PhD Trainees

  • Zainab Albar

    Zainab Hassan Albar

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Science

    Advisor: Abdus Sattar, PhD

  • Asma Almijlad

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Science

    Research topics: Relationship between periodontitis and cancer

    Advisor: James Spilsbury, PhD

  • Hussam Mohammed Alqahtani

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Science

     

  • Haimeng Bai

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Systems Biology

    Advisor: William S. Bush, PhD

  • Wyatt Bensken

    Wyatt P. Bensken

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Siran Koroukian, PhD

    Link to Wyatt Bensken's website.  

     

  • Benjamin Booker

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Sarah Markt, PhD

  • Claudia Ivette Cabrera Aviles

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Biomedical & Health Informatics

    Advisor: Satya Sahoo, PhD

    Claudia Cabrera joined the PhD program from the BHI Master's program. Watch her testimonial video.  

  • Weicong Chen

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Computer and Data Sciences 

    Advisor: Curtis Tatsuoka, PhD

  • Lauren Cruz

    Lauren Ashley Cruz

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: lauren.cruz@case.edu

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Research Topics: Genetic epidemiology, Bioethics

    Advisors: Dana Crawford, PhD, and Jessica Cooke Bailey, PhD, MPH

    Link to Lauren Cruz' website here.

  • Zuxi Cui

    Zuxi Cui

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program:  Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Fredrick R. Schumacher, PhD, MPH

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    Gwendolyn Donley, MS

    Pre-Doctoral Scholar
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: gad51@case.edu

  • Daoyu Duan

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Hao Harry Feng, PhD

  • Raqaq Durodoye

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Scott Williams, PhD

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    India Gill, MPH

    Pre-Doctoral Scholar
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: ixg88@case.edu

  • Britney Graham

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Systems Biology

    Advisor: Scott Williams, PhD

  • Jesus Gutierrez

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Catherine M. Stein, PhD

  • Emily Rae Hannon

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Scott Williams, PhD

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  • Vanessa Ho

    Vanessa Ho, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Surgery
    MetroHealth Medical Center
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Science

    Advisor: Siran Koroukian, PhD

  • Olivia Marie Hogue

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Science

  • Jeeda Ismail

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Systems Biology

    Advisor: Mark Cameron, PhD

  • Bowen Jin

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Systems Biology

    Advisor: William S. Bush, PhD

  • Kakul Joshi

    Kakul Joshi

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: kxj106@case.edu

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Research Topics: Diet-related health disparities, nutritional epidemiology, food access focused community interventions, nutrition equity

    Kakul Joshi is trained in Community Nutrition and Public Health with a focus on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Areas of interest include community-level interventions addressing healthy food access (specifically produce prescription programs and healthy retail initiatives), and understanding related implementation strategies to enhance the reach, spread, and adaptation of those interventions. She has experience in project coordination, and program implementation, and evaluation. Her current research focuses on understanding the sources and quality of foods in the hunger relief system during COVID-19. 

  • Owen Laframboise

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Genetics and Genome Sciences 

    Advisor: Jonathan L. Haines, PhD

  • Carli Jessica Lehr

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Science

  • Youjun Li

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Jeffrey M. Albert, PhD

  • Harrison Lindley

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Systems Biology

    Advisor: Mark Cameron, PhD

  • Shiying Liu

    Shiying Liu

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Dana Crawford, PhD

    Link to Shiying Liu's website here

  • Noah Lorincz-Comi

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Research topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Genetic Epidemiology, Mendelian Randomization

     

  • Ashley M. Lowry

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Mark Schluchter

  • Amr Mahran

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

  • Leighanne Main

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program:  Genetics and Genome Sciences

    Advisor: Jonathan L. Haines, PhD

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    Roberto Martinez, MD, MPH

    Pre-Doctoral Scholar
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: ram249@case.edu

  • Anna M. May

    Anna M. May

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: amm247@case.edu

    Program: Biomedical and Health Informatics

    Research Topics: Disease prediction, pathways of care, adherence, sleep apnea, databases

     

  • Morgan K McGrath

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Sciences

    Advisor: Johnie Rose, MD, PhD

  • Leslie (Guanqun) Meng

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Research topics: Bioinformatics and Biostatistics

    Advisor: Harry Hao Feng, PhD

     

  • Stephanie E Merlino

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

  • Makaela Mews

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Systems Biology

    Advisor: William S. Bush, PhD

  • Anna Miller

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Genetics and Genome Sciences

    Advisor: Scott Williams, PhD

  • Elina Misicka

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Farren B.S. Briggs, PhD, ScM

  • Laurie A Moennich

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Science

  • Yousef Mustafa

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Systems Biology

    Advisor: William S. Bush, PhD

  • Ryan Nazemian

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Science

    Advisor: Johnie Rose, MD, PhD

  • Callie-Ogand Hand

    Callie Ogland-Hand, MPH

    Pre-Doctoral Scholar
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: cmo74@case.edu

  • Jasmine Olvany

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Genetics & Genome Sciences

    Advisor: Scott Williams, PhD

  • Michael Osterman

    Michael D. Osterman

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: mdo17@case.edu

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Research topics: Genetic Epidemiology, Predictive Models, Polygenic Risk Scores, Chronic Disease, Biostatistics

    Advisor: Jonathan L. Haines, PhD

  • Julia Yang Payne

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Science

  • Katrina D Prantzalos

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Satya Sahoo, PhD

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    Abigail Roche, MS

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: acr129@case.edu

  • Sandra Y Silva Camargo

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Science

    Advisor: Johnie Rose, MD, PhD

  • Han Sun

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

  • Wayne M Tsuang, MD

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Science

    Advisor: Johnie Rose, MD, PhD

  • Dipak Prasad Upadhyaya

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

  • Lu Wang

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

  • Ping Wang

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Jonathan L. Haines, PhD

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  • Yanning Wu

    Yanning Wu

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: yxw2033@case.edu

  • Xueyi (Julia) Zhang

    Xueyi (Julia) Zhang

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: xueyi.zhang@case.edu

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

     Research topics: Computational and Statistical Genomics, Genetic Epidemiology

  • Jing Zhang

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

    Advisor: Curtis Tatsuoka

  • Guangjin Zhou

    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Program: Clinical Translational Science

    Advisor: Siran Koroukian, PhD