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 who have expertise in Modeling

Sara Adar Sara Dubowsky Adar, ScD, MHS
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology
  • Associate Chair, Epidemiology
  • Associate Professor, Global Public Health

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Air Quality, Brain Disorders, Chronic Disease, Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, Global Public Health, Health Equity, Modeling

Andrew Admon Andrew J. Admon, MD, MPH, MS
  • Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
  • Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Associate Investigator, VA Center for Clinical Management Research

Areas of Expertise
COVID-19, Health Care, Health Informatics, Modeling, Respiratory Viruses

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

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

Joseph Eisenberg Joseph N.S. Eisenberg, PhD, MPH
  • Professor, Epidemiology
  • Professor, Global Public Health

Areas of Expertise
Environmental Health, Infectious Disease, Modeling, Water Quality

Marisa Eisenberg Marisa Eisenberg, PhD, MS
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology
  • Co-Director, Michigan Public Health Integrated Center for Outbreak Analytics and Modeling (MICOM)
  • Associate Professor, Complex Systems
  • Director, Center for the Study of Complex Systems
  • Associate Professor, Mathematics

Areas of Expertise
Cancer, COVID-19, Global Public Health, Health Equity, Health Informatics, Health Policy, Infectious Disease, Modeling, Public Health Practice, Vaccines, Water Quality

Michael Hayashi Michael A.L. Hayashi, PhD, MPH
  • Clinical Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise
Health Informatics, Modeling, Tobacco

Jennifer Head Jennifer Head, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Environmental Health, Infectious Disease, Modeling

David Hutton David W. Hutton, PhD
  • Professor, Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health
  • Professor, Global Public Health, School of Public Health
  • Professor, Industrial and Operations Engineering, College of Engineering

Areas of Expertise
Health Policy, Modeling

Jihyoun Jeon Jihyoun Jeon, PhD, MS
  • Associate Research Scientist, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Chronic Disease, Modeling, Substance Use, Tobacco

George Kaplan George A. Kaplan, PhD
  • Thomas Francis Collegiate Professor Emeritus of Public Health
  • Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology
  • Founder, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health (CSEPH)

Areas of Expertise
Health Equity, Modeling, Social Epidemiology

Rudy Richardson Rudy J. Richardson, ScD, DABT
  • Dow Professor Emeritus, Toxicology
  • Associate Professor Emeritus, Neurology

Areas of Expertise
Aging, COVID-19, Environmental Health, Infectious Disease, Modeling, Toxicology

Brady West Brady Thomas West, PhD

Research Professor, Department of BiostatisticsResearch Professor, Survey Methodology Program (Institute for Social Research)

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Modeling, Social Epidemiology

Menggang Yu Menggang Yu, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Cancer, Chronic Disease, Clinical Trials, Modeling, Precision Health

Jon Zelner Jon Zelner, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, COVID-19, Health Equity, Infectious Disease, Modeling

Donglin Zeng Donglin Zeng, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Biostatistics, Brain Disorders, Cancer, Chronic Disease, Clinical Trials, COVID-19, Diabetes, Environmental Health, Genetics, Global Public Health, Health Care, Health Equity, Health Informatics, Mental Health, Modeling, Nutrition, Precision Health, Substance Use, Vaccines, Women’s Health