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Adolescent Trials Network (ATN) Contact List

As of 6/1/2022, this is a legacy research website and is not actively curated. Please check back in the first quarter of 2023 when the new cycle of the ATN is launched.


ATN Coordinating Center
123 W. Franklin St. Suite 450 Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Phone: (919) 962-6971 Fax: (919) 962-3265


ATN Project Scientist/NICHD Health Scientist AdministratorSonia Lee (

ATN Program Director/NICHD Medical OfficerBill Kapogiannis (

ATN Executive Committee

Executive Committee ChairSylvie Naar (

Executive Committee Vice ChairDallas Swendeman (

Support StaffCameron Gunn (

ATN Coordinating Center

Principal InvestigatorLisa LaVange (

Principal InvestigatorMichael Hudgens (

Project DirectorLisa Strader (


Principal InvestigatorIsa Fernandez (

Principal InvestigatorMary Jane Rotheram (

Principal InvestigatorDallas Swendeman (


Principal InvestigatorLisa Hightow-Weidman (

Principal InvestigatorPatrick Sullivan (

Scale it Up

Principal InvestigatorSylvie Naar (

ATN Analytic Committee

Analytic Committee ChairMichael Hudgens (

Support StaffYeimi Tomas Garcia (

The ATN was supported by a scientific committee through May 31, 2021. See the member roster:

ATN Scientific Committee

ChairKenneth Mayer, MD; Medical Research Director, The Fenway Institute, Boston, MA

Co-ChairAdam Carrico, PhD; Associate Professor, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Support StaffJohn James, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


Larry Brown, MD; Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI

Andres Camacho-Gonzalez, MD, MSc; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Deborah Donnell, PhD; Associate Member, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

Isa Fernandez, PhD; Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL

Gary Harper, PhD, MPH; Professor, Department of Health Behavior & Health Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Peter Havens, MD; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Michael Hudgens, PhD; Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Marguerita Lightfoot, PhD; Professor, School of Medicine, University of California – San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Manuel Ocasio, PhD; Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA