Non-communicable Disease (NCD) Workgroup – International Society for Disease Surveillance


Workgroup Chairs:


Nadia Waheed, MD, MPH
Dr. Nadia Khalida Waheed is a fellowship-trained specialist in retinal diseases and has performed thousands of surgical procedures to treat retinaldetachments, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, macular holes and epiretinal membranes.  She also has a special interest in hereditary retinal disorders. Dr. Waheed practices medical and surgical care for patients with retinal diseases.  She is an active staff member of the New England Eye Center at Tufts University.  

3e624d13-d1dd-49f7-8c48-b8c60c05bb0c-3299406Elissa R. Weitzman, ScD, MSc
Elissa R. Weitzman, ScD, MSc, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Adolescent Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. She is pioneering new approaches to population health research with a focus on behavioral health and chronic illness problems, including among pediatric cohorts. She leads multiple investigations in which consented patients and consumers participate in health research through online social network and personally controlled health record platforms.