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A-Z Faculty

Below is a list of all Department of Preventive Medicine faculty. View individual profiles of our faculty members — with publication and contact information, research and clinical specialties and more — via the links below.

Kaakeh, Rola

Kaakeh, Rola

Adjunct Instructor of Preventive Medicine

Bio

Dr. Kaakeh holds a Doctorate in Pharmacy with a Minor in Organizational Leadership and Supervision from Purdue University. She also completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pharmaceutical Outcomes & He... [more]

Kalhan, Ravi

Kalhan, Ravi

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care) and Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

Bio

Ravi Kalhan, MD, MS is Director of the Northwestern Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Program where comprehensive care is provided to patients with asthma and COPD at all stages ... [more]

Kandula, Namratha R

Kandula, Namratha R

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

Bio

My primary research interests are to: 1) Eliminate health disparities by working with individuals and their communities to develop prevention interventions that reach underserved populations; 2) Infor... [more]

Kaplan, Susan B

Kaplan, Susan B

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine

Bio

Susan Kaplan, J.D., is Adjunct Assistant Professor, Preventive Medicine. She teaches PPH 303, Environmental Health Science. A lawyer, Ms. Kaplan previously developed regulations at OSHA, managed Rhode... [more]

Keeles, Omari W

Keeles, Omari W

Lecturer of Preventive Medicine (Public Health Practice)

Kershaw, Kiarri N

Kershaw, Kiarri N

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

Bio

I am a social epidemiologist, and my work focuses on understanding the contributions of the social environment to cardiovascular health and health disparities. I have done a lot of research to date us... [more]

Khan, Sadiya S

Khan, Sadiya S

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

Bio

Dr. Khan is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases and holds active medical licensure in the state of Illinois. She received her medical degree from the Feinberg School of Me... [more]

Kho, Abel N

Kho, Abel N

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Preventive Medicine (Health and Biomedical Informatics)

Bio

Abel Kho received his MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed a residency and Chief residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He completed a NLM/NIH fellow... [more]

Kim, Kwang-Youn A

Kim, Kwang-Youn A

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics)

Bio

Dr. Kim's research interests involve statistical problems that arise in genetics and genomics research. He is particularly interested in developing statistical methods and computational tools to ident... [more]

Knutson, Kristen L

Knutson, Kristen L

Associate Professor of Neurology (Sleep Medicine) and Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

Bio

My research focuses on the association between sleep, circadian rhythms and cardiometabolic diseases, including diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. I focus on “real world” assessments of hab... [more]

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