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Corianne Rogalsky
Assoc Professor

Rogalsky studies the neurobiology of language and cognition, and how they change after a brain injury (e.g. stroke). Methodologies include neuroimaging, neuropsychology, and translational collaborations with clinicians.

Shannon Ringenbach
Assoc Professor

Ringenbach heads the Sensorimotor Development Research Lab, which is currently investigating Assisted Cycle Therapy (ACT) and its effects on motor, cognitive, physical and mental health.

480-861-9927
  
Jason Siegler
Assoc Professor
602-827-2485
  
Pamela Swan
Assoc Professor

Swan has been at ASU for 27 years. She is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a fellow of the The Obesity Society. She studies the physiological effects of exercise on obesity and chronic disease.

602-827-2281
 
Karen Sweazea
Assoc Professor

Sweazea is a physiologist who specializes in diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

480-965-6025
  
Natasha Tasevska
Assoc Professor

Dr. Tasevska is a nutrition scientist and nutritional epidemiologist. She joined ASU in 2013.

602-543-3309
 
Sonia Vega Lopez
Assoc Professor

Vega-López's research focuses on studying lifestyle factors, such as diet and physical activity, and how to modify them for the prevention of chronic diseases among Hispanics.

602-496-3350
 
Christopher Wharton
Asst Dean of Innovation &Strategic Initiatives

Wharton's research interests include: lifestyle-wide behavior change, voluntary simplicity, plant-based diets, food systems, food waste, screen time behaviors and active commuting.

602-496-1727
  
Corrie Whisner
Assoc Professor

Whisner's research focuses on the effects of diet on human metabolism.

602-496-3348
Yi Zhou
Assoc Professor

Zhou's research focuses on the neural basis of hearing, in particular, the tasks related to sound localization and sound identification in multi-talker environments.

480-727-0650
  
B. Blair Braden
Asst Professor

B. Blair Braden is the director of the Autism and Brain Aging Laboratory at ASU.

480-727-3414
  
Yunro (Roy) Chung
Asst Professor

Dr. Chung is a biostatistician with expertise in the design and analysis of biomarker studies. His research interests include isotonic regression, survival analysis, ROC curve in clinical trials or laboratory experiments.

480-965-0761
Ayoub Daliri
Asst Professor

Ayoub Daliri's research is focused on understanding neural mechanisms underlying speech production and stuttering.

480-727-8397
 
Alexis Koskan
Assistant Professor, Public Health

Koskan is a public health and health communication researcher by training. The goals of her research are to prevent and control cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV).

602-827-2792
Xin Luo
Asst Professor

Xin Luo's research focuses on the basic mechanisms of pitch perception in acoustic and electric hearing to develop novel sound processing strategies that can enhance speech and music perception for cochlear implant users.

480-965-9251
Edward Ofori
Asst Professor

Ofori is interested in using multimodal neuroimaging techniques to discover early diagnostic and progression markers for subtypes of dementia, parkinsonism, and neuropathies.

602-827-2773
  
Chinedum Ojinnaka
Asst Professor

Ojinnaka's research focuses on identifying the associations between individual and geographical-level social determinants of health, and disparities in health outcomes and health care utilization.

Daniel Peterson
Asst Professor

Dr. Peterson focuses on understanding the interaction between balance, falls, and cognition in neurological groups such as Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis

602-827-2279
 
Kathleen Pine
Asst Professor

Pine's work (both research and teaching) lies at the nexus of human centered computing and organization science and focuses on the implications of IT implementation and datafication of health and health care.

602-496-0941
  

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Sarah Martinelli
Clinical Asst Professor
Tina Sauber
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)
602-496-1351
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)
602-543-4409
  
Cara Sidman
Clinical Asst Professor

Sidman focuses on teaching mindsets and skills related to health, career preparation, and lifelong wellbeing in the online format.

602-496-1601
 
Elizabeth Trueba
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)

Trueba has a long career working with adults as an SLP for trauma hospitals and certified stroke centers in the Phoenix metro area.

Deborah Williams
Assoc Director + Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)

Williams is the past associate director of the Mayo Clinic/ASU Obesity Solutions initiative.

602-496-0738
  
Tannah Broman
Principal Lecturer MY

Broman is an Academic Program Lead in the College of Health Solutions and Principal Lecturer in Kinesiology.

602-496-1225
  
Kristin Hoffner
Principal Lecturer MY

As members of the kinesiology program, Hoffner and her colleagues take pride in developing challenging, relevant courses that utilize many different evidence-based pedagogical styles and methods.

602-496-2205
  
Shawn Hrncir
Principal Lecturer
Joseph Marsit
Principal Lecturer

Marsit is a senior lecturer in the College of Health Solutions at ASU.

602-496-1869
  
Ann Sebren
Principal Lecturer MY

Sebren's teaching and scholarly interests are focused on the efficacy of mindfulness for reduced stress, improved health and health behavior change.

602-496-1851
  
Karen Gregory-Mercado
Lecturer Sr

Dr. Gregory-Mercado has 20+ years of experience in health education planning, implementation, promotion and evaluation, qualitative and quantitative data collection design, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination.

Traci Grgich
Lecturer Sr

Grgich is a lecturer. Her research interests include child nutrition, school nutrition programs, food safety and food management systems.

602-496-1866
Teresa Hart
Lecturer Sr.

Hart teaches undergraduate courses in Nutrition and Health Care Delivery, and graduate courses in the online Masters of Dietetics program.

Maureen McCoy
Lecturer Sr
602-496-1612
  
Jordan Miller
Lecturer Sr.

Dr. Miller's research interests include experiential learning in post-secondary education and community development through urban agriculture.

Lauren Savaglio
Lecturer Sr

Dr. Savaglio Battles teaches public health, health education, and health sciences classes in the College of Health Solutions.

Lisa Smith
Lecturer Sr

Smith's research interests include mindfulness, bariatric surgery, substance abuse, meditation and obesity.

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Dana Epstein
Research Professor (FSC)
602-826-1216
Research Professor (FSC)
602-277-5551
William Yost
Research Professor (FSC)

Yost studies auditory perception, i.e., hearing in humans with normal and impaired hearing and in animals.

480-727-7148
 
Robin DeWeese
Asst Research Professor (FSC)

DeWeese's research interests include examining the influence of the built environment on food and physical activity behaviors, as well as policies that make healthy choices easy.

Asst Research Professor (FSC)

LaCross' primary specializations are phonetics and phonology.

Research Scholar (FSC)
Megan Phillips
Project Mgr Research

Phillips teaches undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of classes such as health systems and design, health disparities and population health.

Faculty Research Assoc (FSC)
Vimla Patel
Research Professor (FSC)

Patel's expertise is in complexity of the distributed cognitive system that underlies critical care decisions and on the impact of technology on human cognition and performance.

Research Professional FSC
Research/Lab Aide
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Edmond Baker
Adjunct Faculty
Leslie Baxter
Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Baxter is a clinical neuropsychologist who assesses cognitive functioning in patients with neurological syndromes. She has a specialty in brain mapping for some patients requiring neurosurgery. Her research interests incl

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Christine Borst
Adjunct Faculty

Prior to ASU, Borst spent several years as a behavioral health clinician, most notably working in a rural community health center to design and lead the implementation of an integrated model.

Murthy Devarakonda
Adjunct Faculty

Devarakonda is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and holds 42 patents.

480-884-0249
  
Adjunct Faculty
Adjunct Faculty
087-950-9613
Adjunct Faculty
Faculty Assoc
602-748-3692
Jennifer Huberty
Adjunct Faculty

Huberty's research interests include using digital interventions to improve mental and physical health in women and blood cancer patients.

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Barbara Ainsworth
Regents Professor Emerita

Ainsworth is a Regents Professor Emerita with expertise in physical activity assessment. She is the lead author for the Adult Compendium of Physical Activity.

602-827-2291
  
Professor Emeritus
480-496-9856
Michael Dorman
Professor Emeritus

Dorman's group investigates many aspects of speech, voice and music perception by patients fit with cochlear implants and by normal-hearing subjects listening to simulations of cochlear implants.

480-965-3345
  
Robert Greenes
Professor Emeritus

Dr. Robert Greenes has authored more than 250 publications in the areas of clinical decision support, models and approaches for decision making; the knowledge representation to support it; and clinical application.

Richard Hinrichs
Professor Emeritus
602-827-2545
  
Professor Emeritus

David Ingram is a professor of speech and hearing science. He directs the Child Language Research Laboratory and conducts research on how young children acquire language across linguistic contexts.

480-965-7525
  
William G. Johnson
Professor Emeritus

Johnson is the founder of the Center for Health Information and Research and expert in health economics informatics.

Daniel Landers
Regents Professor Emeritus

Landers examines the effects of exercise on relaxation/mood alteration, including anxiety and depression; ability to cope with psychosocial stressors; quality and quantity of sleep; and cognitive function.

480-965-7664
  
George Stelmach
Professor Emeritus

Stelmach is involved in the Emeritus College at ASU and continues to serve on review boards for the National Institutes of Health and Department of Veterans Affairs.

480-965-9847
Linda Vaughan
Professor Emerita
602-496-2404
  
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Post Doctoral Scholar
Mehrnaz Abbasi
Postdoctoral Scholar

Dr. Mehrnaz Abbasi is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the College of Health Solutions at ASU.

602-496-1954
Post Doctoral Scholar
Jeni Green
Postdoctoral Scholar
Vergil Haynes
Postdoctoral Scholar
Qiaobin HU
Postdoctoral Scholar
Postdoctoral Scholar
Postdoctoral Scholar
Postdoctoral Scholar
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Teri Crain
Project Coord Research
602-543-6209
Jane Crane
Events Coordinator Sr
602-496-3318
Roxanna Cruz
Student Support Specialist Sr
602-496-1148
Leslie Daugherty
Student Services Coord Assoc
Tyler Daulton
Tech Support Analyst Senior
602-496-2222
 
Business Operations Manager
602-496-2331
Lynne Davis
Exec Director (Finance & Operations)
602-496-0366
  
Shanna Delaney
Project Coordinator Research
480-727-3970
  
Rachel Desmarais
Grad Prg Student Svc Supp Cdr
602-496-0248
  
Advanced Practice Provider
Kimberly Doney
Manager, Curriculum & Academ Success
Bernadette Elliott
Administrative Specialist
480-965-2374
  
Pre-Award Research Advancement Manager
Linda Eng
Project Coordinator Research
Grad Prg Student Svc Supp Cdr
Kristin Farnsworth
Graduate Support Coordinator

Farnsworth has experience working with students in a variety of settings, as well as in-depth knowledge of the transfer credit evaluation process at ASU.

Carmen Febus
Research Technician
602-496-0529
  
Coordinator, Academic Programs
Cassandra Folkerth
Student Services Assistant

Graduate Student, Higher Education and Post Secondary MEd

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Nikki Bonnet
Dir Student Recruitment
602-496-1938
Christine Borst
Adjunct Faculty

Prior to ASU, Borst spent several years as a behavioral health clinician, most notably working in a rural community health center to design and lead the implementation of an integrated model.

Shanan Bouchard
Asst Manager
602-496-2402
  
B. Blair Braden
Asst Professor

B. Blair Braden is the director of the Autism and Brain Aging Laboratory at ASU.

480-727-3414
  
Joshua Breger
Dir (FSC) + Clin Asst Profsr

Breger brings a wealth of medical and critical care experience from many years as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) and rehabilitation clinic director in Phoenix-area hospitals and clinics.

Vanessa Brierty
Academic Associate
Tannah Broman
Principal Lecturer MY

Broman is an Academic Program Lead in the College of Health Solutions and Principal Lecturer in Kinesiology.

602-496-1225
  
Matthew Broussard
Research Technician
Jean Brown
Clinical Professor (FSC)

Jean Brown's research interests range from classroom-based preschool communication programming and family-centered early intervention services to multi-cultural concerns and issues.

480-965-9395
Kate Brown
Dir Academic Services
Lara Brown
Accounting Specialist
602-496-2596
  
Terrell Brown
Research Technician
Laurel Bruce
Clinical Assistant Professor

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