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Mena, Leandro.

Leandro Mena, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair, Department of Population Health Science
Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Policy
Phone: (601) 815-9523
Office: TR202-12
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Bettina Beech

Bettina Beech, DrPH, MPH
Professor
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Family Medicine
Founding Dean, John D. Bower School of Population Health
Executive Director, Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute
Phone: (601) 984-1020
Office: TR213-02
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Michael Welsch, PhD, FACSM 
Professor
Phone: (601) 815-9335
Office: TR202-03
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Dobbs,-Thomas-20170411.jpgThomas Dobbs, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Phone: (601) 984-1001
Office: MT200
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Washington, Rodney

Rodney Washington, EdD, MS, MA
Associate Professor
Phone: (601) 815-9622
Office: TR202-10
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Backus,-Kandis-20191008-01-Web.jpgKandis Backus, PharmD
Assistant Professor
Phone: (601) 815-3279
Office: JMM 3815
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Paul Burns.jpgPaul Burns, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor
Phone: (601) 815-9527
Office: TR202-06
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Charles Chima.jpgCharles Chima, MBBS, DrPH, MSc
Assistant Professor
Director of Graduate Programs, Department of Population Health Science
Phone: (601) 815-9544
Office: TR202-04
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Lori Ward, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor - Research
Phone: (601) 815-9524
Office: TR202-08
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Michelle Williams, PhD, MSPH, MPH, CHES
Assistant Professor
Phone: (601) 815-1939
Office: Guyton
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Samuel Jameson, PhD
Instructor
Phone: (601) 815-3663
Office: JMM 3825

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Anikpezie, NnabuchiNnabuchi "Buchi" Anikpezie, MBBS, MPH
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Brown,-Dustin_Photo_2015.jpgDustin Brown, PhD, MA
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Castillo, Alex

Alexandra "Alex" Castillo, MPH
Graduate Faculty
Executive Director, Center for Informatics and Analytics
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Goldstein_Frederic.jpgFrederic Goldstein, MS
Graduate Faculty
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Li, JianJian Li, PhD, MS
Graduate Faculty
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Ricks, JaNelle

JaNelle M. Ricks, DrPH, MPA
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