Faculty

Interviews

Dr. Jessica Gipson

Dr. Jessica Gipson

Dr. Jessica Gipson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Dr. Gipson received her M.P.H. from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and her Ph.D. in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research examines reproductive health in low-socioeconomic areas. Dr. Gipson has also published articles on reproductive and sexual health in the Philippines which evaluated how intergenerational relationships influence women's fertility.


Dr. Pamina Gorbach

Dr. Pamina Gorbach

Dr. Pamina Gorbach is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Dr. Gorbach received her M.H.S. in International Health from Johns Hopkins University and later went on to receive her Dr.Ph., in Maternal Child Health & Health Behavior from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Gorbach is currently in charge of a HIV/AIDS Fogarty supported training program in Cambodia. Her research focuses on behaviors involved in the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV/AIDS. Dr. Gorbach has worked in countries such Peru, Ghana, and Costa Rica.


Dr. Anne Rimoin

Dr. Anne Rimoin

Dr. Anne Rimoin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Dr. Rimoin received her M.P.H degree at the UCLA School of Public Health in International Health and Nutrition. She later went on to receive her Ph.D. in International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Rimoin has worked in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the last decade on disease surveillance and currently examines the epidemiology of zoonotic diseases—diseases that transmit from animals to people—notably monkeypox and Ebola.


Dr. Roger Detels

Dr. Roger Detels

Dr. Roger Detels is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Dr. Detels received his M.S. in Preventive Medicine from the University of Washington and his M.D. from New York University. Dr. Detels currently serves as the Principal Investigator of the Los Angeles Center of the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. In the past, Dr. Detels has assisted countries such as Thailand, Myanmar, the Philippines and Indonesia in the development of HIV/AIDS surveillance systems. His research focuses on the control of HIV infection in Southeast Asia and China.


Dr. Paula Tavrow

Dr. Paula Tavrow

Dr. Paula Tavrow is an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. She also currently serves as the Director of the UCLA Bixby Program in Population and Reproductive Health. Dr. Tavrow received her M.s.c. and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor School of Public Health. Her research focuses on reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa and community-based approaches to improving the health of women and their children in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Tavrow once served as the Deputy Research Director for the USAID-funded global Quality Assurance Project. Her duties as the Research Director included discovering ways on how to increase the quality of life for rural residents residing in countries such as Kenya, Uganda and Zambia.


Dr. James Macinko

Dr. James Macinko

Dr. James Macinko is a Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences and the Department of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Dr. Macinko received his M.A. in International Affairs at George Washington University and his Ph.D. in Health and Social Policy from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Prior to becoming a UCLA faculty member, Dr. Macinko was the former director of the NYU MPH program. His research interest include global health and health inequalities specifically pertaining to Brazil. In Brazil, he assessed existing primary health care programs and policies. Domestically, he works pertains to eliminating primary health care barriers faced in Latino communities within Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City.


Faculty


Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez

Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences

Roger Detels

Professor of Public Health

Julie A. Elginer

Lecturer, Department of Community Health Sciences

Gilbert Gee

Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences

Jessica Gipson

Assistant Professor of Community Health Sciences


Julia Heck

Associate Adjunct Professor


Li Li

Professor in Residence

James Macinko, PhD, MA

Associate Director, UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health; Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences and Department of Health Policy and Management

Ondine S. von Ehrenstein

Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences

Zuo-feng Zhang

Professor; Associate Dean for Research; Interim Chair, Epidemiology

Alina Dorian

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Associate Director of MPH-HP Program, Department of Community Health Sciences

Samuel Stratton

Adjunct Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences

Donald Morisky

Professor of Public Health

Bonnie Taub

Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Public Health

Paula Tavrow

Director, Bixby Program in Population and Reproductive Health; Associate Adjunct Professor