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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Thomas Francis

1941 - 1969
Henry Sewall University Professor of Epidemiology
Chair of the Department of Epidemiology

Richard Janvier Porter

1941 - 1978
Professor of Protozoology

Elizabeth Marcena Dusseau

1942 - 1978
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Jonas Edward Salk

1942 - 1947
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Fellow in Medical Science of the National Research Council

Gordon Campbell Brown

1942 - 1975
Professor of Epidemiology, Internal Medicine

Wilbur W. Ackermann

1949 - 1985
Professor of Epidemiology

Fred M. Davenport

1949 - 1977
Professor of Epidemiology, Internal Medicine

Albert Vincent Hennessy

1951 - 1984
Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Professor of Epidemiology.

Robert J. M. Horton

1951 - 1961
Professor of Epidemiology

Pearl Luelle Kendrick

1951 - 1960
Lecturer in Epidemiology

Kenneth W. Cochran

1952 - 1989
Professor of Epidemiology
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Byron S.
 Berlin

1954 - 1967
Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Hunein F. Maassab

1956 - 2002
Professor of Epidemiology

Frederick
 H. Epstein

1957 - 1973
Professor of Epidemiology

Francis E. Payne

1958 - 1980
Professor of Epidemiology

Millicent W. (Payne) Higgins

1959 - 1985
Professor of Epidemiology, Internal Medicine

Robin Barlow

1961 - 2000
Professor of Epidemiology

Walter E. Ruch

1962 - 1968
Lecturer and Research Associate in Epidemiology

Edward A. Eckert

1964 - 1983
Professor of Epidemiology

Ernest Harburg

1964 - 1991
Research Scientist of Epidemiology and Psychology

Ian T. T. Higgin

1967 - 1985
Professor of Epidemiology, Environmental and Industrial Health

Robert F. Fekety Jr

1967 - 1995
Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology

Mara Julius

1970 - 1993
Assistant Research Scientist

Bruce Friedman

1973 - 2006
Professor of Pathology

Brian A. Burt

1974 - 2005
Professor of Dental Public Health

Friedrich K. Port

1974 - 2002
Professor of Epidemiology, Internal Medicine

Lawrence B. Brilliant

1977 - 1988
Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Victor M. Hawthorne

1978 - 1991
Professor of Epidemiology

Richard Evan Isaacson

1978 - 1983
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Stanley A. Schwartz

1978 - 1992
Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases and Microbiology – Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology - Public Health

Stephen A. Eklund

1979 - 2004
Professor of Dental Public Health

Halley S. Faust

1979 - 1981
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Practice

Gene I. Higashi

1979 - 1991
Professor of Epidemiology

F. DeWolfe Miller

1979 - 1983
Assistant Professor of Environmental and Industrial Health and Epidemiology

Thomas Jack Schnitzer

1979 - 1985
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Dennis R. Schaberg

1980 - 1993
Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Kazim Sheikh

1981
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Jill G. Joseph

1983
Associate Professor of Epidemiology

David Steinmuller

1984 - 1988
Professor of Immunobiology in Department of Surgery
Professor of Epidemiology

June E. Osborn

1984 - 1996
Professor of Epidemiology, Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Dean of the School of Public Health

Mark C. Steinhoff

1984 - 1986
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases – Public Health
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases - Medicine

David Shottenfeld

1986 - 2004
John G. Searle Professor of Epidemiology
Professor of Epidemiology, Internal Medicine
Chair of the Department of Epidemiology

Ruth E. Little

1987 - 1991
Professor of Epidemiology

David Hay Garabrant

1988 - 2007
Professor of Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology

Michael W. Shaw

1988 - 1993
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Steven R. Meshnick

1991 - 2001
Professor of Epidemiology

David R. Williams

1992
Professor of Sociology and Epidemiology
Harold W. Cruse Collegiate Professor of Sociology

Lori J. Mosca

1992 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology – Public Health

Rosemary A. Rochford

1995 - 2003
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Elizabeth H. Bates

1996
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

George A. Kaplan

1997
Thomas Francis Collegiate Professor of Public Health
Professor of Epidemiology
Chair of the Department of Epidemiology

John W. Lynch

1999 - 2003
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Mary N. Haan

2000 - 2004
Professor of Epidemiology

Carlos Santos-Burgoa

2000 - 2001
Professor of Epidemiology

Christine A. Erdmann

2003 - 2006
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology