Kiran Kui

Kiran Yan Kui is a Research Associate at the ADAPT (Addressing Disparities in Asian Populations through Translational Research) Coalition. Kiran is passionate about addressing social and structural determinants to promote health equity within Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA & NH/PI) communities. Her research explores the intersection of climate change, food insecurity, and … Continued

Chloe Yang

Chloe Yang is Project Manager of the ADAPT (Addressing Disparities in Asian Populations through Translational Research) Coalition. Drawing from her background in community-engaged public health research, Chloe is interested in studying and addressing inequities related to social, environmental, and economic determinants of health. She is particularly interested in mental health, adolescent health, and environmental justice … Continued

Samuel Gebru

Samuel M. Gebru, Professor of the Practice of Political Science at Tufts University, is a Senior Advisor for Community and Stakeholder Engagement at the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). He is also a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Tufts Center for State Policy Analysis at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, … Continued

Angelique Santiago

Angelique holds an MS in Global Health Policy Management and an MA in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence from The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She also received a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Communication Arts and Sciences with a certificate in Engineering and Community Engagement from … Continued

Min Kyung (MK) Kim

Min Kyung (MK) Kim is a research associate of the ADAPT (Addressing Disparities in Asian Populations through Translational Research). She is interested in social, economic, and environmental determinants of health among vulnerable populations, particularly immigrants and adolescents. Prior to joining Tufts, Min Kyung worked at the Korea Foundation for International Healthcare (KOFHI) where she assessed … Continued

Noelle Weicker

Noelle is the Project Manager for Community and Stakeholder Engagement for Tufts CTSI. Through this role she collaborates with CTSI leadership and community partners to promote broad stakeholder engagement across the translational research spectrum. She manages a diverse group of community members who, through the Stakeholder Expert Panel, inform Tufts CTSI’s activities and help to … Continued

MyDzung Chu

MyDzung T. Chu, PhD, MSPH, is the Director of the ADAPT (Addressing Disparities in Asian Populations through Translational Research) Coalition at Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute. She is also Faculty Investigator at the Center for Community-Engaged Medicine in the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies. Trained as an environmental and occupational epidemiologist, … Continued

Binta Barry

Binta Barry joined Tufts CTSI in November 2020. In her role as Senior Project Manager, Binta manages the Collaboration for Research Equity, Sustainability, and Trust (CREST). Binta previously worked for the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter for almost 4 years, where she was responsible for coordinating and delivering education programs relevant to Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving, … Continued

Linda Hudson

Dr. Hudson has been trained as a public health educator and researcher, with over 20 years of experience in community health program development, implementation, and evaluation. Her work has focused specifically on vulnerable populations including low-income and communities of color with an emphasis on primary and secondary prevention of chronic diseases.

Robert Sege

Robert Sege, MD, PhD is a Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, where he directs a new Center for Community-engaged Medicine. Dr. Sege is nationally known for his research on effective health systems approaches that directly address the social determinants of health. He is a Senior Fellow at the Center for the … Continued

Sara C. Folta

Dr. Folta’s research interests focus on public health nutrition, or the utilization of community-based strategies for improving dietary intake, physical activity, and body composition. She has particular expertise in behavioral psychology, communications, and qualitative methods. A major line of Dr. Folta’s research involves community-based interventions to improve heart health among women. A second area of … Continued

Karen M. Freund

Dr. Freund is a Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and the KL2 Program Director and ADAPT Research Lead at Tufts CTSI. In these roles, she sits on a number of committees, including the Tufts University-Wide Committee on Training and Faculty Development (UCTFD), the Tufts Global Health Council, the Newton-Wellesley Hospital Research Committee, … Continued

Thomas W. Concannon

Dr. Concannon is a Policy Researcher at the RAND Corporation, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and Tufts CTSI’s Co-Director of Community and Stakeholder Engagement and Associate Director of Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER). His research is focused on patient care in emergency, acute and post-acute settings. Dr. Concannon’s work in healthcare … Continued