Our leadership and administration support and set the tone for our school's research, teaching and learning agendas, as well as our commitment to public service and diversity.
Jean Wactawski-Wende, PhD, was appointed dean of the school in March of 2015. She also serves as professor in the department of epidemiology and environmental health.
R. Lorraine Collins, PhD, leads the school’s effort to promote, facilitate and sustain research productivity and excellence. She also serves as professor in the department of community health and health behavior.
Gaspar A. Farkas oversees the school’s academic standards and student support services. He also serves as associate professor of exercise and nutrition sciences.
Heather Orom, PhD, leads the school's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. She is associate professor, director of graduate studies in the department of community health and health behavior.
Redfern serves as the dean’s chief advisor while working to integrate strategy and planning within day-to-day operational effectiveness, focusing on growth, efficiency and overall advancement. In conjunction with the Dean and the school’s leadership, he is responsible for identifying opportunities and threats, gathering data and information to support decision-making, formulating plans, implementing initiatives, assessing and reporting progress, and identifying and exploring issues and solutions.