Faculty and Staff
The department consists of 23 full- and part-time faculty, 16 faculty with joint appointments, 30 adjunct faculty with clinical or teaching appointments, and over 25 dedicated research, administrative, and professional staff members.
Douglas M. Brugge, Ph.D., M.S.
Howard Tennen, Ph.D.
Director of Program in Applied Public Health Sciences
David I. Gregorio, Ph.D., M.S.
Denise L. Parris
Did You Know?
The department has two endowed chairs: Health Net, Inc. Chair in Community Medicine and Public Health, Doug Brugge, Ph.D., M.S., and UConn Health Auxiliary/Joseph M. Healey, Jr. Chair in Medical Humanities and Bioethics, Audrey Chapman, Ph.D., M.Div., S.T.M..
Howard Tennen, Ph.D., was the first Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor to be named at UConn Health.
Faculty Members and Their Area of Interest
Shayna Cunningham, Ph.D., MHS
Maternal and Child Health, Community-Based Participatory Research
Megan A. O'Grady, Ph.D.
Addiction health services research, implementation science
Faculty with Joint Appointments and Their Area of Interest
The Program in Applied Public Health Sciences, in particular, and other centers, units, and divisions within the department utilize the services of 30 adjunct faculty and clinical community-based faculty from outside the department and/or UConn Health to teach or serve as preceptors to students. For information on contacting these individuals contact the particular area of the department who utilizes their services. If you know the individual works at UConn Health, try searching the UConn Health Employee Directory or if the individual's primary office is on the UConn Storrs campus try using the UConn phone book.
The department employs more than 25 dedicated professional research assistants, associates and administrative staff to support its research, teaching and service mission. For a search of full- or part-time staff members, use the UConn Health directory.