Who Are We?

Contributing Faculty

Affiliated Mason Faculty

  • Ancha Baranova, PhD: Associate Professor of the College of Science
  • Aybike Birerdinc, PhD: Assistant Professor of the College of Science
  • Zofia Burr, PhD: Dean, Honors College
  • Guoqing Diao, PhD: Associate Professor of Statistics
  • Zoran Duric, PhD: Associate Professor of Computer Science
  • Sina Gallo, PhD: Assistant Professor of Nutrition & Food Studies
  • Lisa Lindley, DrPH: Associate Professor of Global and Community Health
  • James Maddox, PhD: University Emeritus Faculty
  • Mary Parker, PhD: President, Institute for Palliative & Hospice Training
  • Charles Robison, PhD: Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
  • Siddartha Sikdar, PhD: Associate Professor of Bioengineering
  • Gene Shuman, PhD: Assistant Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Margaret Slavin, PhD: Assistant Professor of Nutrition & Food Studies
  • Rebecca Vargas-Jackson, MD: Part-time Professor, Global and Community Health

CCID Advisory Board

  • Patricia Deuster, PhD: Professor of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • Ivan Sabel, CPO: Chairman of the Hanger Ivan R. Sabel Foundation
  • Katherine Seelman, PhD: Associate Dean and Professor of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh
  • Greg Skall, JD: Attorney with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC; General Counsel for National Capital Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Association

Individual Collaborators

Individual Collaborators are defined as individuals that have active protocols with CCID, have participated in a clinical internship program, or have submitted/received research funding with CCID.

  • Cynthia Overton, PhD: Principal Research Analyst, American Institutes for Research
  • Elisa Johnson: Associate Director of FCRHA Policy, Reporting and Communications, Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Jay Shah, MD: Senior Staff Physiatrist of Rehabilitation Medicine, NIH Clinical Center
  • Steven Garfinkel, PhD: Managing Director, American Institutes for Research
  • Xinsheng Cai, PhD: Senior Research Analyst, American Institutes for Research
  • Zobair Younossi, MD: Vice-President for Research at Inova Health System; Chairman of the Department of Medicine, Inova Fairfax Hospital

Administrative Support

  • Julia (Mary Lou) Jacobsen, MPH: Graduate Research Assistant for CCID, PhD Student in Health Services Research, George Mason University

Institutional Collaborators