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Dr. Morgana Mongraw-Chaffin is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Prevention at the Wake Forest School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the etiology and prevention of obesity and cardiometabolic disease with particular interest in metabolically healthy obesity, glucose dysregulation, and ectopic fat. Her complementary work has investigated the role that reproductive and pregnancy factors play in women’s lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease. Dr. Mongraw-Chaffin’s work in MASALA has concentrated on her specific interest in elucidating differences by sex and race/ethnicity in the distribution and resulting risk from ectopic fat.