Department Faculty

  Jim Anthony
  David Barondess
  Naomi Breslau
  Gustavo de los Campos
  Joseph Gardiner
  Hector M. González
  Claudia Holzman
  Jean Kerver
  Chenxi Li
  Qing Lu
  Zhehui Luo
  Claire Margerison-Zilko
  Janet Osuch
  Nigel Paneth
  Dorothy Pathak
  James Pivarnik
  Mat Reeves
  A.M. Saeed
  Nicole Talge
  David Todem
  Ana Vázquez
  Hao Wang
  Elizabeth (Betsy) Wasilevich
  Julie Wirth
  Lixin Zhang
  Adjunct Faculty

Graduate Director

  David Barondess 

Specialists - Research

  Madeleine Lenski
  Jamil Scott


Naomi Breslau, Ph.D.

Professor of Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Michigan State University
909 Fee Road Room B601
East Lansing 48824
(517) 353.8623 x170


ISI HighlyCited

Dr. Breslau is a highly cited psychiatric epidemiologist and PhD-trained sociologist who makes major contributions and scientific advances in the epidemiological study of numerous psychiatric conditions and behavioral disturbances, most prominently post-traumatic stress disorder and tobacco dependence.

She also has been an important contributor of epidemiological evidence on long-term effects of low birthweight (e.g., with respect to problem-solving capacities as disclosed by intelligence and other cognitive testing).

She holds multiple NIH research awards, and is actively involved in development of training programs at MSU. .

(See for more details about Dr. Breslau’s research contributions.)