Public Health Experts

Julie Andsager

Professor of Journalism and Electronic Media

Professor Julie Andsager studies media, health, and public opinion.


Lee Murphy

Registered Dietitian, Instructor of Nutrition

Lee Murphy is a nutrition instructor with expertise in wellness, public health nutrition, and weight loss.


Xueping Li

Associate Professor, Co-Director of Health Information Technology and Simulation (HITS) Lab

Xueping Li is an expert in computer simulation and modeling, particularly as it pertains to healthcare.


Paul Erwin

Head of the Department of Public Health, Professor

Paul Erwin is an expert in preventive medicine and public health.


Carole Myers

Associate Professor, Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy Fellow

Carole Myers’s research focuses on policymaking and health services with an emphasis on public health programs, access to services, disparities, and program evaluation.


Sharon Thompson

Director of the Center for Agriculture and Food Security and Preparedness

Sharon Thompson is the director of the Center for Agriculture and Food Security and Preparedness and a principal member of the Food and Agriculture Protection Training Consortium.


Elizabeth Avery Foster

Associate Professor of Public Relations

Elizabeth Avery Foster, an associate professor of public relations, focuses on political and public health campaigns and crisis communications.