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Directory of LRP Ambassadors

The LRP Ambassador Directory is organized by state. Within each state, Ambassadors are listed first by institution and then in alphabetical order. You will find contact information for each Ambassador, along with information about their LRP award and research interests. If you don't see an Ambassador in your area, please contact lrpambassador@od.nih.gov to find out if there is an Ambassador who meets your needs.

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List of LRP Ambassadors

Alabama

Tuskegee University

Name Contact LRP History
Clayton Yates, Ph.D. Email: cyates@mytu.tuskegee.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2007-2012)
Research Interest: African Americans with prostate and breast cancer

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Name Contact LRP History
Hope Amm, Ph.D. Email: hopeamm@uab.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Tumor biology
Susan Birket, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Email: susanbirket@uabmc.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2015)
Research Interest: Pulmonary infections in cystic fibrosis and other muco-obstructive diseases
Kyounga Cheon, D.M.D. Email: kcheon@uab.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2015, 2015-2016)
Research Interest: To develop a novel therapeutic NO releasing nanomatrix gel allowing root canal disinfection and pulp-dentin
Ellen Eaton, M.D. Email: eeaton@uab.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015)
Research Interest: Pulmonary infections in cystic fibrosis and other muco-obstructive diseases
Sonya Heath, M.D. Email: slheath@uabmc.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Acute HIV and T cell function
Suzanne Judde, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: sejudd@uab.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2011-2013 2016-2018)
Research Interest: Racial differences in stroke risk

Arizona

Mayo Clinic

Name Contact LRP History
Alison Roos, Ph.D. Email: Roos.Alison@mayo.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2015-2017)

University of Arizona

Name Contact LRP History
Zelieann R. Craig, Ph.D. Email: zr.craig@arizona.edu LRP: Contraception and Infertility Research (2012-2014)
Research Interest: Environmental influences on fertility
Kristen Pogreba-Brown, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: kpogreba@email.arizona.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Chronic outcomes of foodborne diseases

Arkansas

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Name Contact LRP History
Sarah Rhoads, Ph.D., D.N.P. Email: srhoads@uams.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Technology use to improve maternal/neonatal outcomes

California

California Polytechnic State University

Name Contact LRP History
Todd Hagobian, Ph.D. Email: thagobia@calpoly.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Pregnancy and endocrine disruptors

California State University San Marcos

Name Contact LRP History
Sara Bufferd, Ph.D. Email: SBufferd@csusm.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Developmental psychopathology
Madeline Lee, Ph.D., M.S.S.W. Email: mlee@csusm.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2011-2013)
Research Interest: Child welfare, mental health, quality of care

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Name Contact LRP History
Christopher V. Almario, M.D., M.S.H.P.M. Email: christopher.almario@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Digestive diseases, health services research, digital health

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Name Contact LRP History
Jon Detterich, M.D. Email: jdetterich@chla.usc.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Cardiovascular
Eugene Kim, M.D. Email: eugeneskim@chla.usc.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2009-2014)
Research Interest: Neuroblastoma
Kristina Uban, Ph.D. Email: kuban@chla.usc.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Developmental neuroscience

Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute@ Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Name Contact LRP History
Moin Vera, M.D., Ph.D. Email: mvera@labiomed.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Biochemical genetics, lysosomal storage diseases

Palo Alto University

Name Contact LRP History
Amie Haas, Ph.D. Email: ahaas@paloaltou.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2004-2005; 2012-2014)
Research Interest: College student substance misuse
Sita G. Patel, Ph.D. Email: spatel@paloaltou.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2009-2013)
Research Interest: Immigration and global mental health

RTI International

Name Contact LRP History
Jennifer Lorvick, Dr.P.H. Email: jlorvick@rti.org LRP: Health Disparities Research (2012-2016)
Research Interest: Impact of criminal justice system involvement on health disparities

San Diego State University

Name Contact LRP History
Alyson Abel Mills, Ph.D. Email: alyson.abel@mail.sdsu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2017)
Research Interest: Using neurophysiological methods to examine language impairment in children
Sonja Pruitt-Lord, Ph.D. Email: spruitt@mail.sdsu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2008-2011)
Research Interest: Child language disorders

San Francisco Department of Public Health

Name Contact LRP History
Erin Wilson, Dr.P.H. Email: erincwilson@gmail.com LRP: Health Disparities Research (2009-2012)
Research Interest: HIV, transgender health

Stanford University

Name Contact LRP History
Thomas L. Cherpes, D.V.M., M.D. Email: cherpes1@stanford.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2005-2009)
Research Interest: Women's Health
Katherine Martucci, Ph.D. Email: kmartucc@stanford.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Chronic pain
David Vu, M.D. Email: davidvu@stanford.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Dengue virus host response
Courtney Wusthoff, M.D. Email: wusthoff@stanford.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2017)
Research Interest: Pediatric neurology

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Name Contact LRP History
Jesscia Grieves, D.V.M., Ph.D. Email: jlgdvm@gmail.com LRP: Pediatric Research (2009-2011, 2011-2013)
Research Interest: Vaccine development for RSV

University of California, Berkeley

Name Contact LRP History
Anu Gomez, Ph.D. Email: anugomez@berkeley.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2011, 2013)
Research Interest: Reproductive health

University of California, Davis

Name Contact LRP History
Lauren Libero, Ph.D. Email: lelibero@ucdavis.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Neuroscience

University of California, Irvine

Name Contact LRP History
Alon Gorodetsky, Ph.D. Email: alon.gorodetsky@uci.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2009-2014)
Research Interest: Bioelectronics

University of California, Los Angeles

Name Contact LRP History
Olujimi Ajijola, M.D., Ph.D Email: oajijola@mednet.ucla.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac autonomic control
Tanya Alderete, Ph.D. Email: tanya.alderete@usc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: Health disparities in obesity and type 2 diabetes
Vivian Y. Chang, M.D. Email: vchang@mednet.ucla.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Jason Hinman, M.D., Ph.D. Email: jhinman@mednet.ucla.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2016)
Research Interest: Stroke
Maureen McMahon, M.D. Email: mmcmahon@mednet.ucla.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2004-2012)
Research Interest: Biomarkers of atherosclerosis in systemic lupus erythematosus
Anne Walling, M.D., Ph.D. Email: awalling@mednet.ucla.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Palliative care
Kyle Zanocco, M.D. Email: kzanocco@mednet.ucla.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2011-2013)
Research Interest: Surgical outcomes
Elizabeth Zuniga-Sanchez, Ph.D. Email: ezsanchez@mednet.ucla.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Neurodevelopment

University of California, San Diego

Name Contact LRP History
Kayla Chase, Ph.D. Email: kachase@ucsd.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Rebecca Fielding-Miller, Ph.D., M.S.P.H. Email: rfieldingmiller@ucsd.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2016)
Research Interest: Structural determinants of HIV and gender based violence
Eduarado Fricovsky, Pharm.D. Email: esfricovsky@ucsd.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2006)
Maile Young Karris, M.D Email: m1young@ucsd.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2007-2010)
Research Interest: HIV clinical and translational research

University of California San Diego/ San Diego State University

Name Contact LRP History
Elizabeth Reed, Sc.D. Email: elizared7@gmail.com LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Violence and sexual/reproductive health among adolescents

University of California, San Francisco

Name Contact LRP History
Naomi Bardach, M.D. Email: naomi.bardach@ucsf.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2010-2012, 2014-2016)
Research Interest: Quality measurement, high value care and payment reform, patient-centered care
Maria Chao, Dr., P.H. Email: Maria.Chao@ucsf.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2006, 2009)
Research Interest: integrative medicine, health equity
Jane Jih, M.D., M.P.H. Email: jane.jih@ucsf.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2014-2018)
Research Interest: Aging, minority aging
Mi-Suk Kang Dufour, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: Mi-Suk.KangDufour@ucsf.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: Implementation research in HIV and malaria prevention and treatment
Jeffrey Lee, M.D. Email: jeff.lee@ucsf.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013, 2014)
Research Interest: Cancer prevention
Aras N. Mattis, M.D., Ph.D. Email: aras.mattis@ucsf.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2010-2011)
Research Interest: Metabolic liver disease
Farzad Moazed, M.D. Email: farzad.moazed@ucsf.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Acute respiratory distress syndrome
Theodore Nicolaides, M.D. Email: theodore.nicolaides@ucsf.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2007-2011)
Adam Numis, M.D. Email: adam.numis@ucsf.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Child neurology
Melissa Burroughs Pena, M.D. Email: melissa.burroughspena@ucsf.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-Present)
Research Interest: Cardiology, echocardiography, global health
John Sauceda, Ph.D. Email: ohn.sauceda@ucsf.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Latino mental health and HIV treatment adherence
Elliot Stieglitz, M.D. Email: estieglitz@gmail.com LRP: Pediatric Research (2016, 2017)
Research Interest: Pediatric leukemia

University of Southern California

Name Contact LRP History
Cleopatra M. Abdou, Ph.D. Email: cabdou@usc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2009-2014)
Research Interest: Lifespan and intergenerational health disparities and flourishing; maternal-child-family health
Christina Dieli-Conwright, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: cdieli@usc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2015)
Research Interest: Exercise oncology and metabolic dysregulation
Beth A. Smith, D.P.T., Ph.D. Email: beth.smith@usc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2010, 2012)
Research Interest: Neuromotor control and early intervention

Colorado

Colorado State University

Name Contact LRP History
Christopher L. Gentile, Ph.D. Email: christopher.gentile@colostate.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Cardiovascular physiology; obesity
Rachel Lucas-Thompson, Ph.D. Email: lucas-thompson.rachel.graham@colostate.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2011-2013)
Research Interest: Family relationships, stress physiology, mental health
Brendan Podell, D.V.M., Ph.D. Email: bpodell@colostate.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015, 2016, 2017)
Research Interest: Infectious disease, immunology, and endocrinology

University of Colorado, Boulder

Name Contact LRP History
Monique LeBourgeois, Ph.D. Email: monique.lebourgeois@colorado.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Sleep and circadian rhythm development in early childhood; health and developmental consequences of poor sleep

University of Colorado. Anschutz Medical Campus

Name Contact LRP History
Eric Moody, Ph.D. Email: eric.moody@ucdenver.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2000-2014)
Research Interest: Autism, health disparities
Brian Stauffer, M.D. Email: brian.stauffer@ucdenver.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Cardiovascular disease

University of Colorado, Denver

Name Contact LRP History
James Feinstein, M.D., M.P.H. Email: james.feinstein@ucdenver.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Special healthcare needs, medication safety
Katja Gist, D.O. Email: katja.gist@ucdenver.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2012-2014, 2015-2017)
Research Interest: Kidney injury
Aaron Michels, M.D. Email: aaron.michels@ucdenver.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2009-2011, 2012-2014)
Research Interest: Immunology of Type 1 diabetes
Joel Stoddard, M.D. Email: joel.stoddard@ucdenver.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2008-2010; 2011-2014)
Research Interest: Application of affective neuroscience to pediatric psychopathology

University of Denver

Name Contact LRP History
Jennifer Bellamy, Ph.D., M.S.S.W. Email: jennifer.bellamy@du.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2007-2012)
Research Interest: Child maltreatment prevention

Connecticut

University of Connecticut

Name Contact LRP History
Christopher Carroll, M.D. Email: ccarrol@connecticutchildrens.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2006)
Carla Rash, Ph.D. Email: Rashc@uchc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2008-2010, 2013-2014)
Research Interest: Addiction treatment
Kristyn Zajac, Ph.D. Email: zajac@uchc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2011-2013, 2014-2015, 2016-2017)
Research Interest: Addictions

University of Hartford

Name Contact LRP History
Adam Goodworth, Ph.D. Email: goodworth@hartford.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2015)
Research Interest: Prevention of healthcare-associated infection, antimicrobial stewardship

Yale University

Name Contact LRP History
Tariq Ahmad, M.D., M.P.H. Email: tariq.ahmad@yale.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2016)
Research Interest: Biomarkers in heart failure
Chyrell D. Bellamy, Ph.D. Email: chyrell.bellamy@yale.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: Mental illness and co-occuring susbtance use and recovery
Andrew Branagan, M.D. Email: andrew.branagan@yale.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Hematologic malignancies
David Matuskey, M.D. Email: dmatuskey@hotmail.com LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: PET imaging
Adam Mecca, M.D., Ph.D. Email: adam.mecca@yale.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2016)
Research Interest: Alzheimer's disease, aging, cognitive disorders
Carolyn Sartor, Ph.D. Email: carolyn.sartor@yale.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2005-2012)
Research Interest: Substance abuse and trauma

Delaware

Christiana Care Health System

Name Contact LRP History
Kristen Miller, Dr.P.H. Email: krmiller@christianacare.org LRP: Clinical Research (2016)
Research Interest: Healthcare human factors engineering

District of Columbia

Children's National Medical Center

Name Contact LRP History
Madison Berl, Ph.D. Email: mberl@childrensnational.org LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Pediatric neuropsychology and neuroimaging
Tessie October, M.D., M.P.H. Email: toctober@childrensnational.org LRP: Clinical Research (2016-2017)
Research Interest: Family-physician communication during critical decision making
Nikki Posnack, Ph.D. Email: nposnack@childrensnational.org LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Cardiovascular, environmental

Howard University

Name Contact LRP History
Joanne Allard, Ph.D. Email: joanne.allard@howard.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2012-2014)
Research Interest: Neuroprotective mechanisms of physical exercise and insulin regulating agents

MedStar Health/Georgetown University School of Medicine

Name Contact LRP History
Aaron Zachary Hettinger, M.D. Email: aaron.z.hettinger@medstar.net LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2014,2016-2018)
Research Interest: Health informatics, human factors engineering, patient safety

Truth Initiative

Name Contact LRP History
Mary Jennifer Cantrell, Dr.P.H. Email: jcantrell@truthinitiative.org LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: Tobacco-related health disparities

U.S. Dept of Agriculture

Name Contact LRP History
Delivette Castor, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: delivette@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (2008-2010)
Research Interest: HIV / AIDS epidemiology and implementation science

Florida

Bethune-Cookman University

Name Contact LRP History
Bridgett Rahim-Williams, Ph.D. Email: rahimwilliamsfb@cookman.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2012-2015)
Research Interest: Minority health, health disparities, and chronic disease co-morbidity

Florida A&M University

Name Contact LRP History
Syreeta L. Tilghman, Ph.D. Email: syreeta.tilghman@famu.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2006-2009)
Research Interest: Breast cancer

Florida International University

Name Contact LRP History
Staci Morris, Psy.D. Email: morrisl@fiu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2004, 2007, 2016)
Research Interest: Adolescent substance use
Erica Musser, Ph.D. Email: emusser@fiu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Clinical psychology; behavior, cognition, emotion, & parenting in ADHD

Mayo Clinic

Name Contact LRP History
Naomi Kouri, Ph.D. Email: kouri.naomi@mayo.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Neurodegenerative disorders

Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

Name Contact LRP History
Christine Pierce Campbell, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: christine.piercecampbell@moffitt.org LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Infections, microbiome, and cancer epidemiology

University of Central Florida

Name Contact LRP History
Latarsha Chisolm, Ph.D. Email: latarsha.chisholm@ucf.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Long-term care, innovation implementation, quality, and disparities

University of Florida

Name Contact LRP History
Darin J. Falk, Ph.D Email: falkd@ufl.edu LRP:Pediatric Research (2010-2012)
Research Interest: Neuromuscular disease, gene therapy
Brad E. Hoffman, Ph.D. Email: bhoffman@ufl.edu LRP:Pediatric Research (2012-2014, 2015-2017)
Research Interest: Immunology, gene therapy, autoimmune disease
John Lewis, Ph.D. Email: benlewis@ufl.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2011-2013)
Research Interest: Alcohol and substance abuse
Amber Muehlmann, Ph.D. Email: muehlman@ufl.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Neuropathology of neurodevelopmental disorders
Cuong Nguyen, Ph.D. Email: nguyenc@ufl.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2008-2014)
Research Interest: Sjogren's syndrome and Zika virus

University of Miami

Name Contact LRP History
Alberto R. Ramos, M.D. Email: aramos@med.miami.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: Sleep disorders and stroke risk in health disparity populations

University of South Florida

Name Contact LRP History
M. Scot Young, Ph.D. Email: syoung1@usf.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Substance use disorders

Georgia

Abt Associates, Inc.

Name Contact LRP History
Tara Earl, Ph.D. Email: tara.r.earl@gmail.com LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: Mental health disparities

Augusta Unversity

Name Contact LRP History
Brian J. Miller, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: brmiller@augusta.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2010-2015)
Research Interest: Schizophrenia

Emory University

Name Contact LRP History
Jessica Alvarez, Ph.D., R.D. Email: jessica.alvarez@emory.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015, 2016)
Research Interest: Nutrition
Natalie Crawford, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: ndcrawford@emory.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2011-2015)
Research Interest: Racial and ethnic inequities in HIV and consequences of substance use
Christopher Flowers, M.D. Email: crflowe@emory.edu LRP: Clinical Research for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (2005-2010)
Research Interest: Lymphoma
Rohan Palmer, Ph.D. Email: rohan.palmer@emory.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2011)
Research Interest: Etiology of drug and alcohol use and disorders
Brian Pollack, M.D., Ph.D. Email: brian.pollack@emory.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2003-2007)
Research Interest: Growth factors, cytokines, and tumor immunology
Randy Trumbower, Ph.D. Email: randy.trumbower@emory.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2008-2016)
Research Interest: Rehabilitation medicine

Georgia State University

Name Contact LRP History
Kathleen Baggett, Ph.D. Email: kbaggett@gsu.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Early childhood social emotional health promotion
Kristie Seelman, Ph.D., M.S.W. Email: kseelman@gsu.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Social and behavioral determinants of health among Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) populations, structural stigma

Morehouse School of Medicine

Name Contact LRP History
Megan Douglas, J.D. Email: mdouglas@msm.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015)
Research Interest: Policy

Hawaii

University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Name Contact LRP History
Benjamin Fogelgren, Ph.D. Email: fogelgre@hawaii.edu LRP:Pediatric Research (2010-2013)
Research Interest: Urinary tract development and congenital diseases
Jason Mitchell, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: jasonmit@hawaii.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: LGBT health / HIV prevention

Idaho

Idaho State University

Name Contact LRP History
Chris A. Sanford, Ph.D. Email: sanfchri@isu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2007 - 2012; 2014 - 2016)
Research Interest: Pediatric auditory assessment

Illinois

Depaul University

Name Contact LRP History
Anne Saw, Ph.D Email: asaw@depaul.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2017)
Research Interest: Asian American Health Disparities

Northwestern University


Name Contact LRP History
James M.Elliott, Ph.D., P.T. Email: j-elliott@northwestern.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2011-2017)
Research Interest: Neuromuscular mechanisms underlying poor functional recovery in head/neck trauma
Michael D. Ellis, D.P.T. Email: m-ellis@northwestern.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2006-2010)
Research Interest: Stroke rehabilitation, motor system neuroscience
Suena Massey, M.D. Email: suena.massey@northwestern.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Mechanisms of addictive behavior change during pregnancy

Rush University Medical Center

Name Contact LRP History
Kristen Haut, Ph.D. Email: kristen_haut@rush.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Schizophrenia

Southern Illinois University

Name Contact LRP History
Brandon Cox, Ph.D. Email: bcox@siumed.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2010-2014)
Research Interest: Hearing loss and hair cell regeneration

University of Chicago

Name Contact LRP History
Jessica Weafer, Ph.D. Email: jweafer@uchicago.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2017)
Research Interest: Drug abuse, behavioral neuroscience, psychopharmacology

University of Illinois

Name Contact LRP History
Mary J. Laws, Ph.D. Email: marylaws@illinois.edu LRP: Contraception and Infertility Research (2012-2014)
Research Interest: Endocrinology, female cancer

University of Illinois, Chicago

Name Contact LRP History
Marc Cook, Ph.D. Email: marcdcook813@gmail.com LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015)
Mary Khetani, Sc.D., OTR/L Email: mkhetani@uic.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Childhood disability, patient-reported outcomes, early intervention, family engagement
Henrika McCloy, Ph.D., M.S.W. Email: hmccoy@uic.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2009 - 2011, 2015-2017)
Research Interest: Mental health, juvenile delinquency, violent victimization expereiences, African Americans

Indiana

Indiana University

Name Contact LRP History
Brandon Gufford, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Email: bgufford@iu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2017)
Research Interest: Drug-drug and natural product-drug interactions
Craig Lammert, M.D. Email: clammert@iu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-Present)
Research Interest: Autoimmune liver disease
A.J. Schwichtenberg, Ph.D. Email: ajschwichtenberg@purdue.edu LRP: Pediatric
Research Interest: Sleep and developmental trajectories
Willliam Thompson, Ph.D., D.P.T. Email: thompwil@iu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015)
Research Interest: Skeletal benefit of exercise during youth and aging
Mary Waldron, Ph.D. Email: mwaldron@indiana.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Substance use/disorder

Iowa

University of Iowa

Name Contact LRP History
Nicholas Mohr, M.D. Email: nicholas-mohr@uiowa.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Rural acute care, health services research
Paul Romitti, Ph.D. Email: paul-romitti@uiowa.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Reproductive molecular epidemiology
Mark Santillan, M.D., Ph.D. Email: mark-santillan@uiowa.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, immunology of pregnancy, biomarkers in perinatal disease
Brad Wright, Ph.D. Email: brad-wright@uiowa.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2012-2016)
Research Interest: Disparities and vulnerable populations

Kansas

Children's Mercy

Name Contact LRP History
Bridgette Jones, M.D. Email: bljones@cmh.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Asthma/ pediatric clinical pharmacology

University of Kansas

Name Contact LRP History
Holly Hull, Ph.D. Email: hhull@kumc.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Developmental programming
Jason Matejkowski, Ph.D. Email: jmate@ku.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2013)

Kentucky

University of Kentucky

Name Contact LRP History
Christal Badour, Ph.D. Email: christal.badour@uky.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Psychological trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse
Danelle Stevens-Watkins, Ph.D. Email: d.stevenswatkins@uky.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: Racial health disparities, mental health, drug abuse, HIV

University of Louisville

Name Contact LRP History
Brendan Depue, Ph.D Email: brendan.depue@louisville.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2014, 2015)
Research Interest: Cognitive, affective neuroscience
Stephen O'Connor, Ph.D. Email: stephen.ocononor@louisville.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2011-2013, 2015)
Research Interest: Suicide prevention

Louisiana

Louisiana State University

Name Contact LRP History
Neila J. Donovan, Ph.D. Email: ndonovan@lsu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2009 - 2011)
Research Interest: Develop novel treatments to assist people with communication disorders using ICF Model

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Name Contact LRP History
Robert Newton, Ph.D. Email: robert.newton@pbrc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2003)

Tulane University

Name Contact LRP History
Courtney Baker, Ph.D. Email: cnbaker@tulane.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Dissemination and implementation science in child clinical psychology

Maine

The Jackson Laboratory

Name Contact LRP History
Abigail Tadenev, Ph.D. Email: abby.tadenev@jax.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2012-2015)

Maryland

Community Preservation and Development Corporation

Name Contact LRP History
Karon Phillips, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: karonlphillips@gmail.com LRP: Health Disparities Research (2010)

Johns Hopkins University

Name Contact LRP History
Anika Alvanzo, M.D. Email: aalvanz1@jhmi.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Substance use disorders and trauma
Larry William Chang, M.D., M.P.H. Email: larrywillchang@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: HIV
Lisa Christopher-Stine, M.D., M.P.H. Email: LCS@jhmi.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2003-2010)
Research Interest: Inflammatory myopathies
Stacy Cooper, M.D. Email: scoope30@jhmi.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Pediatric leukemia
Jeffrey Ehmsen, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H Email: jehmsen@jhmi.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2016-2017)
Research Interest: Neurology
Marlis G. Fernandez, M.D., Ph.D. Email: marlis@jhmi.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2008-2013)
Research Interest: Swallowing disorders after stroke
Michael Levy, M.D., Ph.D. Email: mlevy@jhmi.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2008-2013)
Research Interest: Neuroimmunology
Matthew Peters, M.D. Email: mep201@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Neuropsychiatric symptoms of traumatic brain injury
Deanna Saylor, M.D. Email: deanna@jhmi.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014)
Kevin Soares, M.D. Email: ksoares1@jhmi.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2011, 2012)
Research Interest: Cancer immunology
Dionna Williams, Ph.D. Email: dwill201@jhmi.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: HIV

National Institutes of Health

Name Contact LRP History
Randy J. Chandler, Ph.D. Email: rchandler@mail.nih.gov LRP: Clinical Research (2012)
Research Interest: Gene therapy
David T.W. Chen, M.D. Email: davidchennih@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Genetics of bipolar disorder
James Cooper, M.D. Email: cooperjam@mail.nih.gov
Shayla Hesse, M.D. Email: shayla.hesse@nih.gov LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2016)
Christopher Steven Marcum, Ph.D. Email: cmarcum@uci.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2016)
Research Interest: Social and behavioral research
Thomas S. Uldrick, M.D. Email: uldrick@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research (2009-2014)
Research Interest: Viral oncology; HIV and cancer

Naval Medical Research Center

Name Contact LRP History
Katherine Cilwa, Ph.D. Email: katherine.e.cilwa.ctr@mail.mil LRP: Clinical Research (2016-2017)
Research Interest: Trauma, wound healing, nerve injury, transplant, bone biology

University of Maryland

Name Contact LRP History
Kerry Green, Ph.D. Email: greenkm@umd.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2007-2012)
Research Interest: Urban health, gender differences, substance use, mental health, African Americans, violence. life course development
Daniel Nelson, Ph.D. Email: nelsond@umd.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Antimicrobial development
Tracy Riggins, Ph.D. Email: riggins@umd.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2006-2008)
Research Interest: Memory and brain development

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Name Contact LRP History
Eduardo Davila, Ph.D. Email: edavila@som.umaryland.edu LRP: Clinical Research for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds
Research Interest: Cancer immunotherapy
Matt Laurens, M.D., M.P.H. Email: mlaurens@medicine.umaryland.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2007-2016)
Research Interest: Malaria vaccines and malaria immunology

Massachusetts

Boston Children's Hospital

Name Contact LRP History
Lisa Bergersen, M.D., M.P.H. Email: lisa.bergersen@cardio.chboston.org LRP: Clinical Research (2006 to 2010)
Research Interest: Pediatric cardiac catheterization outcomes, assessment and measurement tool development
Oluwatsin Fatusin, M.D. Email: tosinfatusin@gmail.com LRP: Pediatric Research (2015-2017)
Kristin Moffitt, M.D. Email: kristin.moffitt@childrens.harvard.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2008-2010, 2011-2017)
Research Interest: Bacterial pathogen-host interactions and bacterial vaccine development
William J. Sheehan, M.D. Email: william.sheehan@childrens.harvard.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2013-2015, 2015-2017)
Research Interest: Allergies and asthma

Boston University

Name Contact LRP History
Amie Grills, Ph.D. Email: agrills@bu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2008-2012)
Research Interest: Clinical child psychology
Michelle Long, M.D. Email: michelle.long@bmc.org LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Shruthi Mahalingaiah, M.D. Email: pcos@bu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2017)
Research Interest: Reproductive epidemiology and physiology

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Name Contact LRP History
Ivan Ip, M.D., M.P.H. Email: iip@partners.org LRP: Clinical Research (2012)
Research Interest: Clinical informatics
Hooman Mirzakhani, M.D., Ph.D. Email: hoomi@post.harvard.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Genomics, system biology, pharmacogenomics, translational bioinformatics
Eugene Richardson, M.D. Email: erichardson@bwh.harvard.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-Present)
Research Interest: Ebola, anthropology of infectious disease

Harvard University

Name Contact LRP History
Goodarz Danaei, M.D., D.Sc. Email: gdanaei@hsph.harvard.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2011-2015)
Research Interest: Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, causal inference, global health
Pamela Mahon, Ph.D. Email: pmahon@bwh.harvard.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2009-2013)
Research Interest: Mood disorders
Jason Vassy, M.D., M.P.H. Email: jvassy@partners.org LRP: Clinical Research (2010-2012, 2013, 2014)
Research Interest: Clinical applications of genetic and genomic testing

Massachusetts General Hospital

Name Contact LRP History
Rhonda Bentley-Lewis, M.D. Email: rbentleylewis@mgh.harvard.edu LRP: Clinical Research for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (2004, 2006, 2008)
Research Interest: Diabetes in pregnancy
Ryan W. Carroll, M.D., M.P.H. Email: afoata@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research (2007-2009)
Research Interest: Pathophysiology of cerebral malaria and research capacity-building
Kristin Corapi, M.D. Email: kcorapi@partners.org LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2015)
Research Interest: Dialysis
Rajat Gupta, M.D. Email: rajatmgupta@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2015, 2016-2018)
Research Interest: Genetics of cardiovascular disease
Philip Saylor, M.D. Email: psaylor@MGH.Harvard.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2008-2012)
Research Interest: Prostate cancer

McLean Hospital

Name Contact LRP History
Michael Murphy, M.D., Ph.D. Email: mmurphy56@partners.org LRP: Clinical Research (2015-Present)
Research Interest: Schizophrenia

Northeastern University

Name Contact LRP History
Jessica E. George, Ph.D. Email: j.george@neu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2009-2013)
Research Interest: Psychosocial aspects of pediatric gastrointestinal disorders and food allergies
Matthew Goodwin, Ph.D. Email: m.goodwin@neu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2010, 2011, 2012)
Christopher J. Hasson, Ph.D. Email: c.hasson@northeastern.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Human biomechanics; sensorimotor control and learning

Simmons College

Name Contact LRP History
Tamara Cadet, Ph.D., M.P.H. LICSW Email: tamara.cadet@simmons.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015-)
Research Interest: Cancer disparities, older adults, health promotion interventions

Tufts Medical Center

Name Contact LRP History
Robert Blanton, M.D. Email: rblanton@tuftsmedicalcenter.org LRP: Clinical Research (2010-2013)
Research Interest: Heart failure and cardiac remodeling

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Name Contact LRP History
Steve Hatch, M.D. Email: steven.hatch@umassmed.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2009, 2010)
Research Interest: Infectious disease

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Name Contact LRP History
Rick Pilsner, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: steven.hatch@umassmed.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Environmental and reproductive health; epigenetics

Michigan

Henry Ford Hospital

Name Contact LRP History
Joseph Miller, M.D. Email: jmiller6@hfhs.org LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Stroke and hypertension

Michigan State University

Name Contact LRP History
Stephan Carey, D.V.M., Ph.D. Email: careys@msu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Early life environmental lung injury, mechanisms
Anne K. Hughes, Ph.D., M.S.W. Email: hughesa@msu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Psychosocial adjustment to chronic disease
Alyson Lokken, Ph.D. Email: lokkenal@msu.edu LRP: Contraception and Infertility Research
Research Interest: Early embryonic development

University of Michigan

Name Contact LRP History
Jason Bell, M.D., M.P.H. Email: jasonbel@umich.edu LRP: Contraception and Infertility Research (2009-11, 2012-13, 2014-16)
Research Interest: Intersection between contraception and sexually transmitted infections
Robert Dickson, M.D. Email: rodickso@med.umich.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2017)
Research Interest: Critical illness, lung microbiome
Angela Elam, M.D. Email: aelam@med.umich.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Disparities in eye care
Brigid Gregg, M.D. Email: greggb@med.umich.edi LRP: Pediatric Research (2015)
Research Interest: Developmental programming of diabetes risk
Michael Holinstat, Ph.D. Email: mholinst@umich.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2007-2009)
Research Interest: Hemostasis and thrombosis and drug development of antiplatelet therapies;clinical interest in disparity research
Alon Kahana, M.D., Ph.D. Email: akahana@med.umich.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2008-2013)
Research Interest: Stem cells, congenital deformities, cancer
Jasmine Luzum, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Email: jluzum@umich.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2017)
Research Interest: Cardiovascular Pharmacogenetics
Jennifer Meddings, M.D. Email: meddings@umich.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2010-2015)
Research Interest: Value-based purchasing programs and clinical interventions to reduce hospital-acquired complications
Briana Mezuk, Ph.D. Email: bmezuk@umich.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2008)
Research Interest: Public health
Jamie Mitchell, Ph.D. Email: mitchj@umich.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2016)
Sandra Momper, Ph.D., M.S.W. Email: smomper@umich.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: American Indian and Alaska Native health disparities: Substance use and abuse, suicide, mental health
Emily Joy Nicklett, Ph.D., M.S.S.W. Email: emilyjoynicklett@gmail.com LRP: Health Disparities Research (2011-2014)
Research Interest: Chronic disease management, social support, health disparities, aging
Jenny Radesky, M.D. Email: jradesky@med.umich.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2016-2017)
Research Interest: Digital media and child development

Wayne State University

Name Contact LRP History
April Carcone, Ph.D., M.S.W. Email: acarcone@med.wayne.edu

Research Interest: Health disparities research

Carolyn Harris, Ph.D. Email: caharris@med.wayne.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Hydrocephalus
Theresa Hastert, Ph.D. Email: hastertt@karmanos.org LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015-Present)
Research Interest: Cancer epidemiology
Karen MacDonell, Ph.D. Email: karen.macdonell@wayne.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2008-2014)
Research Interest: Behavioral interventions to improve illness management

Minnesota

Children's Minnesota

Name Contact LRP History
Kris Ann Schultz, M.D. Email: krisann.schultz@childrensmn.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2013, 2014, 2015)
Research Interest: Pediatric cancer

Mayo Clinic

Name Contact LRP History
Lyen Huang, M.D., M.P.H. Email: huang.lyen@mayo.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2010-2013)
Research Interest: Health services research, outcomes, implementation science
Jacqueline Limberg, Ph.D. Email: limberg.jacqueline@mayo.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Neural control of the circulation
Melissa Morrow, Ph.D. Email: morrow.melissa@mayo.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2016)
Research Interest: Musculoskeletal rehabilitation

University of Minnesota

Name Contact LRP History
Rebecca Cuellar, Ph.D. Email: duene004@umn.edu LRP: Contraception and Infertility Research (2010-2012)
Research Interest: Male and female non-hormonal contraceptive development
Samir Khariwala, M.D. Email: khari001@umn.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013, 2015)
Research Interest: Tobacco-related carcinogenesis in head/neck cancer
Shane McAllister, M.D., Ph.D. Email: smcallis@umn.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2012-2013)
Research Interest: Viral oncogenesis
Elizabeth Rogers, M.D. Email: earogers@umn.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2014)

Mississippi

Mississippi State University

Name Contact LRP History
Mitchell E. Berman, Ph.D. Email: meb636@msstate.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2003-2006)
Research Interest: Aggression, suicide, alcohol and drug effects

The University of Southern Mississippi

Name Contact LRP History
Charkarra Anderson-Lewis, Ph.D. Email: charkarra.andersonlewis@usm.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: Health disparities
Nora Charles, Ph.D. Email: necharles@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2016)
Research Interest: Adolescent substance abuse & other risky behaviors

Missouri

Saint Louis University

Name Contact LRP History
Tony W. Buchanan, Ph.D. Email: tbuchan7@slu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2003-2007)
Enbal Shacham, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: eshacham@slu.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: HIV and sexual health disparities

University of Missouri

Name Contact LRP History
Chad Rose, Ph.D. Email: rosech@missouri.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2013-2015)
Research Interest: Bullying involvement among youth with disabilities
Timothy J. Wolf, Ph.D. Email: wolftj@health.missouri.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Stroke rehabilitation

Washington University in St. Louis

Name Contact LRP History
Derek E. Byers, M.D., Ph.D. Email: dbyers@wustl.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2007-2013)
Research Interest: Lung diseases, immunology, respiratory virus infections
Amy Clark, D.O. Email: clark_a@kids.wustl.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Type 1 diabetes
Stuart Friess, M.D. Email: friess_S@kids.wustl.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2006-2014)
Research Interest: Pediatric traumatic brain injury
Kathryn Knoop, Ph.D. Email: kknoop@wustl.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2015 - 2017)
Louis Poppler, M.D. Email: popplerl@wudosis.wustl.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015 - 2017)
Research Interest: Morbidity Prevention and Functional Impacts of Nerve Compression and Injury
Mark A. Schroeder, M.D. Email: markschroeder@wustl.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2009, 2014)
Research Interest: Hematopoietic cell transplant
Diana Whalen, Ph.D. Email: diana.whalen@wustl.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)

Nebraska

University of Nebraska

Name Contact LRP History
Laura Armas, M.D. Email: laura.armas@unmc.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Bone
Jessica Snowden, M.D. Email: jsnowden@unmc.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Immune responses to infections in infants and how this affect neurodevelopmental outcomes

University of Nebraska Omaha

Name Contact LRP History
Sara A. Myers, Ph.D. Email: samyers@unomaha.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2016)
Research Interest: Functional outcomes/rehabilitation in peripheral artery disease

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Name Contact LRP History
Laura Armas, M.D. Email: laura.armas@unmc.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Bone
Jessica Snowden, M.D. Email: jsnowden@unmc.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Immune responses to infections in infants and how this affect neurodevelopmental outcomes

New Hampshire

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Name Contact LRP History
Alexander Iribarne, M.D. Email: alexander.iribarne@hitchcock.org LRP: Clinical Research (2008-2010)
Research Interest: Outcomes research in cardiovascular surgery

University of New Hampshire

Name Contact LRP History
Dain LaRoche, Ph.D. Email: Dain.LaRoche@unh.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2010-2014)
Research Interest: Aging, strength, mobility, gait, fall risk

New Jersey

Rowan University

Name Contact LRP History
Sean McBride, M.D., Ph.D. Email: smjmcbride@gmail.com LRP: Pediatric Research (2015)

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Name Contact LRP History
Janice Mehnert, M.D. Email: mehnerja@cinj.rutgers.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Phase I/developmental therapeutics

Rutgers University-Camden

Name Contact LRP History
Lauren Daniel, Ph.D. Email: lauren.daniel@rutgers.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2012-2016)

New Mexico

Mind Research Network; Lovelace Biomedical & Research Institute

Name Contact LRP History
Nathaniel Anderson, Ph.D. Email: nanderson@mrn.org LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Neuroimaging and genetics of addiction and comorbid externalizing psychopathology

New York

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Name Contact LRP History
Kimberly Reidy, M.D. Email: kreidy@montefiore.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2009-2010, 2012, 2014)
Research Interest: Pediatric nephrology, podocyte and glomerular research, kidney development
Caryn Rodgers, Ph.D. Email: caryn.rodgers@einstein.yu.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2010-2016)
Research Interest: Adolescent health
Tamar Rubinstein, M.D. Email: trubinst@montefiore.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Pediatric and neuropsychiatric lupus
Daniel Weiser, M.D. Email: daniel.weiser@einstein.yu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2014, 2015)
Research Interest: Childhood cancer (neuroblastoma)

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Name Contact LRP History
David Werner, Ph.D. Email: dwerner@binghamton.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Development

Columbia University

Name Contact LRP History
Jeanine Genkinger, Ph.D. Email: jg3081@columbia.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2008-2012)
Research Interest: Cancer, nutrition, pooled analysis
Eldad Hod, M.D. Email: eh2217@cumc.columbia.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2010-2015)
Research Interest: Hematology, iron biology
Thomas Hooven, M.D. Email: tah2120@cumc.columbia.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2013-2015)
Research Interest: Neonatology and infectious diseases
Morgan Philbin, Ph.D. Email: mp3243@columbia.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2014-2017)
Research Interest:Social structural factors and HIV; substance use risk for sexual minority youth

Cornell University/Weill Cornell Medicine

Name Contact LRP History
Kristy L. Richards, M.D., Ph.D. Email: kristy.richards@cornell.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2005-2006, 2008-2009)
Research Interest: Lymphoma immunotherapies

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Name Contact LRP History
David Dunkin, M.D. Email: david.dunkin@mssm.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2009-2011, 2015-2017)
Research Interest: IBD therapeutics and tolerance
Kenechi Ejebe, M.D. Email: kenechi.ejebe@mssm.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Schizophrenia
Megan K. Horton, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: megan.horton@mssm.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2010-2015)
Research Interest: Children's environmental health
Yulia Landa, Psy.D. Email: yulia.landa@mssm.edu LRP: Clinical Res/Disadvantaged (2011 - 2014, 2015 - 2017)
Research Interest: Group and family-based cognitive behavioral therapy for treatment and prevention of psychosis
Karen Wilson, M.D., M.P.H. Email: karen.wilson@mssm.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Secondhand smoke and children

John Jay College/City University of New York

Name Contact LRP History
Silvia Mazzula, Ph.D. Email: smazzula@jjay.cuny.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2009)
Research Interest: Acculturation, racism, microagressions
Peggilee Wupperman, Ph.D. Email: pwupperman@jjay.cuny.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2008-2013)
Research Interest: Improvement of therapy for emotion and behavior

Marist College

Name Contact LRP History
Paula Checchi, Ph.D. Email: paula.checchi@marist.edu LRP: Contraception & Infertility Research (2011-2013)
Research Interest: Genetics

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Name Contact LRP History
Adrienne Boire, M.D., Ph.D. Email: boirea@mskcc.org LRP: Clinical Research (2014, 2016)
Research Interest: CNS metastasis
Kevin J. Curran, M.D. Email: currank@mskcc.org LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: CAR T cell immunotherapy
Jacob Soumerai, M.D. Email: soumeraj@mskcc.org LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Richard White, M.D., Ph.D. Email: whiter@mskcc.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2004-2011)
Research Interest: Cancer, zebrafish, genetics, metastasis

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Name Contact LRP History
Anya Y. Spector, Ph.D., LMSW Email: anya.spector@gmail.com LRP: Health Disparities Research (2013-2015)

New York Institute of Technology, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Name Contact LRP History
Luis R. Martinez, Ph.D. Email: lmarti13@nyit.edu

Research Interest: Infectious diseases

University at Albany, State University of New York

Name Contact LRP History
Keith Chan, Ph.D., M.S.W. Email: kchan3@albany.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Asians, elderly, racism, health, mental health

University of Rochester

Name Contact LRP History
Gretchen Lano Birbeck, M.D., M.P.H., D.T.M.H. Email: gretchen_birbeck@urmc.rochester.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2001-2010)
Research Interest: Tropical neurology
Scott Cameron, M.D., Ph.D. Email: scott_cameron@urmc.rochester.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2017)
Research Interest: Thrombosis and platelet function
Courtney Marie Jones, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: Courtney_Jones@urmc.rochester.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Aging, injury, prehospital care

Weill Cornell Medical College

Name Contact LRP History
Heather Stout-Delgado, Ph.D. Email: hes2019@med.cornell.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2014)
Research Interest: Impact of biological aging on innate immune responses in lung
Scott Tagawa, M.D. Email: stt2007@med.cornell.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2009-2013)
Research Interest: Oncology (genitourinary oncology clinical trials)

North Carolina

Carolinas HealthCare System

Name Contact LRP History
Andrew McWilliams, M.D., M.P.H. Email: amcwilliams1@gmail.com LRP: Health Disparities Research (2013-2015)
Yhenneko Taylor, Ph.D. Email: yhenneko.taylor@carolinashealthcare.org LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015)
Research Interest: Racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities, maternal and child health outcomes

Duke University

Name Contact LRP History
Adam Goode, D.P.T., Ph.D. Email: adam.goode@duke.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Epidemiology
Zachary Healy, M.D., Ph.D. Email: zachary.healy@duke.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015)
Research Interest: Immunology (T cell)
Michael James, M.D. Email: michael.james@duke.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2007-2010)
Research Interest: Intracerebral hemorrhage
Jonathan Routh, M.D., M.P.H. Email: jon.routh@duke.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2009-2013)
Research Interest: Vesicoureteral reflux, health services research
Rachel Torok, M.D. Email: rachel.nighswander@duke.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Pediatric cardiology

North Carolina A&T State University

Name Contact LRP History
Marc Cook, Ph.D. Email: mdcook@ncat.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: Biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction, gut dysbiosis, and subsequent hypertension in African Americans

University of North Carolina

Name Contact LRP History
Gang Fang, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Email: gang_fang@unc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Disparities in treatment use and health outcomes
Trenette C. Goings, Ph.D. Email: ttclark@email.unc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015-2016)
David Rosen, Ph.D., M.D. Email: drosen@med.unc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2013-2016)
Research Interest: Criminal justice system and public health
Jennifer Tang, M.D. Email: jennifer_tang@med.unc.edu LRP: Contraception and Infertility Research (2011-2013)
Research Interest: Family planning and HIV

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Name Contact LRP History
Christopher K. Rhea, Ph.D. Email: ckrhea@uncg.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Gait and posture

Wake Forest Health Sciences

Name Contact LRP History
Roy Strowd, M.D. Email: rstrowd@wakehealth.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Neuro-oncology

Ohio

Case Western Reserve University

Name Contact LRP History
Andrew P. Reimer, Ph.D., R.N. Email: axr62@cwru.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2016)

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Name Contact LRP History
Alessandrode Alarcon, M.D., M.P.H. Email: alessandro.dealarcon@cchmc.org LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Pediatric voice disorders
Katherine Auger, M.D. Email: katherine.auger@cchmc.org LRP: Health Disparities Research (2012-2017)
Research Interest: Health services research, pediatric healthcare utilization
Maya Dewan, M.D., M.P.H. Email: maya.dewan@cchmc.org LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Use of clinical decision support to improve outcomes of pediatric ICU patients
Catherine Forster, M.D. Email: catherine.forster@cchmc.org LRP: Clinical Research (2015)
Research Interest: Urinary biomarkers
Carley Riley, M.D. Email: carley.riley@cchmc.org LRP: Pediatric Research
Elizabeth Schlaudecker, M.D., M.P.H. Email: elizabeth.schlaudecker@cchmc.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2011-2016)
Research Interest: Maternal immunization

Kent State University

Name Contact LRP History
John Gunstad, Ph.D. Email: jgunstad@kent.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2005-2009)
Research Interest: Neuropsychology/health

Kettering University

Name Contact LRP History
Deleise S. Wilson, Ph.D., R.N. Email: deielsie.wilson@kc.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Fall prevention among older adults in multiple settings

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Name Contact LRP History
Lara McKenzie, Ph.D. Email: lara.mckenzie@nationwidechildrens.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2004-2012)
Research Interest: Pediatric injury
Jennifer Trittmann, M.D., M.P.H Email: jennifer.trittmann@nationwidechildrens.org LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Novel therapeutic approaches for bronchopulmonary dysplasia-associated pulmonary hypertension in neonates

Ohio State University

Name Contact LRP History
James Blachly, M.D. Email: james.blachly@osumc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2016)
Research Interest: Leukemia
Katherine M. Bickle, O.D. Email: bickle.12@osu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Myopia, contact lenses, and dry eye
Aharon G. Freud, M.D., Ph.D. Email: aharon.freud@osumc.com LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Hematopoiesis and innate lymphoid cell biology
Joseph Kitzmiller, M.D., Ph.D. Email: joseph.kitzmiller@osumc.edu LRP: Clinical Research for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (2011-13; 2013-15; 2015-17)
Research Interest: Pharmacogenomics
Jennifer Kue, Ph.D. Email: kue.2@osu.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Cancer control and prevention
Stephen Page, Ph.D. Email: STEPHEN.PAGE@OSUMC.EDU LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Neurorehabilitation

University of Cincinnati

Name Contact LRP History
Justin L. Benoit, M.D., MS Email: justin.benoit@uc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015 - 2017)
Research Interest: Cardiac arrest
Aimee Rebekah Dietz, Ph.D. Email: aimee.dietz@uc.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Stroke recovery (aphasia)
Brian Earl, Ph.D. Email: earlbn@uc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Auditory neuroscience
Cheedy Jaja, Ph.D., R.N. Email: JAJACY@UCMAIL.UC.EDU LRP: Health Disparities Research (2011-2013)
Research Interest: Sickle cell disease
Scott M. Langevin, Ph.D. Email: langevst@uc.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Molecular epidemiology of head and neck cancer

Oregon

Oregon Health and Science University

Name Contact LRP History
Natasha Chattergoon, Ph.D. Email: chatterg@ohsu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Fetal cardiovascular growth and maturation, cardiac hypertrophy
Katie Schenning, M.D., M.P.H. Email: malcore@ohsu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Postoperative neurocognitive disorders
Anna C. Wilson, Ph.D. Email: longann@ohsu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2012-2014, 2014-2016)
Research Interest: Pediatric chronic pain
Aaron Ziegler, Ph.D. Email: ziegler@ohsu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Voice disorders

Portland State University

Name Contact LRP History
E. Roberto Orellana, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.W. Email: orellana@pdx.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2010-12; 2014-15)
Research Interest: Drug abuse and HIV prevention

Pennsylvania

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Name Contact LRP History
Hamid Bassiri, M.D., Ph.D. Email: bassiri@email.chop.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Immunology
Ian Krantz, M.D. Email: krantz@email.chop.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2002-2004)
Research Interest: Genetics of developmental disorders, genomics
Christina Mundy, Ph.D. Email: matticolac@email.chop.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Pediatric skeletal disorders
Sarah K. Tasian, M.D. Email: tasians@email.chop.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2009-2014)
Research Interest: Leukemia signaling, kinase inhibition, CAR T cell immunotherapy

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Name Contact LRP History
Kevin Mollen, M.D. Email: kevin.mollen@chp.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2013-2016)
Research Interest: Inflammatory bowel disease

Pennsylvania State University

Name Contact LRP History
Lauren Massimo, Ph.D. Email: lmm231@psu.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Neurodegenerative disease

Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine

Name Contact LRP History
Kathleen Kokolus, Ph.D. Email: kkokolus@pennstatehealth.psu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2016-2017)
Research Interest: Cancer immunology and immunotherapy
Jennifer Kraschnewski, M.D., M.P.H. Email: jkraschnewski@pennstatehealth.psu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2011-2012)
Research Interest: Behavioral interventions for healthful lifestyles

Temple University

Name Contact LRP History
Kimberly Williams, Ph.D. Email: kimberwilliams@temple.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2006-2008)

Thomas Jefferson University

Name Contact LRP History
Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: monika.pogorzelska-maziarz@jefferson.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2015)
Research Interest: Prevention of healthcare-associated infection, antimicrobial stewarship, infection prevention and control

University of Pennsylvania

Name Contact LRP History
Maya Clark-Cutaia, Ph.D. Email: Mayan@nursing.upenn.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2013-2017)
Research Interest: Chronic illness, patient outcomes
David Irwin, M.D. Email: dirwin@mail.med.upenn.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2011-2017)
Research Interest: Neurodegenerative disease
Vivian Lee, M.D. Email: vivian.lee@uphs.upenn.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2016-2017)
Research Interest: Wound healing and tumorigensis
Meghan B. Lane-Fall, M.D. Email: meghan.lane-fall@uphs.upenn.edu LRP: Clin Res/Disadvantaged (2013-2017)
Research Interest: Patient safety and quality improvement research
Sean McBride, M.D., Ph.D. Email: smjmcbride@gmail.com LRP: Pediatric Research (2015)
Research Interest: Identifying novel pharmacologic therapies for monogenic disorders associated with intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorders

University of Pittsburgh

 

Name Contact LRP History
Christopher Donnelly, Ph.D. Email: chrisdonnelly@pitt.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Age-related neurodegenerative diseases
Christian Fernandez, Ph.D. Email: chf63@pitt.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2012)
Krystle Frahm, Ph.D. Email: kaf130@pitt.edu LRP: Contraception and Infertility Research
Research Interest: Glucocorticoids on hypothalamic development
Charles Jonassaint, Ph.D. Email: jonassaintcr@upmc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2012, 2016)
Research Interest: Health care IT, mHealth, pain assessment and management, sickle cell disease
Dio Kavalieratos, Ph.D. Email: diok@pitt.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Palliative care
Jennifer Marin, M.D. Email: jennifer.marin@chp.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2008-2014)
Research Interest: Diagnostic imaging utilization and variation
Derrick Matthews, M.P.H., Ph.D. Email: derrick.matthews@pitt.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2014-2017)
Research Interest: HIV/AIDS, LGBT health
Lisa Pan, M.D. Email: thomasla@upmc.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2003)
Cecelia C. Yates, Ph.D. Email: cey4@pitt.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2015)
Research Interest: Fibrosis

Villanova University

Name Contact LRP History
Joseph Toscano, Ph.D. Email: joseph.toscano@villanova.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Speech/language processing and hearing loss

Puerto Rico

Ponce Health Sciences University

Name Contact LRP History
Lynette A. Ruiz, Ph.D. Email: lruiz@psm.edu LRP: Contraception and Infertility Research (2012-2014)
Research Interest: Female reproductive biology

University of Puerto Rico

Name Contact LRP History
Edna A. Costa Pérez, Ph.D. Email: edna.acosta2@upr.edu LRP: Clinical Research for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (2008-2013)
Research Interest: Behavioral and community engaged research in asthma, HIV, obesity, family violence and depression/anxiety
Karen G. Martinez, M.D. Email: karen.martinez4@upr.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2010-2012)
Research Interest: Anxiety disorders

Rhode Island

Brown University

Name Contact LRP History
Michael Armey, Ph.D. Email: michael_armey@brown.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Suicide
Kathleen Kemp, Ph.D. Email: kkemp@lifespan.org LRP: Clinical Research
Molly Magill, Ph.D., M.S.W. Email: molly_magill@brown.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Addictions treatment

Hasbro Children's Hospital

Name Contact LRP History
Jason Shapiro, M.D. Email: jshapiro@lifespan.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease

South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Name Contact LRP History
Melissa Cunningham, M.D., Ph.D. Email: cunnima@musc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: Systemic lupus erythematosus and sex bias in autoimmunity
Eric Graham, M.D. Email: grahamem@musc.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2005-2011)
Research Interest: Pediatric cardiovascular
Bryan Heckman, Ph.D. Email: heckmanb@musc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Tobacco control
Erin McClure, Ph.D. Email: mccluree@musc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2015)
Research Interest: Tobacco cessation
Kimberly McHugh, M.D. Email: mchughke@musc.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2012-2014, 2015-2017)
Research Interest: Congenital heart disease
Jennifer Mulligan, Ph.D. Email: konopa@musc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2010-2016)
Gonzalo Revuelta, D.O. Email: revuelta@musc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012, 2015)

University of South Carolina

Name Contact LRP History
Bethany A. Bell, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: bellb@mailbox.sc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Improving statistical methods used to study health disparities, food access, and social deteminants

Tennessee

East Tennesee State University

Name Contact LRP History
Diana Morelen, Ph.D. Email: morelen@etsu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Mechanisms of risk transmission: early detection/prevention of mental health problems
Nick Hagemeier, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Email: hagemeier@etsu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015)
Research Interest: Prescription drug abuse

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Name Contact LRP History
Justin N. Baker, M.D. Email: justin.baker@stjude.org LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Quality of life and palliative care
Jamie Maciaszek, Ph.D. Email: jamie.maciaszek@gmail.com LRP: Pediatric Research (2015-2017)

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Name Contact LRP History
Athena Starlard-Davenport, Ph.D. Email: astarlar@uthsc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Name Contact LRP History
Greg D. Reynolds, Ph.D. Email: greynolds@utk.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2004 - 2008)
Research Interest: Early cognitive development

Vanderbilt University

Name Contact LRP History
Lauren Beach, J.D., Ph.D. Email: Lauren.B.Beach@vanderbilt.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2016)
Research Interest: Using an intersectional framework to conduct health disparities research and to promote health equity for Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) populations
Valerie M. Jansen, M.D., Ph.D. Email: valerie.m.jansen@vanderbilt.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Breast cancer
Todd Monroe, B.S.N., M.S.N., M.S., Ph.D. Email: todd.b.monroe@vanderbilt.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2011-2017)
Research Interest: Pain in people with various forms of dementia
Chevis Shannon, Dr., P.H., M.P.H. Email: chevis.n.shannon@vanderbilt.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Pediatric clinical outcomes
Ryan Stark, M.D. Email: ryan.stark@vanderbilt.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2011-2013)
Research Interest: Vascular dysfunction in systemic inflammation
Jeremy Warner, M.D., M.S. Email: jeremy.warner@vanderbilt.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2017)
Research Interest: Clinical Cancer Informatics and Data Visualization
Christopher Williams, M.D., Ph.D. Email: christopher.williams@vanderbilt.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2007-2013)
Research Interest: Cancer biology

Texas

Baylor College of Medicine

Name Contact LRP History
Jay Gavvala, M.D. Email: jay.gavvala@bcm.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2016)
Research Interest: Predicting epilepsy surgery outcomes using MEG and EEG source imaging
Rojelio Mejia, M.D. Email: rmejia@bcm.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2008-2012)
Research Interest: Tropical medicine, helminth diagnostics and host parasite defense mechanisms
Diana Monsivais, Ph.D. Email: diana.monsivais@bcm.edu LRP: Contraception and Infertility Research (2015)
Research Interest: Female infertility
Christopher J. Rhee, M.D. Email: cjrhee@texaschildrens.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2011-2013, 2015-2017)
Research Interest: Premature brain injury
Stephanie Sisley, M.D. Email: sisley@bcm.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Vitamin D action in the brain on weight and glucose control

Baylor University

Name Contact LRP History
Shawn Latendresse, Ph.D. Email: shawn_latendresse@baylor.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2008-2015)
Research Interest: Adolescent externalizing pathways to adult alcohol use problems, gene-environment interplay

Beaumont Health System Research Institute

Name Contact LRP History
Edward Castillo, Ph.D. Email: ec@rice.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2016)
Research Interest: Medical image analysis

Houston Methodist Hospital

Name Contact LRP History
Matthew D. Cykowski, M.D. Email: mdcykowski@houstonmethodist.org LRP: Clinical Research (2008-2010)
Research Interest: Neurodegeneration and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Southern Methodist University

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Chrystyna Kouros, Ph.D. Email: ckouros@smu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2010-2014)
Research Interest: Child depressive symptoms

Texas A&M University

Name Contact LRP History
Peter P. Nghiem, D.V.M., Ph..D. Email: pnghiem@cvm.tamu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2011-2013)
Research Interest: Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Texas Children's Hospital / Baylor College of Medicine

Name Contact LRP History
Chester Koh, M.D. Email: cxkoh@texaschildrens.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2003-2006)

University of Houston

Name Contact LRP History
Marc Fleming, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: MLFlemi2@UH.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Prescription drug abuse
Cara Palmer, Ph.D. Email: cara.palmer@times.uh.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Psychology; developmental psychology; sleep; affective sciences
Danielle Parrish, Ph.D. Email: dparrish@uh.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2015)
Research Interest: Health prevention research with women and female adolescents in primary care

University of Texas at Austin

Name Contact LRP History
Susan De Luca, Ph.D., M.S.W. Email: sdeluca@austin.utexas.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Suicide prevention
Christopher R. Frei, Pharm.D. Email: freic@uthscsa.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2005-2008)
Research Interest: Infectious diseases
Mia K. Markey, Ph.D. Email: mia.markey@utexas.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2004-2008)
Research Interest: Decision support
Sarah Powell, Ph.D. Email: srpowell@austin.utexas.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Mathematics learning disabilities
Kelly R. Reveles, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Email: kdaniels46@utexas.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012) and (2014)
Research Interest: Infectious diseases clinical health outcomes

University of Texas at El Paso

Name Contact LRP History
Kathleen O'Connor, Ph.D. Email: kaoconnor2@utep.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2006-2010)
Research Interest: Mental health

University of Texas at San Antonio

Name Contact LRP History
Brian Hermann, Ph.D. Email: brian.hermann@utsa.edu LRP: Contraception and Infertility Research (2006-2010)
Research Interest: Male germline stem cells (spermatogonial stem cells), male infertility

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Name Contact LRP History
Casey P. Durand, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: casey.p.durand@uth.tmc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2013-2015)
Research Interest: Built environment; policy; physical activity; research methods
Derek West, M.D. Email: Derek.L.West@uth.tmc.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Electroproation, pancreatic cancer, nanotechnology, interventional oncology

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Name Contact LRP History
Lauren A. Byers, M.D. Email: lbyers@mdanderson.org LRP: Clinical Research (2007-2011)
Research Interest: Oncology
Daniel Gomez, M.D. Email: dgomez@mdanderson.org LRP: Clinical Research (2009-2012)
Simona Shaitelman, M.D. Email: sfshaitelman@mdanderson.org LRP: Clinical Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Lymphedema, breast cancer
Ishwaria Subbiah, M.D. Email: isubbiah@mdanderson.org LRP: Clinical Research (2014)
Research Interest: Developmental therapeutics and symptom management

University of Texas Medical Branch

Name Contact LRP History
Richard Castillo, Ph.D. Email: richard.castillo@utmb.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2015)
Research Interest: Quantitative imaging for improved image guidance/prognosis in individualized radiation therapy
Monique R. Pappadis, Ph.D. Email: mrpappad@utmb.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research
Research Interest: Health disparities in persons with traumatic brain injury or stroke

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Name Contact LRP History
Sara M. Reyna, Ph.D. Email: sara.reyna@utrgv.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2002-2005, 2007-2010)
Research Interest: Molelcular mechanisms of insulin resistance in skeletal muscle

University of Texas School of Public Health

Name Contact LRP History
Courtney Byrd-Williams, Ph.D. Email: courtney.e.byrdwilliams@uth.tmc.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Pediatric obesity prevention
Mike Wilkerson, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: Jonny.M.Wilkerson@uth.tmc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2009-2014)
Research Interest: HIV and substance use prevention

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Name Contact LRP History
Nyaz Didehbani, Ph.D. Email: nyaz.didehbani@utsouthwestern.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Sports related concussion, TBI
Bradley Lega, M.D. Email: bradlega@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2013)
Research Interest: Neurophysiology of memory

Utah

Brigham Young University

Name Contact LRP History
Evan L. Thacker, Ph.D. Email: elt@byu.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Epidemiology of cardiovascular and neurological diseases
Jonathan J. Wisco, Ph.D. Email: jjwisco@byu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2014)
Research Interest: Alzheimer's disease

Utah State University

Name Contact LRP History
Brittan Barker, Ph.D. Email: brittan.barker@usu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2007, 2010)
Research Interest: Spoken langauge processing

University of Utah

Name Contact LRP History
Lisa Abegglen, Ph.D. Email: lisa.abegglen@hci.utah.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2013-2015)
Kenneth "Bo" Foreman, Ph.D. Email: bo.foreman@hsc.utah.edu LRP: Clinical Research Clinical Research
Research Interest: Biomechanics
Hunter Underhill, M.D., Ph.D. Email: Hunter.Underhill@hsc.utah.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2006, 2008, 2011, 2013)

Vermont

University of Vermont

Name Contact LRP History
Matthew D. Albaugh, Ph.D. Email: malbaugh@uvm.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2016-Present)
Research Interest: Psychopathology and brain development
Alexandra Potter, Ph.D. Email: Alexandra.Potter@uvm.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2004-2007; 2008-2013)
Research Interest: Clinical neuroscience
Benjamin Suratt, M.D. Email: benjamin.suratt@uvm.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2003-2009)
Research Interest: Critical illness, metabolism, lung injury & infection

Virginia

Hampton University

Name Contact LRP History
J. Tyson McDonald, Ph.D. Email: john.mcdonald@hamptonu.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Radiation biology, cancer health disparities

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

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Matthew Sherwood, M.D. Email: msherwo@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2017)
Research Interest: Antithrombotic therapy in structural heart disease

University of Virginia

Name Contact LRP History
James Coan, Ph.D. Email: jim.coan@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Social relationships, depression, neuroscience

Virginia Commonwealth University

Name Contact LRP History
Karen Chartier, Ph.D. Email: kgchartier@vcu.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Alcohol use and related problems, with a focus on understanding race/ethnic group differences
Rebecca Martin, Ph.D. Email: rksmith@vcu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015)
Research Interest: Allergy and asthma research
Carrie Peterson, Ph.D. Email: clpeterson@vcu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2016)
Research Interest: Neuromuscular rehabilitation
Marcia Winter, Ph.D. Email: mawinter@vcu.edu LRP: Pediatric Research (2009-2010; 2014-2016)
Research Interest: Stress and health outcomes in children

Washington

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Name Contact LRP History
Michele Andrasik, Ph.D. Email: mandrasik@fredhutch.org LRP: Health Disparities Research (2007-2011; 2015-2016)
Research Interest: Health disparities, HIV prevention, stigma reduction for marginalized communities
Holly R. Harris, Sc.D., M.P.H. Email: hharris@fredhutch.org LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2015)
Research Interest: Ovarian and breast cancer
Damian Green, M.D. Email: dgreen@fredhutch.org LRP: Clinical Research (2007-2010)
Research Interest: Immunotherapy, multiple myeloma, B cell lymphoma

PATH

Name Contact LRP History
John C. Victor, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: cvictor@path.org LRP: Clinical Research (2009, 2010, 2011)
Research Interest: Vaccines

Seattle Children's Research Institute

Name Contact LRP History
Emily Law, Ph.D. Email: emily.law@seattlechildrens.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2011-2016)
Research Interest: Pediatric chronic pain

University of Washington

Name Contact LRP History
Scott Furlan, M.D. Email: scott.furlan@seattlechildrens.org LRP: Pediatric Research (2013-2017)
Research Interest: Bone marrow transplantation
Jeremy Hess, M.D., M.P.H. Email: jjhess@uw.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Health effects of extreme weather
Valerie E. Kelly, Ph.D., P.T. Email: vekelly@u.washington.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2004-2006, 2010-2012)
Research Interest: Motor control in neurologic populations
Cecilia Lee, M.D. Email: jung.cecilia@gmail.com LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Ophthalmology
John B. Liao, M.D., Ph.D. Email: johnliao@uw.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2014)
Research Interest: Immune therapies for gynecologic cancers
Taryn Lindhorst, Ph.D., M.S.W. Email: tarynlin@uw.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2003-2008)
Research Interest: Mental health
Kathleen J. Ramos, M.D. Email: ramoskj@uw.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Cystic fibrosis and lung transplantation

Washington State University

Name Contact LRP History
Martin Schiavenato, Ph.D. Email: schiavenato@yahoo.com LRP: Pediatric Research (2010-2014)
Research Interest: Pediatric pain

West Virginia

Marshall University

Name Contact LRP History
Holly Cyphert, Ph.D. Email: hollydamron8@gmail.com LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Diabetes

West Virginia University

Name Contact LRP History
Nicholas Turiano, Ph.D. Email: naturiano@mail.wvu.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2013-2017)
Research Interest: Personality and health association, aging

Wisconsin

Medical College of Wisconsin

Name Contact LRP History
Iris Kassem, M.D., Ph.D. Email: ikassem@mcw.edu LRP: Pediatric Research
Research Interest: Pediatric ophthalmology

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Name Contact LRP History
Christopher Crnich, M.D., Ph.D. Email: cjc@medicine.wisc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Antibiotic resistance and antibiotic stewardship
Heather M. Johnson, M.D. Email: hm2@medicine.wisc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2012-2016)
Research Interest: Hypertension, young adults
Anna Kaatz, Ph.D., M.P.H. Email: akaatz@wisc.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Addressing health disparities and increasing biomedical workforce diversity
Noelle LoConte, M.D. Email: ns3@medicine.wisc.edu LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Oncology, public health
Sameer Mathur, M.D., Ph.D. Email: skmathur@wisc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2004-2008)
Research Interest: Role of eosinophils in allergic inflammation
Jeniel Nett, M.D., Ph.D. Email: jenett@medicine.wisc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2006-2009)
Research Interest: Fungal immunology; device-associated infections
Kristin A. Pickett, Ph.D. Email: kristen.pickett@wisc.edu LRP: Clinical Research (2010, 2012 and 2014)

Wyoming

University of Wyoming

Name Contact LRP History
Jenifer J. Thomas, Ph.D Email: jthoma41@uwyo.edu LRP: Health Disparities Research (2014-2016)
Research Interest: Psychosocial factors, culture, type 2 diabetes prevention for rural and Hispanic/Latino individuals

 

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