Nauzley Abedini, M.D.
Research Interests: Dr. Abedini's work focuses on improving access to quality medical care, enhancing transitions of care, improving inter-professional education and teamwork, building healthcare worker capacity in underserved settings, and understanding factors that drive healthcare worker misdistribution and turnover.
Nnenaya Agochukwu, M.D.
Research Interests: Dr. Agochukwu is interested in the quality of life in the elderly population. She would like to assess the impact of urological disease on quality of life. In addition, she is interested in surgical quality and outcomes in low and middle-income countries in comparison to high-income countries.
Jade Burns, Ph.D., R.N., CPNP-PC
Research Interests: Dr. Burns is interested in innovative approaches using community-based participatory research and technology to improve healthcare and outcomes among adolescents at community health care centers. She has a secondary interest in improving nursing practice and training programs in underserved areas.
Calista Harbaugh, M.D.
Research Interests: Dr. Harbaugh's interests include improving access to surgical care for pediatric patients and their families and optimizing the quality of care in the perioperative period. She has a specific interest in perioperative narcotic prescribing to children and adolescents and its contribution to the national opioid epidemic.
Alan (Taylor) Kelley, M.D., M.P.H.
Research Interests: Dr. Kelley's research interests include evaluation of plan behavior and care quality in Medicaid managed care; barriers to primary and specialty care for immigrant, refugee, and other vulnerable populations; cost and resource effects of the Affordable Care Act; and innovation in value-based insurance design.
Cathryn Lapedis, M.D., M.P.H.
Research Interests: Dr. Lapedis is interested in studying the relationship between social disparities and chronic kidney disease by specifically understanding how factors like race, minority status, income, and structural inequalities translate into physical manifestations of disease by studying the morphology of the kidney.'
Daphna Stroumsa, M.D., M.P.H.
Research Interests: Dr. Stroumsa’s approach to research is informed by feminist and queer methodologies. She is committed to community-driven research. She plans to conduct research on the health needs of LGBTQ people, with a particular focus on interactions with healthcare providers and on the intersections of reproductive justice and health.
Mary Vance, M.D.
Research Interests: Dr. Vance's research interests include trauma and PTSD, substance use disorders, and access to care.