Clinical Staff

Xavier Price-Kirkham

CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR

Xavier Price-Kirkham is a Clinical Research Coordinator. He is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Communication Studies. His research experience as an undergraduate included work in studying alveolar macrophage recruitment during lung injury. Since joining our research staff as a Study Assistant, Xavier has participated in multiple diabetes related clinical trials.

Jaeyoung Lee

CLINICAL STUDY ASSISTANT

Jae is a graduate of Davidson College with a bachelor of science degree in biology. His undergraduate research includes population studies of the red spotted newt in North Carolina as well as in vitro studies regarding the cytotoxicity of hookah tobacco smoke on alveolar tissue.

Kumud Sood, RD

RESEARCH CENTER DIETITIAN

Kumud Sood, R.D. is the research center dietitian. She has a Masters degree in Food and Nutrition, and has over 26 years of clinical experience. Kumud provides individualized counseling with the goal of making healthy lifestyle changes.