Our Graduate Partners are advanced students from across Emory's campus, including the Laney Graduate School, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH), whose research and career goals focus on a variety of human health topics. They contribute to the Center for the Study of Human Health by organizing and participating in events, mentoring undergraduate researchers, and/or contributing to our blog, Destination HealthEU. Please contact Jennifer Sarrett at jsarret@emory.edu for more information or to learn how to become a Graduate Partner.

Abidemi Fasanmi, MD

Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Abidemi Fasanmi's research interests are in the area of gender violence, bio-politics, religion and health with a focus in Africa.​ She was a 2012-13 Fulbright-Hubert Humphrey fellow at Rollins School of Public Health.

Lindsey Grubbs

Department of English

Lindsey Grubbs is a doctoral candidate in English with a certificate in bioethics. She studies the relationship between nineteenth-century literature and medicine. 

Stephanie Larson

Department of English

Stephanie Larson is a doctoral student in English with a certificate in bioethics. She is interested in medicine, public health, and disability in twentieth-century literature.

Elyse Morin


Elyse Morin’s research focuses on how early maternal care modulates the development of adolescent emotional neurocircuitry in nonhuman primates.

Ilana Raskind

RSPH: Behavioral Sciences & Health Education

IlanaRaskindBSHE.jpgIlana Raskind is a doctoral student at the Rollins School of Public Health in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education. Her research interests include the socioeconomic and psychosocial determinants of dietary behavior and food insecurity.

Joseph Roberts

Nutrition and Health Sciences

Joe Roberts is a doctoral student whose esearch focuses on the molecular mechanisms by which dietary bioactive compounds promote musculoskeletal health. 

Emily Wiggins

RSPH: Behavioral Science and Health Education

Emily Wiggins is a first year student in the Behavioral Science and Health Education department at the Rollins School of Public Health. She intends to research global cancer risk and prevention while at Emory.