Aruna Chandran MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Dr. Aruna Chandran is a social epidemiologist, interested in applying epidemiologic and geospatial methods to address the influences of socioeconomic and place-based factors on health inequities. She is part of a team evaluating the effectiveness of a demonstration project aimed to improve HIV prevention and treatment for vulnerable populations in Baltimore City, and also a member of two data centers performing cross-cohort analyses related to HIV and child health outcomes in vulnerable populations. She has experience in coordinating surveillance studies, program evaluations, and clinical trials in numerous low and middle income countries. She also served for two years as the Chief of Epidemiologic Services at the Baltimore City Health Department. As a pediatrician, Dr. Chandran's clinical practice has focused in childhood emergency and urgent care. She teaches in several introductory epidemiology and practice-focused courses in the Johns Hopkins schools of public health and medicine.