Doctoral Student Profiles

Laura Arboleda-MerinoLaura Arboleda-Merino
Program/affiliation/area of speciality: Mental Health, health equity, modeling, population health
Email address: larb@umich.edu 


Jillian BakerJillian Baker
Program/affiliation/area of speciality: Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Center for Midlife Science
Email address: jillbake@umich.edu


Maria BarajasMaria Jhoana Barajas
Program/affiliation/area of speciality: Noncommunicable diseases, social epidemiology, health disparities, access to care, and community-based participatory research.
Email address: barajas@umich.edu


Sarah BassiouniSarah S. Bassiouni
Program/affiliation/area of speciality: Epidemiology (molecular, infectious disease, social), global health, social determinants of health and health disparities, geospatial analysis, demography
Email address: sbassiou@umich.edu 


deesha bhaumikDeesha Bhaumik
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology, Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Dental Epidemiology
Email address: deesha@umich.edu 


Morgan ByrdMorgan Byrd
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Email address: mcbyrd@umich.edu


dima chaarDima Chaar
Program/affiliation/area of specialty:
Epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health (CSEPH)
Email address: dimac@umich.edu


Haeyoon ChangHaeyoon Chang
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Social Epidemiology/Chronic Disease/Global Health/Health Disparities/Lifespan and Aging/Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health (CSEPH)
Email address: haeyoonc@umich.edu 


Chen ChenChen Chen
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Racial disparities in recurrent stroke and post-stroke acute care
Email address: chensph@umich.edu


Tsai-Chin ChoTsai-Chin Cho
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology/ Epidemiologic Science/ Social determinants of health; health disparities
Email address: tccho@umich.edu


Christopher CroweChristopher Crowe
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology/Genetic Epidemiology/Chronic Disease/Population Health 
Email address: crowec@umich.edu


Joshua Foster-TuckerJoshua Foster-Tucker
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: The intersection of infectious disease epidemiology, epigenetics, and geroscience
Email address: tuckjosh@umich.edu 


Jiaqi GaoJiaqi Gao
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology, Environmental Epidemiology
Email address: jiaqigao@umich.edu


Berhanu GebremeskelBerhanu G. Gebremeskel
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiological Science, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Vaccines, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Global Health
Email address: bgebreme@umich.edu


MarielynnMarielynn Herrera
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: maternal and child health, social and political determinants of health, and employment and occupational epidemiology
Email address: mherre@umich.edu


Gregory HoyGregory Hoy
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology, infectious disease epidemiology, global health
Email address: ghoy@umich.edu


Maheen HumayunMaheen Humayun
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology/ Global Health / Tuberculosis
Email address: maheen@umich.edu


Jessica IbiebeleJessica Ibiebele
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Prevention
Email address: jibiebel@umich.edu


Mengdi (Judy) JiMengdi Ji
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology, Infectious disease, Sexually transmitted disease, Vaccine, Vaccine hesitancy, Global health 
Email address: mengdiji@umich.edu


Tingfan JinTingfan Jin
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Environmental Epidemiology
Email address: tingfan@umich.edu 


Eskira KahsayEskira Kahsay
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Psychiatric epidemiology, Social epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health (CSEPH)
Email address: eskahsay@umich.edu


Nita KanneyNita Kanney
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epigenetics, health disparities, and maternal and child health across the life course. 
Email address: kanney@umich.edu 


Abigail KappelmanAbigail Kappelman
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Social epidemiology, infectious disease epidemiology
Email address: kappelma@umich.edu


Lilah KhojaLilah Khoja
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Cancer disparities; Arab and Arab American Health; Ovarian cancer; Cervical cancer; Bladder cancer
Email address: lkhoja@umich.edu


Lisha LinLisha Lin
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology / Genetics Epidemiology / Social Epidemiology / Aging / Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health (CSEPH) 
Email address: lishalin@umich.edu


Kathleen LindseyKathleen Lindsey
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases.
Email address: klindz@umich.edu


Lauren MacConnachieLauren MacConnachie
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Chronic Disease and Aging Epidemiology, Center for Midlife Science
Email address: lmacconn@umich.edu 


Kara MannorKara Mannor
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology/Center of Social Epidemiology and Population Health/Disability Justice and Public Health
Email address: kmannor@umich.edu


Elizabeth MetzgerElizabeth Metzger
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiologic Science, Injury Prevention, Concussion Research, Military Health 
Email address: elizmetz@umich.edu 


Harry MomoHarry Momo
Program/affiliation/area of speciality: Epidemiology, Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Clinical Epidemiology, Global Public Health
Email address: hdmomo@umich.edu


Justin OldhamJustin Oldham, MD
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Molecular Epidemiology, Prediction Modeling
Email address: oldhamj@umich.edu


Lauren OpsasnickLauren Opsasnick
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology, Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Email address: opsasnic@umich.edu


Omar PedrazaOmar Pedraza
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Social connectedness, fostering a sense of community, social capital
Email address: opedraza@umich.edu 


Kalee RumfeltKalee Rumfelt
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: 
Email address: rumfeltk@umich.edu


Max SalvatoreMax Salvatore
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Cancer risk prediction and stratification; biobank and EHR data analysis; health disparities; Arab and Arab American health; Center for Precision Health Data Science
Email address: mmsalva@umich.edu


Wade SandersWade Sanders
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Chronic Disease Epidemiology; Inflammation; Use of Diagnostic and predictive Biomarkers; Center for Midlife Science
Email address: wadesand@umich.edu 


Awnish SinghAwnish Singh
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Infectious disease epidemiology, vaccine preventable disease, disease modeling, Immunology, vaccine development, vaccine preventable disease surveillance methods, immunization program operations and vaccine policy. 
Email address: awnishks@umich.edu 


Danielle SmithDanielle Smith
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology, Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology; Health Disparities; Global Health
Email address: danilsc@umich.edu 


andrea sosa morenoAndrea Sosa Moreno
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Molecular Epidemiology, Global Health
Email address: arsosa@umich.edu


Hannah SteinbergHannah Steinberg
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health
Email address: hsteinb@umich.edu


Danielle StoneDanielle Stone
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Intersection of Social and Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Complex Systems, Computational Modeling
Email address: tystone@umich.edu


jiale tanJiale Tan
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Mathematics Modeling, Infectious Disease Modeling, Chronic Disease Modeling, Operations Research
Email address: jialetan@umich.edu


Nasya TanNasya Tan
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Health disparities, social epidemiology, chronic disease epidemiology, disability, hearing loss, d/Deaf and hard-of-hearing populations
Email address: nasyatan@umich.edu 


mislael Mislael A. Valentin Cortes
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Social & environmental epidemiology, climate change, natural hazards, disasters, structural health inequities, community-based methods, international health
Email address: mislaelv@umich.edu


Hannah Van WykHannah Van Wyk
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology, Mathematical Modeling, Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Email address: hcvw@umich.edu


Elaine WuJiaxin Wu
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Environmental epidemiology, population health
Email address: jiaxinw@umich.edu


Jade YangJade Yang
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Global Health, Vaccine Science and Policy, Virology
Email address: jadeyang@umich.edu 


Xuexin YuXuexin Yu
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Social determinants/Cognitive aging/Lifecourse epidemiology/Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health (CSEPH). 
Email address: xuexiny@umich.edu


Jose ZambaraJosé Zambrana
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Epidemiology; Infectious Disease epidemiology
Email address: jzamb@umich.edu


Luiz ZavalaLuis Zavala Arciniega
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health
Email address: lzavalaa@umich.edu


Troy ZhouTroy Zirui Zhou
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Modeling, population health, chronic diseases, infectious disease epidemiology
Email address: zzrtroy@umich.edu 


Mia ZhuMia Qihan Zhu
Program/affiliation/area of specialty: Sleep epidemiology, Childhood exposures, Perinatal epidemiology 
Email address: mqzhu@umich.edu