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Faculty

MPH faculty members are:
  • accessible to their students
  • respectful of others
  • welcoming of diverse backgrounds and perspectives
  • actively engaged in reseach and public health servives
  • Frank Houghton PhD, MPH, MA, MSc, CGeog, FHEA, FRGS
    Frank Houghton PhD, MPH, MA, MSc, CGeog, FHEA, FRGS
    Associate Professor & MPH Program Director
    Phone: 509.828.1221
    Fax: 509.828.1275

    Frank Houghton is a Public Health Geographer with a background in Public Health Intelligence. Frank has experience of working in an applied public health setting in both Ireland and New Zealand. He has allied health and social care policy experience through having worked at the National Council on Ageing & Older People and as Head of the Research, Development & Education for Focus Ireland, a national charity working with homeless people (both post were in Dublin, Ireland).

    Prior to starting at EWU Frank held a tenured faculty position at Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) in Ireland. Here he was Director of both an MA in Social Care Management, and a special purpose award in Community Development & Health Advocacy. While in LIT Frank established two research groups (the Irish Center for Applied Social Studies [ICRASS], and the Health & Social Research Group [HEALR]). Frank has experience of working in an adjunct capacity for the University of Limerick, Sligo Institute of Technology, Dublin Institute of Technology and the Institutes of Technology of Ireland (all based in Ireland).

    Frank has a varied educational background which includes a PhD in Health Geography (National University of Ireland- Maynooth), a Masters in Population Health Evidence (MPHe, University of Manchester), an MSc in Computer Science & Applications (Queen's University of Belfast), a MA in Peace Studies (University of Ulster) and a MA in TESOL (University of Ulster). Frank is both a Chartered Geographer and Fellow with the (UK) Royal Geographical Society (RGS), as well as a Fellow of the (UK) Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

    Specialiazation: Health Inequalities, Multidisciplinary Public Health, Geographies of Health, Disease/Health Innovation Diffusion, Tobacco, Alcohol & Drug Use, Child, Adolenscent & Student Health, Qualitative Research Methods & Disease/Health Innovation Diffusion

  • Olugbemiga Ekundayo, MD, MPH, DrPH
    Olugbemiga Ekundayo, MD, MPH, DrPH
    Lecturer/Epidemiologist for Public Health Program

    Olugbemiga Ekundayo received his Doctorate in Public Health, with Concentration in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, his Masters Degree in Public Health with concentration in Community Based Participatory Action Research in HIV/AIDS, and Epidemiology.

    Specialization: Health Disparities and Health Equity, Research in Resources Poor Settings, Disaster Preparedness, Community Resiliency, Mixed Methods, Rapid Assessment, Response and Evaluation, Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

  • Adrian E. Dominguez
    Adrian E. Dominguez
    Lecturer/Epidemiologist for Public Health Program
    Riverpoint Campus
    Phone: 509.324.1670

    Education:  Adrian Domiguez received his undergraduate degree in 1989 in Physiology/Cell Biology from the University of California at Santa Barbara. In 1988 he was awarded the Harvard University Health Professionals fellowship to attend Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he studied Neurology and was introduced to Public Health. In 1992 he received his Masters of Science in Epidemiology and Bio-statistics from the school of Public Health at the University of California. Adrian has over 22 years experince in public health. In 1993 he began working in AIDS Epidemiology, studing the transmission of HIV. In November 2011, Adrian was elected to the Board of Directors for the Washington State Public Health Associaton (WSPHA).

    Specializations:  Social justice, social determinants of health and health inequities.

  • Krisztian Magori
    Krisztian Magori
    Lecturer and Ecologist for the Public Health Program

    Education: M.Sc. in Biology (Ecology) and his Ph.D. in Biological Physics at Eotvos University, in Hungary.

     

    Specializations: vector-borne various infectious diseases, teaching Introductory & Advanced Biostatistics, global health and health inequality

  • Mary Ann Keogh Hoss, PhD, CTRS, FACHE, FDRT
    Mary Ann Keogh Hoss, PhD, CTRS, FACHE, FDRT
    Lecturer Health Services and Public Health Programs
    Riverpoint Campus Room 338
    Phone: 509.828.1245
    Fax: 509.828.1275
    Mary Ann Keogh Hoss is an experienced health care administrator. Her career in health care started in 1968. She has worked in support services, clinical services and administration. She is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and Fellow Distinguished in Recreational Therapy. She is also certified nationally as a recreational therapist. She has 30 years of experience in health care having worked in government hospitals as well as not for profit hospitals. She has worked as a support services worker, therapist, manager, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer. Her experience and skills as a leader help transform knowledge into actual working realities.
  • Margo, Jo Hill
    Margo, Jo Hill
    Lecturer and Director, Tribal Planning and Public Health Program
    Riverpoint Campus Room 232
    Phone: (509) 828-1218

    Education: BA, University of Washington; J.D., Gonzaga University; MURP, Eastern Washington University.

    Specializations: Tribal Law, Community Development, Tribal Planning and Management, Planning Law, Tribal Economic Development.

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