Faculty & Staff

Core Faculty

Noel Chávez, PhD, RD, LDN
Associate Professor Emerita, Community Health Sciences

Arden S. Handler, DrPH
Professor, Community Health Sciences
Director, Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health
Co-Director, MCH Epidemiology Training Program

Michele A. Kelley, ScD, MSW, MA
Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences

Joan Kennelly, PhD, MPH
Research Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences

Yamile Molina, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences

Nadine R. Peacock, PhD
Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences

Kristin Rankin, PhD
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Co-Director, MCH Epidemiology Training Program

Kristina Risley, DrPH
Clinical Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences

Deborah Rosenberg, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Alisa Velonis, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences

Adjunct and Affiliate Faculty

Rachel Caskey, MD, MaPP
Department Affiliate
Program Director, MedPeds Residency Program
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

Memoona Hasnain, MD, MHPE, MPH
Adjunct Professor
Associate Head, Faculty Development and Research
Associate Professor and Macy Faculty Scholar
Director, PCM Scholars Program

Ellen Mason, MD
Adjunct Professor
Internal Medical Physician at Cook County Health and Hospital Systems

Karen VanLandeghem, MPH
Adjunct Professor
Senior Program Director, National Academy for State Health Policy

Program Staff

Cindy San Miguel, MPH
Program Coordinator
312.996.0724
csanmig2@uic.edu