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: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Public Health
  • Office Location:  Building 38, Room 113

Dr. Denice Curtis, assistant 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.

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.


  • William Bullock

  • Michael Findley

  • Steven Gaydos

    • Position: Resident Aerospace Medicine Program Volunteer Instructor
    • Department: Public Health
    • sgaydos@uwf.edu
    • 4743191
  • John Lanza

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor
    • Department: Public Health
    • Office Location: Building 38, Room 135
    • jlanza@uwf.edu
    • 8504743191
  • Joseph LaVan

    • Position: Resident Aerospace Medicine Program Volunteer Instructor
    • Department: Public Health
    • jlavan@uwf.edu
    • 4743191