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Parmi  Suchdev


Jointly Appointed, Global Health

Dr. Suchdev is the Associate Director of the Emory Global Health Institute and Director of the School of Medicine Global Health & Equity Office. He holds faculty appointments 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 medical epidemiologist with the CDC Nutrition Branch and a Pediatric Hospitalist at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Suchdev completed the CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service fellowship before joining Emory faculty in 2007.

Dr. Suchdev’s research focuses on micronutrient malnutrition, in particular the safety and effectiveness of home fortification programs, as well as the effects of infection/inflammation on nutrition biomarkers. Dr. Suchdev has worked on collaborative research projects in over 10 countries and served on the Governance Committee of the American Society of Nutrition Global Nutrition Council.  He also has a passion for global health education and spearheaded a global health track for the Emory Pediatrics residency program in 2011. He is working on expanding and standardizing global health education nationally and is the immediate 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: 404-712-5945


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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

Courses Taught

  • GH 552: Globl Elimination Malnutrition