Instructor Profiles

Sam Harper, Ph.D.

Sam Harper

Sam Harper earned his PhD in epidemiology at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health and worked as researcher at the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health.  He obtained a master's degree in epidemiology at the University of South Carolina in 1999 and studied health inequalities as a CDC Fellow at the National Center for Health Statistics from 1999-2000.  His research interests include conceptual and methodological issues in health inequalities, population health and demography, and public health ethics. His dissertation research uses routinely collected public health data to monitor and investigate health inequalities across time and place, and he is currently working with the National Cancer Institute on methods for monitoring cancer-related health disparities.

Sam is currently at McGill University, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health.

Courses Taught by Sam Harper