Institute for Public Health Personnel

Headshot of Jeong

Dr. Su Jin Jeong

Director of the Institute for Public Health / Assistant Professor

Graves Hall, Room 227
812-488-3102
sj117@evansville.edu

Su Jin Jeong is an assistant professor of public health in the School of Health Sciences. Dr. Jeong received her DrPH degree in maternal and child health policy and her MPH degree in global maternal and child health, both from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a BA degree in Communication and Information Sciences from the University of Alabama.

Dr. Jeong has extensive global experience, having traveled to numerous countries in Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean, and has conducted public health research both in the U.S. and in developing countries. She was currently chosen for the University of Evansville Global Scholar Award for 2018-2019 to pursue research and collaborative work regarding post-partum care differences in the U.S. versus South Korea and the implications of that difference as related to infant and maternal mortality. Dr. Jeong is also actively involved in assisting students with conducting their own research and implementing community outreach programs. Dr. Jeong’s specific research interests involve health disparities, minority health, immigrant health, global health, access to care, community health, organizational collaboration, and needs assessment and evaluation.
Headshot of Patel-Dovlatabadi

Dr. Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi

Associate Professor of Public Health, School of Health Sciences

Graves Hall, Room 220
812-488-2210
pp42@evansville.edu

Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi is associate professor of public health and director of the undergraduate and graduate programs in public health. Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi's research interests include comparative health care systems, nutrition and health, and health policy.

Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi has a passion for public health and teaching the multidisciplinary aspects of the field. She is a public health expert for local media and has appeared on over 40 televised interviews regarding various public health issues. Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi has been active in service to the University of Evansville and the broader community. She was selected to be a University of Evansville Global Scholar where she traveled to India to conduct research on comparative health systems. Further, Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi was the recipient of the Dean’s Teaching Award. Dr. Patel-Dovlatabadi holds a DrPH in public health management, an MPH in health care organization and policy, an MBA in health care management, and a BS in psychology, all from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Staff

Front of Olmsted Hall

Mrs. Shannon Bryant

Student Services Specialist, Health Services Administration
sb381@evansville.edu
Graves Hall, Room 217
812-488-3101

Headshot of Shafer

Mrs. Cheryl Shafer

Administrative Assistant, School of Health Sciences
cs315@evansville.edu
Graves Hall, Room 219
812-488-2848

Office Phone:
812-488-3102

Email:
sj117@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Graves Hall 227