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Division of Epidemiology Division of Epidemiology Faculty, Fellows & Staff

Division of Epidemiology Faculty, Fellows & Staff

Faculty and postdoctoral fellows in NYU Langone’s Division of Epidemiology conduct research at the forefront of the discipline. Our research interests include cancer epidemiology and biomarkers, environmental exposure and disease, the human microbiome, population health surveillance, and occupational health. Our staff supports our research and educational programs.

Core Faculty

Lorna E. Thorpe, PhD, MPH
Director, Division of Epidemiology
Professor, Department of Population Health
Research interests: chronic disease epidemiology; public health surveillance; evaluation of policy on health

Jiyoung Ahn, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health and Environmental Medicine
Research interests: biomarkers; cancer; diet; environmental carcinogens; microbiome

Magdalena Cerdá, DrPH, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Population Health
Research interests: opioid use disorder; violence prevention; firearms; prescription drugs; heroin; drug overdose; social determinants of injury; marijuana; homicide; suicide

Yu Chen, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health, Environmental Medicine, and Medicine
Research interests: arsenic exposure; cancer; cardiovascular disease; environmental epidemiology; gastric cancer; microbiome

Justin M. Feldman, ScD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health
Research interests: police violence; racial and economic segregation; public health surveillance; epidemiologic methods

George Friedman-Jimenez, MD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Health, Environmental Medicine, and Medicine
Research interests: clinical epidemiology; occupational epidemiology

Richard B. Hayes, DDS, PhD, MPH
Professor, Departments of Population Health and Environmental Medicine
Research interests: air pollution and cardiovascular disease; genetic and environmental determinants of colon and head and neck cancer; oral microbiome

Tomas Kirchhoff, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health and Environmental Medicine
Research interests: cancer; computational biology; genomics

Karen L. Koenig, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Health and Environmental Medicine
Research interests: cancer and coronary heart disease in women

Anne Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, MD, MS
Professor, Departments of Population Health and Environmental Medicine
Research interests: biostatistics; breast cancer; colorectal cancer; endometrial cancer; exogenous hormonal exposures; hormones; sex hormones; women’s health

Affiliated Faculty

Ellen Caniglia, ScD
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health
 
Dustin T. Duncan, ScD
Associate Professor, Department of Population Health
 
Maria Khan, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Population Health

Postdoctoral Fellow

Brandilyn Peters, PhD
Research interests: nutrition and the microbiome; cancer
brandilyn.peters@nyulangone.org

Program Staff

Liz Clancy, MS
Program Manager
elizabeth.clancy@nyulangone.org

Rodrigo Arce Cardozo, MD, MPH
Project Manager
rodrigo.arcecardozo@nyulangone.org

Gabriella Macias
Administrative Coordinator
gabriella.macias@nyulangone.org