In the School of Public Health, our greatest strength is our exceptional faculty and staff. Our faculty is comprised of experienced practitioners and dedicated teachers who are committed to serving others and to the growth and development of their students.

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Christson Adedoyin
Associate Professor
Department of Social Work
Office: CHS Building 1 1600
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Victoria E. Allen, CFRE
Director of Development
McWhorter School of Pharmacy and School of Public Health
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M. Ahinee Amamoo, Ph.D., M.S.
Interim Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Healthcare Administration
Office: CHS Building 1 1621
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Lisa Baker, Ph.D., LCSW
Professor and Chair
Department of Social Work
Office: CHS Building 1 1605
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Rachel Casiday, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Associate Professor
Department of Public Health
Office: CHS Building 1 1624
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David P. Cecil, Ph.D., LCSW
Associate Professor
Department of Social Work
Office: CHS Building 1 1602
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Katie Colbert Coate, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Program Director, M.S. in Nutrition
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
Office: CHS Building 1 1611
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Sue Collins
Administrative Assistant
Office: CHS Building 1 WS-1617B
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Rachel Copeland, Ph.D., LCSW, PIP, RPT-S
Assistant Professor
Department of Social Work
Office: CHS Building 1 1596
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Kim Davey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Health
Office: CHS Building 1 1626
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Keith Elder
Dean and Professor
Office: CHS Building 1 1478
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Miriam (Mim) Gaines, MACT, RDN, LD, FAND
Assistant Profession and Director, Dietetic Internship
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
Office: CHS Building 1 1608
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Angela Fuller Grace
Assistant to the Dean
Office: CHS Building 1 WS-1478
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Rachel Joy Hagues, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Assistant Professor
Department of Social Work
Office: CHS Building 1 1599
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Abby Head
Academic Advisor
Office of Enrollment Management and Student Services
Office: CHS Building 1 1115
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Karen Eddins, M.B.A.
Recruiter
Office: CHS Building 1 1124F
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Lakesha Kinnerson, MPH, RHIA, CPHQ
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Informatics and Information Management
Office: CHS Building 1 1597
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Melissa Galvin Lumpkin, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Chair
Department of Public Health
Office: CHS Building 1 1620
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Suresh Mathews, Ph.D., FACN, FICS
Professor and Chair
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
Office: CHS Building 1 1610
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Tom R. McDougal, D.Sc., M.S.H.A, M.B.A., FACHE
Assistant Professor
Department of Healthcare Administration
Office: CHS Building 1 1615
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Harold "Hal" Neumeier, Ph.D., M.P.P.M., CNMT
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Health Informatics and Information Management
Office: CHS Building 1 1580
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Keith Pearson, Ph.D., RD, LD
Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
Office: CHS Building 1 1598
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David E. Robbins, Ph.D., M.S.E.E.
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Informatics and Information Management
Office: CHS Building 1 1593
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C. Jean Roberson, M.S.W., LCSW
Director of Field Education and Instructor
Department of Social Work
Office: CHS Building 1 1603
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Ashley Shields Robertson, Ph.D., J.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Healthcare Administration
Office: CHS Building 1 1595
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Donna Seibels, M.S., RD, LD, FAND
Assistant Professor and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics and Clinical Coordinator
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
Office: CHS Building 1 1609
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Patricia H. Terry, Ph.D., RD, LD, FAND
Professor and Food Labs Director
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
Office: CHS Building 1 1607
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Sarah Waller
Marketing and Communication Manager
McWhorter School of Pharmacy & School of Public Health
Office: CHS Building 1 1315
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Jennifer Farrar Ricketts
Administrative Assistant
Department of Social Work
Office: CHS Building 1 WS12