Population Health

Degree Earned


Program Type


Program Contact

Name: Marianna (Marnie) LaNoue, PhD, MS
Position: Program Director

Program Contact

Name: Lisa Chosed, MA
Position: Assistant Program Director
Telephone: 215-503-6125

Admissions Contact

Name: April Smith
Position: Admissions and Recruitment Manager

901 Walnut Street, 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Telephone: 215-503-5305

Core Curriculum Faculty

Our Population Health Science (PhD) program is supported by expert faculty researchers and practitioners who teach in the program, chair and serve on dissertation committees, lead mentored research experiences, and provide scientific and professional support for students throughout their PhD.

Marianna D LaNoue, PhD, MS

Associate Professor
Program Director, PhD in Population Health Sciences

Amy Cunningham, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Rosie Frasso, PhD, MSc, MSc, CPH

Associate Professor
Program Director, Public Health

Richard W Hass, PhD

Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health
Director of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research for the Jefferson Center of Interprofessional Practice and Education

Willie (Billy) H Oglesby, PhD, MBA, MSPH, FACHE

Associate Professor
Interim Dean

Lawrence Ward, MD, MPH

Professor, Jefferson College of Population Health
Professor, Department of Medicine
Executive Vice Chairman, Jefferson Health
Vice Chairman for Clinical Practice and Quality, Jefferson Health

PhD students have the opportunity to take courses in five specializations, and therefore have access to all of JCPH faculty.