Organization

Wendy Nembhard
Wendy Nembhard, Ph.D., M.P.H., FACE
Chair & Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Director, Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention
Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


Center Co-Investigators

Sarah Blossom, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Microbiology and Immunology, UAMS

Elijah Bolin, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, UAMS

Nahed El-Hassan, MD, COM
Department of Pediatrics-Neonatology

Yevgenia Gokun, MS
Biostatistician, Department of Biostatistics

Horacio Gomez-Acevedo, PhD
Biomedical Informatics, UAMS

Laura Gonzalez-Krellwitz, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, UAMS

Anthony Goudie, PhD
Assistant Professor, College of Public Health

Ping-Ching Hsu, PhD
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Public Health, UAMS

Everett Magann, MD
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, UAMS

Franscesca Miquel-Verges, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Neonatology, UAMS

Mohammed Orloff, PhD
Associate Professor, College of Public Health, UAMS

Kandi Stallings-Archer, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, UAMS

Sean Young, PhD
College of Public Health, UAMS

Yuri Zarate, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Genetics, UAMS

Center Collaborators/Co-Investigators at other Institutions

Charlotte Hobbs, MD, PhD
Vice President for Research and Clinical Management
Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine

Ming Li, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Indiana University Bloomington

Xiangyang Lou, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida

Philip Lupo, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics- Hematology-Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine

Sadia Malik, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Zachary Stowe, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Center Staff

Mir Ali, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow
Bruce Hulsey, BS, IT Development, Business Systems Developer
Suman Maity, PhD, Epidemiology
Jennifer Naylor, PhD, Research Program Manager
Lindsey Overman, MS, CCRP, Research Program Manager
Jenil Patel, MBBS, PhD, MPH, Post-Doctoral Fellow
Maria Politis, DrPH, MPH, Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dan Sobkoviak, BS, Senior Business Systems Developer