Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences Directory

Primary Faculty

Amina Alio, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
PhD Applied Anthropology. Her research areas include racial/ethnic health disparities and global health. Specifically, Dr. Alio focuses on the impact of behavioral, psychosocial and environmental factors on pregnancy outcomes, particularly among African Americans.

(585) 275-0482



Ann M. Dozier, R.N., Ph.D.
Division Chief

PhD Nursing. Her research interests include Maternal Child and Women's Health, Community Based Participatory Research and program evaluation.

(585) 276-3998 Dozier profile

Camille A. Martina, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor

PhD Education. Her research interests include Environmental Medicine and Medical Ecology; Public Health implications of endocrine disrupting compounds, social determinants of academic success, and program evaluation.

(585) 273-3874 Martina profile

Deborah J. Ossip, M.S., Ph.D.
Professor (with tenure)

PhD Clinical Psychology. Her research interests in behavioral medicine and outcomes management include tobacco use and smoking interventions, obesity prevention and exercise. She directs our Smoking Research Program.

(585) 275-0528 Ossip profile

Nancy P. Chin, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor

PhD Anthropology. Her research interests include Social Determinants of Health in Low-Income Communities. Dr. Chin also serves as the Department's Graduate Program Director.

Chin profile

Scott McIntosh, Ph.D., M.A.
Associate Professor

PhD Counseling Psychology. His research interests include Smoking Cessation in special populations, Technology / Web Assisted Risk Behavior Intervention and Dissemination of effective interventions to physician practices. He directs the Greater Rochester Area Tobacco Cessation Center.

(585) 275-0511 McIntosh profile

Scott R. Smith, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor

MD Pediatrics and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics; MPH Clinical Effectiveness.  His research interests include cardiovascular health literacy (diet, exercise, and personal family history) in deaf adolescents and young adults.

VP 50502 Smith profile


Ann Marie Klass Division Secretary (585) 275-0624
Connie Bottoni, Health Project Coordinator (585) 275-9496
Duncan Ververs , Health Project Coordinator (585) 275-0627
Hazel Adekunle , Community Laison (585) 275-4185
Holly Widanka, Sr. Health Project Coordinator (585) 276-4840
Jason Muskopf, Health Project Coordinator (585) 275-7321
Marlene Goehle, Sr. Health Project Coordinator (585) 275-0598
Ryan Jones , Sr. Health Project Coordinator (585) 273-8547
Dawn Lafferty , Info Analyst II (585) 275-9109

Secondary/Emeritus Faculty

David Adler, M.D., M.P.H Adler profile
Laurie Kopin, M.S., R.N., A.N.P, Ed.D. , F.P.C.N.A. Kopin profile
Stephen J. Kunitz, M.D., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus Kunitz profile
Karen Mustian, Ph.D. Mustian profile
Vincent Silenzio, M.D., M.P.H Silenzio profile


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