Environment & Public Health Faculty

Departmental Faculty

John C Beier

Professor

jbeier@miami.edu

(305) 243-2977
John C. Beier, Sc.D., is Professor and Director of the Division of Environment and Public Health in the Department of Public Health Sciences. Dr. Beier’s research career is committed to the ecology and control of vector-borne diseases, including malaria, dengue, Zika, other arboviruses, and leishmaniasis. With a strong network of...

Scott C. Brown

Research Associate Professor

s.brown5@miami.edu

(305) 243-4410
Scott C. Brown, Ph.D., is a Research Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He has a secondary appointment at the University of Miami School of Architecture. Previously, he completed postdoctoral fellowships in cognitive aging and behavioral health at the University of...

Alberto Caban-Martinez

Asst. Professor

acaban@miami.edu

(305) 243-7565
Dr. Caban-Martinez is a board-certified osteopathic physician and epidemiologist, and an Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences in the Division of Environment and Public Health of the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine. He is the Director of the Musculoskeletal Disorders and...

Naresh Kumar

Assoc. Professor

nkumar@miami.edu

(305) 243-4854
Naresh Kumar, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Environmental Health in the Department of Public Health Sciences, Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy, and Department of Geography and Regional Studies at the University of Miami. Dr. Kumar’s research and teaching are dedicated to prevent and manage environmental disease burden....

Secondary Faculty

Joanna L. Lombard

Professor

jlombard@miami.edu

(305) 284-3731
Joanna Lombard, AIA, LEED AP, is a registered architect (Florida) and Professor at the University of Miami School of Architecture with a joint appointment in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the Miller School of Medicine and is a 2019-2020 Abess Faculty Scholar in the Leonard and Jayne Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy....

Frank Martinez

Assoc. Professor

fmartinez@miami.edu

(305) 284-4957
Frank Martinez is an Associate Professor at the University of Miami, School of Architecture, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Miami and a graduate degree from Princeton University. He teaches design, drawing and...

Imelda K Moise

Asst. Professor

moise@miami.edu

Trained as a health geographer, Dr Moise's overarching program of research focuses on families and communities at risk. Her methodological expertise lies in utilizing quantitative and qualitative methods, often employing mixed methods study designs including geospatial analysis to examine the sociocultural and contextual...

Elizabeth M. Plater-Zyberk

Professor

epz@miami.edu

(305) 798-7393
Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, FAIA, LEED AP, is Malcolm Matheson Distinguished Professor of Architecture and Director of the Master of Urban Design Program. She has a joint appointment in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the Miller School of Medicine.  She was dean of the School of Architecture 1995-2013.  She teaches...

Justin B Stoler

Associate Professor

stoler@miami.edu

(305) 284-6692
Dr. Stoler's research explores the geographic patterns of urban health disparities and environmental influences on social and behavioral epidemiology. He holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Public Health Sciences, and is an affiliate of the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science & Policy. Dr. Stoler enjoys field work and has...

Voluntary Faculty

Gunter Muller

Muller Gunter

Voluntary Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences


Lauren Murphy, PhD

Lauren Murphy, PhD

Voluntary Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences


Rui-De Xue, PhD

Rui-De Xue, PhD

Voluntary Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences

Postdocs

Andre Barreto Bruno Wilke

Post Doctoral Associate

axb1737@miami.edu

Andre B. B. Wilke, Ph.D., is a Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Environment and Public Health in the Department of Public Health Sciences. Dr. Wilke has more than ten years of experience in the fields of vector ecology, vector control, population genetics, and the epidemiology of vector-borne diseases. He has more than 30...