PhD Michigan State University: Comparative Medicine & Integrative Biology – Epidemiology
MPH Emory University: Epidemiology
Elizabeth Hamilton, Interim Director of the Master of Public Health Program and assistant professor, administers and teaches for MSU’s online MPH Program and provides curriculum development within the Shared Discovery Curriculum and course instruction in the CHM. She is working to have the MPH program accredited by the national Council on Education for Public Health.
Hamilton has worked in the field of public health for over 15 years. Her past experience has been based in state government and the private sector. She has been with the MPH program since 2012, where she teaches courses on general public health, epidemiology, and communicable diseases in public health, as well as overseeing the practicum and capstone courses. Hamilton also co-designed the Health Systems Complexities and Population Vulnerabilities intersession for the Shared Discovery Program as well as performed as basic scientist for public health content. Currently, she is refining the model of the online MPH program, creating additional opportunity for students to experience leadership in public health as well as exposure to and experience performing methods of public health practice.
Areas of Interest
Hamilton’s passion is OneHealth – the combined study of human, animal, and environmental systems to solve public health programs. She serves on the MSU OneHealth Committee and is interested in creating opportunities to further education in and awareness of OneHealth at MSU.