People

Program Director


StoltzfusRebecca J. Stoltzfus, PhD
Rebecca Stoltzfus holds a Ph.D. in Human Nutrition from Cornell University (1992) and a B.A. in Chemistry from Goshen College (1984). From 1992-2002, she was assistant and then associate professor in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she continues to hold an adjunct appointment. She joined the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell in 2002 as an associate professor and was promoted to professor in 2005. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Nutrition, Past President of the Society for International Nutrition Research, and a member of the WHO Expert Advisory Panel on General Parasitology. She has participated and chaired several WHO consultative committees related to international micronutrient nutrition. Her research focuses on the causes and consequences of malnutrition, especially anemia and micronutrient malnutrition, in women and children in developing countries.

Associate Director

 

Jeanne_web_mud-cloth2Jeanne M. Moseley, MPH
Jeanne Moseley is a lecturer in the Division of Nutritional Sciences and the Associate Director for the Global Health Program. After completing her undergraduate education, she served for two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia, West Africa. After returning from The Gambia, Jeanne was a public school teacher for two years in a resource poor community in Atlanta, Georgia. These formative experiences led to Jeanne’s strong interest in public health, as well as her passion for working with vulnerable populations both in the United States and abroad. She received her MPH in International Health from Emory University, where her thesis research explored the needs and worries of a group of HIV positive women in Soweto, South Africa and their patterns and determinants of HIV positive serostatus disclosure.  While at Emory, Jeanne was also awarded a one year graduate fellowship to specifically study the intersections between health, culture and society. Before coming to Cornell, Jeanne worked as a research scientist with the HIV Epidemiology Program of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.  Her current areas of interest are global health curriculum development, the pedagogy of global service learning and the critical dimensions of reciprocity in the context of international partnerships and collaborations.

Global Health Program Fellow

Tatyana Roberts, BS

Tatyana Roberts is the Global Health Fellow for the 2016-2017 academic year. Tatyana graduated from Cornell University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Human Nutrition and a minor in Global Health. She was drawn to the Global Health Program as an undergraduate because it provided her the opportunity to learn beyond the classroom and pursue her passion for health internationally. Tatyana completed an independent field experience in Peru in 2014 and participated in the Global Health Summer Program in Lusaka, Zambia, in 2015. Through the South African Institute for Policy and Research and their partner, the Zambian Governance Foundation, she conducted research on alternatives to incarceration focusing on how NGOs can strategically align themselves to community service orders as well as an analysis on the existing and proposed non-custodial sentencing system in Zambia. Upon returning to campus, she worked as the Zambia Program Assistant during her senior year.

Hannah JamesHannah James, BS

Hannah James is the Global Health Fellow for the 2015-2016 academic year. She graduated from Cornell University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology, Health & Society, and a minor in Global Health. Hannah was drawn to the Global Health Program as an undergraduate because it gave her an opportunity to apply her coursework to real world problems, and to pursue her interest in health in an international context. Hannah completed her field experience for the minor during Summer 2013 in Tanzania where she completed a case study on the increasing prevalence of Type II diabetes in rural communities, and also worked with NAFGEM (Network Against Female Genital Mutilation), an NGO which seeks to eliminate female genital mutilation in Tanzania. 

 

Grace SeoGrace Seo, BS
Grace Seo was the Global Health Fellow for the 2014-2015 academic year. Grace graduated from Cornell University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology, Health, and Society and a minor in Global Health. She was drawn to the Global Health Program as an undergraduate because it provided a unique opportunity to learn about health from multiple disciplinary perspectives and learn about diverse cultures other than her own. Grace participated in the Global Health Summer Program in Lusaka, Zambia, where worked with the Southern African Institute for Policy and Research, where she researched Zambia's constitutional reform process and its implications on individuals' rights and health.Upon returning to campus, she worked as the Zambia Program Assistant during her senior year. During her time as the Fellow, she was closely involved with strengthening the Zambia Program and preparing the next cohort of the program. Grace also worked closely with the Student Advisory Board to hold Cornell's first Global Health Case Competition. Grace currently works at the Center for Global Health at Cornell Weill Medical College, where she is involved with various research projects and the Women in Global Health Initiative.

DSC02629Jessica Sparling, BS
Jessica Sparling was the Global Health Program Fellow during the 2013-2014 academic year. Jess graduated from Cornell University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences and a minor in Global Health. She became interested in the Global Health Program as an undergraduate as it provided her the opportunity to explore her passion for health in an international context. Jess spent summer 2011 participating in the ILR SVYM Global Service Learning Program in India, where she worked in a rural primary care hospital and created informative public health documents. Jess then spent summer 2012 participating in the Cornell Global Health Program in Zambia, where she assessed the effectiveness of a short course in Program Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation offered by the University of Zambia and conducted interviews regarding HIV/AIDS among the MSM community in Lusaka, Zambia. As an undergraduate, she served as a Teaching Assistant for the Global Service Learning Pre-Departure Seminar (India) and for NS 4600: Explorations in Global Health, and worked as the Global Health Student Program Assistant for 2012-2013. During the 2014-2015 academic year, Jess worked as a Research Project Coordinator for the CENTIR Group's (Prof. Rebecca Stoltzfus) Building Strong Nutrition Systems project based in Tanzania. In Fall 2015, Jess will matriculate at the University of Michigan School of Public Health to pursue a Master's of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education, concentrating in Health Communications.

acc252 imageAnna Carroll, BA
Anna Carroll was the Global Health Program Fellow from 2012-2013. She graduated from Cornell University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and a minor in Global Health. As an undergraduate, she was drawn to the Global Health Program because it provided her with an opportunity to combine her interests in health and in international cultures. As a Global Health Fellow, Anna focused on developing the Global Health program in Zambia and the Global Service Learning Pre-Departure Seminar. She also helped to establish the Global Health Student Advisory Board, through which she worked with students on a number of programmatic initiatives. She currently works at the National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) in Washington, D.C., where she focuses on capacity building and health systems strengthening around HIV/AIDS in Africa and in the Caribbean.

Teaching Faculty

 

DickinKatherine Dickin, PhD, Division of Nutritional Sciences, College of Human Ecology

 

 

 

 

 

 

FinkelsteinJulia Finkelstein, MPH, SD, Division of Nutritional Sciences, College of Human Ecology

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Laura Harrington, PhD, Entomology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

MehtaSaurabh Mehta, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Epidemiology, and Nutrition, Division of Nutritional Sciences, College of Human Ecology 

 

 

 

 

Pelletier_06David Pelletier, PhD, Division of Nutritional Sciences, College of Human Ecology and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 

 

 

 

  

Rasmussen06c_1_1Kathleen Rasmussen, PhD, Division of Nutritional Sciences, College of Human Ecology and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 

 

 

 

  

TorresAlfonso Torres, DVM, PhD, Associate Dean for Public Policy, Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

 

Affiliated Faculty

Linnie Golightly, MD, Professor of Medicine in Microbiology and Immunology and Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

 

Fitzgerald-DanielDan Fitzgerald, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

 

 

 

 

 

Linnie GolightlyLinnie Golightly, MD, Professor of Medicine in Microbiology and Immunology and Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

 

 

 

 

  

rgulick_1Roy (Trip) Gulick, MD, MPH, Chief of Division of Infectious Diseases, Weill Cornell Medical College