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Caress A. Dean, MPH, Ph.D.

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Title: Director, Associate Professor - Public Health
Office: 3160 Human Health Building
Phone: (248) 364-8845
Fax: (248) 364-8657
E-mail: [email protected]

Educational Background: 
PhD; Public Health; Health Management and Policy; Saint Louis University
MPH; Public Health; Health Policy and Promotion; University of Missouri – Columbia
BS; Biological Sciences; Marquette University 

Teaching Interests: 
Her teaching interest include health policy and management, capstone, population health, health services, and cardiovascular health. 

Dr. Dean’s area of expertise include chronic disease prevention and management. In her current work she seeks to understand the cardiovascular health of populations. She hopes to use these findings to inform the development of policies and procedures to address influential social determinants of health. 

Professional Affiliations: 
American Heart Association
American Public Health Association
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society 
Academy Health

Personal Interests: 
Dr. Dean enjoys trying new foods, dancing, and jogging the Clinton River Trail.

School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-2369

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
[email protected]