Program Members


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Melinda Irwin, PhD, MPH

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Disease Epidemiology)

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Xiaomei Ma, PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)


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Kerin Adelson, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Chief Quality Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

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Steven Bernstein, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Vice Chair, Academic Affairs

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Elizabeth Bradley, PhD, MBA

Brady-Johnson Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies

Director, Yale Global Health Initiative

Faculty Director, Global Health Leadership Institute

Master, Branford College, Yale College

Research Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases; Hospices; Palliative Care; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Global Health; Health Care

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Brenda Cartmel

Senior Research Scientist in and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

Carcinoma; Tanning; Nutritional Sciences

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Anees Chagpar, MD, MBA, MA, MPH, FACS, FRCS(C)

Associate Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Director, The Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

Program Director, Interdisciplinary Breast Fellowship

Assistant Director, Global Oncology, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Interests

Breast Neoplasms; Ethics; Health Services Research; Quality of Health Care

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Elizabeth Claus, PhD, MD

Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Director of Medical Research, School of Public Health

Director of Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Research Interests

Breast Neoplasms; Epidemiology; Meningioma; Neurosurgery; Statistics as Topic; Central Nervous System Neoplasms

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Amy Davidoff, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Public Health (Health Policy)

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Nicole Deziel, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

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Robert Dubrow, MD, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

Brain Neoplasms; Epidemiology; HIV Infections; Climate Change

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Elizabeth Ercolano, DNSc

Associate Research Scientist in Nursing