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Online Master of Public Health — Faculty

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Explore how Purdue’s faculty in the online Master of Public Health can prepare you for leadership and advancement in your public health career.

Faculty

  • Basil Aboul-Enein, Online Instructor

    Education

    • EdD in Health Education, AT Still University of Health Sciences
    • MA in Historical Studies, Norwich University – Military College of Vermont
    • MPH in Health Promotion & Behavioral Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center
    • MS in Nutrition Education, Texas Woman’s University
    • BS in Human Ecology, University of Central Arkansas

    Research Interests

    • Global Health Issues
    • Obesity Prevention and Interventions
    • Public Health Nutrition
    • Cultural Competency in the Health Professions
    • Medical Humanities
    • History of Medicine
    • International Health (North Africa/Near East Focus)
    • Social Justice in Public Health



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  • Faisal Aboul-Enein, Online Instructor

    Education

    • DrPH in Health Management, Policy, Community Health, University of Texas Health Science Center
    • MS in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center
    • MPH in International Health, Health Systems, University of Texas Health Science Center
    • BS in Nursing, University of Central Arkansas

    Research Interests

    • Strategic Planning
    • Population Health Management
    • Global Health
    • Board Development
    • Workforce Planning



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  • Simone Charles, Online Instructor

    Education

    • PhD in Environmental Chemistry & Toxicology, Michigan State University
    • MS in Environmental Science, University of Maryland
    • BS in Natural Sciences, University of West Indies, St. Augustine

    Research Interests

    • Community program evaluation
    • Quality improvement
    • Qualitative and quantitative approaches to addressing health disparities with environmental association


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  • Attila Hertelendy, Online Instructor

    Education

    • PhD in Clinical Health Sciences, conc. Health Systems Management, University of Mississippi
    • MS in Biomedical Sciences, University of Mississippi
    • Master of Health Services Management, Charles Sturt University
    • Bachelor of Health Science, Charles Sturt University

    Research Interests

    • Healthcare administration, leadership and teams
    • Organizational behavior
    • Mentoring
    • Emergency medical services
    • Emergency management


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  • Melissa Kenzig, Online Instructor

    Education

    • DrPH in Sociomedical Science, Columbia University, 2014
    • MSPH in Health Promotion and Education, University of South Carolina, 1998
    • BS in Human Ecology and Print Journalism, The Ohio State University, 1996

    Research Interests

    • Public health promotion
    • Leadership development
    • Program development
    • Evaluation
    • Connection between health and learning


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  • Rachaline Napier, Online Instructor

    Education

    • DrPH, Epidemiology, Capella University
    • MPH, Epidemiology, The Ohio State University
    • BS, Biology, City College of the City University of New York

    Research Interests

    • Social determinants of health
    • Obesity
    • Diabetes
    • HCV
    • Opioids
    • ACEs


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  • Michael Reger, Online Instructor

    Education

    • PhD in Epidemiology, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana University, 2014
    • MPH in Epidemiology, Indiana University, 2009
    • BS in Health Science, Purdue University, 2005

    Research Interests

    • Modifiable risk factors
    • Nutritional factors associated with increased or decreased risk of specific chronic conditions (cardiovascular disease, prostate cancer, colorectal cancer).
    • Association between total and inpidual phytoestrogens and the risk of incidence and mortality of chronic conditions in the U.S. population


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  • Felicia Trembath, Online Instructor

    Education

    • PhD, Epidemiology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
    • MPH, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
    • Bachelor of Science, Community Health, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

    Research Interests

    • Human-animal interactions
    • Animal-assisted therapy
    • Dog bite injuries
    • Zoonotic diseases
    • Maternal and child health
    • Health services integration


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Learn More About This Program

You can fill the need for public health professionals and provide vital health services with the online Master of Public Health.

To learn more about the program, request more information or call 877-497-5851 to speak to an admissions advisor.