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  • rbrownstone

    Ross C. Brownson, PhD

    Principal Investigator
    Washington University in St. Louis

    Ross C. Brownson, PhD, is a professor of epidemiology at Washington University and co-director of the PRC-StL. He has a background in chronic disease epidemiology and brings extensive experience to Project GUIA in the design

  • christinehoehner

    Christine M. Hoehner, PhD, MSPH

    Co-investigator
    Washington University in St. Louis

    Christine M. Hoehner, PhD, MSPH, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. At Washington University, she participates in the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center

  • eduardosimoes

    Eduardo J. Simoes, MD, MPH

    CDC Scientific Advisor
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Eduardo J. Simoes is a medical doctor, epidemiologist and public health practitioner. Dr Simoes received his medical degree from Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Pernambuco (Brazil) in 1981

  • michaelpratt

    Michael Pratt, MD, MPH

    CDC Scientific Advisor
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention

    Dr. Pratt is the Chief of the Physical Activity and Health Branch at CDC, co-leads CDC’s World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Physical Activity and Health, and is the founder and director of the CDC – IUHPE Course

  • dianaparra

    Diana C. Parra, MPH

    Project Manager and Researcher
    Washington University in St. Louis

    Diana C. Parra, MPH, Certified Physical Therapist from Universidad del Rosario in Bogota Colombia and holds a specialization degree in physical activity and health from the same university. Diana obtained her master’s in Public Health with a concentration

  • isabelabibeiro

    Isabela C. Ribeiro, PhD, MSc

    Associate Researcher
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention

    Isabela C. Ribeiro, PhD, MSc, is a 2010 graduate from the Epidemic Intelligence Service Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Environmental Health. Dr. Ribeiro earned her Doctoral degree in

  • jesussoares

    Jesus Soares, MSc, ScD

    Associate Researcher
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention

    Jesus Soares, MSc, ScD, is a behavioral scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Physical Activity and Health Branch. He has a background in exercise science

  • Branka Legetic, MD, MPH, PhD

    Advisory Team Member
    World Health Organization

    Doctor Legetic is a Regional Adviser of prevention and control of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs), at the Pan American Health Organization- World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

  • jenineharris

    Jenine K. Harris PhD

    Associate Researcher
    Saint Louis University

    Jenine K. Harris, PhD is an assistant professor of biostatistics at the Saint Louis University School of Public Health and assistant director of Research at the Center for Tobacco Policy Research at Washington University.

  • ckelly

    Cheryl Kelly, PhD, MPH, MA

    Associate Researcher
    Saint Louis University

    Cheryl Kelly is an assistant professor of behavioral science and health education at the Saint Louis University School of Public Health. Her main areas of interest include the influence of social determinants of health (e.g., race and class)

  • rlobelo

    Roberto Leon Felipe Lobelo, MD, PhD

    Project Consultant
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention

    Dr, Felipe Lobelo is an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

  • carango

    Carlos Mario Arango, MSc

    Research Assistant
    Washington University in St. Louis

    Carlos Mario Arango, is a Physical Education Teacher from Universidad de Córdoba in Montería, Colombia, and holds a specialization degree in physical activity and health from Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia.

  • carolinapaez

    Carolina Paez

    Research Assistant
    Washington University in St. Louis

    Carolina Paez is a Physical Therapist and holds a Specialization Degree in Physical Activity for Health from Universidad del Rosario in Bogota, Colombia. Currently, she is a first year Masters student of Public Health at the George Warren Brown