Faculty for Public Health
Learn more about the dedicated faculty of Public Health, M.P.H.
Ranelle Brew, Ed.D, MS, CHES
Dr. Brew teaches as an Associate Professor for the Public Health program at Grand Valley State University and is the Chair of the Department of Public Health and Program Director. Her Doctoral and double Master degrees are from Columbia University in Education and Health Sciences respectively.
Katie Barnhart, Ph.D., MPH
Lara Jaskiewicz, Ph.D., MPH
Azizur Molla, Ph.D., MPH
Dr. Molla is an Associate Professor for the Master of Public Health program of College of Health Professions at Grand Valley State University. He is a medical anthropologist with experience in community health, environmental health, health education and promotion, and health communication and advocacy, including research methods.
Jody Vogelzang, Ph.D., RDN, LD, FADA, CHES
Best described as a “scholarly practitioner,” Dr. Vogelzang teaches from the prospective of an academically prepared health professional. As a registered dietitian and Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Vogelzang is nationally recognized for her work in community nutrition.
Heather Wallace, Ph.D.
Dr. Wallace is an Assistant Professor for the Public Health program at Grand Valley State University where she advises and teaches students in Health Promotion. Dr. Wallace is an interdisciplinary scholar having received degrees in Sociology, Public Health and Gerontology. Her areas of expertise include rural aging, rural cancer control and prevention, and health behavior.