Faculty & Staff

headshot of Dr. Kathryn H. Jacobsen
Professor of Health Studies
William E. Cooper Distinguished University Chair
Chair, Department of Health Studies

Specialties:
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health
  • Public Health
Contact:
headshot of Dr. Courtney  Blondino
Assistant Professor of Health Studies

Specialties:
  • Epidemiology
  • Mental Health and Substance Use Comorbidity
  • Global Health
  • Public Health
Contact:
headshot of Dr. Tyana  Ellis
Visiting Assistant Professor of Health Studies

Specialties:
  • Health Communication
  • College Health
Contact:
(804) 287-6038
Academic Administrative Coordinator
Contact:
(804) 662-3034
headshot of Dr. B. Rick Mayes
Professor of Health Policy

Specialties:
  • Public Policy
  • Health Care Policy
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Policy
  • Medicare Policy
Contact:
(804) 287-6404
headshot of Dr. Margaret  Tait
Assistant Professor of Health Studies

Specialties:
  • Health Policy
  • Health Politics
  • Health Equity
  • Media
Contact:
(804) 287-6484