Contact Information

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
School of Public Health

450 Clarkson Avenue, Mail Stop Code 43
Brooklyn, New York 11203

Subway & Driving Directions


Office of the Dean

Tel: 718-270-1056
Fax: 718-270-2533

  • Dean: Kitaw Demissie, MD, PhD
  • Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs and Research: Tracey E. Wilson, PhD
  • Associate Vice President for Research Strategy and Operations: W. Marcus Lambert, PhD
  • Associate Dean for Community Engagement: Aimee Afable, PhD, MPH
  • Associate Dean for Global Engagement and Director of the Center for Global Health: Denise M. Bruno, MD, MPH
  • Assistant Dean for Student Engagement and Success: Marlene Camacho-Rivera, ScD, MS, MPH
  • Executive Director of the Center for Clinical and Outcomes Research: Michael Szarek, PhD, MS
  • Senior Executive Director for Administration & Finance: Jenny M. Crouch, EdD, MS, MA

For more information about our programs, admissions, and academic requirements please feel free to contact us:

Tel: 347-768-2127
Fax: 718-270-2533



Community Health Sciences (CHSC)

Interim Chair: Denise Bruno, MD, MPH
Tel: 718-270-2954

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS)

Chair: Laura Geer, PhD, MHS
Tel: 718-221-5267
Tel: 718-613-8780

Epidemiology and Biostatistics (EPID, BIOS)

Interim Chair: Elizabeth Helzner, PhD
Tel: 718-270-6732

Health Policy and Management (HPMG)

Chair: Thomas Mackie, PhD, MPH
Tel: 718-804-7836

Departmental Coordinator: Jennifer Thompson
Tel: 718-804-7836