Our Alumni

The Office of Global Health Initiatives alumni are engaged in academic and professional work in the field of global health.

Sutanuka Bhattacharjya

Sutanuka Bhattacharjya, PhD

PhD in Rehabilitation Science

Sutanuka is a postdoctoral associate in UB's Rehabilitation Science department, and serves on the OGHI Steering Committee.

Areas of Interest

Pediatric rehabilitation, research and development in areas of pediatric disability.

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Shiba Simon Bailey

Shiba Simon Bailey, MPH

MPH in Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Shiba completed her Bachelor of Pharmacy at Mumbai University, India, before coming to UB. She currently works as a research intern with UB's School of Public Health and Health Professions and plans to pursue a doctorate in epidemiology.

Areas of Interest

Global health, infectious disease epidemiology, maternal and child healthcare.

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Kelly Kamm

Kelly Kamm, PhD

PhD in Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Kelly earned her PhD in 2014 and is currently a research scientist at Michigan Technological Institute in the Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology department in Houghton, MI.

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Jessica Kulak

Jessica Kulak, PhD

PhD in Community Health and Health Behavior

Jessica is a postdoctoral fellow in UB's department of Community Health and Health Behavior.

Areas of Interest

Tobacco research, including cross-country disparities in use and other tobacco products, such as hookah.

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Yinli Li

Yanli Li, PhD

PhD in Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Areas of Interest

Cancer epidemiology, environmental epidemiology, air pollution.

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eric read

Eric Read, MPH

MPH in Community Health and Health Behavior

Areas of Interest

Physical therapy, global health, pediatric health, exercise and nutrition.

Anne Weaver

Anne Weaver, PhD

PhD in Epidemiology

Anne is currently a research scientist with the U.S. Enviornmental Protection Agency.

Areas of Interest

Global health, infectious disease epidemiology, respiratory infections, child health, air pollution and geographic applications in epidemiology.

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kaitlin wisnieski

Kaitlin Wisnieski, MPH

MPH in Health Services Administration

Areas of Interest

Refugee health, cultural competency, care coordination and effective healthcare delivery.

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