Meet Our Fellows

Jenny Jia, M.D., M.S.

2nd Year Fellow - MGH

Research Interest 

Food environments and preventing chronic disease

Behavioral economic interventions 

Global Food Trade

Suzanne Elshafey, M.D.

2nd Year Fellow - BWH

Research Interest

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), metabolic syndrome, and health disparities in liver transplantation. 

Roma Bhatia, M.D.

2nd Year Fellow - BIDMC

Research Interest

Modification, evaluation and implementation of primary care health models to improve healthcare delivery and outcomes for chronic diseases targeting specifically communities with socioeconomic disparities. 

Karla Kendrick, M.D.

1st Year Fellow - BIDMC

Research Interest 

Preventive care, specifically interventions to prevent or reduce the morbidity of cardiovascular disease.

How physicians can use lifestyle modifications to improve outcomes in type 2 DM, hypertension, and other markers of CV disease. 

Jessica Himmelstein, M.D., M.P.H

1st Year Fellow - CHA

Research Interest

Health disparities in immigrant and Latino populations

Role of limited English proficiency and health literacy in health outcomes

Community based primary care research development and implementation

Felippe Marcondes, M.D. 

1st Year Fellow - MGH

Research Interest 

Preventive service utilization and chronic disease management among vulnerable populations

Impact of national and state health policies on health services utilization of under-served populations, especially immigrants. 

John Merriman, M.D., M.S.

1st Year Fellow - DPM

Research Interest

LGBTQ+ health

Obesity medicine

Barriers to care, and health inequities in vulnerable populations

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