Core Investigators

Core investigators at the CCDTR include researchers conducting diabetes translation studies as well as investigators with content expertise, methodological skills, and resources to support our work.

team meeting with EH

Many of the core investigators have been with the CCDTR for years. In addition, we are always seeking to recruit senior and junior investigators from within and outside the University of Chicago who can enhance the translational research and expand the skill base of the core. Trainees have had NIDDK T32, NIDDK F32, NIDDK T35, and AHRQ T32 support.

Our core investigators include:

Arshiya Baig

Deborah Burnet

Marshall Chin

Elbert Huang

Monica Peek

Neda Laiteerapong

 

Our affiliates include:

Ron Ackermann, Northwestern University

Olu Ajilore, University of Illinois Chicago

David Ansell, Rush University Medical Center

Habibul Ashan, University of Chicago

Vineet Arora, University of Chicago

David Baker, Northwestern University

George Bakris, University of Chicago

Graeme Bell, University of Chicago

Angela Bermudez-Millan, University of Connecticut Health Center

John Blair, University of Chicago

Kirsti Bocskay, Chicago Department of Public Health

Julia Caldwell, University of Chicago

Kathleen Cagney, University of Chicago

Amanda Campbell, MidWest Clinicians’ Network

Mercedes Carnethon, Northwestern University

Lawrence Casalino, Cornell University

Eugene Chang, University of Chicago

Rosy Chang-Weir, Asian Pacific Community Health Organization

Arlene Chapman, University of Chicago

Alyna Chien, Harvard University

Ali Cinar, Illinois Institute of Technology

Rena Conti, University of Chicago

Scott Cook, University of Chicago

Andrew Davis, University of Chicago

Sarah Derrett, University of Otago

Todd Doyle, Loyola University Medical Center

Tina Drossos, University of Chicago

David Ehrmann, University of Chicago

Bernard Ewigman, University of Chicago

Marian Fitzgibbon, University of Illinois at Chicago

Robert Gibbons, University of Chicago

Melissa Gilliam, University of Chicago

Rita Gorawara-Bhat, University of Chicago

Siri Greeley, University of Chicago

Erin Hanlon, University of Chicago

Donald Hedeker, University of Chicago

Megan Huisingh-Scheetz, University of Chicago

Loretta Heuer, MidWest Clinicians’ Network, North Dakota State University

Nadia Islam, New York University

Jyotsna Jagai, University of Illinois at Chicago

Yih-Kuen Jan, University of Illinois

Daniel Johnson, University of Chicago

Namratha Kandula, Northwestern University

Andrea Kass, University of Chicago

Abel Kho, Northwestern University

Karen Kim, University of Chicago

Andrea King, University of Chicago

Kristen Knutson, Northwestern University

Tamara Konetzka, University of Chicago

Simona Kwon, New York University

Diane Lauderdale, University of Chicago

Edward Laumann, University of Chicago

Emily Laflamme, Chicago Department of Public Health

Danielle Lazar, ACCESS Community Health Network

Sang Mee Lee, University of Chicago

Stacy Lindau, University of Chicago

Elizabeth Littlejohn, University of Chicago

Jens Ludwig, University of Chicago

Charles Macal, Argonne National Laboratory

Pamela Martyn-Nemeth, University of Illinois at Chicago

Christopher Masi, Emory University

David Meltzer, University of Chicago

Doriane Miller, University of Chicago

Babak Mokhlesi, University of Chicago

Julie Morita, Chicago Department of Public Health

Martha Clare Morris, Rush University Medical Center

Rochelle Naylor, University of Chicago

Robert Nocon, University of Chicago

Angela Odoms-Young, University of Illinois at Chicago

Christopher Olopade, University of Chicago

Olufunmilayo Olopade, University of Chicago

Jonathan Ozik, Argonne National Laboratory

Silvana Pannain, University of Chicago

Christine Pellegrini, Northwestern University

Sue Penckofer, Loyola University

Louis Philipson, University of Chicago

Mai Tuyet Pho, University of Chicago

Harold Pollack, University of Chicago

Vivek Prachand, University of Chicago

Valerie Press, University of Chicago

Lauretta Quinn, University of Illinois at Chicago

Michael Quinn, University of Chicago

Sirimon Reutrakul, University of Illinois at Chicago

Steven Rothschild, Rush Medical College

Lainie Ross, University of Chicago

Lisa Sanchez-Johnsen, University of Illinois at Chicago

Robert Sargis, University of Illinois at Chicago

Milda Saunders, University of Chicago

Cynthia Schaefer, MidWest Clinicians’ Network, University of Evansville

John Schneider, University of Chicago

Mark Siegler, University of Chicago

Julian Solway, University of Chicago

Esra Tasali, University of Chicago

Celeste Thomas, University of Chicago

Chau Trinh-Shevrin, New York University

Elizabeth Tung, University of Chicago

Eve Van Cauter, University of Chicago

Monica Vela, University of Chicago

Lisa Vinci, University of Chicago

Anna Volerman, University of Chicago

Linda Waite, University of Chicago

Julie Wagner, University of Connecticut Health Center

Jill Weissberg-Benchell, Northwestern University

Stella Yi, New York University

James Zhang, University of Chicago