, PhD

Associate Professor & Program Director for MPH in Epidemiology

Janne Boone-Heinonen is an associate professor of epidemiology and program director for the School of Public Health’s M.P.H. in Epidemiology.

Boone-Heinonen’s research is dedicated to understanding environmental and behavioral approaches to mitigating the trans-generational cycle of obesity, which blends two major research areas. First, she has done significant research on multi-level influences on obesity in adolescence through middle adulthood.…

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Alexis Dinno MPH, MEM, ScD

Associate Professor, Program Director for PhD Community Health

Alexis Dinno is an associate professor of Community Health at the School of Public Health, and the program director for the PhD Community Health program. She teaches graduate courses in epidemiology, social epidemiology, environmental health and biostatistics, among others. Her broad areas of interest include social epidemiology, social ecology and quantitative modeling.

Dinno’s doctoral dissertation research unpacked relationships between urban residential property abandonment and elderly experiences of depression in New Haven, Conn., using both multilevel modeling techniques and loop analyses of causal feedback.…

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Rongwei (Rochelle) Fu PhD

Professor & Program Director for MPH in Biostatistics

Rongwei (Rochelle) Fu is the director of the biostatistics education program and a professor of biostatistics in the School of Public Health. She’s also a professor in the Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology at OHSU. She advises School of Public Health biostatistics students in the M.S., M.P.H. and Graduate Certificate programs.

Fu collaborates extensively with OHSU investigators and has published often.…

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Sherril Gelmon MHSc, DrPH

Professor & Program Director for PhD in Health Systems and Policy

Sherril Gelmon is professor of public health and director of the Ph.D. program in Health Systems and Policy at the School of Public Health. She teaches health systems management and policy courses in the M.P.H. and Ph.D. programs, and leads the improvement science curricula for OHSU Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine residents, and for OHSU medical education programs.…

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Betty Izumi PhD, MPH, RD

Associate Professor & Program Director for MPH Health Promotion

Betty Izumi is a registered dietitian and associate professor in the School of Public Health. Her research focuses on issues at the intersection of nutrition, sustainability and health equity. She uses a community-based participatory research approach to explore the question: Can diet quality and health be improved among underserved individuals in such a way that promotes vibrant and resilient local food systems?…

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Lynn Marshall ScD

Associate Professor & Program Director for PhD in Epidemiology

Education, Degrees
B.S., Cornell University, 1985
Sc.D., Harvard School of Public Health, 1996

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Tawnya Peterson PhD

Assistant Professor, Program Director of Environmental Systems & Human Health

Education, Degrees
B.Sc., Mount Allison University, 1997
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2005
Awards and Honors
2017, OHSU Faculty Senate Teaching Award

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Jill Rissi MPA, PhD

Associate Professor and Program Director, MPH Health Management and Policy

Education, Degrees
B.S./B.S.N., Arizona State University, 1982-86
M.P.A., Arizona State University, 1990
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2008

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Elizabeth Needham Waddell PhD, MA

Assistant Professor and Program Director for MPH in Primary Health Care & Health Disparities, MPH in Public Health Practice, and Graduate Certificate in Public Health programs

Dr. Elizabeth Needham Waddell is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health and Director of the online M.P.H. in Primary Health Care & Health Disparities, the M.P.H. in Public Health Practice, and the Graduate Certificate in Public Health programs.

Dr. Waddell’s research explores the intersection between social determinants of health, access to medical care and community-engaged development of health policy.…

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Belinda Zeidler MST

Assistant Professor, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, & Academic Advisor

Belinda Zeidler has been a faculty member at PSU for over 30 years. As associate dean of undergraduate programs at the School of Public Health, she is the undergraduate curriculum chair and is responsible for overseeing the curricular changes to courses and programs at the undergraduate level. She also works as an academic advisor and internship co-coordinator.…