Population Health

Degree Earned


Program Type


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.

Amy Cunningham, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Rosie Frasso, PhD, MSc, MSc, CPH

Program Director

Richard W Hass, PhD

Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health

Margaret Kornuszko-Story, PhD, MHA, FACHE

Assistant Program Director

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.