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Pramil N. Singh, DrPH

Pramil N. Singh, DrPH

Director

Born in New Zealand, Dr. Singh completed his undergraduate work at University of California, Los Angeles and doctoral training in epidemiology at Loma Linda University. During the past decade, his research has focused on the study and measurement of lifestyle exposures (diet, tobacco, physical activity) in population-based studies in the U.S. and Asia. He has authored or co-authored numerous reports in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has been a PI or co-I on grants from the NIH, DHHS, and ASPH. At Loma Linda University, he holds a joint faculty appointment in Epidemiology and Global Health. He has over 25 years experience in analyzing biomedical data. 

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Dennys Estevez, MPH

Dennys Estevez, MPH

RCG Coordinator

Dennys Estevez is the project coordinator and statistician at the Research Consulting Group (RCG).  He holds a bachelor degree of science in mathematics from UCLA and a master’s degree in biostatistics from Loma Linda University.  Dennys oversees all projects at RCG to ensure the quality of the projects and its workflow.  He has worked on various projects including sample size calculations, statistical analyses, and manuscript editing with clinicians, faculties, resident students and fellows at Loma Linda University.

David Shavlik, MSPH, PhD

David Shavlik, MSPH, PhD

Faculty Lead - Biostatistics

Dave Shavlik holds a master’s degree in biostatistics and a doctoral degree in epidemiology. His research has focused on spatial models of air pollution. He has over 20 years of experience in statistical programming and data management on federally funded biomedical research projects at LLUH. He will provide oversight and guidance to the analysts in the area of biostatistics and epidemiology.

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Robin Smith, PhD

Robin Smith, PhD

Faculty Lead - Health Geoinformatics

Dr. Smith is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Health and an Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine with the Loma Linda School of Medicine. He specializes in Environmental and Occupational Toxicology, Exposure Assessment and Geoinformatics (GIS). Dr. Smith has extensive experience in the private and public sectors in GIS and Environmental Risk Assessment. He holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Psychology from the University of Oregon at Eugene and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Toxicology and Pharmacology from the University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy.

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Peter Gleason, PhD

Peter Gleason, PhD

Faculty Lead - Health Behaviors

Dr. Gleason hails from New England, where he earned his BS in psychology from Atlantic Union College in 2003. More recently, he has be awarded a MA in Experimental Psychology from Loma Linda University in 2009, and his PhD in Clinical Psychology in 2011. Dr. Gleason has distinguished himself through years of clinical work in a variety of settings, including substance abuse hospitals, non-public special education schools, the LLU Children’s Hospital, neuropsychological assessment clinics, and others. Dr. Gleason’s research interests include high-risk behaviors, perceptions toward quality of care, adolescent populations, adverse childhood experiences, addictive behaviors, automatic behaviors, learning disabilities, and relationship dynamics.

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Jayakaran S. Job, MD, DrPH

Jayakaran S. Job, MD, DrPH

Faculty Lead - Program Evaluation

Dr. Job is a medical epidemiologist and academician with professional interests ranging from infectious disease control and maternal and child health to prevention of tobacco use particularly in global settings.  He serves as a consultant to numerous organizations working in the field of global health.  One of his greatest passions is in educating the next generations of health professionals. With over 38 years of experience in the disciplines of medicine and health, Dr. Job currently serves as Professor in the School of Public Health (Global Health, Epidemiology/Biostatistics/Population Medicine) and the School of Medicine (Preventive Medicine, and Medicine), Loma Linda University, California, USA.

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