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Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit

A World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Injuries, Violence and Accident Prevention

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Our Team

Leadership Team

Adnan A. Hyder, MD, PhD, MPH (Professor) - Director

Abdulgafoor M. Bachani, PhD, MHS (Assistant Scientist) - Associate Director

David Bishai, MD, PhD (Professor) - Senior Technical Advisor

Junaid Razzak, MD, PhD, FACEM (Professor) – Senior Technical Advisor


Additional Core Faculty

Katharine Allen, MPH, MA, PhD - (Assistant Scientist) - Road Safety, Middle East Injury Prevention

Olakunle Alonge, MD, PhD, MPH (Assistant Scientist) - International Health, Drowning Prevention 

Shivam Gupta, MD, PhD, MPH (Assistant Scientist) - International Health, Road Safety

Connie Hoe, MSW, PhD (Assistant Scientist) - International Health, Health Policy Analysis

Qingfeng Li, PhD, MHS (Assistant Scientist) - International Health, Injury Prevention

Amber Mehmood, MBBS (Assistant Scientist) - International Health, Emergency Medical Services

Nino Paichadze, MD, MPH  (Assistant Scientist) - International Health, Road Safety  

Shirin Wadhwaniya, MHA, MPH  (Research Associate) - International Health, Drowning Prevention

Andres Vecino-Ortiz (Research Associate) - International Health, Road Safety 


Adjunct and Affiliated Faculty

Aruna Chandran, MD, MPH (Assistant Scientist) - Epidemiology, Child Injuries

Abdul Ghaffar, MD, MPH, PhD (Associate) - Health Policy, Health Management

Alain Labrique, MS, MPH, PhD (Assistant Professor) - Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, Child Injuries 

Asad Latif, MD, MPH (Assistant Professor) - Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality

Sai Ma, PhD, MPhil (Associate) - Researcher, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services


Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Isaac M. Botchey, Jr. MD, MPH (Postdoctoral Fellow) - Trauma Systems

Priyanka Agrawal, MScD, MPH (Postdoctoral Fellow) – Child Injuries Prevention 

Casey Branchini, MHS (PhD Candidate) Migrant Health  

Huan He, MA, (Doctoral Candidate) – Road Safety

Wai Wai Hung, MHS – (PhD Candidate) – Injury Outcomes

Julia Zhang (Doctoral Candidate) – Child Injuries

Nukhba Zia (Doctoral Candidate) – Child Injuries and Disability 



Carla Clemens, Administrative Secretary

Samantha Hauf, Communications Specialist

Qingqing Wei, Budget Analyst 

Julia Ratajczak, Program Coordinator 

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