I bring a multi-disciplinary research approach, setting forth a new path to explore how social factors shape life for survivors of chronic disease.

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Lorraine T. Dean, ScD
Dr Dean Lab, LLC
Baltimore, MD 21205
Email: drltdean@gmail.com
Twitter: @drltdean


Our Team


Jowanna Malone, MSc, MPH

Infectious disease epidemiology PhD student; research interests in HIV prevention and treatment among racial and sexual minority groups and intersectionality; Working with Dr. Dean on “Our Breast Health: The Access Project”, which explores breast cancer among Black sexual minority women.

Learn more at : https://www.facebook.com/OurBreastHealth/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

Email: jmalon23@jhmi.edu
Twitter: @jo_wanna21

Sevly Snguon, MPH

Doctoral student, scholar-activist, community organizer, and aspiring social and legal epidemiologist.  Unearthing the roots and manifestations of discrimination to protect health and fight for liberation.

Projects: Guaranteed Income, Credit Scores & Chronic Health Diseases, Employment Discrimination among Trans Womxn of Color.


Chinenye Ugoji, BPharm, MPH

Pharmacist and PhD Student in General Epidemiology and Methods with research interests in Quality of care and Patient-centered outcomes in Cancer.  Dr. Dean is my co-advisor.


Mudia Uzzi, MSc, MPH

Health, Behavior and Society PhD student; research interests in social epidemiology, social and structural determinants of health and racial, economic and geographic based health inequities.

Focus on cancer, mental health, sexual health and community violence

Email:  mudia.uzzi@jhmi.edu

Yuehan Zhang, ScM, MPH

PhD student in the Cancer Epidemiology; research interests in the intersection of cancer, immunology, and data science. Working with Dr. Dean on “Why Place Matters” project through the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions.