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Trainees, 2012-2013

Welch Center Core Faculty
           

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Dr. Appel

Lawrence J. Appel, MD, MPH
Director, Welch Center

David C. Molina Professor of Medicine/GIM 
School of Medicine
Director, ProHealth Clinical Research Unit
Joint Affiliations:
Epidemiology; International Health/Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Research Interests: Prevention of blood pressure-related cardiovascular and kidney diseases through pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches, often nutrition-based

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gail  Gail L. Daumit, MD, MHS
Associate Director, Welch Center

Associate Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Joint Affiliations: Epidemiology; Health Policy and Management; Mental Health, JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health
Research Interests: Severe mental illness, primary care

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Core Faculty
         
Dr. Beach

Mary Catherine Beach, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Joint Affiliations: Health, Behavior and Society,  Bloomberg School of Public Health

Core Faculty, Berman Institute of Bioethics
Research Interests: Physician-patient relationships and communication; respect; bioethics; health care quality for vulnerable populations; HIV; sickle-cell disease

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Dr. BennettWendy Bennett, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Joint Affiliation: Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Research Interests: Women's health, diabetes and obesity

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Ms. CarsonKathryn Carson, ScM
Senior Research Associate, Epidemiology
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Research Interests: Epidemiological methods, biostatistics, cooperative research, clinical trials, study design, data analysis
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Dr. ClarkJeanne M. Clark, MD, MPH
Frederick Brancati, MD Professor of Medicine/GIM 
Director, Division of General Internal Medicine
School of Medicine
Joint Affiliation: Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Research Interests: Obesity, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

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Dr. Cooper

Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH 
James F. Fries Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Director, Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities
Joint Affiliation: Epidemiology, Health Policy & Mgmt,

Health, Behavior & Society, Center for Global Health,
Bloomberg School of Public Health; School of Nursing
Research Interests: Patient-centered care, patient-physician communication, racial/ethnic disparities

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Dr. CoreshJosef Coresh, MD, PhD, MHS 
George W. Comstock Professor in the Department of Epidemiology; Biostatistics
Director, Cardiovascular Epidemiology Training Program; Director, Comstock Center for Public Health Research and Prevention 
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Joint Affiliations: Medicine/GIM, School of Medicine; Center for Global Health, Bloomberg SPH
Research Interests: Cardiovascular and kidney disease, epidemiologic methods, genetic epidemiology

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Dr. CrewsDeidra C. Crews, MD, ScM, FASN
Associate Professor of Medicine/Nephrology
School of Medicine
Research Interests: Chronic kidney disease epidemiology, racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in chronic kidney disease
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Dr. Crum

Rosa M. Crum, MD, MHS
Professor of Epidemiology; Mental Health, 
Interim Dir., Clinical Epidemiology Training Program
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Joint Affiliations: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, JHU School of Medicine

Research Interests: Psychiatric disorders, alcohol and substance abuse
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Dr. FordDaniel E. Ford, MD, MPH
Vice Dean for Clinical Investigation
Professor of Medicine/GIM; Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Joint Affiliations: Epidemiology; Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Director, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Research Interests: Depression, clinical prevention, primary care, substance abuse

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Dr. Golden

Sherita Hill Golden, MD, MHS
Hugh C. McCormick Family Professor of Medicine/Endocrinology and Metabolism
School of Medicine
Joint Affiliation:
Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Research Interests: Endocrinology and insulin resistance, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, depression

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Dr. GottesmanRebecca Gottesman, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology/Cerebrovascular Div. School of Medicine
Research Interests: Improving functional outcome scales after stroke; development of stroke after cardiac surgery
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Dr. Grams  Morgan Grams, MD, PhD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine/Nephrology
School of Medicine
Research Interests: Timing of transplantation in chronic kidney disease progression; cardiovascular risk associated with acute and chronic kidney disease; acute kidney injury epidemiology and outcomes
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Dr. GreerRaquel Greer, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine

Research Interests: Health disparities in chronic kidney disease
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Dr. GuallarEliseo Guallar, MD, DrPH
Professor of Epidemiology
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Co-director, PhD Program, Epidemiology
Co-director, Concentration in Public Health Nutrition, Master of Public Health Program
Joint Affiliation: Medicine/GIM, School of Medicine
Research Interests: Cardiovascular disease epidemiology, epidemiologic methods

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Kimberly GudzuneKimberly Gudzune, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Research Interests: 
Obesity; Social networks; Patient-provider relationships
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Dr. HaywoodCarlton Haywood Jr., PhD, MA
Assistant Professor of Medicine/Hematology
School of Medicine
Core Faculty, Berman Institute of Bioethics
Research Interests: Health care quality and ethical issues in sickle cell disease; trust; bioethics; pain management; patient engagement
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Dr. Hill-BriggsFelicia Hill-Briggs, PhD
Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Senior Director of Population Health Research and Development, Johns Hopkins Healthcare, LLC
Joint Affiliations: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine; Health, Behavior and Society,  Bloomberg School of Public Health; Acute and Chronic Care, School of Nursing;
Director, Behavior and Psychometrics Sub-Core, Healthcare and Population Science Core, Baltimore Diabetes Research and Training Center
Research Interests: Chronic disease self-management, disability, quality of life, minority health

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Dean KlagMichael J. Klag, MD, MPH
Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Professor of Epidemiology; Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Joint Affiliations: Medicine/GIM, JHU School of Medicine; JHU School of Nursing
Research Interests: Cardiovascular and kidney disease

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Mariana Lazo

Mariana Lazo, MD, PhD, ScM
Assistant Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Research Interests: non communicable chronic conditions, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, diabetes, obesity, health effects of alcohol, national surveys. 
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Dr. MaruthurNisa Maruthur, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Joint Affiliation: Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Research Interests: Primary care, individualized medicine for the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity, pharmacogenomics of type 2 diabetes, comparative effectiveness
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Kuni MatsushitaKunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD
Assistant Scientist in Epidemiology
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Research Interests: Cardiovascular disease (particularly heart failure and peripheral artery disease), kidney disease, diabetes, risk prediction
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L. Meoni

Lucy Meoni, ScM
Associate Scientist, Biostatistics
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Joint Affiliation: Medicine/GIM, School of Medicine
Research Interests: Cardiovascular and kidney disease

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Dr. Edgar (Pete) Miller, IIIEdgar R. (Pete) Miller, MD, PhD 
Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Joint Affiliation: Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Director, Pre-doctoral Clinical Research Training Program
Research Interests: Hypertension, clinical trials, non-pharmacologic therapies, antioxidants

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Dr. Navas-Acien

Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences; Epidemiology
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Joint Affiliation: JHU Institute for Global Tobacco Control
Research Interests: Environmental epidemiology, cardiovascular epidemiology, epidemiologic methods

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Dr. Pollack

Craig Pollack, MD, MHS, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Research Interests: Cancer disparities, organization of cancer care, social determinants of health

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Dr. Selvin

Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH 
Professor of Epidemiology
Ass't. Director, Cardiovascular Training Program
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Joint Affiliation: Medicine/GIM, School of Medicine
Research Interests: Diabetes and cardiovascular disease; screening and prevention; epidemiologic methods

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Dr. Wang

Nae-Yuh Wang, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Director, Biostatistics Core, Bayview Medical Center Clinical Research Unit
Director, Biostatistics and Informatics Core, JHU Center for Mind-Body Research

Director, Biostatistics Sub-Core, Healthcare and Population Science Core, Baltimore Diabetes Research and Training Center
Research Interests: Longitudinal data analysis, statistical and epidemiologic methods

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Dr. YehJessica Yeh, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Joint Affiliation: Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Director, Data Management and Analysis Sub-Core, Healthcare and Population Science Core, Baltimore Diabetes Research and Training Center
Research Interests: Epidemiology of diabetes and its complications

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Dr. YoungJ. Hunter Young, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine/GIM
School of Medicine
Joint Affiliation: Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Research Interests: Genetic epidemiology, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity

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