Wayne R. McCullough, PhD, MA, is the Interim Chair of the Charles Stewart Mott Department of Public Health and Director of the Master Public Health Program. He is responsible for curricular changes and faculty hiring in response to the evolving public health environment. He is leading the application process for the Council on Education in Public Health accreditation. Dr. McCullough served as the original co-investigator on the Research to Reduce Disparities in Disease NIH grant, which trains students to conduct mentored research through their medical education. He conducts research on men's health issues—especially those of black men—centered on mental health, depression, diabetes, and CVD. He is widely published in academic and scholarly publications, including the Journal of the National Medical Association, Health Equity, and Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research.