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Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Lisa  Staimez

Assistant Professor

Faculty, Global Health

With the goal of reducing chronic diseases globally, Dr. Staimez studies the pathophysiology of prediabetes and diabetes in India.  She examines beta cell function and insulin resistance along the natural history of disease and life course to ultimately develop improved prevention strategies. She also investigates the role of lifestyle interventions to improve cardiometabolic health, with particular interest in diet. Before coming to Emory University, Dr. Staimez managed and evaluated programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including the WISEWOMAN program (Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for WOMen Across the Nation). She also assessed community health and the nutritional status of young children in Guatemala and El Salvador.

Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta , GA 30322

Mailstop 1518-002-6BB


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Areas of Interest

  • Diabetes
  • Global Health
  • Cardiometabolic Diseases
  • Disease Pathogenesis
  • Epidemiology


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