College of Health Professions
School of Health Sciences
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)
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.
CLRA 6235 - Epidemiology
CLRA 6190 - Information and Data Mangement
RSCH 8100 - Research Theory, Design, and Methods
PUBH 6145/8145 - Introduction to Epidemiology
RSCH 8210 - Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis
PhD, University of Pittsburgh
MPH, University of Pittsburgh
Girl Scouts, Troop 0029, Committee Member - Rockville, MD United States
Awards / Honors
Public Health National Honor Society, Delta Omega: Omicron Chapter, 2014
Outstanding Service Award, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 2005
University Scholar, University of Pittsburgh, 1994
Ford, D., Margaritis, V., Mendelsohn, A. B. (2016). Characteristics of childhood lead poisoning among Tennessee children ages one to five years, 2009-2013. Public health.
Mendelsohn, A. B. (2012). Central nervous system involvement.
Cappello, M. A., Ferraro, A. E., Mendelsohn, A. B., Prehn, A. W. (2013). Radon-contaminated drinking water from private wells: an environmental health assessment examining a rural Colorado mountain community's exposure.. Journal of environmental health.
Cappello, M. A., Ferraro, A. E., Mendelsohn, A. B., Prehn, A. W. (2013). Radon contaminated drinking water from private wells: An environmental health assessment examining a rural Colorado mountain community's exposure. American Public Health Association.