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Alain Bertoni , MD, MPH
Chair

Bertoni, Alain

Department of Epidemiology & Prevention
Division of Public Health Sciences
Wake Forest University Health Sciences

Administrative Contact: Jackie Kiger
(VINE)
Room Number: 5109
Medical Center Blvd.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157-1063

Telephone: 336-716-2824
Email: abertoni@wakehealth.edu

EDUCATION:
B.A. Yale University, New Haven CT, Political Science 1990 M.D. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore MD 1995
M.P.H. Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore MD 1999 

RESEARCH:
Dr. Bertoni is a Professor and Department Chair in Public Health Sciences/ Epidemiology and Prevention with a joint appointment in General Internal Medicine. He is a general internist and epidemiologist with research interests in diabetes and its complications, cardiovascular disease, quality improvement in chronic disease, and ethnic disparities in health and healthcare.

He is currently a co-investigator in the cohort study "Multi Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)" , the multicenter clinical trial "Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD)", testing weight loss in adults with diabetes to prevent cardiovascular morbidity and the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) cohort study. He is a co-PI of a translational research trial called Lifestyle Interventions for Treatment of Diabetes (LIFT). He recently concluded a pilot study, Translating Dietary Trials into the Community, and an ancillary study to Look AHEAD: Determinants of Brain Natriuretic Peptide in Diabetes. He is Director of Research and Evaluation for the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity, and an afilliate of the Wake Forest Translational Science Institute Dr. Bertoni precepts Internal Medicine residents in clinic.
 

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PHS SeminarsUpcoming Events
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Jing Su, PhD (Faculty Candidate)
Conference Room 4001
05/03/2016, 11:30 a.m.
Biostatistical Sciences Seminar

"Vigorous physical activity and cardiometabolic biomarkers in youth: Emerging epidemiological evidence and implications for intervention" »
POSTPONED Justin B. Moore, PhD
Conference Room 4001 525 Vine Street
05/05/2016, 12:00 Noon
EPI/SSHP Seminar Series

TBD »
Satria Sajuthi, MS
Conference Room 4001
05/10/2016, 11:30 a.m.
Biostatistical Sciences Seminar

“Pathways of change: Understanding pictorial cigarette pack warnings” »
Marissa G. Hall, MSPH
Conference Room 3149, 525@Vine 3rd Floor
05/11/2016, 12:30 p.m.
Cancer Prevention & Control

“Cancer Services' Minority Outreach and Community Based Health Promotion Programs: Opportunities for Collaboration ” »
Julie Landford, MPH, RDN, CSO, LDN
Conference Room 3149, 525@Vine 3rd Floor
06/06/2016, 12:00 pm
Cancer Prevention & Control


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