Noelle is the Project Manager for Stakeholder and Community Engagement for Tufts CTSI. Prior to joining the team in November 2021, Noelle was a Senior Research Program Coordinator for a mixed-methods team at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. There she provided expertise in qualitative research focusing on socio-structural vulnerabilities, harm reduction, and health … Continued
MyDzung T. Chu, PhD, MSPH, is an Investigator at the Center for Community-Engaged Medicine in the Tufts Medical Center Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies. She is also Director of the ADAPT (Addressing Disparities in Asian Populations through Translational Research) Coalition at the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Dr. Chu is trained … Continued
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, 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
Annie Chin-Louie joined Tufts CTSI in November 2015 as the Project Manager for ADAPT (Addressing Disparities in Asian Populations through Translational Research). She comes to Tufts CTSI with extensive experience in project management and community engagement as well as deep knowledge in addressing the social, economic, and educational needs of underserved communities and vulnerable populations. Previously, … Continued
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
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
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 Stakeholder & Community 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 over 20 years … Continued