Affiliate and Adjunct Faculty

SPH maintains affiliate agreements with University of Memphis faculty with academic appointments in other colleges and schools and adjunct appointments with professionals from local organizations and institutions to provide a broad array of multidisciplinary expertise.

Affiliate Faculty Appointments

Environmental Health Sciences


  • Ramin Homayouni, PhD, Professor, Department of Biology, Director of Bioinformatics, Center for Translational Informatics
  • Ebenezer George, PhD, Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences/Statistics
  • Su Chen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences/Statistics
  • Lih-Yuan Deng, PhD, Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences/Statistics

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Adjunct Faculty Appointments

  • Ed Rafalski, PhD, Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Marketing, Methodist Healthcare
  • Janet Shipman, JD, Attorney, Shelby County Health Department
  • Michelle Taylor, MD, MS, DrPHc, Associate Medical Director and Deputy Administrator for Maternal and Child Health, Shelby County Health Department
  • William Tuttle, MHA, FACHE, Vice President, Planning, Memphis Metropolitan Market, Baptist Memorial Health Care
  • Tyler Zerwekh, DrPH, Administrator, Environmental Health Services Bureau, Shelby County Health Department
  • Katora P. Campbell, MSN, DrPH RN-BC
  • Alisa Haushalter, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC
  • David Sweat, MPH