Aynur Unalp-Arida, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.
- Clinical Trialist: Division of Digestive Diseases & Nutrition
- Program Director: Division of Digestive Diseases & Nutrition
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.
Clinical & Epidemiological Nutrition Research
Clinical and epidemiological research in nutrition.
Clinical, Behavioral, & Epidemiological Obesity Research
Clinical, behavioral, and epidemiological research in obesity.
Digestive Diseases Clinical Research & Epidemiology
Patient-oriented clinical research and epidemiology research in digestive diseases.
Liver Clinical Research & Epidemiology
Patient-oriented clinical research and epidemiological research in liver diseases.
Pancreas Clinical Research & Epidemiology
Patient-oriented clinical research and epidemiology research on diseases of the exocrine pancreas.
Committees & Working Groups
- Epidemiology Working Group, Member
- Clinical Studies Working Group Leadership, Member
- Obesity Research Working Group, Member
Associate Scientist in Epidemiology and Clinical Trials, Johns Hopkins University, 2001-2014
Ph.D. in Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 2001
Fellow in Preventive Oncology, Hacettepe University, Turkey, 1993-1994
M.Sc. in Cancer Epidemiology, Hacettepe University, Turkey, 1993
M.D. in Medicine, Ege (Aegean) University, Turkey, 1990