Michigan State Affiliated Faculty

Joan B. Rose, PhD.
Professor
Research interests: Water microbiology, water quality, public health

Celina Wille, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Research interests: Community development, nutrition education

Felicia Wu, PhD.
Hannah Distinguished Professor
Research interests: Global health, agriculture, trade

Peter Lapine, PhD.
Associate Professor of Communicative Sciences and Disorders
Research interests: Voice restoration after laryngectomy, videostroboscopic imagery and vocal fold dynamics, speech acoustics, resonance disorders

Maria Lapinski, Ph.D.
Professor of Communication
Research interests: Social-psychological factors on health and environmental risk behaviors with a focus on culturally-based differences and similarities, One Health communication

Evangelyn C. Alocilja, Ph.D.
Professor of Biosystems Engineering
Research interests: Nano-biosensors and point-of-care-diagnostics

Syed A. Hashsham, Ph.D.
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Research intere: Point-of-care diagnostics

Peter Lillehoj, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Research interests: BioMEMS, nanotechnology, microfluidics, biosensors, point-of-care diagnostics

Brian Thompson, Ph.D.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Research interests: High speed machinery, composite materials, smart materials, design methodologies, community development

Thomas C. Voice, Ph.D.
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director, Hazardous Substance Research Center
Research interests: Environmental health and water quality

Norbert E. Kaminski, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Director, Center for Integrative Toxicology
Research interests: Immunopharmacology and immunotoxicology

Tom Tomlinson, PhD.
Professor, Department of Ethics and Humanities in the life sciences
Research interests: Social issues in medical science

James E. Trosko, Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development
Research interests: Cancer genetics, adult stem cells, toxicology, environmental health, food security

Siddharth Chandra
Director of Asian Studies Center, Professor, James Madison College
Research interests: Behavior and polic relating to addictive substances, the intersection of economics, health, history in Asia

David T. Long, Ph.D.
Professor of Environmental Geochemistry
Research interests: Environmental health and water quality

Patricia Peek, DNP, RN, PNP-BC, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing
Research interests: HIV/AIDS, Family adaptation to chronic childhood respiratory disorders.

Barbara Smith, Ph.D., RN, FACSM, FAAN.
Professor of Nursing
Research interests: HIV/AIDS, breast cancer, public health

Farha Abbasi, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Research interests: Cultural psychiatry and cultural competency

Reza Nassiri Ph.D.
Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Research interests: Clinical Pharmacology of HIV/AIDS & TB, prevention and control of infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, community health, global health, and socio-ethical determinants of health

Margaret Aguwa, D.O. M.P.H.
Professor of Family and Community medicine
Research interests: Community and public health, family planning

Andy Amalfitano, D.O. Ph.D.

Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Endowed Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Molecular Biology
Research interests: Gene transfer to treat several diseases, genetic and non-genetic

Michael Boivin, Ph.D. M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Neurology
Research interest: Neuropsychiatry of HIV/AIDS

Lisa DeStefano, DO
Associate Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Research interest: Manual medicine

Peter Gulick, D.O. F.A.C.O.I. FACP
Associate Professor of Hematology/Oncology and Infectious Diseases
Research interests: HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, hematologic malignancies

Randolph Hillard, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Member H. pylori Study Group
Research interest: Global mental health and Helicobacter pylori

Kari Hortos, DO.
Professor of Family Medicine
Research interest: Clinical nutrition

Jed Magen, Do.
Associate Professor and Chair of Psychiatry
Research interest: Global mental health

Justin McCormick, Ph.D.
University Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Research interest: Carcinogenesis

Edward Rosick, DO.
Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Research interests: Herbal remedies and community health

Jake Rowan, DO.
Associate Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Research interests: Manual medicine and community health

Rene Hinojosa, Ph.D.
Professor of Urban and Regional Planning
Research interests: transportation planning, evaluation in planning, methods of regional analysis

Theresa M. Bernardo, DVM, MSc
Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine.
Research interests: Medical informatics: use of information technology to improve health care and education, Agricultural health and international trade: Sanitary and phytosanitary measures under the World Trade Organization, Disease surveillance and reporting, One Health Education

John Kaneene, DVM, MPH, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology and Director for Comprehensive Epidemiology
Research interests: Epidemiology of infectious diseases, Zoonoses

P.S. Mohankumar, BVSc, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathobiology
Research interests: Neuroendocrinology of reproductive aging, Neuroendocrinology of diabetes, Neuro-immune interactions

International Affiliated Faculty

Prof. Luisa Caricio-Martins
Federal University of Para Belem
Belem, Brazil
Tropical and infectious diseases

 

Amanda Fecury
Federal University of Para Belem
Belem, Brazil
Tropical and infectious diseases

 

Prof. Helen Fuzzi
Federal University of Para Belem
Belem, Brazil
Tropical and infectious diseases

 

Joel Spadaro, M.D., Ph.D.
Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Community medicine

 

Plamen Dimitrov, M.D., Ph.D.
National Center of Public Health & Analyses
Sofia, Bulgaria
Environmental and public health

Roberto Paulino, MD
UNIBE School of Medicine
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
HIV/AIDS

Prof. Hassan El-Ghaff
Mansura University Medical Center
Mansura, Egypt
Hematologic disorders and hepatitis C

Prof. Hanan Gawish
Mansura Specialty Hospital
Mansura, Egypt
Diabetes

Prof. Manal Tarshoby
Mansura Specialty Hospital
Mansura, Egypt
Diabetes

P.S. Mohankumar, B.V.Sc., Ph.D.
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia
Neuroendocrinology of reproductive aging

Sidney Coupet, D.O., M.P.H.
President—Doctors United for Haiti
Haiti
Public health and community medicine

Prof. L. Gunaseelan
TANUVAS/Chennai Department of Health
Chennai, India
Zoonosis and tuberculosis

Dermatology Dr. V. BhanuRekha
TANUVAS/Chennai Department of Health
Chennai, India
Zoonosis and tuberculosis

Prof. T. A. Kannan
TANUVAS/Chennai Department of Health
Chennai, India
Stem cells, zoonosis and tuberculosis

Dr. Ganesh Pawar
TANUVAS/Chennai Department of Health
Chennai, India
Zoonosis and tuberculosis

Prof. Simon Duncan
International College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM)
Milan, Italy
Osteopathic medicine

Prof. Alfonso Mandara
International College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM)
Milan, Italy
Osteopathic medicine

Prof. Giuseppe Carruba
University of Palermo School of Medicine
Palermo, Italy
Oncology and nutrition

Prof. Jorge Mendoza
Director—Centro de Investigaciones Regionales
Merida, Mexico
Environmental pathogens

Dr. E. Cuauhtemoc Sanchez
Yucatan Department of Health O’Horan Hospital
Merida, Mexico
Public health, community medicine and environmental health

Prof. Kyung-Sun Kang
Seoul National University
Seoul, Republic of Korea (South)
Adult stem cell therapies

Dr. Joonshik Shin
President/CEO—Jaseng Healthcare System
Seoul, Republic of Korea (South)
Korean oriental medicine

Dr. Walter Ammann
President—Global Risk Forum
Davos, Switzerland
Disaster risk analysis and prevention

Ivan Ivanov
World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland
Global health

Prof. Dr. Cevdet Aitinyazar
Vice Dean, Selcuk University School of Medicine
Konya, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Duygo Findik
Selcuk University School of Medicine
Konya, Turkey
Laboratory of Medical Microbiology

Prof. Dr. Fehmi Karasioglu Selcuk University
Konya, Turkey
Health management and administration

Prof. Dr. Oktay Sari
Dean, Selcuk University School of Medicine
Konya, Turkey
Nuclear medicine

Prof. Charles Hunt
British School of Osteopathy
London, United Kingdom
Osteopathic medicine

Prof. Daniyar Abidov
Director—Istedod Foundation
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Social elements of health