Core Team

Core Faculty

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                                    K. M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA

    K. M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA

    Ruth and O.C. Hubert Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology

    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

    Professor of Medicine

    Emory University School of Medicine

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                                    Mohammed K. Ali, MBChB, MSc, MBA

    Mohammed K. Ali, MBChB, MSc, MBA

    Associate Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology

    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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                                    Solveig A. Cunningham, PhD, MSc

    Solveig A. Cunningham, PhD, MSc

    Assistant Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology

    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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                                    Felipe Lobelo, MD, PhD, FAHA

    Felipe Lobelo, MD, PhD, FAHA

    Associate Professor of Global Health

    Emory Global Diabetes Research Center

    Director

    Exercise is Medicine Global Research and Collaboration Center

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                                    Shivani A. Patel, MPH, PhD

    Shivani A. Patel, MPH, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health

    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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                                    Lisa Staimez, MPH, PhD

    Lisa Staimez, MPH, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health

    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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                                    Mary Beth Weber, PhD, MPH

    Mary Beth Weber, PhD, MPH

    Assistant Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology

    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Staff

Post-Doctoral Fellows and Research Program Associates

Doctoral Candidates

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                                    Elizabeth Rhodes, SM

    Elizabeth Rhodes, SM

    Fogarty Global Health Fellow, Doctoral Candidate, Graduate, Nutrition and Health Sciences Program

    Vanderbilt Emory Cornell Duke (VECD) Fogarty Global Health Fellow, 2016-2017, Emory University Laney Graduate School, Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

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                                    Samrawit Fikru Yisahak, BS

    Samrawit Fikru Yisahak, BS

    Fogarty Global Health Fellow, Doctoral Candidate, Nutrition and Health Sciences Program

    Vanderbilt Emory Cornell Duke (VECD) Fogarty Global Health Fellow, 2015-2016

Affiliated Faculty and Fellows

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                                    Carla Berg, PhD

    Carla Berg, PhD

    Associate Director of Population Sciences

    Winship Cancer Institue, Emory University

    Associate Professor

    Department of Behavioral Sciences & Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

    Associate Professor

    Department of Global Health, Department of Psychiatry, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University

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                                    Ralph DiClemente, PhD

    Ralph DiClemente, PhD

    Charles Howard Candler Professor

    Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

    Co-Director

    CFAR Developmental Core

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                                    Sandra Dunbar, DSN, RN, FAAN, FAHA

    Sandra Dunbar, DSN, RN, FAAN, FAHA

    Associate Dean

    Emory School of Nursing

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                                    Justin Echouffo-Tcheugui, MD, PhD

    Justin Echouffo-Tcheugui, MD, PhD

    Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Emory University

    Physician at MedStar Health

    MedStar Health, Baltimore

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                                    Ghada Farhat, PhD, MPH, BSc

    Ghada Farhat, PhD, MPH, BSc

    Research Associate Professor

    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health

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                                    Michael Goodman, MD, MPH

    Michael Goodman, MD, MPH

    Associate Professor

    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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                                    Edward W. Gregg, PhD

    Edward W. Gregg, PhD

    Chief

    Epidemiology and Statistics Branch, Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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                                    Matthew Gribble, PhD

    Matthew Gribble, PhD

    Assistant Professor

    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health

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                                    Jeehea Sonya Haw, MD

    Jeehea Sonya Haw, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids, Department of Medicine

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                                    Monique Hennink, PhD

    Monique Hennink, PhD

    Associate Professor

    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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                                    Titilayo O. Ilori, MD

    Titilayo O. Ilori, MD

    Assistant Professor

    Division of Nephrology, Emory University School of Medicine

    Fellow

    Emory Global Diabetes Research Center

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                                    Lindsay Jaacks, PhD

    Lindsay Jaacks, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Global Health

    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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                                    Joseph Lipscomb, PhD

    Joseph Lipscomb, PhD

    Professor

    Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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                                    Deborah McFarland, MPH, PhD

    Deborah McFarland, MPH, PhD

    Associate Professor

    The Hubert Department of Global Health, The Department of Health Policy, and Management at Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health

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                                    Viswanathan Mohan, MD, PhD, DSc

    Viswanathan Mohan, MD, PhD, DSc

    Chairman & Chief Diabetologist

    Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre, Chennai

    President & Director

    Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai

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                                    Jannie Nielsen, PhD

    Jannie Nielsen, PhD

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    Emory University and University of Copenhagen

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                                    Reena Oza-Frank, PhD, RD

    Reena Oza-Frank, PhD, RD

    Principal Investigator and Research Assistant Professor

    Center for Perinatal Research, Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

    Principal Investigator and Research Assistant Professor

    Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University

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                                    Lawrence Phillips, MD

    Lawrence Phillips, MD

    Professor

    Division of Endocrinology, Emory University School of Medicine

    Medical Director

    Clinical Studies Center, Atlanta VA Medical Center

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                                    Dorairaj Prabhakaran, MD, DM, MSc

    Dorairaj Prabhakaran, MD, DM, MSc

    Professor of Chronic Disease Epidemiology

    Public Health Foundation of India

    Executive Director

    Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC)

    Program Director

    Public Health Leadership and Development Academy for NCDs, Public Health Foundation of India

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                                    Usha Ramakrishnan, PhD

    Usha Ramakrishnan, PhD

    Associate Professor

    Rollins School of Public Health

    Program Director

    Program in Nutrition and Health Sciences, Graduate Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University

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                                    K. Srinath Reddy, MD, DM, MSc

    K. Srinath Reddy, MD, DM, MSc

    President

    Public Health Foundation of India

    Principal Investigator

    Public Health Leadership and Implementation Academy for NCDs, Public Health Foundation of India

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                                    Carlos Del Rio, MD

    Carlos Del Rio, MD

    Hubert Professor and Chair

    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

    Professor of Medicine

    Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University

    Program Director

    Emory AIDS International Training and Research Program

    Co-Director

    Emory Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

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                                    Karen Siegel, MPH, PhD

    Karen Siegel, MPH, PhD

    Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nutrition and Health Sciences PhD Program, Emory University

    Epidemiologist

    Epidemiology and Statistics Branch, Division of Diabetes Translation, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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                                    Laurence Sperling, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP

    Laurence Sperling, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP

    Founder and Director

    Preventive Cardiology, Emory Clinic

    Co-Director

    Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program, Emory Univesity

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                                    Aryeh Stein, MPH, PhD

    Aryeh Stein, MPH, PhD

    Professor

    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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                                    Kenneth Thorpe, PhD

    Kenneth Thorpe, PhD

    Professor and Chair

    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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                                    Guillermo Umpierrez, MD

    Guillermo Umpierrez, MD

    Professor of Medicine

    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, Emory University School of Medicine

    Chief

    Diabetes and Endocrinology, Grady Memorial Hospital

Fogarty Fellows

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                                    Nurilign Ahmed, MPH

    Nurilign Ahmed, MPH

    Fogarty Global Health Fellow

    Vanderbilt Emory Cornell Duke (VECD) Fogarty Global Health Fellow, 2016-2017

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                                    Sara Hanson, MS

    Sara Hanson, MS

    Fogarty Global Health Fellow

    Vanderbilt Emory Cornell Duke (VECD) Fogarty Global Health Fellow, 2016-2017

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                                    Leslie Johnson, MPH, MLitt

    Leslie Johnson, MPH, MLitt

    Fogarty Global Health Fellow

    Vanderbilt Emory Cornell Duke (VECD) Fogarty Global Health Fellow, 2016-2017

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                                    Megan Quinn, MD, MPH

    Megan Quinn, MD, MPH

    Fogarty Global Health Fellow

    Vanderbilt Emory Cornell Duke (VECD) Fogarty Global Health Fellow, 2016-2017

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                                    Smitha Sarma, BS

    Smitha Sarma, BS

    Fogarty Global Health Fellow

    Vanderbilt Emory Cornell Duke (VECD) Fogarty Global Health Fellow, 2016-2017

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                                    Nida Shaikh, PhD, RD

    Nida Shaikh, PhD, RD

    Fogarty Global Health Fellow, PhD Graduate, Nutrition and Health Sciences Program

    Vanderbilt Emory Cornell Duke (VECD) Fogarty Global Health Fellow, 2016-2017; Emory University