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MPH Faculty & Staff

The KU Master of Public Health (KU-MPH) teaching faculty members on both Kansas City and Wichita campuses have diverse educational backgrounds, including such areas of specialization as epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, behavioral psychology, global health, sociology, environmental health and medicine.

Elizabeth Ablah portrait
Professor, Wichita - Population Health

Robert Badgett portrait
Professor, Wichita - Internal Medicine

Jack Brown portrait
Research Instructor, Wichita - Population Health

Vicki Collie-Akers portrait
Associate Professor, Population Health

Lisa Sanderson Cox portrait
Professor, Population Health

Lisette Jacobson portrait
Associate Professor, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, Population Health

Judy Johnston portrait
Research Instructor, Population Health

Sue Lai portrait
Professor, Population Health

Robert Moser potrait
Dean School of Medicine Salina - Professor, Population Health

Niaman Nazir portrait
Research Associate Professor, Population Health

John Neuberger portrait
Professor Emeritus, Population Health

Nicole Nollen portrait
Professor, Population Health

Hayrettin Okut portrait
Professor, Hayrettin Okut, Population Health

Michelle Redmond portrait
Associate Professor, Population Health

Kimber Richter portrait
Professor, Population Health

Taneisha Scheuermann portrait
Program Director, Master of Science in Clinical Research Program Co-Director, Population Health

Sharla Smith portrait
Associate Professor, Population Health

Sharon Fitzgerald portrait
Research Instructor, Population Health


Melissa ArmstrongMelissa Armstrong

Site Director - MPH

Melissa coordinates the KU MPH degree program on the Wichita campus. She works closely with MPH faculty in Wichita and Kansas City. She is also responsible for maintaining the content for MPH web-based classes.

Iva ChrismanIva Chrisman


Iva is the administrative support to the KU MPH and PHP program.

School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Population Health
Mail Stop 1008
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Fax: 913-588-2780