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The Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey has been organized and coordinated by Dr. Barry M. Popkin, economist, Professor of Nutrition, and Fellow of the Carolina Population Center, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Other UNC researchers include:

Current Faculty Involvement

Past Faculty Involvement

  • Namvar Zohoori, Project Co-Investigator
  • Barbara Entwisle, Project Co-Investigator
  • Tom Mroz, Project Co-Investigator
  • Lenore Kohlmeier, Project Co-Investigator

Staff and Graduate Student Contributors: past and present

  • Phil Bardsley, Research Associate
  • Ekaterina Bender, Translator
  • Dan Blanchette, Applications Programmer
  • Mikhail Bontch-Osmolovskii, Graduate Student
  • Suzanne Cadwell, Research Assistant
  • Catherine Cross, Programmer/Analyst
  • Kelly Gallagher, Applications Programmer
  • Karin Gleiter, Research Associate
  • Elena Glinskaya, Graduate Student
  • Laura Henderson, Applications Programmer
  • Lauren Kier, Graduate Student
  • Tamara Kitsul, Translator
  • Laura Kline, Applications Programmer
  • Sharon Kowalsky, Translator
  • Michael Lokshin, Graduate Student
  • Andrey Lukashov, Graduate Student
  • Dominic Mancini, Applications Programmer
  • Donna Miles, Senior Programmer
  • Rick O’Hara, Programmer
  • Jennifer Shelton Murphy, Translator
  • David Robinson, Applications Programmer
  • Loren Watterson, Applications Programmer
  • Anthony Young, Translator


In addition, the following researchers have provided critical consultation: Cynthia Kaplan and Vladimir Treml, survey design; Professor William Kalsbeek, sampling; Barbara Dennis, dietary and nutritional-status instrument development and training; and a panel review of the project and consultation related to the continuation of Phase II that consisted of Barbara Anderson, Donna Bahry, Ward Kingkade, and Vladimir Treml.

Collaborating Agencies

The following agencies have collaborated with the Carolina Population Center on this project: