Faculty Research Areas

The Public Health faculty at UC Merced are committed to addressing issues within the San Joaquin Valley through research, teaching, and service to the community. All Public Health efforts are led by a multidisciplinary group of faculty with expertise in Prevention Sciences, Population Health and with research interests including:

RESEARCH AREA FACULTY

Health Disparities

Nancy Burke, Mariaelena Gonzalez, Susana Ramirez, Anna Song, Karina Diaz Rios, Jan Wallander, Denise Payán

Public Health Systems & Services Research

Paul Brown, Nancy Burke, Mariaelena Gonzalez, Kurt Schnier, Carol Sipan

Nutrition

Karina Diaz Rios, Susana Ramirez, Rudy Ortiz, Denise Payán

Health Communication

Nancy Burke, Susana Ramirez, Linda Cameron

Behavioral Health and Medicine

Susana Ramirez, Linda Cameron, Carol Sipan, Anna Song, Jan Wallander, Deborah Wiebe

Tobacco Control

Paul Brown, Nancy Burke, Mariaelena Gonzalez, Stephen Wooding, Linda Cameron, Anna Song

Latino Health

Nancy Burke, Ricardo Cisneros, Mariaelena Gonzalez, Susana Ramirez

Epidemiology

Sidra Goldman-Mellor, Sandie Ha

Mental and Behavioral Health

Sidra Goldman-Mellor, Jeffrey Gilger, Jan Wallander

Environmental Health

Ricardo Cisneros, Sandie Ha

Public Health Genetics

Stephen Wooding

Vector Ecology/Population Genetics

Andrea Joyce

Immunology and Infectious Disease

Miriam Barlow, Jinah Choi

Translational Research

Paul Brown, Nancy Burke, Mariaelena Gonzalez, Susana Ramirez, Linda Cameron, Carol Sipan, Anna Song, Jan Wallander, Deborah Wiebe, Denise Payán

Health Policy

Denise Payán