At the University of Michigan School of Public Health, more than 200 professors and research scientists teach tomorrow’s public health leaders and perform cutting-edge research that helps advance the field of public health. Many faculty members are leading experts in their fields who consult with governments, communities, and nongovernmental organizations.

Meet Our Faculty

Faculty whose name starts with R

Trivellore Raghunathan Trivellore Eachambadi Raghunathan, PhD
  • Professor, Biostatistics
  • Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research

Areas of Expertise

Patti Ramos Patti Ramos, MPH, RD
  • Lecturer, Nutritional Sciences
  • Project Manager, University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center 

Areas of Expertise
COVID-19, Health Care, Health Communication, Nutrition

Epidemiology Logo John Randolph, MD
  • Professor, Epidemiology
  • Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Program Director, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship, University of Michigan Medical School
Arvind Rao Arvind Rao, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Biostatistics
  • Associate Professor, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
  • Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology

Areas of Expertise

Scott Ratliff Scott Ratliff, MS, BS
  • Research Area Specialist Intermediate and
  • Intermittent Lecturer in Epidemiology 

Areas of Expertise

Simone Rauscher Singh Simone R. Rauscher Singh, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Health Management and Policy

Areas of Expertise
Health Care, Health Policy

Sarah Reeves Sarah L Reeves, PhD, MPH
  • Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
  • Director, Child Health Evaluation and Research Fellowship

Areas of Expertise
Chronic Disease, Child Health, Health Care, Health Informatics, Health Policy

Sari Reisner Sari L. Reisner, ScD, MA
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology
  • Faculty Affiliate, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Faculty Affiliate, Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg and Family Depression Center

Areas of Expertise
Clinical Trials, Global Public Health, Health Care, Health Equity, Infectious Disease, LGBT Health, Mental Health, Racism, Reproductive Health, Social Epidemiology, Substance Use, Urban Health, Women’s Health

Ken Resnicow Ken Resnicow, PhD
  • Irwin Rosenstock Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education at University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • Professor of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine
  • Associate Director for Community Engagement and Health Disparities Research at the Unive
John Rice John Rice, PhD
  • Research Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

Areas of Expertise

Julia Richards Julia E. Richards, PhD
  • Harold F. Falls Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology
  • Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology
  • Director, Glaucoma Research Center

Areas of Expertise

Rudy Richardson Rudy J. Richardson, ScD, DABT
  • Dow Professor Emeritus, Toxicology
  • Associate Professor Emeritus, Neurology

Areas of Expertise
Aging, COVID-19, Environmental Health, Infectious Disease, Modeling, Toxicology

Alexander Rickard Alexander H. Rickard, PhD, MSc
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise
Infectious Disease

Scott Roberts Scott Roberts, PhD
  • Interim Chair and Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education
  • Director, ELSI Research Training Program
  • Co-Director, Dual Degree Program in Public Health and Genetic Counseling

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Genetics, Health Communication, Mental Health, Precision Health

Thomas Robins Thomas Robins, MD, MPH
  • Professor Emeritus, Environmental Health Sciences
Amy Rothberg Amy E Rothberg, MD, DABOM
  • Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • Adjunct Professor, Nutritional Sciences

Areas of Expertise
Chronic Disease, Health Care, Maternal Health, Nutrition, Reproductive Health

Michael Rubyan Michael A. Rubyan, PhD, MPH
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Management and Policy

Areas of Expertise
Chronic Disease, Health Communication, Health Equity, Health Informatics, Health Policy, Urban Health

Edward Ruiz-Narvaez Edward A Ruiz-Narvaez, ScD, MS
  • Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Chronic Disease, Genetics, Nutrition

Andrew Ryan Andrew Ryan, PhD
  • Adjunct Faculty, Health Management and Policy

Areas of Expertise
Health Policy