Meet the COVIDsmart Team
We're a multidisciplinary team of researchers, clinicians, engineers, designers, advocates, and volunteers like you, united by our desire to accelerate health innovation.
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Director, HADSI, Eastern Virginia Medical School Principal Investigator
Dr. Sunita Dodani is the Founding Director of the Healthcare Analytics and Delivery Science Institute (HADSI) and the Principal Investigator of the COVIDsmart study. Dr. Dodani is a physician and epidemiologist with expertise in health disparities research. She has also been named to the Federation of American Scientists COVID-19 Rapid Response Task Force as an expert in analytics, big data, and technology.
Founder and CEO, Vibrent Health Co-Principal Investigator
Praduman Jain, known to colleagues as “PJ,” is CEO and Founder of Vibrent Health and the Principal Investigator of the Participant Technology Systems Center of the National Institutes of Health Precision Medicine Initiative, the All of Us Research Program. PJ is a Co-Principal Investigator on COVIDsmart along with Dr. Dodani and Dr. Roess.
Professor and Epidemiologist, George Mason University
Dr. Roess is a professor of Global Health and Epidemiology at George Mason University's College of Health and Human Services, Department of Global and Community Health. She is an epidemiologist with expertise in infectious diseases epidemiology, multi-disciplinary and multi-species field research, and evaluating interventions to reduce the transmission and impact of infectious diseases. Dr. Roess is a Co-Principal Investigator on COVIDsmart along with Dr. Dodani and PJ.
Healthcare Analytics and Delivery Science Institute
George Mason University