Experienced Faculty With Diverse Backgrounds
More than 150 faculty members work within the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health. They have a wide range of expertise, from monitoring and assessing health risks and opportunities in populations, to helping build health-supporting social environments through policy, advocacy, and programs. They are educators, advisors, researchers, practitioners and community leaders. They come from backgrounds in quantitative, behavioral, environmental and social sciences, policy and government, exercise and health sciences and anthropology, among many other areas. They all work in collaboration with each other and with community partners, and are especially focused on the training and education of future leaders and practitioners in the public health fields.
Martin S. Lipsky²
Martin Lipsky is an adjunct professor with the School of Public Health and a member of Portland State’s Institute of Aging. He teaches courses on Mens Health and Health Aspects of Aging.
After many years of full-time academic work including several key administrative positions, Dr. Lipsky transitioned into teaching at PSU and research. Formerly the Chancellor for the Roseman University of Health Science, Dr. Lipsky is part of an interdisciplinary team representing multiple institutions that study issues related to health disparities, men’s health, aging, and health profession’s education. Oral health is another prime interest and an aspect of health whose impact on overall health is often overlooked and underappreciated.
Dr. Lipsky has written several books on primary care and aging. He is on the editorial boards of The Journal of Rural Health, Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, Internal Medicine Alert, and Disease-a-Month.
¹ CEPH Primary Instructional Faculty
² CEPH Non-Primary Instructional Faculty
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