Department of
Urban Health Administration
At Newark

CHAIR:

Jeffrey R. Backstrand, Associate Professor and Chair; primary at Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration; Ph.D., Connecticut. Research Interests: Anthropology; public health with focus on food and nutrition; urban health disparities.

PRIMARY FACULTY

Teri E. Lassiter, Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean of Public Health Practice, Diversity and Inclusion; Fieldwork Coordinator; Ph.D., UMDNJ-School of Nursing; M.P.H., UMDNJ-School of Public Health. Research Interests: Violence prevention; health disparities; urban systems; prisoner reentry.
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Frank J. Thompson, Professor; primary at Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration; Ph.D., M.A., California (Berkeley). Research Interests: Health care policy; policy implementation; public personnel policy.

Gregg G. Van Ryzin, Associate Professor; primary at Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration; Ph.D., CUNY. Research Interests: Survey research; program outcomes in government and nonprofit sectors.

SECONDARY FACULTY

Jonathan M. Metsch, Adjunct Professor; Dr.P.H., North Carolina School of Public Health (Chapel Hill). Research Interests: Health care administration and policy.