Faculty & Staff

Center For Global Health And Development faculty, staff and their research interest:

Dinesh S. Chandel, PhD - Research Assistant Professor

Laboratory and evidence based research to improve population health. This is specifically, perinatal health of women and early life morbidities of infants...

 Evi Farazi, PhD - Research Professor

Dr. Farazi’s research focuses on understanding the complex interactions of genetic and environmental factors in cancer development...

Martha H Goedert, PhD - Assistant Professor

I have written curriculum for global health midwifery, pediatric and family nursing across 5 Universities. I am an invited lecturer for peer-reviewed conferences at national and international.... 

Ali S. Khan, MD, MPH - Dean College of Public Health

Dr. Khan's professional career has focused on emerging infectious diseases, bioterrorism and global health security...

Shannon Maloney, PhD - Assistant Professor

Shannon’s research utilizes experimental and quasi-experimental methods...

Pinaki Panigrahi, MD, PhD - Professor

Pathogenesis of Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases of the G.I. tract, international health, human research protection and clinical trials...

Abbie Raikes, PhD - Assistant Professor

Trained in both developmental psychology and public health, my work focuses on early childhood development in high-risk contexts...

Atul Rayamajhi, MS - Director, Information Systems

Atul Rayamajhi, is Director of Information Systems for UNMC’s College of Public Health. His Masters of Science degree in Management of Information Systems is from the University of Nebraska, Omaha...


 

Affiliated Faculty


Nate A. Bickford, PhD - Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Kearney, College of Natural and Social Science – Biology Department

Nate Bickford is a trained ecologist specializing in conservation and sustainability. He has experience is small ecosystem engineering and sustainability...

Sonja H. Bickford, PhD - University of Nebraska at Kearney, Department of Industrial Technology

Sonja Bickford has expertise in international business, environmental economics such as cost benefit analysis...  

 

James D. Goedert, PhD, PE, FNSPE - Professor Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction University of Nebraska-Lincoln

James Goedert has several years of experience working on project in developing nations including Haiti (School & 2 composting latrines), Uganda (Rainwater harvesting), Togo (composting latrines) Mali and most recently a year in Tanzania...

Christopher Gustafson, PhD - Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Behavioral Economics and Health Disparities

Chris Gustafson has extensive experience in Tanzania with research in food and economic decision-making, especially focused on feeding and food valuation among women, with behaviors that affect the children they feed...

Elizabeth VanWormer, PhD - Assistant Professor of Practice and One Health Coordinator, School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Liz VanWormer is an expert on American and East African One Health issues addressing the interface of domestic and wild animals...