Who We Are

Directors

Amy Kind

Credentials: MD, PhD

Position title: Director, Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR)

Andrea Gilmore Bykovskyi

Credentials: PhD, RN

Position title: Deputy Director, UW Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR)

Barbara Bendlin

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Deputy Director, UW Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR)

Ann Sheehy

Credentials: MD, MS

Position title: Deputy Director, UW Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR)

Administration

Megan Miller

Credentials: MPA

Position title: Chief Administrative Officer, Office of the Associate Dean for Social Health Sciences and Programs | Executive Administrative Director, Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP) and Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR)

Christine Stephenson

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Program Manager: Education, Communication, and Outreach (ECO)

Hana Masri

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Outreach Specialist: Education, Communication, and Outreach (ECO)

Jenny Yuan

Credentials: MBA

Position title: Finance and Grant Administration Manager

Shenell Edwards

Credentials: BS, MPH

Position title: Project Manager

Scientists

Tobey Betthauser

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Director of Neuroimaging Analytics

Will Buckingham

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Director of Geospatial Operations

Sarah Keller

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Research Trainee: Health Services Research

Ryan Powell

Credentials: PhD, MA

Position title: Director of Data Science, Center for Health Disparities Research | Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics & Gerontology

Research Operations

David LaBeause

Credentials: BS

Position title: Project Manager

Natalie Kozitzky

Credentials: BS

Position title: Project Manager

Ceri Jenkins

Credentials: MPA

Position title: Research Program Manager

Samantha Mergen

Position title: Research Program Manager

Abbie Steinback

Credentials: MA

Position title: Research Analyst

Abby Rudd

Credentials: BS, MS

Position title: Research Analyst

Angel Hammond

Credentials: BS

Position title: Health Research Analyst

Guiying (Angel) Zhong

Credentials: BS

Position title: Research Analyst

Colleen Baldwin

Credentials: MA, MLIS

Position title: Research Specialist

Elliot Surovell

Credentials: BA

Position title: Research Analyst

Jonathan Eng

Credentials: BA

Position title: Research Analyst

Julia Olson

Credentials: MS

Position title: Research Analyst

Maxwell Qian

Credentials: BA

Position title: Research Analyst

Meghan Majors

Position title: Research Analyst

Nicholas Faulkner

Credentials: BS, MM

Position title: Research Analyst

Rachel Otte

Credentials: BS, MPH

Position title: Research Analyst

Ruvini Navaratna

Credentials: MS

Position title: Data Scientist

Sarah Lim

Credentials: BS

Position title: Research Analyst

Taylor Moker

Credentials: BS

Position title: Research Analyst

Yoli Martin

Credentials: BA

Position title: Graduate Research Assistant

Data Operations

Amanda DeWitt

Credentials: BS, MLIS

Position title: Research CI Manager

Brittney Lyons Boone

Credentials: MSBA

Position title: DataOps Project Manager

Dave Lyons

Credentials: BS, MBA

Position title: DevOps Engineer

Aaron Ward

Credentials: MS

Position title: Data Engineer

Joe Kramer

Credentials: MA

Position title: Data Engineer

Aly Pfaff

Credentials: MS

Position title: Research CI Specialist

Yixuan Cheng

Credentials: MA, MPH

Position title: Data Scientist

Cassie Sanford

Credentials: BS

Position title: GIS Specialist

Luke Chamberlain

Credentials: MS

Position title: GIS Specialist

Nyla Thursday

Credentials: MS

Position title: GIS Specialist

Kristjan Gudjonsson

Position title: DevOps Engineer

Executive Committee

Amy Kind

Credentials: MD, PhD

Position title: Director, Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR)

Andrea Gilmore Bykovskyi

Credentials: PhD, RN

Position title: Deputy Director, UW Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR)

Barbara Bendlin

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Deputy Director, UW Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR)

JP Yu

Credentials: MD, PhD

Position title: CHDR Associate Director: Basic and Translational Science

Manish Shah

Credentials: MD, MPH

Position title: CHDR Associate Director: Faculty Development

Corrine Voils

Credentials: PhD

Position title: CHDR Associate Director: Patient-Centered Research

Menggang Yu

Credentials: PhD

Position title: CHDR Associate Director for Biostatistics

Ann Sheehy

Credentials: MD, MS

Position title: Deputy Director, UW Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR)

Jomol Mathew

Credentials: PhD

Position title: CHDR Associate Director for Informatics