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Christie Jeon

Christie Younghae Jeon, ScD, is an epidemiologist by training and an assistant professor at Cedars-Sinai Division of Hematology/Oncology, and at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health in the Department of Epidemiology. The overarching goal of her research program is to develop strategies that will lead to earlier diagnosis of cancer at stages when interventions can effectively lengthen survival. Of specific focus is early detection of pancreatic, gastric and liver cancers, and understanding the role of diabetes and infections in these cancers.

Dana Hunnes

Dana Hunnes has worked as a clinical inpatient dietitian at RR-UCLA Medical Center for over 11 years.  She completed her B.S. at Cornell University with a double major in Nutrition and Human Biology, Health, and Society.  Dana completed her RD-training (dietetic internship) at Emory University Hospitals and health system.  Her MPH is from UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health, in the department of CHS, and her PhD is also from UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health, in the department of CHS. Dana is a contributor to the Huffington Post on Environmental and Nutrition Subjects.

Carol Mangione

Carol M. Mangione, M.D., M.S.P.H., F.A.C.P. is the Division Chief of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research and Professor of Medicine. She holds the Barbara A. Levey, MD, and Gerald S. Levey, MD, endowed chair in medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and is professor of public health at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

Onyebuchi A. Arah

Dr. Arah is a Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. He is the Chair of the Epidemiology Doctoral Qualifying Examination Committee. He has also served as the Chair of the International Health Committee, Director of the Center for Global and Immigrant Health, and the founding Associate Dean for Global Health at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

Donald E. Morisky

Donald Morisky

Involved in CHS, Dr. Morisky served as Vice-Chair in the Department from 1994 to 2003 and Department Chair from 2004-2005.  His research is directed to both chronic and infectious diseases, specifically the risk factors for cardiovascular disease (high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking and elevated cholesterol), tuberculosis control and HIV/AIDS prevention.

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