Meet Our Team


Faculty

Nadine Rouphael, MD, MSc, FSSCI, FASCI, FIDSA

Executive Director of Emory Hope Clinic, Sumner E. Thompson, III Distinguished Professor of Vaccinology and Infectious Diseases Emory University School of Medicine

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Nadine Rouphael

Sri Edupuganti, MD, MPH

Medical Director of Emory Hope Clinic, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Emory University School of Medicine

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Sri Edupuganti

Zanthia Wiley, MD

Associate Director for Mentorship and Training at Emory Hope Clinic, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Emory University School of Medicine

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Zanthia Wiley

Paulina Rebolledo, MD, MSc

Associate Director for Healthcare Based Clinical Research at Emory Hope Clinic, Associate Professor of Medicine and Global Health, Division of Infectious Diseases and Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University School of Medicine and Rollins School of Public Health

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Paulina Rebolledo

Colleen F. Kelley, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Emory University School of Medicine

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Colleen F. Kelley

Matthew Collins, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Emory University School of Medicine

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Matthew Collins

Varun Phadke, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Emory University School of Medicine

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Cassie Grimsley Ackerley, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases Emory University School of Medicine

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Daniel S. Graciaa, MD, MPH, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Emory University School of Medicine

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Daniel Graciaa

Erin M. Scherer, PhD, DPhil

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Emory University School of Medicine; Director, Hope Clinic VTEU Research Laboratory

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Erin M. Scherer

Stacey Abigail Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Emory University School of Medicine

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Abigail Smith

Staff

Ghina Alaaeddine

Ghina Alaaeddine, MD

Associate Director of Programs

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Katie Al-Haroun

Katie Al-Haroun, ANP, AAHIVS

Nurse Practitioner

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Mary Atha

Mary Atha, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

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Kareem Bechnak

Kareem Bechnak, RN, BSN

Clinical Research Nurse II

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Sarah Bechnak

Sarah Bechnak, RN, BSN

Clinical Research Nurse III

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Sergio Cruz

Sergio Cruz

Clinical Research Coordinator III

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Sharon Curate-Ingram

Sharon Curate-Ingram, RN, BSN, CCRP

Clinical Research Nurse III

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Cartia Dixon

Cartia Dixon

Clinical Research Coordinator I

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Daniel Espinoza

Daniel Omar Espinoza, PhD.

Senior Research Specialist / Lab manager

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Rebecca Fineman

Rebecca Fineman

Assistant Director of Programs

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Rameses Frederick

Sr Coordinator, Program

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Tigisty Girmay

Tigisty Girmay, RN, BSN, MSN

Clinical Research Nurse Supervisor

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Rebecca Gonzalez

Rebecca Gonzalez

Research Pharmacist

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Ash Grimes

Ash Grimes

Clinical Research Coordinator I

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Evan Gutter

Evan Gutter, MPH

Clinical Trials Regulatory Specialist I

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Lisa Harewood

Lisa Harewood, CCRA

Clinical Trials Regulatory Specialist III

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Karen Hannah

Karen Hannah

Research Specialist

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Denise Harley

Denise Harley

Research Specialist

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Lauren Hewitt

Lauren Hewitt, LPN

Clinical Research Coordinator II

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Christopher Huerta

Christopher Huerta, MSc

Research Specialist, Lead

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Hannah Huston

Hannah Huston, MPA

Associate Director, Programs

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 Vanessa Buster

Vanessa Buster

Clinical Research Nurse III

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Angie Johnson, BSN, RN

Angie Johnson, BSN, RN

Clinical Research Nurse II

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Brandi Johnson

Brandi Johnson

Research Laboratory Manager

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Levi Daitch

Levi Daitch

Research Specialist

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Sarah Bonds

Sarah Bonds

Program Coordinator

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Lauren Johnson

Lauren Alexandria Johnson, MPH

Regulatory Specialist I

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Sonia Tandon Wimalasena

Sonia Tandon Wimalasena, PhD, MPH

Clinical Research Coordinator IV; Lead, Translational Immunology Program

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Bahaa Kazzi

Bahaa Kazzi, BS

Clinical Research Coordinator I

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 Nino Davitashvili

Nino Davitashvili

Clinical Trials Regulatory Specialist I

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Lana Khalil

Lana Khalil

Post Doctoral Fellow

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Mai Kio

Mai Kio

Clinical Research Coordinator II

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Dean Kleinhenz

Dean Kleinhenz, MBA

Director of Operations

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Alexandra Koumanelis

Alexandra Koumanelis

Supervisor, Research Project Coordinator

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Pamela Lankford-Turner

Pamela Lankford-Turner

Research Laboratory Manager

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Matthew Lee

Clin Research Coordinator II

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Ehsaywah Lin

Ehsaywah Lin

Clinical Research Coordinator II

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Matthew Litvack

Matthew Litvack

Clinical Research Coordinator I

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Sam Lee

Sam Lee

Lead Research Specialist

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Michele Paine McCullough

Michele Paine McCullough, MPH

Clinical Trials Manager

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Garett Michael

Garett Michael

Clinical Research Coordinator II

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Phillip Murray

Phillip Murray

Research Specialist, Senior

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Emily Osborne

Emily Osborne, RN BSN MPH

Supervisor, Clinical Research Nurse; HVTN CRS Coordinator

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Eileen Osinski

Eileen Osinski

Clinical Research Coordinator III

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Kaitlin Dang

Kaitlin Dang

College Intern

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Isabel Paredes

Isabel Paredes, BA

Clinical Research Coordinator I

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Zara Milian

Zara Milian

Clinical Research Coordinator III

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Sarah "Greer" Pearson

Sarah "Greer" Pearson, DNP, FNP

Nurse Practitioner

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Brittany Robinson

Brittany Robinson

Clinical Research Coordinator II

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Talib Sirajud-Deen

Talib Sirajud-Deen

Research Project Coordinator, Senior

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Kazi Rahman

Kazi Rahman

Research Specialist

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Veronica Smith

Veronica Smith, MSN, NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Sub-Investigator

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Tanisha Sullivan

Tanisha J. Sullivan, BA, CCRC, ACRP-PM

Associate Director, Research Programs; CTU Coordinator, Emory- CDC HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Unit

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Shericia Campbell

Shericia Campbell

Clinical Research Coordinator III

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Ralph Tanios

Ralph Tanios

Post Doctoral Fellow

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Serena Maria Dib

Serena Maria Dib

Post Doctoral fellow

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Timothy Thurman

Timothy Thurman

Clinical Research Coordinator IV

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Jessica Traenkner

Jessica Traenkner, MPAS, PA-C

Lead Research Physician Assistant

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Kristen Unterberger

Kristen Unterberger MMSc, PA-C

Physician Assistant

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Dongli Wang

Dongli Wang

Research specialist Supervisor

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Christopher Conway-Washington

Christopher Conway-Washington

Clinical Research Coordinator IV

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Alahna Watson

Alahna Watson

Manager of Communications

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Erika Wimberly

Erika Wimberly

Clinical Research Coordinator I

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Jianguo Xu

Jianguo Xu, BS, PhD, RPh

Lead Research Pharmacist

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Terra Jean Winter

T. Jean Winter

Associate Director of Programs; Clinical Trials Quality Management/Monitoring and Regulatory Core

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Cecilia Zhang

Cecilia Zhang M.A. M.Ed.

Clinical Research Coordinator III

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Yerun Zhu

Yerun Zhu, MD

Research Specialist, Senior

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