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Secondary Appointments in the Division of PHS 

Note: Appointments in this list are for WFBMC faculty from outside PHS who have secondary appointments within the Division. To go to the listing for a specific PHS department, please click on a department name as follow:

PHS Administration
Department of Biostatistics & Data Science
Department of Epidemiology and Prevention
Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy
Department of Implementation Science


PHS Administration

John D. McConnell, MD
Chief Executive Officer Emeritus
Executive Director, Wake Forest Healthcare Ventures
Professor, Department of Urology
Research Interests: Urology, Prostate Cancer
Contact Information: 336-716-7353, jdmccon@wakehealth.edu

Michael D. Rocco, MD
Professor and Vardaman Buckalew, Jr., Chair in Nephrology
Department of Internal Medicine-Nephrology
Research Interests: Renal Failure, Nephrolithiasis, Kidney Disease, Hemodialysis, Acute Kidney Injury, Clinical Nephrology, Dialysis, Hypertension
Contact Information 336-716-4650, mrocco@wakehealth.edu


Department of Biostatistics & Data Science

Christopher T. Whitlow, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Radiology
Research Interests: Advanced Neuroradiology MRI Techniques, Neuroradiology, Radiology
Contact Information: 336-716-7849, cwhitlow@wakehealth.edu

Umit Topaloglu, PhD
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology
Research Interests: Data Collection; Neoplasms; Neovascularization, Pathologic; Liver Neoplasms; Liver
Contact Information: Academic: 336-716-7298 | Department: 336-716-2011, utopalog@wakehealth.edu

Michael Olivier, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine-Molecular Medicine
Research Interests: genomics, proteomics and metabolomics technologies to the study of human metabolic disorders, with a special emphasis on obesity, lipid disorders and the metabolic and cardiovascular co-morbidities
Contact Information: 336-713-4259, molivier@wakehealth.edu


Department of Epidemiology and Prevention

David Herrington, MD
Professor, Cardiology, Sticht Center on Aging
Research Interests: Atherosclerosis; Coronary Artery Disease; Cardiovascular Diseases; Estrogen Replacement Therapy; Coronary Disease
Contact Information: 336-716-4950, dherring@wakehealth.edu

Jeff Williamson, MD, MHS
Director, Center for Healthcare Innovation
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology; Chief, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Research Interests: Care models for older adults with physical or cognitive impairment; hypertension; frailty; physical and cognitive function as a vital sign; telehealth
Contact Information:  336-713-8964, jwilliam@wakehealth.edu

Jingzhong Ding, PhD
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Center for Vaccines at Extremes
Research Interests: Adipose Tissue; Pericardium; Calcinosis; Atherosclerosis; Coronary Artery Disease
Contact Information: 336-713-8570, jding@wakehealth.edu

Ramon Velez, MD
Professor, General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Diabetic Retinopathy; Mass Screening; Health Promotion; Medical Records; Data Collection
Contact Information: 336-713-4156, rvelez@wakehealth.edu

Stephen Kritchevsky, PhD
Deputy Director, Translational Science Institute
Director, Sticht Center on Aging
Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, Center for Vaccines at Extremes
Research Interests: Aging; Body Composition; Aged; Mobility Limitation; Obesity
Contact Information: 336-713-8548, skritche@wakehealth.edu

Werner Ernst Bischoff, MD
Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases
Research Interests: Air Microbiology; Staphylococcal Infections; Staphylococcus aureus; Aerosols; Common Cold
Contact Information: 336-716-5116, wbischof@wakehealth.edu

David Miller, Jr, MD, MS
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Digital and Mobile Health Interventions; Informed Decision Making; Cancer screening; Health Disparities
Contact Information:  336-713-5218, dmiller@wakehealth.edu

Joseph Yeboah, MBChB
Associate Professor, Cardiology
Cardiovascular Sciences Center
Research Interests: Coronary Artery Disease; Atherosclerosis; Cardiovascular Diseases; Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors; Brachial Artery
Contact Information: 336-716-7015, jyeboah@wakehealth.edu

Denise Houston, PhD
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Research Interests: Vitamin D; Vitamin D Deficiency; Obesity; Aging; Mobility Limitation
Contact Information: 336-713-8558, dhouston@wakehealth.edu

Laura D. Baker, PhD
Associate Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Research Interests: Alzheimer’s Disease; Cognition; Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone; Insulin; Hormones
Contact Information: 336-713-8830, lbaker@wakehealth.edu

Timothy Hughes, PhD
Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Research Interests: Brain; Alzheimer’s Disease; Dementia; Hydroxycholesterols; Disease Progression
Contact Information: 336-713-3851, thughes@wakehealth.edu

Deepak Palakshappa
Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Food Supply; Primary Health Care; Pediatrics; Attitude of Health Personnel; Suburban Health Services
Contact Information: 336-716-6157, dpalaksh@wakehealth.edu

John G. Spangler, MD
Professor, Family & Community Medicine
Office of Women in Medicine and Science, Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, Substance Addiction& Abuse Center
Research Interests: Smoking; Smoking Cessation; Students; Universities; Manganese
Contact Information: 336-716-2794, jspangler@wakehealth.edu

Thomas A. Arcury, PhD
Program Director, Translational Science Institute
Director, Center for Worker Health
Professor, Family & Community Medicine
Research Interests: Agriculture; Transients and Migrants; Hispanic Americans; Agricultural Workers' Diseases; North Carolina
Contact Information: 336-716-9438, tarcury@wakehealth.edu

Katherine A. Poehling, MD, MPH
Professor, Pediatrics
Office of Women in Medicine and Science, Center for Vaccines at Extremes
Research Interests: Influenza, Human; Influenza Vaccines; Hospitalization; Infant; Pneumococcal Infections
Contact Information: 336-716-2511, kpoehlin@wakehealth.edu

Joseph A. Skelton, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism
Research Interests: Obesity; Child; Feeding Behavior; Patient Dropouts; Obesity, Morbid
Contact Information: 336-713-2348, jskelton@wakehealth.edu

Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS
Associate Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine
Research Interests: physical activity, healthy eating, obesity, adolescent, youth, community-engagement
Contact Information:  336-716-3702, jmoore@wakehealth.edu

Callie Brown, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Office of Women in Medicine and Science, Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, Substance Addiction& Abuse Center
Research Interests: Feeding Behavior; Parenting; Child Behavior; Mothers; Disabled Children
Contact Information: 336-713-4500, cbrown@wakehealth.edu


Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy

Laura D. Baker, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Research Interests:  Alzheimer Disease; Cognition; Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone; Insulin
Contact Information: 336-713-8830, ldbaker@wakehealth.edu

Gretchen A. Brenes, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Research Interests: Anxiety Disorders; Cognitive Therapy
Contact Information: 336-716-1103, gbrenes@wakehealth.edu

Stephanie S. Daniel, PhD

Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Research Interests: Suicide, Attempted; Mothers; Employment; Depression
Contact Information: 336-716-1839, sdaniel@wakehealth.edu

Eric Christian Donny, PhD
Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Research Interests: Nicotine; Smoking Cessation; Tobacco Use Disorder; Reinforcement (Psychology)
Contact Information: 336-716-8620, edonny@wakehealth.edu

Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Dermatology
Research Interests: Psoriasis; Dermatologic Agents; Acne Vulgaris; Skin Diseases
Contact Information: 336-716-7740, sfeldman@wakehealth.edu

Edward Hak-Sing Ip, PhD

Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science
Research Interests: Models, Statistical; Psychometrics; Disability Evaluation; Diabetes Mellitus; Body Mass Index
Contact Information: 336-716-9833, eip@wakehealth.edu

David Philip Miller, Jr., MD

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Attitude of Health Personnel; Primary Health Care; Computer-Assisted Instruction; Colorectal Neoplasms; Mass Screening
Contact Information: 336-713-5218, dmiller@wakehealth.edu

Savithri Nageswaran, MBBS, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Research Interests: Child Health Services; Chronic Disease; Cooperative Behavior; Disabled Children
Contact Information: 336-716-6508, snageswa@wakehealth.edu

Mary Claire O’Brien, MD

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Research Interests: Student Health Services; Alcohol Drinking; Alcohol-Related Disorders
Contact Information: 336-716-4626, mobrien@wakehealth.edu

Ann Marie Peiffer, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Research Interests: Radiation-induced Brain Injury; Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases
Contact Information: 336-713-6535, apeiffer@wakehealth.edu

Stephen R. Rapp, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
Research Interests: Women's Health, Cognition Disorders
Contact Information: 336-716-6995, srapp@wakehealth.edu

Beth A. Reboussin, PhD
Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science
Research Interests: Residence Characteristics; Marijuana Smoking; Alcohol Drinking; Urban Population
Contact Information: 336-713-5213, brebouss@wakehealth.edu

Bonnie Colleen Sachs, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Research Interests: Neuropsychological Tests; Cognition Disorders
Contact Information: 336-716-2261, bsachs@wakehealth.edu


Joint WFU Appointments within Social Sciences and Health Policy:

Christy Miller Buchanan, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Advising
Research Interests: Factors that Promote Positive Socio-Emotional Development, especially during adolescence
Contact Information: 336-758-5123, buchanan@wfu.edu

Mollie Rose Canzona, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication
Research Interests: Patient-provider communication; Family Coping During Health Transitions
Contact Information: 336-758-5405, canzonmr@wfu.edu

Christina (Tina) Marsh Dalton, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Research Interests: Health Economics; Industrial Organization; Applied Microeconomics
Contact Information: 336-758-4495, daltonc@wfu.edu

Steven M. Giles, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Communication
Research Interests: Adolescent Substance Use Prevention; Problem Behavior Program Implementation; Social and Media Influence on Body Image Among College Students
Contact Information: 336-758-4442, gilessm@wfu.edu

Ana Lucia Smith Iltis, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
Research Interests: Bioethics
Contact Information: 336-758-4254, iltisas@wfu.edu

Shannon L. Bozoian Mihalko, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Health and Exercise Science
Research Interests: Physical and Psychological Function Among Women Recently Diagnosed with Breast Cancer 
Contact Information: 336-758-1945, mihalksl@wfu.edu

Ananda Mitra, PhD

Professor, Department of Communication
Research Interests: Social Media; Data Collection; Citizen Input
Contact Information: 336-758-5405, ananda@wfu.edu


Department of Implementation Science

Simon A. Mahler, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Research Interests: Risk stratification and care pathways for patients with acute chest pain
Contact Information:  336-716-2189, smahler@wakehealth.edu

David Miller, Jr, MD, MS
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Digital and Mobile Health Interventions; Informed Decision Making; Cancer screening; Health Disparities
Contact Information:  336-713-5218, dmiller@wakehealth.edu

Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS
Associate Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine
Research Interests: physical activity, healthy eating, obesity, adolescent, youth, community-engagement
Contact Information:  336-716-3702, jmoore@wakehealth.edu

David I Shalowitz, MD, MSHP
Assistant Professor
Section on Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Research Interests: Cancer care delivery research, medical decision-making, health policy
Contact Information: 336-713-5310, dshalowi@wakehealth.edu

Jeff Williamson, MD, MHS
Director, Center for Healthcare Innovation
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology; Chief, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Research Interests:  Care models for older adults with physical or cognitive impairment; hypertension; frailty; physical and cognitive function as a vital sign; telehealth
Contact Information:  336-713-8964, jwilliam@wakehealth.edu



 
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