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Robert  Bernstein

Adjunct Assoc Professor

Adjunct Associate Professor

Adjunct or Visiting, Global Health

A Medical Epidemiologist, Public Health and Preventive Medicine thought leader and seasoned team leader with more than 35 years of experience in leading Health Services Research (HSR), managing public-private partnerships, evaluating and improving public health systems, policies, programs and practices, and providing training for USAID and U.S. Health agencies, U.N. agencies and developing country ministries of health in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Tanzania and numerous other countries in Africa. He has more than eight years of direct practice in HIV/AIDS-related epidemiology and policy with USAID globally and with WHO/WPRO in Asia. He is well versed in the technical and diplomatic issues of advocating successfully for including new interventions such as vaccines and systems of pharmaceutical supply chain management in national immunization programs through consultancies for Wyeth and Pfizer in Indonesia, Singapore, and China. He served as CDC Resident Advisor for Indonesia and KSA Field Epidemiology Training Programs and led teams of medical experts building capacity within their Ministries of Health, assessing and improving public health systems and services, and investigating complicated public health issues such as HIV transmission in hemodialysis centers. 

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14351 Lake Vista Drive

Sonora , CA 95370

Phone: 770-633-1740



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Areas of Interest

  • Epidemiology
  • Evaluation
  • Health Management
  • Health Services Research
  • Public Health Leadership
  • Public Health Preparedness and Response


  • MD 1977, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • PhD 1971, Pennsylvania State University
  • MPH 1979, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
  • AB 1965, University of Pennsylvania
  • Public Health & Preventive Medicine 1987, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health

Affiliations & Activities

Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine

Member of APHA, APTR, and American Evaluation Association

Member of Tuolumne County Medical Society and California Medical Association