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Name
Cady Berkel
Assoc Professor

Berkel studies health disparities and the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based programs

Meg Bruening
Assoc Professor

Meg Bruening's research interests include public health nutrition promotion and obesity prevention targeted to underserved, vulnerable youth and families.

602-827-2266
Matthew Buman
Dir & Assoc Professor
602-827-2289
Cheryl Der Ananian
Assoc Professor

Der Ananian's research interests involve the promotion of physical activity for older adults with emphasis on utilizing physical activity as a secondary prevention strategy for chronic illnesses.

Valentin Dinu
Assoc Professor

Dinu's research interests are the assessment, improvement, and development of computational approaches, software applications and databases that facilitate management of diverse sources of biomedical information.

602-827-2523
Adela Grando
Assoc Professor

Grando leads projects focused on building mobile technology to support patient's decision process.

480-884-0259
Jennifer Huberty
Assoc Professor

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

Chong Lee
Assoc Professor

Lee's research focuses on cardiovascular disease and chronic disease epidemiology and health informatics.

602-827-2282
 
Jianming Liang
Assoc Professor

Liang is an associate professor and a member of graduate faculties of biomedical informatics, computer science, computer engineering and biomedical engineering. In addition to 80+ publications, he holds 26 patents.

480-884-0223
Mac McCullough
Assoc Professor

McCullough's research involves quantifying investments in public health and social services and assessing how these investments are put to use in order to improve population health.

602-496-0203
Beate Peter
Assoc Professor

Peter studies the genetic etiologies of disorders of spoken and written language. Her work contributes to the foundations for early identification of children at genetic risk and for proactive interventions.

Andrea Pittman
Assoc Professor

Pittman's heads the Pediatric Amplification Laboratory, the amplification needs of both children and adults with hearing loss are examined through traditional and novel paradigms.

480-727-8728
  
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
  
Matthew Scotch
Assoc Professor

Scotch's research focuses on the theory and application of phylogeography to study the migration of zoonotic RNA viruses with a particular interest in influenza A viruses.

480-727-2985
  
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.

602-827-2485
 
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
 

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CR Macchi
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)

Macchi is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Integrated Behavioral Health programs and Associate Chair of Internship Programs.

602-496-1355
  
Lesley Manson
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)

Manson's specialty is within the area of building fiscally sustainable integrated health care with identifiable return on investment and cost savings.

602-496-6790
  
Lisa Morse
Clinical Assoc Professor

Morse's research interests include: nutritional care of burn, trauma and critical care patients; nutrition support; clinical nutrition; medical nutrition therapy and therapeutic diets.

602-496-1864
  
Anita Murcko
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)

Dr. Anita Murcko has nearly 30 years of healthcare experience. She also leads Cambiare, LLC, the e-health consulting company she founded in 2009.

480-884-0220
  
Aparna Rao
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)

Rao's linical and research interests are in the characterization and diagnosis of hearing loss.

480-727-2761
Jeffrey Reiter
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
Satya Sarma
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
MariaRita Schatzki
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
480-965-9224
Denise Stats-Caldwell
Clinical Associate Professor
Juliet Weinhold
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)

Weinhold's research interests include late-acquired speech sound disorders, lexical acquisition, orofacial myofunctional disorders and code switching in bilingual children.

480-965-8719
 
Kathryn Wexler
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)

Wexler's interests include amplification and hearing assistive technology, aural rehabilitation, pediatric audiology, pediatric amplification, family-centered services and educational audiology.

480-965-2913
  
Erica Williams
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)

Erica Williams is a clinical associate professor in the College of Health Solutions.

480-727-2894
  
Jeffrey Wolz
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
602-285-7865
Carl Yamashiro
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)

Yamashiro is an Associate Clinical Professor and Program Coordinator for the MS Biomedical Diagnostics program. He researches technology assessment and development in the healthcare field with a core strength in diagnostics.

480-884-0348
  
Victoria Clark
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)

Bilingual in Spanish and English, Clark serves children whose parents speak primarily Spanish and supervises graduate students as well as several after-school therapy programs for children.

Wendy Darling
Clinical Asst Professor
Jennifer Gonzalez
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)
Mollie Harding
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)
480-965-6416
  
Simon Holzapfel
Clinical Asst Professor
602-827-2873
  
Denise Kennedy
Clinical Asst Professor

Kennedy has more than 30 years of experience in the health care industry and has been recognized nationally and internationally for her work to improve health care service quality and the patient experience.

602-496-1349

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Murthy Devarakonda
Research Professor, MY

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

480-884-0249
  
Dana Epstein
Research Professor (FSC)
602-826-1216
Rodger Kessler
Research Professor (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.

917-470-2235
  
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.

Megan Phillips
Faculty Research Assoc (FSC)

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)
Viniti Parikh
Research Specialist
Name
Angela Giles
Faculty Assoc

For more than 20 years, Dr. Giles has worked in the fields of integrated behavioral health, inpatient and outpatient mental health, geriatrics, foster care, substance abuse and juvenile justice.

Penny Goodman
Faculty Assoc

Goodman has worked as a clinical social worker in the behavioral health field for more than 20 years.

Andrea Kamenca
Faculty Assoc

Entrepreneur, business owner, professor, author and corporate professionals, Ms. Kamenca has a varied background. She currently teaches for CONHI and the College of Health Solutions in the Biomedical Informatics department.

Faculty Assoc
Lisa O'Neill
Faculty Assoc
520-626-5804
Faculty Assoc

Ristanovich has both bachelor's and master's degree in toxicology.

Russell Silverberg
Faculty Assoc

Silverberg earned his Doctor of Behavioral Health degree from Arizona State University in 2011.

480-877-1000
Kyle Singleton
Faculty Assoc
480-342-3920
DeAnn Smetana
Faculty Assoc

Smetana's professional interests are in the areas of integrative behavioral health, mind-body medicine, education and wellness in general.

Davide Sottara
Faculty Assoc

Dr. Sottara got his degrees in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Bologna, Italy. He currently collaborates with Mayo Clinic on the development of Cognitive Support Applications for clinicians and patients.

480-628-7805
Robin Thomas
Faculty Associate

For more than 20 years, Byler Thomas has taught health at various adult learning levels and through multiple formats.

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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.

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
  
Name
Faculty Research Assoc (FSC)
Francesco Acciai
Research Scholar (FSC)
Post Doctoral Scholar
Postdoctoral Scholar
Jeni Matthews
Postdoctoral Scholar
Postdoctoral Scholar
Postdoctoral Scholar
Postdoctoral Scholar
Name
Cady Berkel
Assoc Professor

Berkel studies health disparities and the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based programs

Meg Bruening
Assoc Professor

Meg Bruening's research interests include public health nutrition promotion and obesity prevention targeted to underserved, vulnerable youth and families.

602-827-2266
Matthew Buman
Dir & Assoc Professor
602-827-2289
Cheryl Der Ananian
Assoc Professor

Der Ananian's research interests involve the promotion of physical activity for older adults with emphasis on utilizing physical activity as a secondary prevention strategy for chronic illnesses.

Valentin Dinu
Assoc Professor

Dinu's research interests are the assessment, improvement, and development of computational approaches, software applications and databases that facilitate management of diverse sources of biomedical information.

602-827-2523
Adela Grando
Assoc Professor

Grando leads projects focused on building mobile technology to support patient's decision process.

480-884-0259
Jennifer Huberty
Assoc Professor

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

Chong Lee
Assoc Professor

Lee's research focuses on cardiovascular disease and chronic disease epidemiology and health informatics.

602-827-2282
 
Jianming Liang
Assoc Professor

Liang is an associate professor and a member of graduate faculties of biomedical informatics, computer science, computer engineering and biomedical engineering. In addition to 80+ publications, he holds 26 patents.

480-884-0223
Mac McCullough
Assoc Professor

McCullough's research involves quantifying investments in public health and social services and assessing how these investments are put to use in order to improve population health.

602-496-0203
Beate Peter
Assoc Professor

Peter studies the genetic etiologies of disorders of spoken and written language. Her work contributes to the foundations for early identification of children at genetic risk and for proactive interventions.

Andrea Pittman
Assoc Professor

Pittman's heads the Pediatric Amplification Laboratory, the amplification needs of both children and adults with hearing loss are examined through traditional and novel paradigms.

480-727-8728
  
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
  
Matthew Scotch
Assoc Professor

Scotch's research focuses on the theory and application of phylogeography to study the migration of zoonotic RNA viruses with a particular interest in influenza A viruses.

480-727-2985
  
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.

602-827-2485
 
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
 

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