2021 Carol Hogue Mid Career Award Winner
Lisa Bodnar, PhD, RD is Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, where she has an NIH-funded research program evaluating the role of maternal nutritional status in the health of mothers and children. The first of her two current R01 grants seeks to generate evidence-based recommendations for optimal pregnancy weight gain ranges. Read more
This work stemmed from her participation on the 2009 Institute of Medicine Committee to Reevaluate Gestational Weight Gain Guidelines. Her second R01 aims to use machine learning approaches to inform the Dietary Guidelines for Americans Committee on ideal dietary patterns for pregnant women. Lisa has published over 150 papers. She earned her PhD in nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Public Health, which recently recognized her achievements with the Outstanding Alumnus Award.
Lisa joined SER in 2002, when she won the Abraham Lilienfeld Student Prize Paper. She loves SER and has formed her most productive collaborations through the annual meeting. During the pandemic, Lisa started the Shiny Epi People podcast, where she interviews epidemiologists about everything except epi. The goal of the show is to humanize public health professionals with a focus on connection, vulnerability, empathy, joy, and laughter.
2020 Carol Hogue Mid Career Award Winner
Katherine M. Keyes is an associate professor of epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Katherine’s research focuses on psychiatric and substance use epidemiology across the lifecourse, including early origins of child and adult health and cross-generational cohort effects on substance use, mental health, and injury outcomes including suicide and overdose. She is particularly interested in methodological challenges in estimating age, period, and cohort effects, as well as using mathematical agent-based and other simulation models to inform public health and policy interventions. Read more
2019 Carol Hogue Mid Career Award Winner
Dr. Aiello is Professor of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health and Adjunct Professor of Social Medicine at University of North Carolina School of Medicine. She leads the Social Epidemiology Program in the department of Epidemiology, Directs the Integrating Special Populations Program of the North Carolina Translation and Clinical Sciences Institute, and Co-Directs the Interdisciplinary Training in Life Course Research Program at the Carolina Population Center.
Dr. Aiello is a fellow at the Carolina Population Center and an alum of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars Program. Dr. Aiello’s multidisciplinary and collaborative research has applied approaches from epidemiology, genomics, sociology, and immunology to address complex health questions related to social determinants, infection and chronic disease.