Santa Clara University

Public Health Science
Public Health Science Faculty 
Laura Chyu
Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
H. Westley Clark
Dean's Executive Professor
Sonja Mackenzie
Assistant Professor
Tracy Ruscetti
Lecturer, Biology Department and Public Health Program
Katherine Saxton
Assistant Professor, Biology
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Public Health Science Program Advisory Council


Doing fieldwork in the rainforest

Michelle Bezanson
Assistant Professor, Anthropology
Anthropology professor's classroom is in the Costa Rican rainforests where students are encouraged to get their hands dirty. Read the full profile »
Steve Fedder
Senior Lecturer
Senior Lecturer, Chemistry Pre-Health Advisor Read the full profile »
Leslie Gray
Associate Professor
Leslie Gray is a geographer who teaches classes that emphasize global environment, development and population issues. Current research projects include food security, land degradation and agrarian change issues in West Africa and Urban Agriculture in California. She has published articles on environmental policy, land degradation, and women's access to resources in Burkina Faso and Sudan. This research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Fulbright/IIE and the Social Science Research Council. She has also done work for several international organizations, including CARE, Catholic Relief Services, UNDP, ILO and the World Bank. Read the full profile »
David C. Hess
Associate Professor, Director Biotechnology Program
Brian McNelis
Associate Professor
Associate Professor Chemistry Read the full profile »
Leilani Miller
Associate Professor
Dr. Leilani Miller Read the full profile »

Understanding the role of social class and capital

Laura Nichols
Associate Professor, Sociology
Sociologist lets students ride the city bus, the whole length of its trip, to study firsthand changes in social strata. Read the full profile »
Katherine Saxton
Assistant Professor, Biology Department
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Appreciating the aging mind

Patricia Simone
Associate Professor, Psychology
Psychology professor's research suggests that the gap between young minds and old ones may not be that large. Read the full profile »
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