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Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc


photo 3Dr. Vaidya is the Director of the Center for Adrenal Disorders where he oversees the clinical and research program. Dr. Vaidya graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed his residency and fellowship training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he is now faculty in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension and at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Vaidya’s dedication to treating patients with adrenal diseases is directly linked to his research goals aimed at improving the understanding and treatments for these conditions.


Gregory Hundemer, MD, MPH

GregHundemerDr. Hundemer is a nephrologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital who is conducting his post-doctoral fellowship in aldosterone physiology and primary aldosteronism. His research includes physiology studies investigating subclinical primary aldosteronism and outcomes studies evaluating medical therapies for primary aldosteronism.

Rene Baudrand, MD

Foto RBBDr. Baudrand is an endocrinologist and adrenal specialist from the Catholic University of Chile who conducted his post-doctoral fellowship at BWH. His interests include translational research focused on dysregulation of adrenal hormones in cardiometabolic disorders.

Miguel-Angel Luque Fernandez, PhD, MPH

MALF Dr. Luque Fernandez is the chief epidemiologist and statistician in our lab. He received his Ph.D. in Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) and Public Health from the University of Granada (UGR, Spain) and the ULB (Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium). He also has an MSc in Biostatistics from the University of Newcastle, Australia, an MSc in Epidemiology from the ULB and an MPH from the UGR. He has also worked at the Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (University of Cape Town). He currently works at the Harvard School of Public Health and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Meng Cathy Hao, MD-candidate

Cathy Cathy is a Harvard Medical Student who spent two years during medical school working in the Vaidya lab. She developed a large cohort of incidentally discovered adrenal tumors and her studies focus on the risk factors for developing adrenal neoplasia and the cardiometabolic consequences that may develop once they occur.

Sarah Zaheer, MD

Sarah_Zaheer-35-Edit-1Dr. Zaheer is an endocrine fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is conducting research focused on interactions between the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and parathyroid hormone.

Jessica Newfield

Jessica NewfieldJessica Newfield is currently the senior research coordinator for the Vaidya Lab. She oversees and manages a large research project portfolio that includes our clinical trials, human physiology studies, biospecimen registries, and prospective cohorts.