Meet Our Faculty & Staff

  • Adjunct Faculty

    Dr. Brian Castrucci is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the de Beaumont Foundation.  Dr. Castrucci is a disruptor, instigator, and fierce advocate for public health. During his nine-year tenure, Castrucci has helped build the Foundation into a leading voice in health philanthropy and public health practice. Castrucci’s research interests include maternal and child health, the public health workforce, and systems to support policy implementation and practice improvement.
  • Term Assistant Professor, Public Health

  • Adjunct Faculty, Social Work

  • Clinical Instructor, Nursing

  • Lawrence Cheskin

    Chair, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, Nutrition

    Dr. Cheskin is Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, Co-Principal Investigator of the Mason Cohort: Health Starts Here study, and Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  He received his medical degree from Dartmouth, and postdoctoral training at Yale-New Haven Hospital.  
  • Holly Childs

    Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition

  • Assistant Professor, Public Health

    Helen Chin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Global and Community Health. Her research interests are centered around investigating factors that adversely affect the reproductive health of women and girls, as well as their offspring. Her current focus is studying how endocrine disrupting exposures affect ovarian development and function. 
  • Adjunct Faculty, Social Work

  • Adjunct Faculty, Social Work

  • Carol Cleaveland

    Associate Professor, Social Work