Clinical Research Faculty
Beatrice Gee, M.D.
Research Interest: Pathophysiology of cerebral artery stenosis leading to stroke in
sickle cell disease.
Lilly Cheng Immergluck, M.D., M.S.C.R., FAAP
Research Interest: Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children.
Rigobert Lapu-Bula, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Interest: Echocardiography, health disparities.
Shobu. Namura, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Interest: Cerebrovascular functions and their sequelae after stroke.
Gale W. Newman, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Clinical research investigating the pathogenesis of HIV-associated
Elizabeth Ofili, M.D., M.P.H.
Research Interest: Ethnic disparities in cardiovascular health. Clinical research.
Priscilla Pemu, M.B.B.S., M.S.C.R., FACP
Research Interest: Obesity and its relationship to cardiometabolic risk.
Christopher Phillips, M.D., M.P.H.
Research Interest: Cardiovascular Disease.
Alexander Quarshie, MBChB, M.Sc.
Research Interest: Statistical and clinical training, clinical and translational research,
David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Interest: Health disparities, health policy.
Roger Simon, M.D.
Research Interest: Endogenous neuroprotective mechanisms in the brain.
Gregory Strayhorn, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Interest: Social determinants of health and chronic disease.
Herman Taylor, M.D.
Research Interest: Clinical and basic cardiovascular research.
Elleen Yancey, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Behavior modification intervention for adult African-American men
with a history of substance abuse and risky sexual behavior.