List of Faculty

Siraj Amanullah, MD, MPH- Affiliated Faculty

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School | Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School

Kristine Campagna- Birth Cohort Scientific Committee 

Health Manager, Rhode Island Department of Health

Elizabeth S. Chen, PhD- Faculty Scholar

Associate Professor of Medical Science, Warren Alpert Medical School | Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University | Associate Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics, Brown Center for Biomedical Informatics

Pei Chi Wu, MD- Autism Initiative Faculty 

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School | Clinician Educator, Brown University

Melissa Clark, PhD​- Faculty Scholar

Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown School of Public Health

Phyllis Dennery, MD- Executive Committee

Sylvia K. Hassenfeld Professor of Pediatrics, Chair of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School | Pediatrician-In-Chief, Medical Director, Hasbro Children’s Hospital | Professor of  Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Brown University

Staci Eisenberg, MD- Co-Investigator (Hasbro Children's Hospital, Primary Care)- Asthma Initiative Faculty

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School

William Fairbrother, MA, PhD- Birth Cohort Scientific Committee

Professor of Biology, Brown University

Alison Field, ScD- Birth Cohort Scientific Committee 

Director of the Centers for Epidemiology and Environmental Health, Chair of Epidemiology, Professor of Epidemiology, Brown School of Public Health | Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School

Aris Garro, MD- Co-Investigator  (Hasbro Children's Hospital, Emergency Department- Asthma Initiative Faculty)

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School

Annie Gjelsvik, PhD- Faculty Scholar, GIS/ Informatics Scientific Committee

Associate Director of MPH Program, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health

Andrea B. Goldschmidt, PhD- Healthy Weight Initiative Faculty 

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research), Warren Alpert Medical School

Barbara Jandasek, PhD- Co-Investigator (Hasbro Children’s Hospital/RIH, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)- Asthma Initiative Faculty

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School

Elissa Jelalian, PhD- Healthy Weight Initiative Lead

Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School | Pediatrics Senior Research Scientist, The Miriam Hospital​

Brian Kavanaugh, PhD- Autism Initiative Faculty

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research), Warren Alpert Medical School

Daphne Koinis Mitchell, Ph.D- Asthma Initiative Lead

Professor (Research), Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School

Barry Lester, PhD- Affiliated Faculty

Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School | Director of the Center for the Study of Children at Risk, Brown Alpert Medical School and Women & Infants Hospital

Todd Levine, MD- Autism Initiative Faculty 

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School

James Linakis, MD, PhD- Affiliated Faculty

Associate Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Hasbro Children's Hospital | Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School 

Elizabeth McQuaid, PhD, ABPP- Asthma Initiative Lead

Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School

Michael Mello, MD, MPH- Affiliated Faculty

Professor of Emergency Medicine, Professor of Medical Science, Warren Alpert Medical School | Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown School of Public Health

Daniel Moreno De Luca, MD- Autism Initiative Faculty

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School

Eric Morrow, MD, PhD- Autism Initiative Lead

Associate Professor of Biology, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Brown University | Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School

Nicole Nugent, PhD- Co-Investigator (Bradley/Hasbro Children’s Research Center)- Asthma Initiative Faculty

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School 

James Padbury, MD- Birth Cohort Scientific Committee

Director of the Rhode Island Center for Clinical and Translational Research | Oh– Zopfi Professor of Pediatrics and Perinatal Research, Warren Alpert Medical School | Pediatrician-In-Chief and Chief of Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine, Women and Infants' Hospital 

Deborah Pearlman, PhD- Affiliated Faculty

Associate Professor of the Practice of Epidemiology, Brown School of Public Health

Maureen Phipps, MD, MPH- Executive Committee

Chace-Joukowsky Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Warren Alpert Medical School | Professor of Epidemiology, Brown School of Public Health | Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital | Executive Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Care New England

Chanika Phornphutkul, MD- Autism Initiative Faculty 

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School

Brittney Poindexter, PhD- Project Director (RI-AIR)- Asthma Initiative Faculty

Instructor in Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research), Warren Alpert Medical School

Kate Powers, DOMD- Co-Investigator (Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Pulmonology)- Asthma Initiative Faculty

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School

Giulia Righi, PhD- Autism Initiative Faculty

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research), Warren Alpert Medical School

Neil Sarkar, PhD, MLIS, FACMI - GIS/Informatics Scientific Committee

Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics, Brown University | Associate Professor of Medical Science, Warren Alpert Medical School | Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown School of Public Health

David Savitz, PhD- Birth Cohort Scientific Committee

Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Epidemiology, Brown School of Public Health | Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School

Ronald Seifer, PhD (Bradley/RIH, Brown University)- Asthma Initiative Faculty

Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School

Stephen Sheinkopf, PhD- Autism Initiative Faculty

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Research), Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School

Adam J. Sullivan, PhD- Faculty Scholar

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Brown University, Brown School of Public Health

Samara Viner Brown, MS- GIS/Informatics Scientific Committee

Chief, Center for Health Data and Analysis, Rhode Island Department of Health

Patrick Vivier, MD, PhD- Executive Committee, Faculty Scholar, Birth Cohort Scientific Committee, GIS/Informatics Scientific Committee

Executive Committee, Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute | Director of Interdisciplinary Education Programs, Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown School of Public Health | Professor of Emergency Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School

Erika Werner, MS, MD- Healthy Weight Initiative Lead, Birth Cohort Scientific Committee, GIS/Informatics Scientific Committee

Director, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Women and Infants | Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Brown School of Public Health

Erin Whitney Evans, PhD, RD-Healthy Weight Initiative Faculty

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research), Warren Alpert Medical School

Rena Wing, PhD- Health Weight Initiative Lead

Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warrent Alpert Medical School

Tao Zheng, MD- Co-Investigator  (Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Allergy)- Asthma Initiative Faculty

Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School | Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology (Research), Brown University