U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Aynur Unalp-Ardia
 

 Contact Info

 
Tel: 301-594-8879
Email: aynur.unalp-arida@nih.gov
 

 Select Experience

 
  • Associate Scientist in Epidemiology and Clinical TrialsJohns Hopkins University2001-2014
  • Ph.D. in Public HealthJohns Hopkins University2001
  • Fellow in Preventive Oncology,Hacettepe University, Turkey1993-1994
  • MSc in Cancer EpidemiologyHacettepe University, Turkey1993
  • M.D. in MedicineEge (Aegean) University, Turkey1990

Current Responsibilities & Activities

My portfolio includes clinical, translational, and epidemiological studies of digestive diseases, nutrition, and obesity that address risk factors for disease occurrence and disease prognosis or natural history in gastrointestinal, liver, biliary, and pancreatic diseases. The data systems component of my program includes secondary data analysis informed by the central data repositories, existing health resource utilization databases, and biological repositories that support clinical, translational, and epidemiological research in digestive diseases, nutrition, and obesity.​

​Research Programs

Clinical and Epidemiological Nutrition Research
The Clinical and Epidemiological Nutrition Research program supports clinical and epidemiological research in nutrition

Clinical, Behavioral, and Epidemiological Obesity Research
This program supports clinical, behavioral, and epidemiological research in obesity

Digestive Diseases Clinical Research and Epidemiology
The Digestive Diseases Clinical Research and Epidemiology program supports patient-oriented clinical research and epidemiology research in digestive diseases

Liver Clinical Research and Epidemiology
The Liver Clinical Research and Epidemiology program supports patient-oriented clinical research and epidemiological research in liver diseases

Pancreas Clinical Research and Epidemiology
The Pancreas Clinical Research and Epidemiology program supports patient-oriented clinical research and epidemiology research on diseases of the exocrine pancreas

Current Committee Memberships

  • Epidemiology Working GroupMember
  • Clinical Studies Working GroupMember
  • Obesity Research Working GroupMember