Associate Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health
Dr. Joseph Braun is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health. His research focuses on the effects of environmental pollutants on children’s health and the risk factors for pediatric diseases.
Professor & Founding Chair, Department of Epidemiology Director, Center for Population Health and Clinical Epidemiology
Stephen Buka is an epidemiologist and developmental psychologist whose work focuses on the causes, development, and prevention of major psychiatric and cognitive disorders. He is the Chair of Browns Department of Epidemiology and the Director of its Center for Population Health & Clinical Epidemiology. He received his Sc.D. from Harvard Universitys School of Public Health. Stephen was the faculty co-chair of TRI-Labs pilot program on early childhood development.
Ph.D. Candidate, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Dana Cernigliaro is a doctoral candidate at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and has a masters degree in Public Health from Brown University. Dana has worked for over 10 years on both domestic and international research projects on a range of health issues, with a particular focus on HIV prevention and access to care for vulnerable populations. Her current research focuses on sexually transmitted disease and reproductive health of sex workers living with HIV in the Dominican Republic.
Assistant Professor, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Stephanie Morain is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine. She conducts both empirical and normative research into issues at the intersection of ethics, law, and health policy. Her work examines political and ethical issues concerning the scope of government authority in public health and the role of stakeholder opinion in shaping decision-making in public health policy. Dr. Morain received a Ph.D. in Health Policy with a concentration in Ethics from Harvard University and an M.P.H. from the Program in the History and Ethics of Public Health at Columbia University. She completed her postdoctoral training as a Hecht-Levi Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Berman Institute for Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University.
Cecilia and Dan Carmichael Family Associate Director, Center for Individualized Medicine (Florida)
Alexander Parker, Ph.D., is a professor of Epidemiology and Urology at the Mayo Clinic. He is also the Cecilia and Dan Carmichael Family Associate Director of the Center for Individualized Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Florida, which was launched in 2012 to advance research and clinical practice in the field of individualized medicine. Dr. Parkers research aims to improve our understanding of the molecular epidemiology of kidney cancer, with a particular focus on addressing clinical and public health questions. He received his Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of Iowa and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in molecular and genetic epidemiology at the Mayo Clinic.
Vinay K. Prasad, M.D., M.P.H. is a hematologist-oncologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Oregon Health and Sciences University. He also holds appointments in the Division of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and as a Senior Scholar in the Center for Health Care Ethics. He is nationally known for his research on oncology drugs, health policy, evidence-based medicine, bias, public health, preventive medicine, and medical reversal. He is a graduate of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine at Northwestern Universitys Feinberg School of Medicine.
Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, School of Public Health
Tyler Wray is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the Brown University School of Public Health, where he researches ways technology can be used to improve HIV and STI prevention and care. He is the co-founder of SmashLabs, a research group at Brown that develops and tests mobile health technologies.