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Peggy Compton
Aug  20, 2013

Describe your research interests and how you chose this area of research. I’m very interested in the neurological and clinical overlap between pain and addiction, and the centrality of opioids in both. Opioids are not only powerful analgesics, but are a staple in the management of acute and chronic ... Read More

Brian T. Walitt, MD
Aug  07, 2012

Describe your research interests and how you chose this area of research. My research interest is perceptual illness. In these disorders, a person experiences a range of different bodily sensations, such as pain and fatigue, without any clear external cause. In some, these sensations can be bother ... Read More

Robert E. Ratner, MD, FACP, FACE
Mar  21, 2012

Dr. Robert E. Ratner is Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University Medical School and Senior Research Scientist at the MedStar Health Research Institute in metropolitan Washington, DC.  He recently completed a sabbatical as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow, having served as ... Read More

Thomas Obisesan MD, MPH
Jan  03, 2012

Dr. Obisesan’s current research focus is on the disentanglement of the overlap of cardiovascular disease with Alzheimer’s disease risk, and finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Obisesan has received grant support from the National Institute of Health, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid, Har ... Read More

Jacqueline Jonklaas MD MPH PhD BSc
Jun  20, 2011

Dr. Jacqueline Jonklaas is an Associate Professor at Georgetown University in the Division of Endocrinology. She specializes in the treatment of thyroid disorders, including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid cancer. Involved in clinical care, teaching, and research in Endocrinology with a ... Read More