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Affiliated Experts


Affiliated Experts at the Center offer guest lectures and collaborate on programmatic educational efforts.

NameTitleSchool/DepartmentPrimary Affiliation
Hannah MandleDoctoral StudentRollins School of Public Health: Department of EpidemiologyEmory University

NameTitleSchool/DepartmentPrimary Affiliation
Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im, PhDProfessorSchool of LawEmory University
Robert BednarczykAssistant ProfessorRollins School Of Public Health: Global HealthEmory University
Richard Doner PhDProfessor EmeritusEmory College of Arts and Sciences: Political ScienceEmory University
Ivone FoisySr Associate Director, ProgramsRollins School Of Public Health: Student ServicesEmory University
Mimi Kiser, RN, MPHAssistant ProfessorRollins School of Public Health: Global HealthEmory University
Deborah McFarland, PhD, MPHAssociate ProfessorRollins School Of Public Health: Global HealthEmory University
Ighovwerha Ofotokun, MD, M.ScProfessorSchool of Medicine: Infectious DiseaseEmory University
Claudia OrdonezAdjunct InstructorRollins School Of Public Health: Global HealthEmory University
Ismael Ortega-Sanchez, MS, PhD  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Angelia SandersAssistant Director Programs (NGO) The Carter Center
Dirk SchroederUpdraft Advisors  
Noah ScovronickAssistant ProfessorRollins School of Public Health: Environmental HealthEmory University
Rachel Waford HallAssistant ProfessorRollins School Of Public Health: Global HealthEmory University
Kate Winskell Enger, PhDAssociate ProfessorRollins School Of Public Health: Global HealthEmory University
Sydney HubbardPre Doctoral NRSA FellowLaney Graduate School
Department: Environmental Health Sci
Emory University
GaRang Buk Buk PiolGraduate StudentRollins School of Public Health: Task Force for Global HealthEmory University
Sheela SinharoyPost Doctoral FellowRollins School Of Public Health: Global HealthEmory University
Justin SprickPost Doctoral FellowSchool of Medicine: NephrologyEmory University
Maria SundaramResearch Fellow/TraineeRollins School Of Public Health: Global HealthEmory University
Anna TribblePhD Candidate (Anthropology), MPH Graduate StudentLaney Graduate SchoolEmory University

NameTitleSchool/DepartmentPrimary Affiliation
Kimberly Belflower, MFAPlaywright and Educator, (Co-instructor - Storytelling for Scientists)Emory College: Creative Writing Program/Department of Theater and DanceEmory University
Emily Burchfield, PhDAssistant ProfessorEmory College: Department of Environmental SciencesEmory University
Carolyn CristInstructor  
Victor Faundez, MD, PhDProfessor, Director of Graduate Studies Neuroscience ProgramSchool of Medicine: Department of Cell BiologyEmory University
Emma YarbroughCommunications ManagerEmory College of Arts and Sciences: Center for Creativity & ArtsEmory University

NameTitleSchool/DepartmentPrimary Affiliation
Madeline Adee   
John Banja, PhDProfessor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Medical Ethicist, Center for Ethics, Director, Ethics Section: Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Center for EthicsEmory University
Alpha DialloHubert H. Humphrey FellowRollins School of Public HealthEmory University
Marni Dodd, DNP, FNP-BCForensic Nurse Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Brooks EmanuelLawyer The Justice Collaborative
Ken MitchellAssistant Director disABILITY Link
Timothy MooreExecutive Director and Community Leader L'Arche Atlanta
Deborah RicharsonDirector of the International Human Trafficking Institute International Human Trafficking Institute
Jesse Soodalter, MDPalliative Care PhysicianEmory School of MedicineEmory University
Subhashini SubramaniamCDC Guest Researcher, Hubert H. Humphrey FellowRollins School of Public HealthEmory University
Tamsin KimotoPhD StudentLaney Graduate SchoolEmory University
Rachel KolbPhD StudentEmory College of Arts of Sciences: Department of EnglishEmory University
Jane LowersVisitng PhD StudentSchool of Medicine: Palliative Care CenterEmory University
Justin SmithPhD StudentRollins School of Public HealthEmory University

NameTitleSchool/DepartmentPrimary Affiliation
Kate Chiseri, MPH, CHES  Emory University

NameTitleSchool/DepartmentPrimary Affiliation
Willie Bannister, LPCAssociate Director, Substance Abuse Risk ReductionOffice of Health PromotionEmory University
Barbara Coble, PhDPartnerships Manager, Senior Program AssociateEmory Campus Life: Civic & Comm Engagement/Graduation GenerationEmory University
Eldredge, RichJournalist VOX ATL
Barbara Emmanuel, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social WorkerCounseling and Psychological ServicesEmory University
Vialla Hartfield-Mendez, PhDProfessor of Pedagogy and Director of Engaged LearningEmory College of Arts and Sciences: Spanish & PortugueseEmory University
Emily Herndon, MD, FAAFPStaff Physician, Student Health Services, Director of Undergraduate Medical EducationSchool of Medicine: Department of Family and Preventative MedicineEmory University
Joretta KellyHead Coach and Health/PE Teacher Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School
Corey Keyes, PhDProfessorEmory College of Arts and Science: Department of SociologyEmory University
John LipkinsAssistant Coach and Health/PE Teacher Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School
Melissa MorganSenior ManagerHuman Resources Wellness ProgramEmory University
Meenakshi Palaniappan, PhDPsychologistEmory University: Counseling and Psychological ServicesEmory University
Sharon Rabinovitz, MDAssistant Professor, Interim Assistant Vice President and Executive DirectorSchool of MedicineEmory University
Elizabeth Rothschild, PA-C, MMScPhysician Assistant, Assistant Professor, Interim Co-Director of Clinical ServicesSchool of Medicine, Emory Physician Assistant ProgramEmory University
Elizabeth Schwarze, MSN, NPWomen's Health Nurse PractitionerEmory University: Campus Life, Student Health ServicesEmory University
Katie Werner, PsyDAssociate Director, Training (CAPS)Counseling and Psychological ServicesEmory University
Liesl WuestAssociate Director, Educational Analyst and Learning Design Specialist CFDEEmory College of Arts and Sciences: Ofc Intl & Summer Prog Educational AnalystEmory University

NameTitleSchool/DepartmentPrimary Affiliation
Chad Cordova   
Erica Craig, LCSW, RDT-BCTInstructor  
Charles Gillespie, MD, PhDInvestigator for the Grady Trauma Project and Assistant ProfessorSchool of Medicine: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesEmory University
Kenneth HornbeckInstructor  
Jennifer Jurgens   
Ye Min Htet, PhDProgram Team Leader with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for Three Millennium Development Goal Fund (3MDG Fund)Rollins School of Public HealthEmory University
Meg Martinez, PhDClinical Director Psychologist at the Veritas Collaborative
Robin McGee, PhDResearch Assistant ProfessorRollins School of Public Health: Behavioral Sciences and Health EdEmory University
Jennifer Mullé, PhDAssociate ProfessorSchool of Medicine: Department of GeneticsEmory University
Sana SaleemHubert H. Humphrey FellowRollins School of Public HealthEmory University
Nancy Thompson, PhDProfessorRollins School of Public Health, Behavioral Sciences and Health EducationEmory University
Briana Woods-JaegerAssistant ProfessorRollins School of Public Health: Behavioral Sciences and Health EducationEmory University

NameTitleSchool/DepartmentPrimary Affiliation
Elizabeth Board, MD, PCDirector, Atlanta Functional Medicine Atlanta Funcitional Medicine
Negar Fani, PhDAssistant Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Affiliated Faculty
Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
School of Medicine: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesEmory University
Carla Haack, MDAssistant Professor of Surgery, Henry B. Tippie Clinician Scholar, Director, Surgery Care Coordination, Emory University HospitalSchool of Medicine: Division of General and GI Surgery, Department of SurgeryEmory University
Wei Huang, MD, PhDAssociate Professor,
Staff Physician
Atlanta VA Medical Center
Clinical Investigator
School of Medicine: Department of Rehabilitation MedicineEmory University
Omer Kucuk, MDProfessorSchool of Medicine: Department of HematologyEmory University
Jennifer Mascaro, PhDAssistant ProfessorSchool of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive MedicineEmory University
Devaka PremawardhanaAssistant ProfessorEmory College of Arts and Sciences, Department of ReligionEmory University
Mark Rapaport, MDReunette W. Harris Professor and ChairSchool of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesEmory University
Choi Seung-hoon, KMD, PhDProfessor, Graduate School, Dankook University, Chairman of the Board, National Development Institute of Korean Medicine (NIKOM)  
Rebecca Shisler-Marshall, PhDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Communication Sciences and Special Education (Communication Sciences and Disorders)University of Georgia
Anna Woodbury, MDDivision Chief for Pain Management at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) and Associate Program Director for the Emory Multidisciplinary Pain FellowshipSchool of Medicine: AnesthesiologyEmory University and Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC)

NameTitleSchool/DepartmentPrimary Affiliation
Eddie Abdalla, MD  Northside Hospital
Judy ColeArtist-in-Residence in Collaborative Piano, School of Music Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center and Kennesaw University
Emily Cook, MS, RD, LDRegistered Dietitian Dancer Nutrition
David Coucheron  Atlanta Symphony
Julie Coucheron  Self Employed Internationally Known Pianist
Joel DallowArtistic Director and Founder of Riverside Chamber Players, Inc. and Instructor of Cello, Georgia State University Atlanta Symphony and Riverside Players
Kristen Elliott, RD, LDCommunity Nutrition Educator & Consultant Atlanta Community Food Bank
Karla Galaviz Arredondo, PhD, M.ScAssistant ProfessorRollins School Of Public Health: Global HealthEmory University
Alicia Glass  United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee
Josh Glass, CCSPChiropractic Sports Practitioner Georgia Sports Chiropractice, Emory Sports Medicine
Ines Gonzalez-Casanova, PhDAssistant ProfessorRollins School Of Public Health: Global HealthEmory University
Joy Gotez Nutrition and Wellness Program ManagerAtlanta Community Food Bank
Jeehea Sonya Haw, MDAssistant ProfessorSchool of Medicine: Endocrinology: Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids, Department of MedicineEmory University
John Martin  Self Employed
Desiree Nathanson, MS, DTR  Interfusion Fitness
Mary Lynn OwenInstructorEmory College: Theater Studies ProgramEmory University
Stephanie ParisiAssociate Director of Instructional DesignGoizueta Business School/Academic Affairs/Inst DesignEmory University
Douglas ScottArtistic and Executive Director Full Radius Dance Company
Lisa Staimez, MPH, PhDAssistant ProfessorRollins School Of Public Health: Global HealthEmory University
Mary Beth Weber, MPH, PhDAssistant ProfessorRollins School Of Public Health: Global HealthEmory University
M. Neale Weitzmann, PhDProfessorSchool of Medicine: EndocrinologyEmory University
Jean Welsh, PhD, MPHAssociate ProfessorSchool of Medicine: GastroenterologyEmory University
Thomas Ziegler, MD, MSProfessorSchool of Medicine: EndocrinologyEmory University
Teresa Douglas School of Medicine: Dept of Human GeneticsEmory University
Whitney Leet, MS, RDDoctoral StudentLaney Graduate School: Nutrition and Health ScienceEmory University
Joseph RobertsDoctoral StudentLaney Graduate School, Nutrition and Health Sciences ProgramEmory University

NameTitleSchool/DepartmentPrimary Affiliation
Manoj Bhasin, PhDDirector of Genomics, Proteomics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center Acting Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine School of Medicine: PediatricsEmory University
Gari Clifford, DPhilChair & Professor,
Adjunct Faculty, Morehouse School of Medicine
Distinguished Guest Professor
Department of Biomedical Informatics, Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of TechnologyEmory University
Carlos del Rio, MDProfessor and Chair, Investigator, Director for Clinical Sciences and International Research of the Emory CFAR and Director of the Emory AIDS International Training and Research ProgramRollins School of Public Health, Hubert Department of Global Health, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of MedicineEmory University
David Guidot, MDProfessorSchool of Medicine: Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineEmory University
Madeleine Hackney, PhDAssociate ProfessorSchool of Medicine: GeriatricsEmory University/Atlanta VA Health Care System
Michael M. E. Johns, MDProfessorSchools of Medicine and Public Health, Emory University
Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Emeritus, Emory University
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Carmen MarsitAssociate Dean of ResearchRollins School of Public Health: Environmental Health and jointly appointed EpidemiologyEmory University
Vasiliki Michopoulos, PhDAssistant ProfessorSchool of Medicine: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesEmory University
Arshed Quyyumi, MD, FACCProfessorPredictive Health Institute of Emory University and Georgia TechEmory University
Mar Sanchez, PhDProfessor and Core ScientistSchool of Medicine: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesEmory University
William Shafer, PhDProfessor and Co-DirectorSchool of Medicine: Emory Antibiotic Resistance CenterEmory University
Vikas Sukhatme, MD, ScDRobert W. Woodruff Professor of Medicine
Dean, Emory University School of Medicine
Chief Academic Officer, Emory Healthcare
School of MedicineEmory University

NameTitleSchool/DepartmentPrimary Affiliation
Gillian Hue, PhDLecturerEmory College of Arts and Sciences: Neurosci & Behav BiologyEmory University
Dayna Johnson, PhD, MPH, MSW, MSAssistant ProfessorRollins School of Public Health: EpidemiologyEmory University
Rheinallt Jones, PhDAssistant ProfessorSchool of Medicine: Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition + Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineEmory University
Robert Gaines   
Karen Levy, PhD, MPHAssociate ProfessorRollins School of Public Health: Environmental HealthEmory University
Andrew Neish, MDProfessorSchool of Medicine: Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineEmory University
Timothy Sampson, PhDAssistant ProfessorSchool of Medicine: Department of PhysiologyEmory University
Michael Woodworth, MD, M.ScAssistant ProfessorSchool of Medicine: Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious DiseaseEmory University
Donald Nobel, PhD Department of PhysiologyEmory University