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Parmi  Suchdev


Jointly Appointed, Global Health

Dr. Suchdev is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine, the Hubert Department of Global Health at the Rollins School of Public Health, and the Program in Nutrition Health Sciences at the Laney Graduate School. He is also a practicing pediatric hospitalist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. He is currently on sabbatical as the lead Medical Epidemiologist with the CDC Central American Regional office in Guatemala.

Prior to joining CDC, he was founding Director of the Emory School of Medicine Global Health & Equity Office and Associate Director of the Emory Global Health Institute. Dr. Suchdev’s research focuses on the intersection of micronutrient malnutrition and infectious diseases. He has written over 100 scientific papers, which have contributed to the formulation of global nutrition policy. Dr. Suchdev also has a passion for global health education and has established curricula that have been implemented at multiple training programs across the U.S. He is the past-Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Global Health. 

Contact Information

1599 Clifton Rd NE

Atlanta , GA 30322

Room 6.407

Phone: 404-712-8160


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Areas of Interest

  • Global Health
  • Health Education
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Nutrition


  • MD, MPH 2002, Northwestern University
  • Pediatrics 2005, University of Washington