Sheila V. Kusnoor, PhD & Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI

Sheila V. Kusnoor, PhD, is a senior research information scientist at the Center for Knowledge Management at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Kusnoor received her Ph.D. in cellular and molecular neuroscience from Vanderbilt University. Her research interests include strategies for optimizing patient communication and tools for assessing social and behavioral determinants of health (

Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI, is Vice President for Health Equity and Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she oversees a portfolio of programs in research, education and community health. She is a Principal Investigator (PI) of three NIH-funded centers and Engagement Core director of the All of Us Research. Dr. Wilkins is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and is a nationally recognized thought leader in health equity. She has pioneered new approaches to engaging marginalized and socioeconomically disadvantaged populations.
Dr. Wilkins earned her Doctor of Medicine from Howard University College of Medicine and a Master of Science in clinical investigation from Washington University School of Medicine. She completed residency in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center and a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

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