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Name
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

Chung's research focuses on survival analysis, isotonic regression and statistical evaluation of biomarkers/medical diagnostic tests

480-965-0761
Ayoub Daliri
Asst Professor

Ayoub Daliri's research is focused on understanding neural mechanisms underlying speech production and stuttering, using a combination of electrophysiological/neuroimaging, behavioral, and computational approaches.

480-727-8397
 
Ellen Green
Asst Professor

The goal of Green's research is to improve the quality of public policymaking such that it has a direct and positive impact on the health of our population.

Haiwei Gu
Asst Professor

Gu's research interests focus on MS-based metabolomics and its applications in early disease diagnosis, drug metabolism, and biological sciences.

480-301-6016
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
Li Liu
Asst Professor

Dr. Liu investigates clinical and molecular signatures of human diseases, and develops novel computational methods to discover biomarkers for early diagnosis and accurate prediction of therapeutic responses for individuals.

480-727-9813
  
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
 
Katie 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
  
Chad Stecher
Asst Professor

Stecher's research is in behavioral health economics, and he utilizes econometric techniques from social network analysis, machine learning, and behavioral economics to study both patients’ and physicians’ behaviors.

Floris Wardenaar
Assistant Professor, Nutrition

Wardenaar is an assistant professor at the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion (SNHP) and Sun Devil Athletics at Arizona State University with expertise on Sports Nutrition.

Xing Zhang
Asst Professor

Xing Sherry Zhang is a public policy demographer. Her research focuses on the role of parent-child relationships in shaping young adult health from adolescence to adulthood.

602-827-2254
  

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Matthew Martin
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)

Martin teaches courses in quality improvement in health care and conducts research on primary care delivery systems.

Sarah Martinelli
Clinical Asst Professor
Swapna Reddy
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)

Reddy’s primary research interests are how law and policy can be utilized as tools to improve population health outcomes, reduce health disparities and inequities.

Tina Sauber
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)
602-496-1351
Cara Sidman
Clinical Asst Professor

Sidman focuses on teaching mindsets and skills related to health, wellbeing, professional skills, 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
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
  
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

Gregory-Mercado is a lecturer of health coaching, ethics and cultural aspects of health and U.S. health care systems.

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.

Joseph Marsit
Lecturer Sr

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

602-496-1869
  
Jordan Miller
Lecturer Sr.

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.

Marcela Aliste
Lecturer (FSC)
480-884-0233
  

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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
Faculty Assoc

Wireman is able to apply his approach of patient education to his classes and aiding his students in their path toward becoming a health care provider.

Faculty Assoc
661-702-8936
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

602-284-1178
Adjunct Faculty
215-275-0019
Adjunct Faculty
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.

Adjunct Faculty
458-716-1983
Adjunct Faculty
480-797-3979
Adjunct Faculty
602-358-8030
Alison Essary
Adjunct Faculty

Essary's research interests center on the provision of accessible, high-quality, patient-centered health care through workforce initiatives.

480-292-2967
Adjunct Faculty
816-588-8482
Adjunct Faculty
480-951-4867

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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
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

Chung's research focuses on survival analysis, isotonic regression and statistical evaluation of biomarkers/medical diagnostic tests

480-965-0761
Ayoub Daliri
Asst Professor

Ayoub Daliri's research is focused on understanding neural mechanisms underlying speech production and stuttering, using a combination of electrophysiological/neuroimaging, behavioral, and computational approaches.

480-727-8397
 
Ellen Green
Asst Professor

The goal of Green's research is to improve the quality of public policymaking such that it has a direct and positive impact on the health of our population.

Haiwei Gu
Asst Professor

Gu's research interests focus on MS-based metabolomics and its applications in early disease diagnosis, drug metabolism, and biological sciences.

480-301-6016
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
Li Liu
Asst Professor

Dr. Liu investigates clinical and molecular signatures of human diseases, and develops novel computational methods to discover biomarkers for early diagnosis and accurate prediction of therapeutic responses for individuals.

480-727-9813
  
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
 
Katie 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
  
Chad Stecher
Asst Professor

Stecher's research is in behavioral health economics, and he utilizes econometric techniques from social network analysis, machine learning, and behavioral economics to study both patients’ and physicians’ behaviors.

Floris Wardenaar
Assistant Professor, Nutrition

Wardenaar is an assistant professor at the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion (SNHP) and Sun Devil Athletics at Arizona State University with expertise on Sports Nutrition.

Xing Zhang
Asst Professor

Xing Sherry Zhang is a public policy demographer. Her research focuses on the role of parent-child relationships in shaping young adult health from adolescence to adulthood.

602-827-2254
  
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
  

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