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Naji Abumrad M.D., F.A.C.S.
John L. Sawyers Professor of Surgery
Chairman, Department of Surgery
naji.abumrad@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 936-6645
2213 Garland Avenue, 10435 MRB IV, Nashville, TN 37232-0443
Diabetes Website
Aimalohi Ahonkhai M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
aimalohi.a.ahonkhai@vanderbilt.edu

2525 West End Avenue
Suite 750
Nashville, TN 37203
Muktar Aliyu M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H.
Associate Director for Research, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
muktar.aliyu@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-9374
2525 West End Ave, Suite 750
Nashville, TN 37203
Maternal and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Epidemiology
Carolyn M. Audet Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy
carolyn.m.audet@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-2418
2525 West End Ave, Suite 750
Nashville, TN 37203
Traditional Medicine, HIV/AIDS
Gregory F. Barz Ph.D.
Professor of Musicology/Ethnomusicology
(Blair School of Music)
Professor of Music and Religion (Divinity School)
Professor of Anthropology (College of Arts and Science)
gregory.barz@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-5177
Vanderbilt University
(campus zip 6320)
Gender-based Violence Prevention, Global Health Diplomacy, HIV/AIDS, Poverty, Refugees and Immigrants, Traditional Medicine Website
Meridith Blevins M.S.
Assistant in Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics
meridith.blevins@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 322-1081
Department of Biostatistics
Nashville, TN 37232 (campus zip 2158)
Biostatistics, Education and Training, Epidemiology, Implementation Science, Monitoring and Evaluation
James Chappell M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology and Pediatrics
jim.chappell@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-0110
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, D-7234 Medical Center North, 1161 21st Ave S., Nashville, TN 37232-2561
Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines Website
Sivakumar Chinnadurai M.D.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
sivakumar.chinnadurai@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 936-8176
2200 Children
Amy Chomsky M.D.
Chief, Ophthalmology, VA Hospital
amy.chomsky@Vanderbilt.Edu
615-936-2020
Vanderbilt Eye Center
Medical Center East 8th Floor
Website
Kate Clouse Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
kate.clouse@vanderbilt.edu
615-875-9814
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 725
Nashville, TN 37203
Maternal and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Epidemiology, Tuberculosis Website
Joseph Conrad Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
joseph.a.conrad@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 875-8410
7330 Stevenson Center
Station B 351822
Nashville, TN 37235
HIV/AIDS, Infectious Diseases, Malaria, Maternal and Reproductive Health, Maternal and Child Health, Neglected Tropical Diseases
William Cooper M.D., M.P.H.
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Director, Vanderbilt Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy
william.cooper@vanderbilt.edu
615-936-2425
Education and Training, Epidemiology Website
James Crowe M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Ann Scott Carell Chair; Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Center
james.crowe@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 343-8064
11475 MRB IV, 2213 Garland Ave, Nashville, TN 37232
Ebola virus disease (EVD), Infectious Diseases, Vaccines Website
Mark Denison M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Craig-Weaver Chair in Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
mark.denison@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-2250
Division of Infectious Diseases
D-7235 MCN
Infectious Diseases Website
Jerod S. Denton Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
jerod.s.denton@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-7385
T-4202 MCN
1161 21st Ave. South
Nashville, TN 37232-2520
Website
Neerav Desai M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Health
neerav.desai@Vanderbilt.Edu

Adolescent Medicine
Avery Dickins de Girón Ph.D.
Executive Director and Senior Lecturer, Center for Latin American Studies
Avery.Dickins-deGiron@Vanderbilt.Edu
615-343-1750
233 Buttrick Hall
Nashville, TN 37235-1806
Education and Training, Global Health Diplomacy Website
Jenny Eaton Dyer Ph.D.
Executive Director, Hope Through Healing Hands
jenny@hopethroughhealinghands.org
(615) 818-5579
Global Health Diplomacy, Global Health Policy, Maternal and Child Health, Maternal and Reproductive Health, Poverty Website
Kathryn Edwards M.D.
Sarah H. Sell Professor of Pediatrics
Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair
Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program
kathryn.edwards@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-2250
D-7235 MCN
1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville
TN 37232-2581
Website
Quentin Eichbaum M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., M.F.A., F.C.A.P.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine
Assistant Dean for Program Development
Associate Professor of Medical Education and Administration
quentin.eichbaum@vanderbilt.edu
615-936-5124
209D Light Hall
VUMC
Nashville, TN 37232-0242
Website
Meira Epplein Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology
Associate Director of Graduate Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health
meira.epplein@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 936-2145
2525 West End Ave.
6th Floor
Nashville, TN
Richard Epstein Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
richard.a.epstein@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 343-4497
Website
Carol A. Etherington MSN, R.N., FAAN
Associate Director of Community Health Initiatives,
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
Associate Professor of Nursing
Emerita
carol.etherington@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-3270
2525 West End Ave, Suite 750
Nashville, TN 37203
Nursing, Refugees and Immigrants
Fariyal Fikree M.D., Dr.P.H., M.P.H.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine
ffikree@gmail.com

Edward (Ted) Fischer Ph.D.
Professor of Anthropology
Director, Center for Latin American Studies
edward.f.fischer@Vanderbilt.Edu
615-322-2527
234 Buttrick Hall
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235-6050
Global Health Policy, Nutrition, Poverty Website
Nicolas P. Forget M.D., M.P.H., D.T.M.H.
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine VUMC
Director, Masters Programme in Accident and Emergency Medicine, Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, Georgetown, Guyana
mpforget@gmail.com
615-936-0095
1313 21st Ave S
703 Oxford House
Nashville TN 37232
Website
Usman Gebi MBBS, FMCP
FGH Chief of Party
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine
gebiui1@gmail.com

Oscar Gomez-Duarte M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
oscar.gomez@Vanderbilt.Edu
615-343-6738
D-6201 MCN
1161 21st Ave. South
Nashville, TN 37232-2581
Basic Sciences, Epidemiology, Global Water Supply and Safety, Infectious Diseases, Nutrition, Poverty, Vaccines Website
John Graves Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
VICC Member
john.graves@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-4875
2525 West End Ave, Suite 350
Nashville, TN 37203
Carlos Grijalva M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine
carlos.grijalva@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-5499
2600 Village at Vanderbilt
1500 21st Ave. S.
Nashville, TN 37212
Epidemiology, Vaccines Website
Natasha Halasa M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Natasha.Halasa@vanderbilt.edu

D-7235 MCN
1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232-2581
Website
Erik Hansen M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Surgery
erik.hansen@vanderbilt.edu
615-936-1050
Monroe Carell Jr. Children
Website
Rick (Frederick) Haselton Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
rick.haselton@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-6622
5932 B Stevenson Center
BOX 351510 Station B
Vanderbilt University 37235
Basic Sciences, Ebola virus disease (EVD), Engineering Sciences, Infectious Diseases, Malaria, Maternal and Child Health, Tuberculosis Website
Douglas C. Heimburger M.D., M.S.
Associate Director for Education and Training,
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
Professor of Medicine
douglas.heimburger@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-9374
2525 West End Ave, Suite 750
Nashville, TN 37203
Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, Non-communicable Diseases
Elizabeth Heitman Ph.D.
Associate Professor
elizabeth.heitman@Vanderbilt.Edu
615-936-2686
2525 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203-8679
Brian Heuser Ed.D., M.T.S.
Assistant Professor of the Practice of International Education Policy
brian.l.heuser@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 322-8435
230 Appleton Place
Peabody
343 Nashville, TN 37203-5721
Economics, Education and Training (Building Capacity), Global Health Diplomacy, Global Health Policy, Monitoring and Evaluation, Poverty Website
Julián Hillyer Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
julian.hillyer@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-2065
U6231 MRB III
Nashville, TN 37232
Malaria, Neglected Tropical Diseases Website
Marcia L. Kalish Ph.D.
Associate Director for Laboratory Science Research
Research Professor, Vanderbilt School of Medicine
marcia.l.kalish@vanderbilt.edu
(678) 662-2136
2525 West End Ave, Suite 750
Nashville, TN 37203
Basic Sciences, HIV/AIDS, Infectious Diseases, Molecular Epidemiology
Adnan Khan MBBS, M.P.H.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
adnan@khans.org

Aaron Kipp Ph.D.
Research Instructor of Medicine
aaron.kipp@vanderbilt.edu
615-936-1202
Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center
2525 West End Ave., 8th Floor
Nashville, TN 37203
Epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Substance Abuse
John Robert Koethe M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
john.r.koethe@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-2035
A-2200 MCN
1161 21st Ave S.
Nashville, TN 37232-2582
Biostatistics, Diabetes, Epidemiology, Heart Disease and Stroke, HIV/AIDS, Infectious Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases
Galina Lepesheva Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor Biochemistry, VUSM
galina.i.lepesheva@Vanderbilt.Edu
615-343-1373
622A, Robinson Research Building Vanderbilt University
Basic Sciences, Cancer, Infectious Diseases, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Fungal Infections Website
Harold Newton Lovvorn, III M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatrics, VUMC
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Member Pediatric Surgeon
Harold.Lovvorn@Vanderbilt.edu
615-936-1050
Monroe Carell Jr. Children
Basic Sciences, Cancer, Epidemiology,
Camila Lyon M.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology
Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital
camila.lyon@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 936-0023
2200 Children
Ebola virus disease (EVD), Education and Training (Building Capacity), Epidemiology, Global Health Policy, Global Health Systems/Delivery, Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs)
Anita Mahadevan-Jansen Ph.D.
Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Neurological Surgery
anita.mahadevan-jansen@vanderbilt.edu

Box 351631, Station B
Nashville, TN 37235
Website
Peter R. Martin M.D., M.Sc.
Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of Pharmacology
Director, Vanderbilt Addiction Center
peter.martin@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-4527
300 Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
1601 23rd Ave South
Nashville, TN 37212-8250
Maternal and Child Health, Maternal and Reproductive Health, Mental Health, Substance Abuse Website
Marie H. Martin Ph.D., M.Ed.
Research Assistant Professor, Health Policy
Assistant Director, VIGH Education and Training
Co-Director, Global Health Track, MPH Program
marie.h.martin@vanderbilt.edu
615-875-0152
2525 West End Ave, Suite 750
Nashville, TN 37203
Education and Training, Global Health Diplomacy, Global Health Policy
Matthew McEvoy M.D.
Vice-Chair for Educational Affairs and Program Director; Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
matthew.d.mcevoy@vanderbilt.edu
615-936-1830
2301 Vanderbilt University Hospital
Catherine McGowan M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
c.mcgowan@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 322-2035
Division of Infectious Diseases
A-2200 Medical Center North
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Tara McKay Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Health, and Society
tara.mckay@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 322-0718
300 Calhoun Hall
Global Health Policy, HIV/AIDS Website
Kelly McQueen M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
Director of Vanderbilt Anesthesia Global Health & Development
Affiliate Faculty, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
kelly.mcqueen@Vanderbilt.Edu
(615) 835-5892
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1301 Medical Center Drive
#4648 TVC
Nashville, TN 37232
Education and Training (Building Capacity), Global Health Systems/Delivery, Monitoring and Evaluation, Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), Trauma and Injury (Surgery and Anesthesiology) Website
Jonathan Metzl M.D., Ph.D.
Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology
Director, Medicine, Health, and Society
jonathan.metzl@Vanderbilt.Edu
615-343-0916
Center for Medicine, Health, and Society
PMB #351665
Nashville, TN 37235-1665
Bonnie Miller M.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Health Sciences Education
Professor of Medical Education and Administration
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
bonnie.miller@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-7536
Medical School Office of the Dean
203 Light Hall
Nashville, TN 37232-0685
Education and Training (Building Capacity) Website
Abelardo Moncayo Ph.D.
Senior Epidemiologist and State Medical Entomologist
Director of the Vector-Borne Disease Section, Tennessee Department of Health
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
abelardo.moncayo@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 262-6356
Basic Sciences, Biomedical Informatics, Environment, Epidemiology, Global Health Policy, Infectious Diseases, Neglected Tropical Diseases
Troy Moon M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
troy.moon@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 343-8264
2525 West End Ave., Suite 750
Nashville, TN 37203
HIV/AIDS, Technical Assistance Service (PEPFAR), Biomedical Ethics, Education and Training (Building Capacity), Epidemiology, Global Health Systems/Delivery, Infectious Diseases, Poverty,
Donald Moore M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
donald.moore@Vanderbilt.Edu
615-322-7489
2200 Children
Website
Kelly Moore M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Tennessee Immunization Program Tennessee Department of Health Communicable and Environmental Diseases and Emergency Preparedness (CEDEP) Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Health Policy
kelly.moore@tn.gov
(615) 741-7247
3rd Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower, 710 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37243
Vaccines
Don Moore Ph.D.
Professor of Medical Education and Administration; Director of Evaluation, Office of Undergraduate Medical Education; Director, Office for Continuous Professional Development Education; Director, Vanderbilt MOC Portfolio Program
don.moore@Vanderbilt.Edu
615 322-6035
201 Light Hall
Website
Douglas Morgan M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
douglas.morgan@vanderbilt.edu

2525 West End Ave.
Suite 750
Cancer
Robert Naftel M.D.
Assistant Professor
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
robert.p.naftel@vanderbilt.edu

Neurosurgery Website
James Netterville M.D.
Mark C. Smith Professor of Otolaryncology
Director Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery
Associate Director Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences
james.netterville@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-6180
7209 Medical Center
East South Tower
Campus zip, 8605
Website
Mark W. Newton M.D., F.A.A.P.
Associate Professor
Clinical Anesthesiology
Director, Vanderbilt International Anesthesia Director, Kenya Registered Nurse Anaesthesia, Kijabe Hospital, Kenya
mark.w.newton@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-4429
Monroe Carell Jr. Children
Richard Nisbett Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
rnisbett@health.usf.edu

Cynthia Paschal Ph.D.
Associate Dean
Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Radiology
cynthia.paschal@Vanderbilt.Edu
615-322-2029
AA-3112 Medical Center North
VUIIS and 5903 Stevenson Center
Website
Chetan A. Patil Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
c.patil@Vanderbilt.Edu
615-343-2981
VU Station B 351631
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University
Douglas D. Perkins Ph.D.
Professor of Human and Organizational Development
douglas.d.perkins@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-7213
Mayborn 107
230 Appleton Place, Peabody # 90
130 Magnolia Circle
Nashville, TN 37203-5721
Global Health Diplomacy, Monitoring and Evaluation, Refugees and Immigrants, Community-based participatory research (CBPR) and Community-engaged research Website
R. Jason Pitts Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Dept. of Biological Sciences
j.pitts@Vanderbilt.Edu
(615) 875-8433
465 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
Basic Sciences, Infectious Diseases, Malaria, Vector Biology Website
Fernando Polack M.D.
Professor
Pediatrics
Cesar Milstein Chair in Pediatrics
fernando.p.polack@Vanderbilt.Edu
615-343-6738
D-7235 MCN
1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232-2581
Leon Raskin Ph.D., M. Sc.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
leonid.raskin@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-5378
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 330
Nashville, TN 37203
Cancer, Epidemiology Website
Graham Reside Ph.D.
Executive Director
Cal Turner Program in Moral Leadership for the Professions
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Divinity School
graham.reside@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-4491
411 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37240-1121
Website
John P. Rohde M.D., FAAEM
Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, Department of Emergency Medicine
john.p.rohde@vanderbilt.edu

Department of Emergency Medicine
1313 21st Ave 703 Oxford House
Mavis Schorn Ph.D., C.N.M.
Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Academics
mavis.schorn@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-5876
Godchaux Hall 213
461 21st Ave. South
Nashville, TN 37240
Maternal and Child Health, Maternal and Reproductive Health, Nutrition Website
Bryan Shepherd Ph.D.
Associate Professor in Biostatistics
bryan.shepherd@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 343-3496
T-2317 Medical Center North
Biostatistics, Epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) Website
Xiao-Ou Shu M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Director for Global Health, VICC Co-leader, Cancer Epidemiology Program, VICC Ingram Professor of Cancer Research, Professor, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
xiao-ou.shu@vanderbilt.edu
615-936-0713
2525 West End Avenue 6th floor
Nashville, TN 37232-8300
Cancer, Diabetes, Environment, Epidemiology, Heart Disease and Stroke, Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), Nutrition Website
Mohsin Sidat M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine
mmsidat@gmail.com

Bantayehu Sileshi M.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Associate Fellowship Program Director - Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
bantayehu.sileshi@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-4650
5160 MCE North Tower, Office 5166
Surgery and Anesthesiology
Wilson Silva Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Preventive Medicine
wilson.silva@fgh.org.mz

Joseph "Jay" A. Smith, Jr. M.D.
William L. Bray Professor
Department of Urologic Surgery
joseph.smith@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-0234
Cancer, Trauma and Injury (Surgery and Anesthesiology) Website
Timothy R. Sterling M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
timothy.sterling@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-2035
A-2200 MCN
1161 21st Ave S.
Nashville, TN 37232-2582
Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis (TB)
Paul Sternberg M.D.
Chair, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Director, Vanderbilt Eye Institute
George W. Hale Professor of Ophthalmology
paul.sternberg@Vanderbilt.Edu
615-936-1453
2311 Pierce Ave.
Suite 1209 (8808)
Website
Jeffrey G. Stovall M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry Residency Training Director, Adult Psychiatry
jeffrey.g.stovall@vanderbilt.edu
615-936-3555
1601 23rd Ave. South
Nashville, TN 37212
Mental Health Website
Sarah V. Suiter Ph.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Human & Organizational Development
Director, Community Development & Action M.Ed. Program
Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
sarah.v.suiter@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 343-5334
Monitoring and Evaluation
Margaret Tarpley M.L.S.
Senior Associate in Surgery
margaret.j.tarpley@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-1548
D-4314 MCN
1161 21st Ave. South
Nashville, TN 37232
Education and Training
John Tarpley M.D.
Professor, Department of Surgery, Section of Surgical Sciences
john.l.tarpley@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-6642
Section of Surgical Sciences
D-4311 Medical Center North
VUMC
Nashville, Tennessee 37232-2730
Website
Edwin Trevathan M.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
edwin.trevathan@vanderbilt.edu
+1 615-936-7966
2200 Children
Maternal and Child Health, Epidemiology, Global Health Policy
Emilio Valverde Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
celacantor@gmail.com

HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB)
Yuri van der Heijden M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
yuri.vanderheijden@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 322-2035
Division of Infectious Diseases
A-2200 Medical Center North
1161 21st Avenue So
Tuberculosis
Sten H. Vermund M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President for Global Health
Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
Amos Christie Chair of Global Health
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology
globalhealth.info@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-9374
2525 West End Ave, Suite 750
Nashville, TN 37203
Epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, Maternal and Child Health
Bart Victor Ph.D.
Cal Turner Professor of Moral Leadership
bart.victor@owen.vanderbilt.edu
615-343-7177
339 Owen Graduate School of Management
Website
Kenneth Wallston Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology in Nursing (School of Nursing)
Professor of Psychology (A&S)
Professor of Psychology and Human Development (Peabody)
Professor of Human and Organizational Development (Peabody)
ken.wallston@Vanderbilt.Edu
(615) 512-0036
1025 Hart Road; Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
Behavioral Sciences Website
Bahr Weiss Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development
Visiting Foreign Professor, Vietnam National University
bahr.weiss@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-8218
Mental Health, Substance Abuse Website
Martin Were M.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Associate Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
martin.c.were@vanderbilt.edu

2525 West End Avenue
Suite 750
Biomedical Informatics
C. William “Bill” Wester M.D., M.P.H
Associate Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
william.wester@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 875-0145
2525 West End Ave, Suite 750
Nashville, TN 37203
Epidemiology, Global Health Systems/Delivery, HIV/AIDS, Implementation Science, Infectious Diseases,
David Wright Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Chemistry
david.wright@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-2636
7860 Stevenson Center
Nashville, TN 37240 (VUSta B 351822)
Website
Wei Zheng M.D., Ph.D., MPH
Anne Potter Wilson Chair in Medicine Professor and Chief, Division of Epidemiology Director, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center VICC Member Cancer Epidemiologist
wei.zheng@vanderbilt.edu
615-936-0682
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
2525 West End Ave, 8th floor
Nashville, TN 37203-1738
Epidemiology, Nutrition Website
Laurence J. Zwiebel Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Science and Pharmacology
Center for Molecular Neuroscience Programs in Developmental Biology and Genetics Institute for Chemical Biology
laurence.j.zwiebel@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-1894
VU Station B 351634
Nashville, TN37235-3582
Website