Professor & Executive Director, Center for Population Science and Discovery
Community, Environment & Policy Department
Prior to joining the UA, Dr. Calhoun was a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she established and directed the Center of Excellence in Eliminating Health Disparities and co-directed the Center for Population Health and Health Disparities. She also was professor of health policy and administration in the UIC School of Public Health. Dr. Calhoun most recently has been leading the effort to certify navigators and enrollment specialists who are working toward getting the uninsured population of Illinois into health insurance and other public benefits available through the Affordable Care Act. Prior to joining UIC, she was an assistant professor with the Institute of Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Department of Urology, and Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. In addition, she was an adjunct professor in the Master’s in Health Services Management Program at the American Schools of Professional Psychology in Chicago and held executive positions with Columbia/HCA.