Former Team Members
Aneeq Malik, BS
Research Coordinator
Mr. Malik is a Research Coordinator for Morehouse School of Medicine Clinical Research Center, Pediatric Unit. Mr. Malik received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Georgia. Mr. Malik participates in several clinical trials including Rotavirus vaccine epidemiology studies, NIH funded staphylococcal trials, and has worked as a research assistant for Pediatric Emergency Medicine Associates on an Appendicitis
Case Study II, Sedation comfort level study, and Easi Ear Study. Mr. Malik currently trains students and interns on the research team. Mr. Malik aspires to becoming a Physician’s Assistant.

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Fatima Ali, MPH
Research Assistant
Ms. Ali is a Research Assistant for Morehouse School of Medicine Clinical Research Center, Pediatric Unit. Ms. Ali is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in environmental health science, and received a Masters of Public Health with a concentration in epidemiology in May, 2015. Her research interests include health disparities and environmental and social factors of health outcomes. As a research assistant in the Pediatric Clinical Research Unit, Ms. Ali has had the opportunity to advance in her understanding of these interests, while also gaining experience as the Unit's primary geographic information systems analyst. Her work has included mapping cases, using GIS tools to look at social determinants, which are associated with vaccine preventable conditions and antibiotic resistant staphylococcal infections in children. Ms. Ali also is able to carry out biostatistical analyses using SAS and SPSS. 
Kevin Thornton, BA
Laboratory Technologist
Mr. Thornton is the Laboratory Technician and Research Assistant for Morehouse School of Medicine Clinical Research Center, Pediatric Unit. Mr. Thornton has a degree in Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry from Haverford College. During his undergraduate education, Mr. Thornton was heavily involved in the Mentoring and Student Teaching Program as a middle school science tutor and later became the middle school science coordinator teaching students from the greater Delaware County area about science. He was also a pre-health coordinator of the Multicultural Scholars Program, and tutored undergraduate students in general chemistry. He currently processes and analyzes all clinical bacterial and viral isolates collected from study participants. He also participates in the recruitment, enrollment, and data analyses of pediatric studies. His role as laboratory technician is helping him to prepare for medical and graduate school in a combined MD/PhD program.
Research Interns, Students, and Mentees
Yun Li, RN
MS in Clinical Research Student, Morehouse School of Medicine
Adeola Adesokan, MB, Ch.B  (Obafemi Awolowo University)
MS in Clinical Research Student, Morehouse School of Medicine
Nicole Langford, Undergraduate (Agnes Scott)
Research Intern