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Robert Block, M.D., M.P.H.
Robert Block, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
Public Health Sciences - Cardiovascular Epidemiology: Role of biomarkers, such as fatty acids, in the pathophysiology and prevention of heart disease. Determining effective ways to help patients with Familial Hypercholesterolemia avoid cardiovascular disease events and measure blood pressure in novel ways.
Mentor for Epidemiology Ph.D. Program
Diana Fernandez, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Diana Fernandez, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Public Health Sciences - Nutritional Epidemiology: Development of interventions that will help individuals avoid excessive weight gain.
Mentor for Epidemiology Ph.D. Program
Courtney Jones, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Courtney Jones, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor

CMC Jones Lab

Emergency Medicine - Injury and Emergency Medicine Epidemiology: Risk stratification of injured patients to identify patients who would benefit from trauma center services.
Mentor for Epidemiology Ph.D. Program
Todd Jusko, Ph.D.
Todd Jusko, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Rochester Environment and Child Health (REACH) Laboratory

Public Health Sciences - Environmental and Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology: 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.
Mentor for Epidemiology Ph.D. Program
Yu Liu, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Yu Liu, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
Public Health Sciences - HIV and Infectious Disease Epidemiology: Social behavioral science and epidemiological methods to understand and reduce HIV vulnerabilities among sexual and gender minority populations (e.g. men who have sex with men).
Mentor for Epidemiology Ph.D. Program
David Rich, Sc.D., M.P.H.
David Rich, Sc.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor

Rich Lab

Public Health Sciences - Environmental, Cardiovascular, and Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology: Examining associations between air pollution and cardiopulmonary and pregnancy outcomes, examining mechanisms of such cardiopulmonary and pregnancy responses, and developing spatial-temporal models of air pollution to enable field studies of these biomarkers and clinical outcomes associated with residential air pollution exposure.
Mentor for Epidemiology Ph.D. Program
Christopher Seplaki, Ph.D.
Christopher Seplaki, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Public Health Sciences - Epidemiology of Aging: Physical and mental health in later life, mechanisms of vulnerability and resilience, population health determinants, issues in measurement and estimation, complex systems analysis
Mentor for Epidemiology Ph.D. Program
Edwin Van Wijngaarden, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Edwin Van Wijngaarden, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Professor

VanWijngaarden Lab

EpidemiologyPublic Health Sciences - Environmental and Neurologic Epidemiology: Defining influences of environmental exposures, in particular toxic metals, on cognitive outcomes in children and adults.
Mentor for Epidemiology Ph.D. Program