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Jay ​Graham, PhD, MBA, MPH

Associate Professor in Residence, Environmental Health Sciences
  • Program Director, Master of Public Health Program

Jay Graham’s research contributes to the development of more efficient and effective approaches to scale-up public health initiatives for the prevention and control of infectious diseases.
Phone: (510) 643-5716
Address: 2121 Berkeley Way #5303
Berkeley, CA 94720


Dr. Jay Graham applies advanced epidemiologic methods and next-generation DNA sequencing to refine our understanding of the spatial and temporal transmission of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and zoonotic infectious diseases. He has worked in a variety of countries in Latin America, Asia and Africa, and he has extensive experience working on the US-México border where he conducted research on the primary prevention of diarrheal diseases and pneumonia within informal settlements of Ciudad Juárez, MX. Much of his recent work has focused on research to prevent and control the spread of antimicrobial resistance. Dr. Graham holds an MPH and an MBA, and he received his PhD from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Prior to joining the faculty in EHS, he served as a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow, and served as a lead technical advisor on water, sanitation and hygiene and household air pollution in the Bureau for Global Health at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Research Interests

  • Community-acquired antimicrobial resistance
  • Zoonotic infectious diseases
  • Environmental determinants of infectious diseases
  • Exposure assessment


  • PhD – Environmental Health Sciences
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2007
  • MBA – University of Texas at El Paso, 2002
  • MPH – University of Texas Health Science Center, 2000
  • BS – Biology
    University of Arkansas, 1994


Courses Taught

    • PHW 200F
    • Environmental Health Sciences
    • PH 270A
    • Exposure Assessment and Control