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Welch Center Trainees, 2013-2014

Dr. Agarwal

      

SUNIL AGARWAL, MD, PhD, MPH
Email
: sagarw28@jhmi.edu
Program: GIM Fellow
Advisor: Josef Coresh, MD, PhD
Graduate education: MD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 2005; MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008; PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2012
Research interests: Cardiovascular diseases epidemiology and prevention, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, sudden cardiac death, cardiac devices, cardiac imaging, translational research, research methods, quality of care, genetic epidemiology, clinical trials

Dr. Al-Danaf

      

JAD AL DANAF
Email:
jaldana@jhsph.edu
Program: MPH
Advisor: E.R. (Pete) Miller, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: BS, Lebanese American University, 2009
Graduate education: MD, Lebanese American University, 2013
Research interests: Quality, patient safety and outcomes research, cardiovascular medicine, clinical research

 

Allen

       

ALLYSSA ALLEN, MEd
Email: aallen34@jhmi.edu

Program: PhD, Community & Applied Psychology, UMBC
Advisor: Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BA, University of Connecticutt, 2007
Graduate education: MEd, Clemson University, 2010
Research interests: Racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, and sex-linked health disparities in cardiovascular disease, intersectionality of poverty, race, and sex in influencing cardiovascular disease risk

 

Dr. Arbaje

ALICIA ARBAJE, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
Email:aarbaje@jhmi.edu
Program: ICTR Clinical Research Scholars
Advisor: E.R. Pete Miller, MD, PhD
Graduate education: MPH,Harvard School of Public Health,1999; MD,Yale University School of Medicine,2000
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital,Internal Medicine, 2003
Fellowships: Johns Hopkins Hospital,Medicine,2005; Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center,Gerontology, 2007
Research interests: Patient safety, health services research, care transitions, older adults, home health care

      

Dr. Atkinson

        

MEREDITH ATKINSON, MD, MPH
Asst. Professor of Pediatrics/Nephrology
Email:
matkins3@jhmi.edu
Program: Postdoctoral scholar

Advisor: Edgar (Pete) Miller, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: Mount Holyoke College, 1996
Graduate education: MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2001; MHS, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2006
Research interests: Mechanisms of and risk factors for anemia in children with chronic kidney disease, racial and ethnic disparities outcomes in children with chronic kidney disease

 

Dr. Bae

       

SUNJAE BAE, KMD
Email: sbae4@jhmi.edu
Program: MPH
Advisor: H.C. Jessica Yeh, PhD

Medical education: KMD, Kyung Hee University (South Korea), 2009
Research interests: Chronic diseases in primary care settings, acupuncture and integrative medicine


    
        

Balakrishnan

        

POOJITHA BALAKRISHNAN, MPH
Email: pbalikri@jhsph.edu

Program: PhD, Genetic epidemiology
Advisors: W.H. Linda Kao, PhD, MHS; Terri Beaty, PhD
Undergraduate education: University of California, Berkeley, 2009
Graduate education: MPH, JH Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2012
Research interests: Cardiovascular disease genetics

 

Bilal

        

USAMA BILAL, MD, MPH
Email: ubilal@jhmi.edu

Program: PhD, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Advisor: Thomas Glass, PhD
Graduate education: MD, University of Oviedo (Spain), 2011; MPH, National School of Public Health (Spain), 2012
Research interests: Cardiovascular epidemiology, social epidemiology

 

Dr. Boss

       

EMILY BOSS, MD, MPH
Asst. Professor of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Email: erudnic2@jhmi.edu
Program: Postdoctoral scholar
Advisor: Mary Catherine Beach, MD, MPH
Graduate education: MD, Virginia Commonwealth Univ./Medical College of Virginia, 2002
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, 2007
Fellowship: Seattle Children's Hospital, 2008
Research interests: Health care disparities and outcomes in pediatric otolaryngology, patient satisfaction and service excellence

 

Dr. Brady

TAMMY BRADY, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Nephrology
Email:
tbrady8@jhmi.edu
Program: Postdoctoral research
Advisor: E.R. Pete Miller, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: BA, Boston College, 1996
Graduate education: MD, Georgetown University, 2000; MHS, JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2006
Residency: Children’s Hospital at Montefiore,Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2004
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins, Pediatric Nephrology, 2008
Research interests: Pediatric hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy in children with primary hypertension

 

Brucato

        

MARTHA BRUCATO
Email:
mbrucat1@jhmi.edu
Program: MD/PhD, Clinical epidemiology
Advisor: Caleb Alexander, MD, MS
Undergraduate education: Duke University, 2009
Research interests: Genetic epidemiology, chronic genetic disease, neurogenetics, clinical genetics, patient safety, health care disparities

 

Burkey

      

MATTHEW BURKEY, MD, MPH
Email: mburkey1@jhmi.edu
Program:
ICTR Clinical Research Scholars; Fellow, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Advisor: E.R. Pete Miller, MD, PhD
Graduate education: MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2005; MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2006
Research interests: Cross-cultural validation assessments of early childhood mental disorders, ADHD, and prevention of childhood mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries

 

Chen

       

ANDERS CHEN, MD
Email: achen60@jhmi.edu
Program: GIM Fellow
Advisor: Geetanjali Chander, MD, MHS
Undergraduate education: BA, Princeton University, 2001
Graduate education: MD, University of California, San Francisco, 2008
Residency: University of Washington, 2011
Research interests: Health disparities, HIV/AIDS

 

Cobb

      

LAURA COBB, MS
Email:
lkcobb@jhsph.edu
Program: DrPH, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Advisor: Lawrence Appel, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: Harvard University, 2002
Graduate education: MS, Harvard School of Public Health, 2007
Research interests: Chronic disease prevention

 

Collaco

      

J. MICHAEL COLLACO, MD, MS, MPH, MBA
Email: mcollac1@jhmi.edu
200 N. Wolfe Street
David Rubenstein Bldg., Room 3021
Program: PhD candidate, Clinical epidemiology
Advisor: Lawrence Appel, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BS, Yale University,1996
Graduate education: MD & MS, Case Western Reserve University, 2000; MBA, Johns Hopkins University, 2008; MPH, JH Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2011
Residency: JHU, Pediatrics, 2003
Fellowship: Pediatric Pulmonology, 2008
Research interests: Chronic pediatric respiratory diseases

 

Corriere

       

MARK CORRIERE, MD
Email:
mcorrie1@jhmi.edu
Program: Endocrinology Fellow
Advisor: Rita Kalyani, MD, MHS
Undergraduate education: BS, Notre Dame, 1996
Graduate education: MD, George Washington University, 2000
Residency: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, 2003
Research interests: Patient and physician diabetes education and curriculum development

Fretz

        

ANNA FRETZ
Email:
afretz1@jhmi.edu
Program: MHS, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Undergraduate education: University of California, Berkeley, 2013
Research interests: Chronic disease, particularly cardiovascular disease and risk factors, racial health disparities, social epidemiology

        

Garcia Esquinas

      

ESTHER GARCIA ESQUINAS, MD
Email: esthergge@gmail.com

Program: Environmental Health Sciences
Advisor: Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD
Graduate education: MD, Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain), 2005; MPH, National School of Public Health, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid (Spain), 2007
Residency: Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid (Spain), Preventine Medicine and Public Health, 2010
Research interests: Metal exposure and cancer,anthropometric risk factors and cancer, secondhand tobacco smoke exposure, early life factors and cancer, child health epidemiology

Godino 2013

           

JOB GODINO, PhD, MS
Email:
job.godino@jhmi.edu
Program: Fellow in Epidemiology and Biostatistics of Aging
Advisor: Lawrence Appel, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BA, Temple University, 2007
Graduate education: MS, Temple University, 2009; PhD, University of Cambridge, 2013
Research interests: Chronic disease prevention, health disparities, clinical trials, vitamin D, physical activity, sedentary behavior, physical function, frailty

            

Greenberg

         

KEIKO GREENBERG, MD
Email:
kgreenb4@jhmi.edu
1830 E. Monument St., Suite 416
Baltimore, MD 21287
Program: MHS, Clinical epidemiology
Advisors: Lawrence Appel, MD, MPH; Morgan Grams, MD, MHS
Undergraduate education: Harvard College, 1998
Medical School: MD, University of Virginia SOM, 2009
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2012
Research interests: Chronic kidney disease, kidney disease in the setting of liver disease, kidney disease in the setting of malignancies


         

Dr. Hammond

       

EDWARD HAMMOND, MD, MPH
International Center for Spinal Cord Injury, Kennedy Krieger Institute
Email: ehammond@jhsph.eduHammondE@KennedyKrieger.org
Program: PhD, Clinical epidemiology
Advisor: Rosa Crum, MD, MHS
Graduate education: MD, University of Ghana Medical School, Ghana, 1999; MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2004
Research interests:  Clinical epidemiology, neuroimmunologic disease, CNS manifestations of HIV/AIDS, HIV therapeutics, prediction and diagnostic modeling for biomarkers and therapeutic management  

        

Harris
     
      

ASHLEY HARRIS, MD
Email:
amharris@jhsph.edu

Program: MHS, Clinical epidemiology; GIM Fellow
Advisor: Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH; Nisa Maruthur, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BA, Washington and Lee University, 1991
Graduate Education: MD, Georgetown University SOM, 2004
Residency: Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program, 2007; Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2009
Research Interests: Prevention of obesity and diabetes in high risk-low income populations, health disparities, community medicine, primary care


 

Harris

        

KENDRA HARRIS, MD, MSc
Email:
kharri53@jhmi.edu
Program: MHS, Clinical epidemiology
Advisor: Kay Dickersin, PhD
Undergraduate education: BA, Grinnell College
Graduate education: MD, JHU School of Medicine; MSc, Oxford University
Research interests: Clinical trials, safety and organizational change

He

        

MENGDONG HE
Email:
mehe@jhsph.edu
Program: MHS, Clinical epidemiology
Advisor: Edgar (Pete) Miller, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: BA, Rice University, 2004
Graduate education: MD, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (China), 2013
Research interests: Epidemiological methods, assessment of treatment effectiveness and efficacy, chronic disease especially cardiovascular disease

         

Hollin

         

ILENE HOLLIN, MPH
Email: ihollin@jhsph.edu

Program: PhD, Health Policy and Management
Advisor: Dr. Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BA
Graduate education: MPH
Research interests: Health disparities, hypertension mamagement, cost effectiveness

       

Houston

         

JESSICA HOUSTON, MEd
Email:
jhouston@jhsph.edu
Program: PhD, International Health/Human Nutrition
Advisor: Lawrence Appel, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BS, Virginia Tech
Graduate education: MEd, Universityof Virginia
Research interests: Dietary patterns and obesity

Hua

          

SIMIN HUA
Email:
shua3@jhu.edu
Program: MHS, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Advisor: Kunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: Fudan University (China)
Research interests: Cardiovascular diseases and chronic disease prevention, tobacco control, biological markers, gene-environment interaction

           

Dr. Hussain

       

TANVIR HUSSAIN, MD, MSC
Email:
thussai4@jhmi.edu
Program: MHS, Clinical epidemiology; GIM Fellow; CVD Fellow

Advisor: Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BA, Rice University, 2004
Graduate education: MSc, University College, London & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2005; MD, Baylor College of Medicine, 2009
Residency: Harvard’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital, 2012
Research Interests: Patient-centered and community-based cardiovascular disease management models in resource limited settings, care coordination and primary care-based interventions in complex chronic disease, implementation sciences, transitions in care

 

A. Johnson

       

AMBER JOHNSON, MD, MBA
Email:
ajohn168@jhmi.edu
Program: Resident in Medicine/GIM
Advisor: Deidra Crews, MD, ScM
Undergraduate education: BS, University of Pittsburgh, 2006
Graduate education: MD, Jefferson Medical College, 2011; MBA, Widener University, 2009

 

Jonassaint 2012

       

CHARLES JONASSAINT, PhD
Email: cjonass1@jhmi.edu
Program: GIM Fellow; MHS, Cardiovascular epidemiology

Advisors: Mary Catherine Beach, MD, MPH; Felicia Hill-Briggs, PhD
Undergraduate education: Minot State University, 2002
Graduate education: PhD, Duke University, 2009
Internship: Duke University, Medical Psychology, 2009
Research Interests: Stress and coping, genetics, cardiovascular disease, sickle cell disease, socioeconomic health disparities

 

Keet

        

CORINNE KEET, MD
Asst. Professor of Pediatrics/Allergy and Immunology
600 N. Wolfe St., 1104 CMSC
Baltimore, MD 21287

Email: ckeet1@jhmi.edu
Program: PhD, Clinical epidemiology
Advisor: Terri Beaty, PhD

Undergraduate education: University of California, Berkeley, 2001
Graduate education: MD, University of California, San Francisco, 2004
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pediatrics, 2007
Research interests: Pediatric allergy

 

 

EMILY KNAPP
Email:
eknapp2@jhu.edu  
Program: MHS, Epidemiology
Advisor: H.-C. Jessica Yeh, PhD
Undergraduate education:
Graduate education:
Research interests:

      

Dr. Korley

      

FRED KORLEY, MD
Asst. Professor of Emergency Medicine
Email: fkorley1@jhmi.edu
Program: PhD candidate, GTPCI
Advisor: Edgar (Pete) Miller, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: BSc, Morris Brown College, 1999
Graduate education: MD, Northwestern University Feinberg SOM, 2003
Residency: Northwestern University, Emergency medicine, 2007
Research interests: Emergency room evaluation of acute coronary syndromes, novel cardiac biomarkers, high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays in emergency care
    
      
Kucirka

           

LAUREN KUCIRKA, ScM
Email
: lauren@jhmi.edu
Ross Building, 074B
JHU School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD 21287
Program: MD/PhD, Clinical epidemiology
Advisor: Dorry Segev, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005
Graduate education: ScM, JH Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2007
Research interests: Disparities in access to care and outcomes in end‐stage renal disease, infections in transplantation, viral dynamics of hepatitis delta

        

Dr. Kuo

       

CHIN-CHI KUO, MD, MPH
Email:
ckuo@jhsph.edu
Program: PhD, environmental epidemiology
Advisor: Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD
Graduate education: MD, China Medical University (Taiwan), 2003; MPH, Johns Hopkins University, 2012
Residency: National Taiwan University Hospital,
Internal Medicine, 2009
Fellowship: Nephrology, National Taiwan University Hospital
Research interests: Environmental factors and chronic diseases


 

Dr. Lee

       

CLARE LEE, MD
Email: clee158@jhmi.edu

Program: Endocrinology Fellow
Advisor: Jeanne Clark, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BA, University of Pennsylvania, 2002
Graduate education: MD, SUNY at Stony Brook, 2008
Research interests: Type 2 diabetes and obesity, metabolic changes in bariatric surgery

 

Mandy Li

        

MANDY LI, MS
Email:
mali@jhsph.edu
Program: PhD, Epidemiology
Advisor: W.H. Linda Kao, PhD, MHS
Undergraduate education: BS, Nanjing Agricultural University (China), 2005
Graduate education: MS, University of Idaho, 2007
Research interests: Genetic epidemiology for diabetes, kidney disease, and cardiovascular disease

Lipuma

        

CHRISTINE LIPUMA
Email:
clipuma@jhsph.edu
Program: MHS, Clinical epidemiology
Advisor: Jodi Segal, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: Bryn Mawr College, 2007
Research interests: Clinical trials, comparative effectiveness research

        

Luu

         

NGOC-PHUONG LUU, MD
Email:
nluu3@jhmi.edu
Program: MHS, clinical epidemiology; GIM Fellow
Advisor: Nisa Maruthur, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: Seattle University, 2005
Medical education: MD, University of Washington, 2010
Residency: George Washington University, 2013
Research interests: Transitions of care, quality improvement, health policy

        

Martin

      

SETH MARTIN, MD
Email:
smart100@jhmi.edu
2024 E. Monument St., Suite B-300
Baltimore, MD 21205
Program: MHS, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Advisors: Josef Coresh, MD, PhD; Roger Blumenthal, MD
Undergraduate education: Washington and Lee University, 2004
Medical education: MD, University of Pennsylvania SOM, 2008
Residency: Duke University, 2011
Research interests: Cardiovascular disease prevention, atherosclerosis imaging, lipids, mHealth


         

McEvoy

         

JOHN (BILL) MCEVOY, MBBChBAO
Email:
jmcevoy1@jhmi.edu
2024 E. Monument St., Suite B-300
Baltimore, MD  21205
Program: MHS, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Advisors: Elizabeth Selvin, PhD; Josef Coresh, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: National University of Ireland, Cork, 2004
Medical education: National University of Ireland, Cork, 2004
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Medicine, 2011
Research interests: Cardiac risk prediction, smoking, coronary calcium, change in novel biomarkers


          

Dr. Mobula

          

LINDA MOBULA, MD
Email:
mmobula1@jhmi.edu
Program: GIM Fellow
Advisor: Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BS, University of Arizona, 2004
Graduate education: MD, University of California-San Francisco, 2008
Residency: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Research interests: Health disparities, international health, humanitarian assistance, managing chronic disease in the third world



 

Mohammed

       

ZADA MOHAMMED
Email:
zmohamm6@jhu.edu
Program: ScM, Epidemiology
Advisors: Moyses Szklo, MD, MPH; Felicia Hill-Briggs, PhD
Undergraduate education: BSc, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2012
Research interests: Cardiovascular disease, translational epidemiology, epidemiology and public health policy


         

Moon

          

KATHERINE MOON, MPH
Email: kmoon@jhsph.edu
Program:
PhD, Environmental epidemiology
Advisor: Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: BS, Tufts University, 2007
Graduate education: MPH, JH Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2012
Research interests: Environmental epidemiology, the role of environmental factors in cardiovascular disease, health disparities, biomarkers

         

Dr. Nanjid

         

KHUDERCHULUUN NANJID, MPH
Email: knanjid@jhsph.edu
Program:
MHS, Environmental epidemiology
Advisor: Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: BS, National University of Mongolia, 2004
Graduate education: MPH, Health Science University of Mongolia, 2007
Research interests: Cardiovascular disease, environmental exposures, secondhand smoke exposure, epidemiological and biostatistical methods

 

Dr. NdumeleCHIADI NDUMELE, MD, MHS
Asst. Professor of Medicine/Cardiology
600 N. Wolfe St., Carnegie 568
Baltimore, MD  21287
Email: cndumel2@jhmi.edu
Program: PhD, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Advisor: Josef Coresh, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: Johns Hopkins University, 1998
Graduate education: MD, Harvard Medical School, 2003; MHS, JH Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2011
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2006
Research interests: Cardiovascular disease prevention, obesity, cardiovascular disease

       

Neugarten

        

CARTER NEUGARTEN
Email: cartern@jhmi.edu
Program:
MD student
Advisor: Mary Catherine Beach, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BA, New York University, 2010
Research interests: Patient-physician interaction, in particular provider reassurance

 

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DEREK NG, ScM
Email:
dng@jhsph.edu
Program: PhD, General Epidemiology and Methodology
Advisor: Lisa Jacobson, PhD
Undergraduate education: Yale University, 2005
Graduate education: ScM, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2009
Research interests: Pediatric chronic kidney disease epidemiology, cohort studies, epidemiology methodology, HIV and glomerular hyperfiltration

 

Pacek

    

LAUREN PACEK
Email: lropelew@jhsph.edu
Program:
PhD, Mental Health
Advisor: Rosa Crum, MD, MHS
Undergraduate education: BS, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
Research interests: HIV, cigarette smoking, alcohol and drug dependence epidemiology, HIV prevention, harm reduction

 

Pang

        

YUANJIE PANG
Email:
ypang3@jhu.edu
Program: ScM, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Advisor: Yiyi Zhang, PhD
Undergraduate education: BM, Peking University Health Science Center (China), 2013
Research interests: Environmental risk factors and their correlations with cardiovascular health

       

Parker

      

MARGARET PARKER, MHS
Email: mmparker@jhsph.edu
Program:
PhD, Genetic epidemiology
Advisor: Terri Beaty, PhD
Undergraduate education: BA, Tufts University, 2007
Graduate education: MHS, JH Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2011
Research interests: Genetic epidemiology of lung disease


 

Parrinello

          

CHRISTINA PARRINELLO, MPH
Email: cparrine@jhsph.edu
Program:
PhD, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Advisor: Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BA, Cornell University, 2004
Graduate education: MPH, Columbia University, 2010
Research interests: Cardiovascular epidemiology; epidemiologic and biostatistical methods, diabetes, biomarkers

 

Power

          

MELINDA POWER, ScD
Email:
melindacpower@jhmi.edu
Program: Postdoctoral Fellow in Epidemiology
Advisor: Rebecca Gottesman, MD, PhD
Graduate education: ScD, Harvard School of Public Health, 2013
Research interests: Modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline and dementia, environmental risk factors for cognitive decline and dementia, causal inference, epidemiologic methods

      
Dr. Purnell
      
        

TANJALA S. PURNELL, PhD, MPH
Email: tpurnell@jhsph.edu
Program: GIM Fellow; CVD Fellow
Advisor: L. Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH; Raquel Greer, MD, MHS
Undergraduate education: BS, Tougaloo College, 2005
Graduate education: MPH, Ohio State University, 2006; PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2012
Research interests: Health and healthcare disparities in chronic kidney disease; disparities in access to kidney transplantation; shared medical decision making; health services research; health informatics

Rampal  
       
        
      

SANJAY RAMPAL, MBBS, MPH
Email:
srampal@jhsph.edu
2024 E. Monument St., Suite 2-600
Baltimore, MD 21287

Program: PhD, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Advisors: Eliseo Guallar, MD, DrPH; Moyses Szklo, MD, DrPH
Graduate education: MBBS, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore (India), 1997; MPH, Harvard University School of Public Health, 2004
Research interests: Cardiovascular disease epidemiology, clinical epidemiology, nutritional epidemiology, epidemiologic methods

Rawlings

         

ANDREEA RAWLINGS, MS
Email: arawling@jhsph.edu

2024 E. Monument St., Suite 2-600
Baltimore, MD 21287
Program: PhD, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Advisors: Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH; A. Richey Sharrett, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: Portland State University, 2011
Research interests: Dementia, cognition, cardiovascular disease epidemiology


         

Rebholz

CASEY REBHOLZ, PhD, MPH
Email: crebholz@jhsph.edu

2024 E. Monument St., Suite 2-600
Baltimore, MD 21287
Program: Postdoctoral Fellow in Epidemiology
Advisor: Josef Coresh, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: Tufts Univeristy, 2003
Graduate education: MPH, Boston University School of Public Health, 2007; PhD, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 2012
Research interests: Kidney and cardiovascular disease, novel biomarkers, nutritional epidemiology, study design and methods

              

Dr. Reese

        

JENNIFER REESE, PhD
Email: jreese13@jhmi.edu

Program: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Fellow
Advisor: Mary Catherine Beach, MD, MPH
Graduate education: PhD, Rutgers University,Graduate School of Applied & Professional Psychology, 2008
Fellowships: Duke University School of Medicine, Cancer, 2009; Johns Hopkins Hospital, Behavioral Medicine, 2010, 2012; Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Behavioral Medicine, 2012
Research interests: Interventions to improve the intimate relationships and quality of life of cancer survivors

 

Rios

REBECA RIOS, PHD
Asst. Professor, Dept. of Medicine/GIM
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Email: rrios2@jhmi.edu
Program: Faculty Scholar, Osler Center for Clinical Excellence
Advisor: Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BA, Georgetown Univeristy, 1999
Graduate education: PhD, Arizona State University, 2010
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Burn Center, 2011
Research interests: Cross-cultural care, lay health advocacy, medical-religious partnerships, community-based participatory research, patient, family and community engagement in health care

                 

Robotham

         

DELPHINE ROBOTHAM, MD
Email:
droboth1@jhmi.edu
Program: MHS, Clinical epidemiology
Advisor: Jeffrey Fadrowski, MD
Medical education: MD, Johns Hopkins SOM, 2008
Residency: Johns Hopkins, 2011
Research interests: Chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury, pediatric nephroloogy

       

Romano

       

MAX ROMANO
Email:
mromano4@jhmi.edu
Program: MD/MPH, JHU Medical School/JHSPH Institute for International Programs
Advisor: Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: BA, Stanford University, 2010
Research interests: Disparities in care, health administration, hypertension interventions, quality improvement

       

Schneider

          

ANDREA CHRISTMAN SCHNEIDER
Email:
achris13@jhmi.edu
2024 E. Monument St., Suite 2-600
Program: Postdoctoral Fellow in Epidemiology
Advisor: Elizabeth Selvin, PhD
Undergraduate education: Johns Hopkins University, 2006
Graduate education: PhD, JH Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2012
Research interests: Psychological and neurological complications of diabetes, liver disease

      

Dr. Shores

       

DARLA SHORES, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology
Email:dshores1@jhmi.edu

Program: ICTR Clinical Research Scholars
Advisor: E.R. Pete Miller, MD, PhD
Graduate education: MD, University of New Mexico, 2002
Residency: Loma Linda University Children's Hospital, 2006
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Gastroenterology, 2011
Research interests: Quality improvement, nutrition, intestinal failure

 

Dr. Singh

       

SONAL SINGH, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine/GIM
Email: ssingh31@jhu.edu
1830 E. Monument St., Room 8063
Baltimore, MD  21287
Program:
PhD, Clinical epidemiology
Advisor: Chris Beyrer, MD
Graduate education: MD, Patna Medical College, Patna University (India), 1999; MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2008
Research interests: Pharmacoepidemiology; comparative effectiveness; evidence-informed medicine; health and human rights

 

Dr. Spanakis

      

ILIAS SPANAKIS, MD
Email:
ispanak1@jhmi.edu
Program: Endocrinology Fellow
Advisor: Sherita Golden, MD, MHS
Graduate education: MD, University of Thraki Medical School (Greece), 1999
Residency: Stewart St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Tufts University, 2011
Research interests: Hospital management of diabetes, pathogenesis and pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes


 

Sung

       

YOON-KYU SUNG
Email:
yoon.k.sung@gmail.com
Program: MHS, Clinical epidemiology
Advisor: Rosa Crum, MD, MHS
Undergraduate education: BA, Johns Hopkins University, 2012
Research interests: Alcoholism and suicidal ideation, alcohol and substance abuse, chronic inflammatory diseases (cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases), primary care-based interventions, patient-provider interaction, health disparities 

Tan

       

JINGWEN TAN, ScM
Email:
jitan@jhsph.edu
Program: PhD, Clinical epidemiology
Advisors: G. Caleb Alexander, MD, MS; Jodi Segal, MD, MPH
Undergraduate education: University of California, Los Angeles, 2009
Graduate education: ScM, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2011
Research interests: Pharmacoepidemiology, particularly post-market drug surveillance using health informatics tools and risk analysis methods

 

Tin

       

ADRIENNE TIN, PhD, MS
Email:
atin@jhsph.edu
Program: Postdoctoral Fellow in Genetic Epidemiology
Advisor: W.H. Linda Kao, PhD, MHS
Graduate education: MS, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2005
PhD, JH Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2012
Research interests: Genetic basis of common diseases, particularly chronic kidney disease and other renal-related traits


 

Dr. Weaver

       

SALLIE WEAVER, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Email: sjweaver@jhu.edu
Program:
ICTR Clinical Research Scholars
Advisor: E.R. Pete Miller, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: BS, Florida State University, 2006
Graduate education: MS, University of Central Florida, 2008; PhD, University of Central Florida, 2011
Research interests: Health services, patient safety, safety culture, teamwork, measurement

 

Weidemann

        

DARCY WEIDEMANN, MD
Email:
darcy@jhmi.edu
Program: MHS, clinical epidemiology; Fellow in pediatric nephrology
Advisor: Jeffrey Fadrowski, MD
Undergraduate education: BA, Washington University in St. Louis, 2005
Graduate education: MD, Johns Hopkins, 2009
Research interests: Chronic kidney disease in children, hypertension, pediatric nephrology, environmental epidemiology

 

Weng

       

YINGJIE WENG
Email: isabelweng@gmail.com
Program:
MHS, cancer epidemiology
Advisor: Jessica Yeh, PhD
Undergraduate education: BS, Fudan University (China), 2012

Research interests: cancer epidemiology, cardiovascular epidemiology, epidemiological methods and data analysis, pharmacogenomics

 

Wu

       

AOZHOU WU, BM, BS
Email:
awu32@jhu.edu
Program: MHS, Epidemiology
Advisor: Josef Coresh, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: BM, BS, Peking University Health Science Center (China), 2013
Research interests: Risk factors and the correlation of cardiovascular
disease and kidney disease, epidemiology methodology

         

Dr. Yang

       

DAIZHI YANG
Email: yang.daizhi@163.com
Program: Visiting Scholar and Gastroenterology Fellow
Advisor: H.C. Jessica Yeh, PhD

Undergraduate education: BS, Sun Yat-sen University (China), 2007
Graduate education: MD, PhD, Sun Yat-sen University (China), 2012
Research interests: Diabetes clinical research

 

Zhao

         

DI (JODI) ZHAO, MHS
Email:
dzhao@jhsph.edu
Program: PhD, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Advisor: Eliseo Guallar, MD, DrPH
Undergraduate education: BS, Peking University Health Science Center (China), 2009
Graduate education: MHS, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2011
Research interests: Cardiovascular disease, chronic diseases, clinical trials, epidemiologic methods

 

Zheng

       

LAURA ZHENG
Email:
lzheng@jhsph.edu
Program: PhD, Environmental Health Sciences
Advisor: Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD
Undergraduate education: Cornell University, 2007
Graduate education: MEng, Cornell University, 2008
Research interests: Arsenic and cadmium exposure in different populations



 

Dr. Zikusoka

          

MICHELLE ZIKUSOKA, MD
Email:
zikusoka@jhmi.edu
Program: MHS, Cardiovascular epidemiology
Advisor: Wendy Post, MD
Undergraduate education: BS, Yale University, 2001
Medical education: MD, Yale University, 2006
Residency: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Medicine
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Medicine/Cardiology
Research Interests: HIV and cardiovascular disease

 

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