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Faculty Profiles

Department of Public Health faculty contact and bio information.


Justice Mbizo
Position: Chair and Associate Professor
  • Department: Public Health
  • Office Location:  Building 38, Room 127

Dr. Justice Mbizo, associate professor, teaches epidemiological research methods and applied public health analysis.

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Denice Curtis
Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Public Health
  • Office Location:  Building 38, Room 113

Dr. Denice Curtis, associate professor, teaches biostatistics, epidemiology and global health.

Robert "Wes" Farr 
Position: Lecturer
  • Department: Public Health
  • Office Location:  Building 38, Room 135

Dr. R. Wesley Farr, Lecturer, teaches environmental health and infectious diseases for the UWF Department of Public Health.

Damaris Kinyoki
Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Public Health
  • Office Location:  Building 38, Room 108

Dr. Damaris Kinyoki, assistant professor, teaches biostatistics, disease surveillance & monitoring, epidemiology, global health, monitoring & evaluation and public health.

Gregory Steele
Position: Lecturer
  • Department: Public Health
  • Office Location:  Building 38, Room 135

Dr. Steele is a visiting lecturer for the Department of Public Health.

Melanie Sutton
Position: Professor
  • Department: Public Health
  • Office Location:  Building 38, Room 102

Dr. Melanie Sutton, professor, teaches bioinformatics, health information systems, medical informatics, medical terminology, and computer and geographic information systems applications in public health.

Daudet Ilunga Tshiswaka
Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Public Health
  • Office Location:  Building 38, Room 104

Dr. Daudet Ilunga Tshiswaka, assistant professor, teaches disease surveillance and monitoring and applied data analysis in public health.

Adjunct Faculty

Department of Public Health Adjunct faculty contact information.


Beate Bolton

William Bullock

Erica Burkhart

Teresa Caples

Michael Findley

Steven Gaydos

John Lanza

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Department: Public Health
  • phone8504743191
  • emailjlanza@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Building 38, Room 135

Joseph LaVan

Meredith Marten

Guy-Lucien Whembolua