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Fellows on the Move

DCEG offers research training opportunities to postdoctoral, graduate, master and postbaccalaureate level fellows with diverse backgrounds and training. The following is a recent update of new and departing fellows. We hope you find it useful to see examples of how and when a fellowship can fit into a scientific career.

New Fellows

Ting-Huei Chen, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral fellow
Biostatistics Branch (BB) and Radiation Epidemiology Branch (REB)
Joined July 2014
Learn about Dr. Chen’s research activities in BB.

Andriy Derkach, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral fellow
Biostatistics Branch (BB)
Joined September 2014
Learn about Dr. Derkach's research activities in BB.

Ronald Eldridge, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral fellow
Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch (HREB)
Joined September 2014
Learn about Dr. Eldridge's research activities in HREB.

Noorie Hyun, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral fellow
Biostatistics Branch (BB)
Joined July 2014
Learn about Dr. Hyun's research activities in BB.

Michael Kovacs, M.A.
Postbaccalaureate fellow
Laboratory of Translational Genomics (LTG)
Joined July 2014
Learn about Mr. Kovacs' research activities in LTG.

Christine Lee
Postbaccalaureate fellow
Laboratory of Translational Genomics (LTG)
Joined August 2014
Learn about Ms. Lee's research activities in LTG.

Angela Liu
Medical research scholar
Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch (HREB)
Joined August 2014
Learn about Ms. Liu's research activities in HREB.

Lydia Louis, M.P.H.
Predoctoral fellow
Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch (OEEB)
Joined September 2014
Learn about Ms. Louis's research activities in OEEB.

Sarah Manmiller
Postbaccalaureate fellow
Laboratory of Translational Genomics
Joined June 2014
Learn about Ms. Manmiller's research activities in LTG.

Maeve Mullooly, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral fellow
Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch (HREB)
Joined September 2014
Learn about Dr.Mullooly's research activities in HREB.

Sarah Nash, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral fellow
Nutritional Epidemiology Branch (NEB)
Joined August 2014
Learn about Dr. Nash's research activities in NEB.

Shakira Nelson, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral fellow
Nutritional Epidemiology Branch (NEB)
Joined August 2014
Learn about Dr. Nelson's research activities in NEB.

Mary Playdon, M.P.H.
Predoctoral fellow
Nutritional Epidemiology Branch (NEB)
Joined August 2014
Learn about Ms. Playdon's research activities in NEB.

Nina Rao
Postbaccalaureate fellow
Laboratory of Translational Genomics (LTG)
Joined August 2014
Learn about Ms. Rao’s research activities in LTG.

Janelle Thomas
Postbaccalaureate fellow
Laboratory of Translational Genomics (LTG)
Joined August 2014
Learn about Ms. Thomas's research activities in LTG.

Jackie Xiang
Postbaccalaureate fellow
Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch (HREB)
Joined September 2014
Learn about Ms. Xiang’s research activities in HREB.

Jenni Young, M.A., M.S., LGMFT
Predoctoral fellow
Clinical Genetics Branch (CGB)
Joined September 2014
Learn about Ms. Young's research activities in CGB.

Departing Fellows

Simina Boca, Ph.D., left the Biostatistics Branch to accept a position as an assistant professor in the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Melissa Braganza, M.P.H., left the Radiation Epidemiology Branch to accept a position as Director of Research at the Health Management Academy in Alexandria, Virginia.

Heekyoung Chung, Ph.D., left the Laboratory of Translational Genomics to return as a tenured professor at the Hanyang University College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea.

Marta Dzyadyk left the Laboratory of Translational Genomics to attend the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, New York.

Mickey Emmanuel left the Laboratory of Translational Genomics to attend the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Hisani Horne, Ph.D., M.P.H., left the Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch to accept a position as a regulatory scientist with the Food and Drug Administration in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Lauren Houghton, Ph.D., left the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program to accept a position at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York, New York.

Zeina Khodr, Ph.D., left the Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch to accept a position as an epidemiologist with the Deployment Health Department of the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, California.

Alison Mondul, Ph.D., M.P.H., left the Nutritional Epidemiology Branch to accept a position as an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in Ann Arbor.

Sarah Nyante, Ph.D., left the Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch to accept a position as an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill.

Anna Romanyukha, M.S., left the Radiation Epidemiology Branch to accept an internship at the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Jeannette Wong, M.P.H., left the Radiation Epidemiology Branch to attend the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.

See where other former fellows have gone.

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