Director and PI

handler

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

Core Faculty

campbell

Rebecca Campbell, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

floyd

Brenikki Floyd, PhD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences

kennelly

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

peacock

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

rankin

Kristin Rankin, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

velonis

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

Emeritus and Retired Faculty

chavez

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

kelley

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

Rosenberg

Deborah Rosenberg, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Adjunct and Affiliate Faculty

Amanda Bennett, PhD, MPH
Adjunct Professor
CDC Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Program Sponsored Assignee/Senior MCH Epidemiologist, Illinois Department of Public Health

caskey

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

Janine Hill, MPH
Adjunct Lecturer
President, Soar Strategies

mason

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

karen

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

Program Staff

Gabriela Masini
Assistant Director, Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health
gmasini@uic.edu

Stephanie Ruizesparza
Administrative Assistant
sruize2@uic.edu

CoE-MCH Research Assistants – Fall 2020

Sara Jessica Doi
Elizabeth Lamere
Mickie Anderson