Faculty Honors

Carolyn Westhoff, MD, professor of Epidemiology and Population and Family Health, was named to Good Housekeeping's List of 10 Women Over 50 Who Prove It's Never Too Late to Change the World as The Breakthrough Researcher. Westhoff was selected for being a leader in contraceptive research and family planning services. Read more.

Rachel Shelton, ScD, MPH, assistant professor of Sociomedical Sciences, was named an Editorial Board member for the journal Health Education & Behavior beginning March 2018 for a three-year term. 

Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH, dean of the Mailman School of Public Health and Delamar Professor of Public Health, received the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Congress of Frailty and Sarcopenia at their annual conference. 

John Rowe, MD, the Julius B. Richmond Professor of Health Policy and Aging, is featured in the PBS documentary special "Incredible Aging: Adding Life to Your Years" airing in March 2018 and hosted by Meredith Vieira. 

The paper "Ambient Fine Particulate Matter, Outdoor Temperature, and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome" by Andrea Baccarelli, MD, PhD, Chair and Leon Hess Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, was selected as one of the ten 2017 Articles of the Year by the American Journal of Epidemiology and the Society for Epidemiologic Research.

Cassie Landers, EdD, MPH, assistant professor of Population and Family Health, contributed to the proposal Changing the Way We CareSM by Maestral International, which received a $15 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation 100&Change Competition. Landers is a senior partner at Maestral, which is a global leader in supporting the development and strengthening of child protection and social welfare systems for children in adversity. Read more

Research by Nicole Schupf, PhD, DrPH, professor of Epidemiology, about older moms and healthy cellular aging was the most popular research article for 2017 in the Friday Letter: Year in Review of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). Read more