Teaching and Mentoring

Mentoring/Advising

Temple University College of Public Health Masters/Doctoral Thesis Committee Member
Shannon McGinness (Epidemiology PhD Candidate – Spring 2020)
Thesis Title: Recreation, rainfall, and waterborne disease: how social, environmental, and climatic factors influence the risk of recreationally acquired waterborne disease in areas impacted by combined sewer overflows
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Doctoral Thesis Committee Member
Eric Romo (Clinical and Population Health MD/PhD Candidate - Spring 2021)
Thesis Title: Using mixed methods to evaluate the impact of spatial proximity to sterile syringe sources and secondary syringe exchange on hepatitis C risk among rural people who inject drugs

Brandeis University, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Doctoral Thesis Committee Member
Robbie Dembo, Ph.D. Candidate (Spring 2020)
Brandeis University, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy

Thesis Title: Social Support and Health of Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities: A Network-Oriented Approach.
Boston University School of Public Health Masters/Doctoral Thesis Committee Member
Lynsie Ranker (Epidemiology PhD Candidate – Fall 2020)
Thesis Title: Relationships of Policy and Place with Substance Use, Alcohol Misuse, and Related Risk Behaviors

Jane Seymore (Epidemiology PhD Candidate – Spring 2021)

Thesis Title: Abortion access: An application of epidemiologic methods

Deborah Fernau, MS in Epidemiology (2016 - 2018)

Thesis Title: Social Network and Individual-level Correlates of Treatment Entry for Substance Use Disorders
Boston University School of Public Health Advisees
Academic Advisor: 12 MPH students (2017); 18 MPH students (2018)
Integrated Learning Experience Advisor: 3 MPH students (2018)
Boston University Advisees
Seh Hong Lim, Ph.D. (2018), Boston University Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Masters/Doctoral Thesis Committee Member
Paul Sacamano, Ph.D., Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology (2014-2018)
Thesis Title: “Social Networks and Correlates of Retention in HIV Care for Persons Who Inject Drugs”
University of California San Diego Advisees
Meredith Meacham, Ph.D., Global Public Health, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Department of Global Public Health (2011-2015)
Thesis Title: Latent class transitions of poly drug use in Mexico

David Goodman, MAS, Clinical Research, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Department of Global Public Health (2011-2012)

Thesis Title: Prevalence and correlates of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Tijuana, Mexico

Classroom Instruction

Teaching Assistant for Epidemiologic Methods 3, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (January – March 2009)
Guest Lecturer for Humphrey Fellows Seminar Series, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (November 9, 2010)

Guest Lecturer for Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS graduate course at San Diego State University (February 8, 2012)

Guest Lecturer for “Communication Network Analysis in Public Health Programs (410.733)”, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (Fall 2014)

Co-Instructor for “Communication Network Analysis in Public Health Programs (410.733)". Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (Fall 2015)

Guest Lecturer for “Foundations of Social Epidemiology (340.666.61)”. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (November 10, 2015)

Guest Lecturer for “Social Epidemiology (SPH EP775)”. Boston University School of Public Health (February 18, 2016)

Guest Lecturer for “Perspectives on Epidemiologic Studies (SPH EP820)”. Boston University School of Public Health (Spring 2016)

Guest Lecturer for “Perspectives on Epidemiologic Studies (SPH EP820)”. Boston University School of Public Health (Winter 2017)

Guest Lecturer for “Epidemiology of Mental Health Disorders”. (SPH EP790) Boston University School of Public Health (SPH Spring 2017)

Guest Lecturer for Epidemiology Concentrator’s Dinner. “Collecting Contextually Relevant Location Data using a Web-based Survey that Interacts with the Google Maps API”. (March 1, 2017).

Instructor for “Introduction to Social Network Analysis for Public Health Research (SPH PH729).” Boston University School of Public Health (Fall 2017).

Guest Lecturer for "Communication Network Analysis in Public Health Programs: 410.733". Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (October 5, 2017)

Guest Lecturer for “Seminar on Social Networks (GRS SO 721)”. Boston University (October 26, 2017)

Guest Lecturer for “Social Epidemiology (SPH EP775)”. Boston University School of Public Health (November 9, 2017)

Guest Lecturer for “Data Collection Methods for Epidemiologic Research (SPH EP722)”. Boston University School of Public Health (November 16, 2017)

Guest Lecturer for “Social Epidemiology (SPH EP775)”. Boston University School of Public Health (February 15, 2018)

Guest Lecturer for “Epidemiology of Mental Health Disorders”. (SPH EP790). Boston University School of Public Health (April 1, 2018)

Guest Lecturer for "Communication Network Analysis in Public Health Programs: 410.733". Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (October 16, 2018)

Instructor for "EPBI 8209: Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS". Temple University College of Public Health (Summer 1 2019)

Guest Lecturer for "Communication Network Analysis in Public Health Programs: 410.733". Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (October 22, 2019)

Guest Lecturer for "EPBI 8011: Social Epidemiology". Temple University College of Public Health (November 7, 2019)

Guest Lecturer for "EPBI 9083: Readings and Conference in Public Health". Temple University College of Public Health (March 12, 2020)

Guest Lecturer for "EPBI 8206: Infectious Disease Epidemiology". Temple University College of Public Health (April 2, 2020)

Workshops

Social, Behavioral, and Educational Research Conference. Workshop on “The Internet and the IRB: A Review of Human Subjects in Technology-Based Research” (Innovations Track), Boston MA (November 12, 2015)

Advancing Ethical Research Conference. Workshop on “The Internet and the IRB: A Review of Human Subjects in Technology-Based Research” (Innovations Track), Boston MA (November 13, 2015)