College of Health Sciences
Dr. Mendelsohn received an MPH and PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. After completing his doctorate, Dr. Mendelsohn became a member of the Research Faculty at Pittsburgh where he was primarily responsible for providing methodological support for large, multisite prospective cohort studies. Dr. Mendelsohn entered the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) program in 2003, with assignment to the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr. Mendelsohn has expertise in general epidemiology, epidemiologic methods, infectious diseases, and pharmacoepidemiology. Dr. Mendelsohn has enjoyed teaching and mentoring epidemiologists in training for approximately 15 years. He has taught at the University of Pittsburgh and George Washington University in addition to his ongoing teaching responsibilities with Walden University. Dr. Mendelsohn is a member in several professional societies including APHA, SER, ACE, and ISPE, to name a few. He previously served as Programming Chair and Section Councilor for the Epidemiology Section of APHA.