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Michael A. Joseph, PhD, MPH

Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Michael A. Joseph, PhD, MPH has served as the co-PI on two federally funded grants related to heterosexual Black men's HIV transmission risks. A highly regarded teacher and curricular innovator, Dr. Joseph was recognized with the prestigious SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2013. For nearly a decade, he has taught the American Public Health Association Learning Institute Course, "Biostatistics for Non-Statisticians," which he created to fill a gap in public health proficiency to benefit students with varying levels of knowledge, skills, and expertise. Internationally, Dr. Joseph has extensive experience in building biostatistics and epidemiology capacity and has conducted training sessions in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Estonia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan.

Dr. Joseph is very passionate in developing the next generation of diverse public health professionals; he teaches introductory biostatistics in several pipeline programs designed to steer students from disadvantaged backgrounds into health professions such as public health. These programs include: The Summer Enrichment Program in Health Policy and the Future Public Health Leaders Program (University of Michigan), Project IMHOTEP and Public Health Leader Fellowship Program (Morehouse College), and the Health Science Academy at the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (SUNY Downstate). He is known for being intensely committed to students at all educational levels and has received numerous awards for his outstanding mentorship.


PhD, 2002, University of Michigan School of Public Health

MPH, 1996, Yale University School of Public Health

BS, 1994, Brooklyn College