Ganesa Wegienka PhD

Ganesa R Wegienka, PhD

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Specialties: Research

Services: Epidemiology

Board Certification and Education


  • University of North Carolina, NC, 2002

About Me

Additional Education

  • BA, Mathematics and German, Alma College, Alma, MI (1990 – 1994)
  • MS, Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1995 – 1997)
  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1997 – 2002)

Biographical Statement

Dr. Wegienka's research interests include causes of pediatric allergic diseases such as allergy and asthma, as well as the racial disparities observed in their occurrence. To this end, she has received funding from the NIH to investigate the role of vitamin D in racial disparities in pediatric allergic diseases in the WHEALS cohort. Dr. Wegienka also serves as a research advisor to the fellows in training in the Division of Allergy and Immunology.


Awards & Honors

  • Professional Development Grant, University of North Carolina School of Public Health (1999)
  • University of Michigan School of Public Health Scholarship (1995 – 1997)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (1994)
  • Magna Cum Laude (1994)

Professional Societies

  • American College of Epidemiology
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research






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Detroit, MI 48202

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