Grace Gahlon


Grace Gahlon is a second-year ScM candidate in the Department of Epidemiology and currently works as a research assistant under the supervision of Nicholas Reed, AuD at the Cochlear Center. Prior to her matriculation to the Bloomberg School she served as a research assistant at the RAND Corporation, supporting health services and population health projects. Through her work, she developed an interest in medical devices, the use of real-world evidence, and regulatory science.

Grace Gahlon

Email ggahlon1@jh.edu
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Joseph Shen


Joseph Shen is a fourth-year medical student at Washington State University. He is concurrently pursuing his Master of Public Health degree at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with the Miriam Hardy Hearing Loss Scholarship from the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health. He concentrates his MPH study on Epidemiology and Biostatistics. His research interests include the epidemiology of hearing impairment and clinical trials related to hearing aids and cochlear implants. 

 

Joseph Shen

Email jshen27@jhmi.edu
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Oscar Li


Oscar Li is a second year medical student at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He spent his undergraduate career studying Biological Sciences with a minor in 3D Animation in the Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. Oscar is passionate about storytelling and the intersection between animation and medicine. He is currently working on his Scholarly Concentration project with Frank Lin to create a short animated documentary that explores aging and hearing loss through patients’ perspectives.

Oscar Li

Email oli3@jhmi.edu
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Eric Du


Eric Du is a Master of Public Health student at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health concurrently completing medical school at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, who aspires to become an academic otolaryngologist. Du is currently conducting translational research investigating genetics of hearing loss in Rick A. Friedman's lab at the University of California, San Diego.

Eric Du

Email ydu44@jh.edu
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Paul Johnson, MD


Paul Johnson, MD is a practicing general otolaryngologist in a hospital-based, multispecialty group in Laramie, Wyoming who also holds an appointment as a clinical instructor with the University of Washington Department of Otolaryngology. He is pursuing a Master of Public Health degree at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  Johnson attended the University of Washington for medical school and completed his residency in otolaryngology at the Columbia/Cornell program.

Paul Johnson, MD

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Jason R. Smith


Jason R. Smith earned a Master of Science degree in 2022 via the aging track of the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He previously worked for several years with the NeuroValue Lab in the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, where his team encouraged him to pursue his interests in epidemiologic research to improve the health of older adults.

Jason R. Smith

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Wuyang Zhang


Wuyang Zhang earned a Master of Health Science degree via the aging track of the Department of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in May 2022. Wuyang received his bachelor's degree in social welfare from the Renmin University of China in 2020. His research interests include age-related hearing loss, caregiving, and health policy. He is currently advised by Cochlear Center core faculty Nicholas Reed for his master's training.

 

Wuyang Zhang

Email wzhan120@jhu.edu
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Ethan Wang


Ethan Wang is an undergraduate majoring in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.  With the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, he is currently working with his mentor Jennifer Deal on studying the association between dual sensory impairment and depressive symptoms in older adults in India from the Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI).

 

Updated Sept 12, 2022

Ethan Wang

Email ewang39@jhu.edu
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Kening Jiang, MHS


Kening Jiang is a PhD student in Epidemiology of Aging and a trainee at the Cochlear Center. She received her MHS degree in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and previously worked as a biostatistician at the Cochlear Center. She is interested in studying the underlying mechanisms of cognitive aging, especially how potentially modifiable factors including sensory loss and sleep disturbances contribute to cognitive decline and dementia among older adults.

 

Kening Jiang, MHS

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Perry Pei-Lun Kuo


Perry Kuo is a physician from Taiwan and currently a PhD student in Epidemiology with a focus on aging at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research interests include investigating potential modifiable risk factors for age-related hearing loss, evaluating the effect of hearing loss on physical activity and physical functions and assessing the impact of hearing aids on physical activities and physical functions

Perry Pei-Lun Kuo

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