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Associate Faculty

 

aboumatar
Hanan J. Aboumatar, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine
 

Research Interests: healthcare professionals' education; patient safety and health care quality; patient activation and empowerment; patient-centered care; healthcare communications 

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Michael J. Blaha, MD, MPH

Professor of Cardiology and Epidemiology
Director of Clinical Research, Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
 

Research Interests: primary prevention of heart disease and stroke; advanced subclinical atherosclerosis

Todd Brown
Todd T. Brown, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine
 

Research Interests: body composition, metabolic, and skeletal abnormalities in HIV-infected patients

JCH
Jeanne Charleston, PhD

Senior Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology
 

Research Interests: cardiovascular disease and hypertension, diabetes mellitus and obesity, kidney disease, health disparities

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Teresa K. Chen, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Medicine
 

Research Interests: chronic kidney disease; epidemiology; APOL1

Yvonne Commodore-Mensah
Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MHS, RN

Assistant Professor of Community-Public Health
 

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Janelle W. Coughlin, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Obesity Behavioral Medicine Program
Associate Director, Center for Behavior and Health
 

Research Interests: diabetes mellitus and obesity, mental illness and substance abuse, eating disorders

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Arlene T. Dalcin, RD, MS

Research Associate, Division of General Internal Medicine
 

Research Interests: cancer, cardiovascular disease and hypertension, diabetes mellitus and obesity, mental illness and substance abuse

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Jennifer A. Deal, MHS, PhD

Assistant Scientist, Departments of Epidemiology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Director for Academic Training, Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health
 

Research Interests: cardiovascular disease and hypertension, diabetes mellitus and obesity, hearing dysfunction, cognitive decline and dementia; aging

JDO
Jennifer L. Dodson, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology
 

Research Interests: incontinence; outcomes research; health related quality of life; abnormal bladder function in children

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Justin B. Echouffo Tcheugui, MD, MPhil, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
 

Research Interests: diabetes, endocrinology

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Jeffery J. Fadrowski, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
 

Research Interests: vaccines in post transplant patients; quality of life in pediatric renal transplant recipients

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Michael Fang, PhD

Assistant Scientist, Department of Epidemiology

JG
Joseph Gallo, MD

Professor of Mental Health
 

Research Interests: primary health care and community settings, mixed methods in health services research, comorbidity of mental and physical health

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Allan C. Gelber, MD, MPH, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Deputy Director for Education and Faculty Development, Division of Rheumatology
 

Research Interests: clinical epidemiology of the rheumatic disorders

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Rebecca F. Gottesman, MD, PhD

Senior Investigator and Stroke Branch Chief
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health
 

Research Interests: vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID); post-stroke cognitive impairment and dementia (PSCID); cerebral small vessel disease

JGR
John Groopman, PhD

Professor of Environmental Health and Engineering
Edyth H. Schoenrich Professorship in Preventive Medicine
 

Research Interests: environmental health sciences, chemical carcinogenesis; environmental carcinogenesis; chemoprevention; cancer prevention and control

AGR
Alden L. Gross, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology
 

Research Interests: measurement harmonization; cognition; aging; latent variable methods; psychometric measurement; longitudinal analysis; Alzheimer's disease; neuropsychology

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Marc K. Halushka, MD, PhD

Professor of Pathology and Oncology
Deputy Director of Education, Department of Pathology
 

Research Interests: cardiac transplantation; sudden cardiac death; endothelial cell biology; microRNA expression

Caitlin Hicks
Caitlin Hicks, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Surgery
 

Research Interests: clinical outcomes; aortic aneurysm; peripheral vascular disease; congenital aortic pathology; aberrant subclavian artery; aortic cortication; diabetic foot ulcer; high-value care; implementation science

Daniel Hindman, MD, MPH
Daniel Hindman, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine
 

Research Interests: social disparities and medical education regarding telehealth

Chidinma Ibe, PhD
Chidinma A. Ibe, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
 

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Bernard G. Jaar, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
 

Research Interests: renal disease; peripheral arterial disease dialysis; hospital readmissions; end-stage renal disease; lead nephropathy; chronic kidney disease

Michelle Johansen, MD
Michelle C. Johansen, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology
 

Research Interests: cardioembolic stroke; stroke; cerebrovascular disease

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Rita R. Kalyani, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Editor-in-Chief, Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide
Director, Diabetes Management Service, Total
Pancreatectomy Islet Auto Transplant Program
 

Research Interests: muscle loss and disability among older adults with diabetes; metabolic diseases in older adults; diabetes education; gender differences in diabetes and heart disease; glycemic outcomes of islet autotransplantation; diabetes epidemiology

Hyunju Kim
Hyunju Kim, PhD

Assistant Scientist, Department of Epidemiology
 

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Frank R. Lin, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
 

Research Interests: hearing loss; aging; cognition/dementia; brain aging; epidemiology; policy

Sheela Magge, MD, MSCE
Sheela N. Magge, MD, MSCE

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
 

Research Interests: endocrine disorders in children and adolescents, particularly type 2 diabetes mellitus, pre-diabetes, obesity, congenital insulin resistance syndromes, congenital lipodystrophy and polycystic ovary syndrome

Matti Marklund, PhD
Matti Marklund, PhD

Senior Associate
 

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Seth S. Martin, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Advanced Lipid Disorders Program of the Ciccarone Center
 

Research Interests: cardiovascular risk assessment; dyslipidemia; mobile health technology; primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease; individuals with a family history of heart disease; improved strategies for management of cardiovascular risk factors; preventive cardiology; atherosclerosis imaging; lipids

Lena Matthews, MD
Lena M. Matthews, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Mara McAdams-DeMarco, MS, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology
 

Research Interests: epidemiology of aging, end-stage kidney disease; frailty; cognitive funcation; pharmacoepidemiology

BMEmma Beth McGinty, PhD

Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management
 

Research Interests: Mental Illness, Substance Use, Violence, Disability Policy, Social Policy

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Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Women's Cardiovascular Health
Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology, the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
 

Research Interests: women and heart disease; vitamin D and cardiovascular health; preventive cardiology; subclinical atherosclerosis imaging; sex hormones and cardiovascular disease

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Christine Mitchell, ScM

Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology
 

Research Interests: cochlear implants; childhood development; epidemiology; quality of life; vitamin D; falls; data management; data analysis

Yejin Mok
Yejin Mok, PhD

Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology
 

Research Interests: cardiovascular disease; venous disease; lymphatic disease; cancer; chronic kidney disease; risk prediction

Karly Murphy
Karly Murphy, MD, MHS, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine
 

Research Interests: serious mental illness; healthcare delivery; primary care services; cardiovascular disease; cancer screening

Chiadi Ndumele
Chiadi Ndumele, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Medicine
 

Research Interests: obesity and cardiovascular disease

Michelle Ogunwole
S. Michelle Ogunwole, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
 

Research Interests: racial disparities in maternal health outcomes among African American women

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Chirag R. Parikh, MBBS, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Ronald Peterson Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Nephrology
 

Research Interests: biomarkers; transnational research; kidney disease; epidemiology

Eliana Perrin
Eliana M. Perrin, MD, MPH, FAAP

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
School of Nursing

Research Interests: patient-oriented primary care, childhood obesity, health disparities research, injury prevention, health literacy

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Elizabeth A. Platz, MPH, ScD

Professor of Epidemiology
Deputy Chair, Department of Epidemiology
 

Research Interests: epidemiology; prostate cancer incidence and recurrence; benign prostatic hyperplasia; colorectal cancer; adenomatous polyps; diet; lifestyle; race; genetics; epigenetics; telomeres; inflammation; insulin; obesity; sex steroid hormones; vitamin D

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Wendy S. Post, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine
Director of Cardiovascular Research, Division of Cardiology
Director of Research, Johns Hopkins Cardiovascular Fellowship
 

Research Interests: cardiovascular and genetic epidemiology; subclinical atherosclerosis imaging; prediction and prevention of coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac death; cardiovascular disease in HIV

JP
James J. Potter, BS

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Research Associate, Directory of Technology and Information Systems, Gastroenterology
 

mary rooney
Mary R. Rooney, PhD

Assistant Scientist, Department of Epidemiology

somnath saha
Somnath Saha, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine
 

Research Interests: health equity; racial disparities in health care; workforce diversity; patient-clinician relationships; social determinants of health

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Yingying Sang, MS

Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology
 

Research Interests: chronic kidney disease; meta-analysis; risk prediction; measurement error

JSH
Jennifer A. Schrack, PhD, MS

Associate Professor of Epidemiology
 

Research Interests: physical activity; aging

JSE
Jodi B. Segal, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine
Director, Pharmacoepidemiology Program
Co-Director, Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness
Associate Director, Center for Health Services and outcomes Research
 

Research Interests: comparative effectiveness research; pharmacoepidemiology; evidence synthesis; high-value healthcare

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Dorry Segev, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery
Associate Vice Chair for Research
Director, Epidemiology Research Group in Organ Transplant
 

Research Interests: disparities in access to transplantation; outcomes after kidney, liver, and pancreas transplantation; kidney transplantation and renal failure in the elderly; kidney paired donation (living donor kidney exchange); allocation of non-directed donors; donor-recipient matching; organ preservation solutions; decision-making algorithms for high infectious risk donors; safety and long-term survival in living kidney donors

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A. Richey Sharrett, MD

Adjunct Professor
 

Research Interests: cardiovascular disease and hypertension, mental illness and substance abuse

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Alfred Sommer, MD, MHS

Dean Emeritus, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Professor of Epidemiology
 

Research Interests: epidemiology; international health; ophthalmology; vitamin A; blindness prevention; glaucoma; visual disorders; micronutrients; clinical guidelines

Aditya L. Surapaneni, PhD
Aditya L. Surapaneni, PhD

Assistant Scientist, Department of Epidemiology

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Stephen Sozio, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
Co-Director, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Epidemiology Course
Nathans Faculty Leader, Colleges Advisory Program
 

Research Interests: chronic kidney disease epidemiology; risk factors for stroke and cognitive impairment in patients with kidney disease, with a special interest in arterial calcification and stiffness; comparative effectiveness research in dialysis patients; medical education

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Moyses Szklo, MD, MPH

Professor of Epidemiology
University Distinguished Service Professor
 

Research Interests: subclinical atherosclerosis, cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents

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Rachel J. Thornton, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
 

Research Interests: racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care; childhood obesity; social determinants of health

Keenan Walker
Keenan A. Walker, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology
 

Research Interests: Alzheimer's disease; vascular cognitive impairment; dementia; immune function and inflammation; critical illness; physical frailty

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Mark Woodward, PhD

Adjunct Professor
 

Research Interests: cardiovascular disease; renal disease; diabetes

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Hunter Young, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine
 

Research Interests: insulin resistance; hypertension; novel risk factors for CVD; genetic epidemiology

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Scott L. Zeger, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics
 

Research Interests: cancer; mental illness and substance abuse; pneumonia

Di Zhao
Di Zhao, PhD

Assistant Scientist, Department of Epidemiology