ISAR MEMBERS

KATY ABBOTT, PHD, MGS

Associate Professor of Gerontology
Miami University, Scripps Gerontology Center

abbottkm@miamioh.edu

LOUANNE BAKK, PHD, MSW

Clinical Associate Professor and DSW Program Director
University of Buffalo School of Social Work

louanneb@buffalo.edu

CYNTHIA S. BELL, PHD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Professor and Chair, Occupational Therapy
Winston-Salem State University

bellcs@wssu.edu

EMILY BALOG, PHD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Program

Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences, School of Health Professions

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

emily.balog@rutgers.edu

LIZA L. BEHRENS, PHD, RN

Assistant ProfessorRoss and Carol Nese College of Nursing

Penn State University

LLB237@psu.edu

JULIE BOBITT, PHD

Assistant Professor

Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science, University of Illinois at Chicago

jbobitt@uic.edu

PAMELA BOLTON, MS, ACNPC, CCNS, CCRN, PCCN, FAANP, RN

Case Western Reserve University

pjb133@case.edu

MARIE BOLTZ, PHD, GNP-BC, FAAN

Professor and Elouise Ross Eberly and Robert Eberly Endowed Chair
Pennsylvania State University College of Nursing

mpb40@psu.edu

LISA BRANNACK, DNP, FNP-BC, AGPCNP-BC, JD, MPH, MADR

Case Western Reserve University

Lab199@case.edu

THEKLA BRUNKERT, PHD, PT

Postdoctoral Fellow
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Canada
Institute of Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, University of Basel, Switzerland

thekla.brunkert@unibas.ch

ROBERT E. BURKE, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Robert.Burke2@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

VANESSA BURSHNIC, PHD, CCC-SLP

Advanced Fellow in Geriatrics
Durham VA Medical Center, Geriatric, Research, Education, and Clinical Center

vanessa.burshnic@duke.edu

KATE CALLAHAN, MD, MS

Associate Professor

Wake Forest School of Medicine

kecallah@wakehealth.edu  

CHRISTOPHER CARPENTER, MD, MSC

Professor of Emergency Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

carpenterc@wustl.edu

JOAN CARPENTER, PHD, CRNP, ACHPN

University of Maryland School of Nursing

joan.carpenter@umaryland.edu

Assistant Professor
Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Population Health Sciences

devon.check@duke.edu

LISA DIMARTINO, PHD, MPH

Implementation Scientist
RTI International

ldimartino@rti.org

MARY A. DOLANSKY, PHD, RN, FAAN

Sarah C. Hirsh Professorship in Nursing

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Case Western Reserve University

mary.dolansky@case.edu

NATALIE DOUGLAS, PHD, CCC-SLP

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Central Michigan University

natalie.douglas@cmich.edu

BETH FIELDS, PHD, OTR/L, BCG

Assistant Professor

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Befields2@wisc.edu

SHAWNA FLEMING, MSC, BCBA

Evergreen Communication Therapy

shawna@evergreen-therapy.ca

OSCAR FLORES-FLORES, MD, MSC

Associate Researcher

Centro de Investigación del Envejecimiento (CIEN) - Facultad de Medicina Humana, Universidad de San Martín de Porres. Lima, Peru

ofloresf@usmp.pe

JOSEPH GAUGLER, PHD

Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging, Professor

University of Minnesota

gaug0015@umn.edu

LYN GOLDBERG, PHD, CCC-SLP

Associate Professor

Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, University of Tasmania

Lyn.goldberg@utas.edu.au

ALLISON GUSTAVSON, DPT, PHD

Post-doctoral fellow

Minneapolis VA Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research (CCDOR)

Allison.gustavson@va.gov

STACEY D. GUY, MSOCSCI, PHD-C

Implementation Specialist
Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation, Baycrest Health Sciences

sguy@cabhi.com

SHANELL HILL, MSN, RN, CNE

Nursing PhD Student; Sarah C. Hirsh Fellow

Case Western Reserve University

sxh1050@case.edu

JAIME M. HUGHES, PHD, MPH, MSW

Assistant Professor, Department of Implementation Science, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Wake Forest School of Medicine

Research Investigator, Health Services Research & Development, Durham VA Health Care System

jhughes@wakehealth.edu

SHANNON E. JARROTT, PHD

Professor of Social Work
The Ohio State University

jarrott.1@osu.edu

LISA A. JUCKETT, PHD, OTR/L, CHT

Instructor of Occupational Therapy
The Ohio State University

Lisa.Juckett@osumc.edu

AUDREY KELEMAN, MSOT, OTR/L

PhD Student

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

a.keleman@wustl.edu

JENNIFER LEEMAN, DRPH, MDIV

Associate Professor
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, School of Nursing

jleeman@email.unc.edu

AARON LEPPIN, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Health Services Research
Mayo Clinic

Leppin.Aaron@mayo.edu

RYAN MACE

Postdoctoral Clinical Psychology Fellow

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

rmace@mgh.harvard.edu

CAROLINE MADRIGAL, PHD, RN

Postdoctoral fellow

Providence VA Medical Center

Research associate

Brown University

caroline.madrigal@va.gov

NIDHI MAHENDRA, PHD, CCC-SLP

Professor, Department of Communicative Disorders & Sciences

San Jose State University

nidhi.mahendra@sjsu.edu

KATIE MCAULIFF, MA, PHD

Brown University

Katie_McAuliff@brown.edu

CATE MCCARTY, PHD, MA

Dementia Coach, Consultant, Practitioner
Adjunct, University of South Florida

catemccarty@gmail.com

CARA MCDERMOTT, PHARMD, PHD

Instructor of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

clm2@uw.edu

JOHN MCHUGH, PHD, MBA

Assistant Professor
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management

jpm2192@cumc.columbia.edu

HEATHER MENNE, PHD

Senior Health Policy Researcher

RTI International

hmenne@rti.org

WHITNEY L. MILLS, PHD

Investigator, Center for Innovation in Long-Term Services and Supports, Providence VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor (Research), Brown University, Department of Health Services, Policy, and Practice

Whitney.Mills@va.gov

KATHRYN NEARING, PHD, MA

Associate Director for Education and Evaluation, Eastern Colorado Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), Aurora, CO
Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

kathryn.nearing@cuanschutz.edu

AMANDA NICKLAS, RN, MSN

Graduate Research Assistant, Pathways Project
PhD Student in Translational Health Sciences
The George Washington University

anicklas@email.gwu.edu

FRANCESCA NICOSIA, PHD, C-IAYT

Assistant ProfessorInstitute for Health & Aging, University of California, San Francisco

Investigator, Integrative Health, San Francisco VA Health Care System
Francesca.Nicosia@ucsf.edu

JEN OSHITA, MS, CCC-SLP

University of Vermont

jennifer.oshita@med.uvm.edu

BETH PRUSACZYK, PHD, MSW

Instructor

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

beth.prusaczyk@wustl.edu

ERIC J. ROSEEN, DC, MSC

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Boston University, Boston Medical Center

Eric.Roseen@bmc.org

AVANTIKA SARAF SHAH, MPH

Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) student, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Research Manager, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

avantika.s.shah@vumc.org

avantika.shah@jhu.edu

LORI SIMON-RUSINOWITZ, MPH, PHD

University of Maryland School of Public Health

lasr@umd.edu

JULIA SHEFFLER, PHD

Assistant Professor

Florida State University College of Medicine

julia.sheffler@med.fsu.edu

SHERRI SMITH, AUD, PHD, CCC-A

Associate Professor, Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Sciences
Duke University
sherri.smith@duke.edu

JENNIFER SULLIVAN, PHD

Acting Associate Director, Manager of the Quantitative Analyst Unit, and Investigator at Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, VA Boston Healthcare System
Research Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Public Health

Jennifer.Sullivan@va.gov

VIRGINIA SUN, PHD, RN

Assistant Professor
City of Hope

vsun@coh.org

PARISA TEHRANIFAR, DRPH

Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

pt140@cumc.columbia.edu

KALI THOMAS, PHD

Associate Professor

Brown University and Providence VA Medical Center

kali_thomas@brown.edu

MARK TOLES, PHD, RN

Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing

mtoles@email.unc.edu

EMILY TOOLEY, LMSW

Doctoral student
University of Buffalo, School of Social Work

ejtooley@buffalo.edu

PAMELA TOTO, PHD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA, FGSA

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh

pet3@pitt.edu

RENE UTIANSKI, PHD, CCC-SLP

Associate Professor of Speech Pathology

Mayo Clinic

utianski.rene@mayo.edu

ELLEN J. I. VAN DONGEN, PHD

KIMBERLY VAN HAITSMA, PHD

Associate Professor
Director, Program for Person Centered Living Systems of Care
Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Polisher Research Institute, Abramson Senior Care
Penn State University

ksv110@psu.edu

CLARE VIGLIONE, MPH, RD

University of California San Diego
clareviglione@gmail.com

JENNIFER L. VINCENZO, PHD, MPH, PT

Associate Professor

Department of Physical Therapy and Division of Geriatrics

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

jlvincenzo@uams.edu

RYAN WALSH, MSOT, OTR/L

PhD Student
Washington University in St. Louis

rjwalsh@wustl.edu

JEN WEAVER, PHD, OTR/L, CBIS

Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

Colorado State University
jen.weaver@colostate.edu

JEFF WHITTLE, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, Director of Health Services Research
Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

Jeffrey.Whittle@va.gov

STEPHANIE WLADKOWSKI, PHD, LMSW, APHSW-C

Associate Professor

Eastern Michigan University

swladkow@emich.edu

XIAOLING XIANG, PHD, MSW

Assistant Professor

University of Michigan School of Social Work

xiangxi@umich.edu

EDEN ZHU, MPA, BSC

Erasmus University Rotterdam

zhu@eshpm.eur.nl