Center for Population Health and Health Disparities

Meet Our Faculty & Staff

The UMass Lowell Center for Population Health and Heath Disparities is joined by the following researchers:


Tufts University Northeastern University
Jose M. Ordovas, Ph.D.
Project Director, Project 3 
Tufts University
jose.ordovas@tufts.edu
John Griffith, Ph.D.
Core Leader, Biostatistics Core
Northeastern University
Douglas Brugge, Ph.D., MS
Project Director, Project 4
Tufts University
Timothy Bickmore, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator, Project 5
Northeastern University
Chao Lai, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator, Project 3
Tufts University
Irina Todorova, Ph.D.
Consultant, Projects 2 & 5
Northeastern University
Caren Smith, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator, Project 3
Tufts University
Shioban Torres, DrPH
Project Manager, Projects 1 & 5
Northeastern University
John Durant, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator, Project 4
Tufts University
Diana Paola Cortes
Field Manager/Phlebotomist, Project 1
Northeastern University
D. Mkaya Mwamburi, MD, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator, Project 4
Tufts University
Carla Villalobos
Research Coordinator/Interviewer, Project 1
Northeastern University
Yating Yeh, Ph.D. 
Co-Investigator, Project 4
Tufts University
Isabel Lopez
Research Coordinator/Interviewer, Project 1
Northeastern University
Lori Lyn Price
Statistician 
Tufts University