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Trainees

Kathleen Altemose, MS, MD

Kathleen Altemose, MS, MD

Program: MHS
Advisor: Jeffery Fadrowski, MD, MHS, and Larry Appel, MD
Research Interests: Pediatric nephrology, hypertension,  transplants

Aditya Bhonsale, MBBS, MD

Aditya Bhonsale, MBBS, MD

Program: MHS
Advisor: Eliseo Guallar, MD, DrPH
Research Interests: Arrhythmic risk stratification, Genotype-phenotype relationship, SCD epidemiology

Usama Bilal, MD, MPH

Usama Bilal, MD, MPH

Program: PhD
Advisor: Thomas Glass, PhD
Research Interests: Cardiovascular and social epidemiology, longitudinal and multilevel methods, complex systems

Chritopher Brady, MD

Chritopher Brady, MD

Program: MHS
Advisor: Eliseo Guallar, MD, DrPH
Research Interests: Diabetic retinopathy screening; mHealth; retinal surgery

Chi Chiung Grace Chen, BS, MD

Chi Chiung Grace Chen, BS, MD

Program: MHS
Advisor: Moyses Szklo, MD, DrPH
Research Interests: Obstetric fistula, epi of aging

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Yan Chen

Program: MHS
Advisor: Mara McAdams DeMarco, MS, PhD
Research Interests: Pharmacoepidemiology, atherosclerosis

Bailey Debarmore

Bailey Debarmore

Program: MHS
Advisor: J Hunter Young, MD
Research Interests: Mitochondrial dysfunction, obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, molecular nutrition, research methods, critical care nutrition

Ning Ding

Ning Ding

Program: ScM
Advisor: Josef Coresh, MD, Phd
Research Interests: Cardiovascular diseases: expertise in design, analysis, and interpretation of epidemiologic and clinical research

Saul Feinstein

Saul Feinstein

Program: ScM
Advisor: Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH
Research Interests: Cardiovascular epidemiology, Chronic diseases, preventative tests and effectiveness, clinical trials, socio-economics

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Torie Grant, MD

Program: MHS
Advisor: Larry Appel, MD
Research Interests: Pediatric/Urban asthma and allergic disease

Yun Soo Hong, MD

Yun Soo Hong, MD

Program: MHS
Advisor: Eliseo Guallar, MD, DrPH and Juhee Cho
Research Interests: Cardiovascular disease; cardiovascular prevention; chronic viral hepatitis; fatty liver disease

Junichi Ishigami, MD, MPH

Junichi Ishigami, MD, MPH

Program: Postdoc Fellow
Advisor: Kunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD
Research Interests: Nephrology

Molly Jung, MPH

Molly Jung, MPH

Program: PhD
Advisor: Casey Rebholtz, PhD and Liz Selvin, PhD
Research Interests: Cardiovascular epidemiology

Alexandra Lee, MSPH

Alexandra Lee, MSPH

Program: PhD
Advisor: Liz Selvin, PhD, MPH
Research Interests: Diabetes, biomarkers, cardiovascular disease and epidemiologic methods

Man Li, MS PhD

Man Li, MS PhD

Program: Postdoc Fellow
Advisor: Josef Coresh, MD, Phd
Research Interests: Genetic epidemiology for diabetes, kidney disease, and cardiovascular disease

Menglu Liang, MPH

Menglu Liang, MPH

Program: ScM
Advisor: Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH
Research Interests: Prevention and early detection of diabetes, how glucose related biomarkers could be used in the early detection of diabetes.

Stephanie Loomis

Stephanie Loomis

Program: PhD
Advisor: Priya Duggal, PhD
Research Interests: Genetic Epidemiology, including epigenetics and gene-environment interactions

Pablo Martinez

Pablo Martinez

Program: MHS
Advisor: Jennifer Schrack, PhD
Research Interests: Physical Activity, Aging, Cardiovascular diseases, healthcare quality

Scott Mcclure, MS

Scott Mcclure, MS

Program: PhD
Advisor: Larry Appel, MD and Liz Selvin, Phd
Research Interests: Epidemiology, Obesity, Food Industry

Katherine Mills, PhD, MSPH

Katherine Mills, PhD, MSPH

Program: Postdoc Fellow
Advisor: Josef Coresh, MD, Phd
Research Interests: CKD, Hypertension and Disparities

Katherine Moon, MPH

Katherine Moon, MPH

Program: PhD
Advisor: Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD
Research Interests: Environmental epidemiology; the role of environmental factors, particularly arsenic, in cardiovascular disease; social inequality in environmental health exposures; health disparities; biomarkers

Anthony (Nino) Nastasi

Anthony (Nino) Nastasi

Program: MHS
Advisor: Jennifer Schrack, PhD
Research Interests: Trauma, Venous Thromboembolism, Quality, Patient Safety, and Outcomes Research

Chiadi Ndumele, MD, MHS

Chiadi Ndumele, MD, MHS

Program: PhD
Advisor: Josef Coresh, MD, Phd
Research Interests: Cardiovascular prevention; obesity; cardiovascular disease

Scott Pilla, MD

Scott Pilla, MD

Program: MHS
Advisor: Nisa Maruthur, MD, MHS
Research Interests: Diabetes, medication choice, frailty, individualized medicine

Timothy Plante, MD

Timothy Plante, MD

Program: MHS
Advisor: Larry Appel, PhD, MD
Research Interests: Epidemiology, primary care, preventative medicine, biomedical informatics, quality improvement

Timothy Plante, MD

Emmanuel Quaye

Program: MHS
Advisor: Josef Coresh, MD, Phd
Research Interests: Cardiovascular disease and neurological complications in African Americans. Racial and ethnic disparities in individuals with chronic disease.

Andrea Rawlings, MS

Andrea Rawlings, MS

Program: PhD
Advisor: Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH
Research Interests: Dementia; Cognition; Cardiovascular disease epidemiology

Jingwen Tan

Jingwen Tan

Program: PhD
Advisor: Mara McAdams DeMarco, MS, PhD
Research Interests: Pharmacoepidemiology in kidney disease patients

Priya Vart, MPH, PhD

Priya Vart, MPH, PhD

Program: Postdoc Fellow
Advisor: Morgan Grams, MD, MHS
Research Interests: SES and CKD

Bethany Warren

Bethany Warren

Program: PhD
Advisor: Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH
Research Interests: Chronic Disease Prevention

Aozhou Wu, MHS

Aozhou Wu, MHS

Program: Doctoral
Advisor: Josef Coresh, MD, Phd
Research Interests: Cardiovascular disease; Epidemiologic and biostatical methods; Cognition

Chao (Jason) Yang

Chao (Jason) Yang

Program: ScM
Advisor: Kunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD
Research Interests: Epidemiological methods for cardiovascular disease and kidney disease.

Zihe (Emma) Zheng

Zihe (Emma) Zheng

Program: MHS
Advisor: Josef Coresh, MD, Phd and Kunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD
Research Interests: Epidemiological Methods, CVD, Kidney Disease, Physical Activities, Obesity