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Sonya Borrero, MD, MS, appointed Chief Medical and Scientific Advisor for the HHS Office of Population Affairs

In this role, Dr. Borrero, a Professor within the Division of General Internal Medicine, will aid in strengthening the Office of Population Affairs’ ongoing efforts to address equitable contraceptive access and care.

Aging Institute researcher Aditi Gurkar, PhD, uncovers the link between age-associated DNA damage and weight loss

An Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dr. Gurkar and colleagues have recently published their findings in Science Advances showing how DNA damage in C. elegans worms rewires cellular metabolism to break down fat deposits.

Utibe Essien, MD, MPH, awarded prestigious Harold Amos Faculty Development Award

Dr. Essien, an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, researches racial/ethnic health disparities and the use of novel therapeutics in the management of chronic diseases.

Manisha Jhamb, MD, MPH, to collaborate with Bayer to improve care delivery for those with chronic kidney disease

Associate Professor in Renal-Electolyte, Dr. Jhamb will use real-world data to determine how population health management may improve care for those with CKD.

Dr. Kathleen McTigue named as Inaugural Vice Chair for Real World Evidence

In this role, she will support the use of real-world evidence in health research by facilitating access to data and nurturing partnerships with industry partnerships to support research undertaken by DOM clinicians and researchers.

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