Presentations

Vidya Mave, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Pune, India
Vidya Mave, MD, MPH
Dr. Mave is Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine as well as Director and Clinical Research Site (CRS) Leader of the Baltimore-Washington-India Clinical Trials Unit ( BWI-CTU ). The CTU is a collaborative research partnership among BJGMC in Pune, India, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and Whitman Walker Health in Washington, DC, that is part of the world’s largest HIV therapeutic trial networks (the AIDS Clinical Trials Group [ ACTG ] and the International Maternal Pediatric and Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trial Network [ IMPAACT ]). Dr. Mave has...

Jane McKenzie-White, MAS, MSEd

Managing Director, Director of Education Technology and Design
Ms. McKenzie-White is the Managing Director and Director of Education Technology and Design at the Center for Clinical Global Health Education. She also serves as adjunct faculty for the Johns Hopkins School of Education. She has more than 20 years of experience in program leadership, web development, health education, and research. Since joining the CCGHE in 2006, her efforts have focused on distance learning and capacity-building initiatives. Her work has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications on leveraging technology to facilitate clinical global health education and optimize...

Matthew Williams

Multimedia Specialist
Matt Williams is CCGHE's Multimedia Specialist. He records and broadcasts various live events, such as ongoing case discussions, topic lectures, and conferences, comprising CCGHE distance learning programs. Knowledgeable in the use of Polycom and Mediasite equipment as well as relevant security issues, he connects CCGHE with other sites around the globe for videoconferencing. In addition to editing and updating multimedia content, he provides IT support to CCGHE faculty and staff and contributes to ongoing CCGHE web development, including production of ID Clinical Minute . Matt has been with...

Kaipeng Zhong

Kaipeng is a recent graduate from Johns Hopkins University majored in Geography and Environmental Engineering. He is particularly interested in data analytics and visualization in web application built with HTML5, CSS and JavaScript. In the Center, Kaipeng's work is related to content design and management under Drupal and implementing d3.js.

Akshay Gupte, PhD, MBBS, MSPH

Junior Investigator
Akshay Gupte
Dr. Gupte is a junior investigator trained in medicine, clinical research, and global health. He recently completed his doctoral training in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH). His research interests include exploring approaches to host directed adjuvant therapies in tuberculosis (TB) and studying the impact of TB and HIV on lung health of populations. Dr. Gupte leads an Indo-US collaborative study exploring the impact of TB disease alone, and in combination with smoking, air pollution, HIV and diabetes mellitus; on...

Natasha Chida, MD, MSPH

Assistant Professor, CCGHE Director of Medical Education Content
Natasha Chida, MD, MSPH
Natasha Chida, MD, MSPH, is Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases (ID) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Medicine. She is the Director of Medical Education Content for the Center for Clinical Global Health Education, and also serves as the Associate Program Director for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her research interests include using curriculum development and education to improve patient outcomes both domestically and abroad. She is particularly interested in the education of...

Jessica Elf, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor, Colorado State University
Dr. Jessica Elf is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences at Colorado State University. Dr. Elf’s research focuses on the epidemiology and health impacts of air pollution and tobacco use, with an emphasis on the HIV and tuberculosis (TB) co-epidemic. Her work aims to describe the overlap of air pollution and tobacco with these epidemics and the subsequent impact on TB and HIV health outcomes. In addition to risk characterization, her work focuses on subsequent mitigation strategies and interventions that are effective,...

Katherine McIntire

Katherine McIntire is Science Writer for the Center for Clinical Global Health Education.

Maunank Shah, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Dr. Shah is Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins (JH) School of Medicine, and a faculty member of both the JH Center for Clinical Global Health Education and the JH Center for TB Research. He is Medical Director for the Baltimore City Tuberculosis Program, an attending physician at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and is board certified in infectious diseases and internal medicine. Dr. Shah’s research involves evaluating and implementing novel HIV and tuberculosis (TB) intervention strategies in resource constrained settings. He evaluates new TB diagnostic...

Jyoti Mathad, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
Dr. Mathad is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology in the the Center for Global Health at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is also a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education. Her primary research interests include the immune changes of pregnancy and how they affect the development of tuberculosis (TB) in TB-endemic countries, such as India. Since 2010, she has been conducting research in Pune, India, on the performance of immune-based latent TB diagnostics in pregnant women with and without HIV. She is now leading the...

Jonathan Golub, MPH, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and International Health
Jonathan Golub, MPH, PhD
Dr. Golub is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and International Health at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research focuses on the epidemiology of tuberculosis in South Africa, Brazil, India and the US, with specific focus on the drivers of TB in these settings. He leads a cluster randomized trial in South Africa observing diagnostic and treatment practices for latent TB infection among HIV-infected patients at 14 HIV clinics. Also, in South Africa, he leads a smoking cessation clinical trial among HIV-infected...

Molly Bowen

Communications Associate
Molly Bowen is Communications Associate at the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE). She is responsible for communications strategy and implementation. Molly works with Johns Hopkins Medicine marketing and media relations personnel to develop messaging and coordinate strategy for publicizing CCGHE research findings and developments in international, national, regional, and trade media. She establishes and maintains systems for information management, develops content, and manages production and workflow for print and online products developed for grant and...

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Professor of Medicine, International Health, and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Yukari Manabe, MD
Dr. Manabe is currently the Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation within the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health, Professor of Medicine, International Health, and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, and a faculty member of both the Center for Tuberculosis Research and Center for Clinical Global Health Education. Dr. Manabe is the first Clinical Director of the John G. Bartlett Speciality Practice , a state-of-the-art clinic at established at Johns Hopkins in May 2017 for patients with infectious diseases. From 2007 until 2012, she was the Head of Research at the...

Nishi Suryavanshi, PhD

Clinical Research Site Coordinator, Deputy Director, BJGMC Clinical Research Site; Research Associate, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Pune, India
Dr. Suryavanshi is Clinical Research Site Coordinator and Deputy Director for the BJGMC-CRS in Pune, India, and a Research Associate faculty member Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Center for Clinical Global Health Education. Dr. Suryavanshi is a behavioral scientists whose research involves women’s empowerment, reproductive health, and HIV and tuberculosis research in clinical settings as well in urban and rural community settings. Dr. Suryavanshi has established extensive networks with regional nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and has developed and co-developed various...

Bhakti Hansoti, MBChB, MPH

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Bhakti Hansoti, MBChB, MPH
Dr. Hansoti is Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine, and honorary lecturer at the Department of Surgery at the University of Cape Town South Africa. She is also a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and at the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education. Dr. Hansoti’s professional interests include evaluating emergency care and acute care interventions in low resource settings internationally. This is intimately tied with development of research methodology and validated outcome metrics to suitable evaluate...

Anita Shankar, PhD, MS

Medical Anthropologist, Public Health Researcher
Anita Shankar, PhD, MS
Dr. Shankar is a medical anthropologist and public health researcher with Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences and the Center for Global Clean Air. She is also a faculty member of the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education. She has more than 20 years of experience in research and programs focused on women’s empowerment, maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, community mobilization, and human resource capacity building. While serving as faculty with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public...

Kelly Dooley, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Molecular Sciences
Kelly Dooley, MD
Dr. Dooley is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Molecular Sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, with appointments in the Divisions of Clinical Pharmacology and Infectious Diseases. She is also a faculty member at the Center for Clinical Global Health Education. Dr. Dooley has an HIV outpatient practice and attends on the inpatient HIV service. Her research focuses on tuberculosis therapeutics with an emphasis on Phase I or II clinical trials of new or existing TB drugs and treatment of HIV/TB co-infection. She is Principal Investigator or Protocol Chair...

Jeff Tornheim, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Jeff Tornheim, MD, MPH
Jeff Tornheim, MD, MPH, is Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases here at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research explores the application of new diagnostic technologies to improved health outcomes in the treatment of drug resistant tuberculosis among both adult and pediatric patients in India. Dr. Tornheim recently completed his infectious diseases fellowship at Johns Hopkins, during which he worked with Drs. Amita Gupta, Vidya Mave, Bob Bollinger of Johns Hopkins, and with Dr. Zarir Udwadia at the Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. His interest in clinical...

Matt Robinson, MD

Assistant Professor
Baltimore, Maryland
Dr. Matt Robinson
Matthew Robinson, MD, is Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research focuses on the diagnosis of acute febrile illness and its implication on antimicrobial stewardship and resistance in tropical low- and middle-income countries. Dr. Robinson is assessing the etiology of febrile illness in patients presenting to a hospital in Pune, India and determining how diagnosis impacts antibiotic use. He is also working on a CDC-funded project to evaluate the source of antimicrobial resistance among neonates admitted to critical...

Alvin Thomas, MSPH

Baltimore, Maryland
Alvin Thomas
Alvin Thomas graduated from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2016 with an MSPH in international health. Under the guidance of CCGHE's Dr. Larry Chang, Alvin worked with the mLAKE (Lakefolk Actively Keeping Engaged) and EMAI Rakai (Ecological Momentary Analysis and Intervention) studies in Uganda. Both studies are a partnership with the Rakai Health Science Program (RHSP) and use software developed by the award-winning emocha mobile health platform (http://www.emocha.com). The mLAKE intervention trains community health workers to deliver motivational interviewing inspired...

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