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Translational Research Institute

Translational Research Institute

Our Team

Anna Casu

Anna Casu, MD

Associate Investigator

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Paul M. Coen

Paul M. Coen, PhD

Associate Investigator at the Translational Research Institute

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Karen D. Corbin

Karen D. Corbin, PhD, RD

Investigator at the Translational Research Institute

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James P. DeLany

James P. Delany, PhD, BS

Senior Investigator at the Translational Research Institute

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Melissa Erickson

Melissa Erickson, PhD

Faculty Investigator

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Stephen Gardell

Stephen J. Gardell, PhD

Senior Investigator

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Bret H. Goodpaster

Bret H. Goodpaster, PhD

Scientific Director at the Translational Research Institute

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John Jakicic

John Jakicic, PhD

Senior Faculty Investigator, Director of Population Science

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Pratley

Richard E. Pratley, MD

Medical Director at the AdventHealth Diabetes Institute, Senior Investigator, Diabetes Program Lead at the Translational Research Institute

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S. Smith

Steven R. Smith, MD

Chief Scientific Officer, Senior Vice President of the AdventHealth Research Institute

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Dr. Sparks

Lauren M. Sparks, PhD

Associate Investigator at the Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes.

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T. Thethi

Tina K. Thethi, MD, MPH, FACE

Associate Investigator and Endocrinologist

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C. Davis

Christopher A. Davis, PhD

Executive Director Research Operations

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A. Jones

Amanda Jones

Director of Clinical Research – Translational, Orthopedic, and Digestive Health Institutes

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N Waters

Natasha Waters

Clinical Research Operations Manager

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Research Scientists

Elvis Carnero

Research Scientist

Adeline Divoux

Research Scientist

Carley E. Glass, PhD

Research Scientist

Daniel Lupu, MD, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Renee Rogers, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Yury O. Nunez-Lopez, PhD

Research Scientist

Post Docs

Andrea Brennan

Giovanna Distefano

James M. Hinkley, PhD

Research Scientist

Calorimetry Core

Christopher Bock

Principal Investigator

CRU Core

Tavis Cross

Clinical Research Unit Manager

Exercise Core

Lindy Moore

Exercise Physiology Manager

Imaging Core

Heather Cornnell, PhD

Research Scientist Imaging

Lab Core

Joshua Smith

Lab Manager

Nutrition Core

Rita Emerson

Research Dietitian

Portfolio Management

Erika Puleo

Research Operations Manager