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Our Team

Leadership Administrative Core (LAC)

Igho Ofotokun
Igho Ofotokun, MD, MSc
  • Professor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

  • PI/Director
    Director, Career Development
    Co-Lead, Project 2
  • Publications
Kimbi Hagen
Kimbi Hagen, EdD, MEd
  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences

  • Associate Director
    Director, Communication
    and Outreach
Cecile Lahiri
Cecile Lahiri MD, MS
  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

  • Co-Investigator
    Director, Research Development
     
  • Publications
Shannon Walker
Shannon Walker, PhD, MPH
  • Program Director

Bioinformatics Resources Core (BRC)

Lance Waller
 Lance Waller, PhD
  • Professor
    Department of Biostatistics

  • Director
  • Publications
C. Christina Mehta
Christina Mehta, PhD
  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Biostatistics

  • Co-Director
  • Publications
Anna Rubtsova
Anna Rubtsova, PhD, MSc
  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Biostatistics

  •  
  • Publications
Christine Angert
Christine Angert, MS, BS
  • Senior Biostatistician
    Department of Biostatistics

Career Enhancement Core (CEC)

Marcia Holstad
Marcia Holstad, PhD, DSN/RN-C/FNP
Kimbi Hagen
Kimbi Hagen, EdD, MEd
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences
  • Co-Director

Neuro HPA (Project 1)

Gretchen Neigh McCandless
Gretchen Neigh McCandless, PhD
  • Associate Professor
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
    Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Co-Lead Investigator
  • Publications
Vasiliki Michopoulos
Vasiliki Michopoulos, PhD
  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Emory University
  • Co-Lead Investigator
  • Publications
Susie Turkson
Susie Turkson, MS, BA
  • MD, PhD Student
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology Virginia Commonwealth University
Paul Howell
Paul Howell MS, BS
  • Lab Technician
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
    Virginia Commonwealth University
Rebecca Hinrichs
Rebecca Hinrichs MS, BS
  • Research Projects Manager
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Emory University
Abby Powers
 Abby Powers, PhD
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Emory University
Yara Mekawi
 Yara Mekawi, PhD
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Emory University
Angelo Brown
Angelo Brown
  • Clinical Research Coordinator II
  • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Emory University

Musculoskeletal (Project 2)

Igho Ofotokun
Igho Ofotokun, MD, MSc
  • Professor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Co-Lead Investigator
  • Publications
M. Neale Weitzmann
M. Neale Weitzmann, PhD
  • Professor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Co-Lead Investigator
  • Publications
Kehmia Titanji
Kehmia Titanji, PhD
  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Co-Investigator
  • Publications
Daiana Weiss
  Daiana Weiss, MD
  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Co-Investigator
  • Publications
Tatyana Vikulina
Tatyana Vikulina, DDS
  • Senior Research Specialist
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Yuan Yang
Yuan Yang, PhD
  • Senior Research Specialist
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Uriia Underhill
Uriia Underhill MPH
  • Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Clinical Trial Project Manager

Cardiovascular (Project 3)

Arshed A. Quyyumi, MD, FACC, FRCP
Arshed A. Quyyumi, MD, FACC, FRCP
  • Professor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
    Emory University
  • Co-Lead Investigator
  • Publications
Leslee J. Shaw
Leslee J. Shaw, PhD
  • Professor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
    Columbia University
  • Co-Lead Investigator
  • Publications
Caitlin Moran
Caitlin Moran, MD, MSc
  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Co-Investigator
  • Publications
John N. Oshinski
John N. Oshinski, PhD
  • Associate Professor
    Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
  • Co-Investigator
  • Publications
Edmund K. Waller
Edmund K. Waller, MD, PhD
  • Professor
    Departments of Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, and Pathology
  • Co-Investigator
  • Publications
Mahadev Prasad
Mahadev Prasad
  • Associate Director of Research Projects
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Kiran Ejaz
Kiran Ejaz
  • Clinical Research Coordinator I
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Ananya Hood
Ananya Hood
  • Clinical Research Coordinator I
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Shabatum Islam
Shabatum Islam, MD
  • Fellow
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Tanveer Kauser
Tanveer Kauser
  • Senior Research Interviewer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

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