Leadership and Administration

Our leadership and administration support and set the tone for our school's research, teaching and learning agendas, as well as our commitment to public service and diversity.

Jean Wactawski-Wende.

Dean

Jean Wactawski-Wende, PhD, was appointed dean of the school in March of 2015. She also serves as professor in the department of epidemiology and environmental health.

R Lorraine Collins.

Associate Dean for Research

R. Lorraine Collins, PhD, leads the school’s effort to promote, facilitate and sustain research productivity and excellence. She also serves as professor in the department of community health and health behavior.

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Gary A. Giovino, PhD, MS is Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs.

Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs

Gaspar A. Farkas oversees the school’s academic standards and student support services. He also serves as associate professor of exercise and nutrition sciences.

Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Heather Orom, PhD, leads the school's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. She is associate professor, director of graduate studies in the department of community health and health behavior.

Associate Dean, Chief Operating Officer

Mike is chief adviser and confidant to the Dean of the school on strategy, innovation, and operations. He works within all areas of the school's tripartite mission, providing leadership, guidance, and support to ensure departments and administrative units are successful.

Department Chairs

Jo L. Freudenheim.

270D Farber Hall

Phone: (716) 829-5375

Fax: (716) 829-2979

jfreuden@buffalo.edu

Chair
SUNY Distinguished Professor
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health
School of Public Health and Health Professions
gregory g. homish.

310 Kimball

Phone: (716) 829-6959

Fax: (716) 829-6040

ghomish@buffalo.edu

Chair
Professor
Department of Community Health and Health Behavior
School of Public Health and Health Professions
Dave Hostler.

212 Kimball

Phone: (716) 829-6795

Fax: (716) 829-2428

dhostler@buffalo.edu

Chair
Professor
Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Professions

212 Kimball

Phone: (716) 829-6795

Fax: (716) 829-2428

dhostler@buffalo.edu

sue ann sisto.

510 Kimball

Fax: (716) 829-2609

suesisto@buffalo.edu

Chair
Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Science
School of Public Health and Health Professions
Gregory Wilding.

705 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-2594

Fax: (716) 829-2200

gwilding@buffalo.edu

Chair
Professor
Department of Biostatistics
School of Public Health and Health Professions

705 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-2594

Fax: (716) 829-2200

gwilding@buffalo.edu