Emily Blodget, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Dr. Blodget was born and raised in southern California, and graduated from Stanford University. She went on to pursue an M.P.H. degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Boston University. She then decided to pursue a medical degree, and attended University College Cork in Ireland. She had always wanted an international perspective in medicine and she thought Ireland would be a great opportunity. She returned to the U.S. to pursue her internal medicine residency at Mt. Sinai in New York City. Finally, she returned to Los Angeles for her fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Southern California. After completion of her fellowship, she stayed on as a faculty member in the Division of Infectious Diseases, where she has focused on infectious complications in the transplant patient population. Dr. Blodget has also been involved in Hospital Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship. Through it all, she has continued with special interest in global medicine and she is excited to begin her involvement with the program in global health.
Roger Clemens, Dr.PH
Part Time Lecturer
Dr. Roger Clemens joined the Global Medicine faculty in 2015. He is the Associate Director of the Regulatory Science program and an Adjunct Professor within the USC School of Pharmacy. With More than 25 years of experience in the food industry and academia, upwards of 40 peer-reviewed publications, and over 70 invited medical and scientific lectures domestically and internationally, Dr. Clemens is a world leader in nutritional and regulatory sciences, and is a prominent member of the Institute of Food Technologists and the American College of Nutrition and American Society for Nutritional Sciences.
Aninda Das, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences
Dr. Aninda Das is a practicing Board certified pediatrician and pediatric infectious disease sub-specialist. He completed his residency in pediatrics and fellowship training in pediatric infectious diseases atChildren’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA), which is academically affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He graduated from the MPH program (Health Policy and Management) at the University of California Los Angeles UCLA in 2015 as an upsilon phi delta member of the National Honor Society for Healthcare Management.
Dr. Das was born and raised in Calcutta (now Kolkata), India and graduated from Burdwan Medical College in Burdwan, India. He moved to the U.S. in 1992 and has lived in Los Angeles since 1994. After 2 years as an academic pediatrician at CHLA in the division of infectious diseases, he joined Healthcare Partners (now called Optum) in 2002 as a general pediatrician, where he worked for more than 14 years primarily in clinical care together with non-clinical administrative responsibilities. In 2016, he joined Eisner Health (also known as Eisner Pediatrics and Family Medical Center), a Los Angeles based non-profit community clinic; he was the Clinical Director of the San Fernando Valley Complex. In 2018, he returned to Healthcare Partners (now called Optum) in Mission Hills (San Fernando Valley) as a general pediatrician. He continues to practice in-patient pediatric infectious diseases at Huntington Hospital, Pasadena and Providence Tarzana Medical Center, Tarzana. He serves on the Infection Control Committee and the Antibiotic Stewardship Group at Providence Tarzana Medical Center, Tarzana. Dr. Das continues to be on staff at CHLA.
Dr. Das’ primary areas of expertise include clinical pediatrics, pediatric infectious diseases and public health. His other areas of expertise in healthcare include managed care, utilization management, quality improvement, value based care, infection control and antibiotic stewardship.