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Robert Block, M.D., M.P.H.
Robert Block, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor

Public Health Sciences - Role of biomarkers, such as fatty acids, in the pathophysiology and prevention of heart disease.
Diana Fernandez, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Diana Fernandez, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Public Health Sciences - Development of interventions that will help individuals avoid excessive weight gain.
Courtney Jones, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Courtney Jones, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine - Risk stratification of injured patients to identify patients who would benefit from trauma center services.
Todd Jusko, Ph.D.
Todd Jusko, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Rochester Environment and Child Health (REACH) Laboratory

Public Health Sciences - Defining the impact of environmental chemicals on immunity and immune-mediated diseases and as a mechanism for susceptibility to other disease outcomes, such as neurobehavioral disorders.
Yu Liu, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Yu Liu, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor

Public Health Sciences - HIV transmission and sexual network characteristics, prevention intervention to improve HIV care cascade (HIV testing, linkage-to-care, initiation/retention of antiretroviral therapy) among high-risk population, such as men who have sex with men, female sex workers, and people who inject drugs.
David Rich, Sc.D., M.P.H.
David Rich, Sc.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
Rich Lab

Public Health Sciences - Examining associations between air pollution and cardiopulmonary and pregnancy outcomes, validating biomarkers that may explain associations and developing spatial-temporal models of air pollution to enable field studies of these biomarkers and clinical outcomes associated with residential air pollution exposures.
Christopher Seplaki, Ph.D.
Christopher Seplaki, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Public Health Sciences - Physical and mental health in later life, mechanisms of vulnerability and resilience, population health determinants, issues in measurement and estimation, complex systems analysis.
Edwin Van Wijngaarden, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Edwin Van Wijngaarden, Ph.D., M.Sc.
VanWijngaarden Lab

Public Health Sciences - Defining influences of environmental exposures, in particular toxic metals, on cognitive outcomes in children and adults.