The Member Spotlight Series aims to highlight WU-CDTR members conducting cutting-edge diabetes translation research.

Q&A with Dr. Lauren Fiechtner

Dr. Lauren Fiechtner, MD, MPH Director of Nutrition, Division of Gastroenterology and General Academic Pediatrics MassGeneral for Children  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Senior Health and Research Advisor, Greater Boston Food Bank  Q: Tell me a bit about yourself and your background? I’m from the Midwest originally but came to Boston University for Medical […]

Q&A with Dr. Mary Katherine Ray

Mary Katherine Ray, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry Washington University in St. Louis Q: Tell us about yourself and your background. I’m from Alabama originally, and I went to a small liberal arts college there where I majored in psychology and minored in biology. I knew I wanted a career where I studied the brain, […]

Q&A with Dr. Allison Lewinski

Allison Lewinski, PhD, MPH, RN Health Services Researcher/Assistant Research Professor Durham VA/Duke University Q: Tell me a bit about yourself and your background. A: My main goal is to help individuals live better lives and improve their health outcomes. I have a joint appointment between the Durham VA and Duke University. I’m a health services […]

Q&A with Dr. Niko Verdecias

Niko Verdecias, DrPH, MPH Assistant Professor of Population Health College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University Q: Tell us about yourself and your background?A: I grew up in New York City, as I reflect on growing up in New York it really set the tone for my career path. I earned my Bachelor of Science […]

Q&A with Dr. Julia Price

Julia Price, PhD Pediatric Psychologist and Research Scientist Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Q: Tell me about yourself and your background. A: I’m a pediatric psychologist by training. I received my PhD in clinical psychology from Temple University. I completed my internship and fellowship at Nemours Children’s Health in Wilmington, Delaware where I’ve been […]