About

Stephen Hawes

Chair & Professor

206.685.0146
hawes@uw.edu

Professor and Chair Stephen Hawes is responsible to the Dean of the School of Public Health for the educational and administration affairs of the department. The Chair presides at meetings, provides leadership and mentoring of faculty, and formulates and implements the short- and long-term planning, strategy, decision-making and coordination of instruction within the department.

Amanda Phipps

Associate Chair

206.543.0849
aiphipps@uw.edu

DJ Miller

Administrator

206.685.1829
mrmiller@uw.edu

DJ directs administrative services and serves as the department’s business manager, providing oversight of expenditure and revenue forecasting, human resource and personnel matters, facility management planning, as well as serving as a member of the department Leadership Team evaluating operational needs and participating in comprehensive strategic planning initiatives.

Kathryn Jansen

Academic HR Manager / Assistant to the Chair

206.543.6394
kjansen2@uw.edu

Kathryn oversees faculty affairs and academic HR processes (faculty appointments, reappointments, promotions, etc.), in addition to providing administrative support to the Chair and coordinating faculty meetings and activities for the Epi Leadership Team.

Stephen Schwartz

Graduate Program Director

Phone: (206) 685-1799
stevesch@uw.edu

Stephen oversees the strategic and programmatic activities of SAS, directing and participating in current and prospective student advising, admissions, recruitment. He also consults on the development of curriculum.

Rachel Winer

Research Director

206.616.5081
rlw@uw.edu

Jen Balkus

EDI Faculty Co-Chair

206.616.6614
jbalkus@uw.edu

Brandon Guthrie

Curriculum Chair

206.543.4278
brguth@uw.edu