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Public Health Faculty

Public Health faculty either teaching or doing sustainability-related research.

Nancy Chin

Chin, Nancy

  • Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences and Medical Humanities


Interests: Dr. Chin is interested in social class gradients in health, and women's position in society and its impact on their health and the health of their children. Dr. Chin’s teaching responsibilities include: PH 101 Introduction to Public Health I; PH 215 Public Health Anthropology; PH 265 Global Health; and PH 397W Community Engagement Internship. Dr. Chin is the primary advisor for students majoring in Health, Behavior, and Society.

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Shaw, Marjorie

  • Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities and Bioethics


Edwin VanWijngaarden

VanWijngaarden, Edwin

  • Professor of Public Health Sciences, Environmental Medicine, Pediatrics, Dentistry, and Community Health


Interests: Dr. van Wijngaarden's research focuses on the potential role of occupational and environmental exposures (primarily heavy metals and pesticides) in the development of cancer and neurological conditions in both children and adults. Dr. van Wijngaarden's teaching responsibilities include: PH 201W Environmental Health and PM 413 Field Epidemiology. He is the primary advisor for students majoring in Epidemiology and the primary advisor for students majoring in Environmental Health.