Fall 2013 Teaching Awards Announced

Posted on: March 28, 2014 Topics: BUSPH

Please join us in congratulating the faculty who received an Award for Excellence in Teaching for the Fall 2013 semester.  Recipients are selected by the Teaching Awards Selection Sub-Committee which is comprised of faculty from each department.  The Sub-Committee’s selection is based on a review of the overall course evaluations, including instructor ratings and student comments.

Our students were very satisfied with their experiences in the classroom this fall.  They are appreciative of faculty efforts to incorporate different techniques to promote learning, to include timely topics, to engage them in exciting discussions, and to provide them with opportunities to learn and master important skills.

Recipients of the Fall 2013 Awards

Timothy Heeren

Timothy Heeren

BS852A1
Statistical Methods for Epidemiology

“It was great that Dr. Heeren would bring in current examples of things that we were talking about in class. Recent journal articles and examples from his own experience were invaluable.”

“He is incredibly skilled at communicating ideas to students and making advanced concepts understandable. His enthusiasm for the subject matter is very clear.”

Yvette Cozier

Yvette Cozier

EP713D1
Introduction to Epidemiology

“The organization of this course was outstanding. It was well-paced and Dr. Cozier fully covered what we needed to know at the pace we needed to know it.”

“Dr. Cozier is a great instructor. She makes concepts easier to understand and is fair. It is very interesting when she talks about her work experience in the lab or on the Black Women’s Health Study.”

Lauren Wise

Lauren Wise

EP759A1
Reproductive Epidemiology

“The course design was wonderful and Prof. Wise and the guest lecturers provided very interesting lectures.  Professor Wise’s experience in the field of reproductive epidemiology really aided in my understanding of the class material.”

Malcolm Bryant

Malcolm Bryant

James Wolff

James Wolff

IH743A1
Implementing Health Programs in Developing Countries: Making Programs Work

“Getting to work directly with NGOs is an amazing opportunity and we really get a sense of what international health is like in this course.”

“The professors were wonderful, supportive and always available to work with you and help your group achieve its goals.”

Lynn Squillace

Lynn Squillace

LW719C1
Essentials of Public Health Law

“This is one of the most engaging instructors you will have at SPH.  Her classroom discussion is highly informative and thought-provoking.”

Michael Grodin

Michael Grodin

LW725A1
Ethical Issues in Medicine and Public Health

“Dr. G was extremely knowledgeable and is an expert when it comes to any ethical issues. He brought a lot of humor to class every day and always asked the difficult questions to stimulate critical thinking and class discussions.”

Sophie Godley

Sophie Godley

MC725A1
Women, Children and Adolescents: A Public Health Approach

“Sophie holds high expectations for students but is very approachable and wants everyone to succeed in the field.  In a big core class, she does a great job of engaging entire class and supporting discussion and student contributions.”

Lois McCloskey

Lois McCloskey


Joan Bragar

Joan Bragar

MC802A1
Implementing Community Health Initiatives: Field-based Course/Leadership & Consult

“Lois is a thoughtful, supportive, and intelligent professor with a lot of experience in the field, as a leader and as a consultant. Also, Joan Bragar brings a really unique perspective and an incredible wealth of knowledge about leadership and doing real public health work both domestically and abroad. Lois + Joan = Dream (teaching) Team.”

Jordan Peck

Jordan Peck

PM832A1
Operations Management

“Professor Peck was very passionate about the subject matter and that transitioned into making the class more interesting and engaging.  Smart, engaging, and approachable, he makes the 6-9pm class a fun learning experience.”

Allyson Baughman

Allyson Baughman

SB860A1
Strategies for Public Health Advocacy

“This was such a refreshing course with a new perspective on public health issues. It was great to learn different tactics to promote change”