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Dawn M. Aycock, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAHA
Associate Professor and Director of the PhD School of Nursing Georgia State University
Alain Bertoni, MD, MPH
Professor & Chair of the Department of Epidemiology & Prevention Board-certified general internist and epidemiologist 
Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Leslie A. Lange, PhD
Co-chair of the Jackson Heart Study (JHS) Genetics Working Group
Trained in epidemiology, statistical genetics and classical biostatistics
Keith C. Norris, MD, PhD
Internationally recognized clinician scientist and health policy leader
Editor of Journals
Emily O’Brien, Ph.D
Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences & Epidemiologist and Health Services Researcher
Duke University
Robert L. Newton, Jr. Ph.D
Associate Professor, Physical Activity & Ethnic Minority Health
Sameera Talegawkar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Robert John Mentz, MD
Cardiologist with a clinical and research interest in heart failure
Letetia Addison, Ph.D.
Project Officer & Adjunct Lecturer responsible for Statistical Consulting at the University Office of Planning at the UWI, St. Augustine Campus
Kenneth Butler, Ph.D., MS
Assistant Professor and Director of
Admissions in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Mississippi College



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Jackson Heart Study GTEC Mentors

Jackson Heart Study Graduate Training and Education Center


Jackson Heart Study Graduate Training and Education Center
Jackson State University School of Public Health
Jackson Medical Mall, Suite 2900-B
350 West Woodrow Wilson Avenue
Jackson, MS 39213


Phone:  601-979-8700
Fax:  601-979-1412