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Our Team

Directors and Core Leads

Ana Diez Roux

Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, MPH

Director
267.359.6070
avd37@drexel.edu


Gina Lovasi

Gina Lovasi, PhD, MPH

Co-Director
267.359.6280
gsl45@drexel.edu


Amy Auchincloss

Amy Auchincloss, PhD, MPH

Research and Data Core Co-lead
267.359.6054
aha27@drexel.edu


James W. Buehler

James Buehler, MD

Research and Data Core Co-lead
267.359.6019
james.buehler@drexel.edu


Amy Carroll-Scott

Amy Carroll-Scott, PhD, MPH

Policy and Community Engagement Core Co-lead
267.359.6061
amy.carroll-scott@drexel.edu


Jen Kolker

Jennifer Kolker, MPH

Policy and Community Engagement Core Co-lead
267.359.6014
jak682@drexel.edu


Félice Lê-Scherban

Félice Lê-Scherban, PhD, MPH

Training Core Co-lead
267-359-6178
f.lescherban@drexel.edu


Yvonne Michael

Yvonne Michael, ScD, SM

Training Core Co-lead
267.359.6064
ylm23@drexel.edu


Research Faculty

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, MPH

Assistant Research Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Urban Health Collaborative
Dornsife School of Public Health


Jana Hirsch, MES, PhD

Assistant Research Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Urban Health Collaborative
Dornsife School of Public Health


Alex Quistberg, PhD, MPH

Assistant Research Professor
Environmental and Occupational Health, Urban Health Collaborative
Dornsife School of Public Health


Leah Schinasi, PhD

Assistant Research Professor
Environmental and Occupational Health, Urban Health Collaborative
Dornsife School of Public Health


Staff

Autumn Ciarrocchi

Business Manager


Amy R. Confair, MPH

Outreach and Training Manager


Katie Livengood, MPH

Assistant Director


Ashley Lucente, MA

Communications Manager


Steven Melly, MS, MA

Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialist


Kari Moore, MS

Director, Data and Analysis


Yuzhe Zhao, MS

Data Analyst


Project Staff

Lance Ballester, PhD, MS, BS

Data Analyst


Felicia "Jody" Bayer, PhD, CRNP-BC

Research Coordinator


Felipe Garcia-España, PhD, MA, MS

Senior Statistician


Erikka Gilliam, MS, MPH

Data Manager


Adriana C. Lein, MSc-GH

Communications and Outreach Specialist


Dai Meeks, MBA, BS

Salesforce System Administrator


Claire Slesinski, MSPH

Project Manager


Kelley Traister, MSW

Project Manager


Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Usama Bilal, MD, MPH, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Allana Forde, PhD, MPH

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Irene Headen, PhD, MS

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Ivana Stankov, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Doctoral Students

Janene Brown, MPH

Doctoral Research Fellow


Kim Daniels, MS

Doctoral Research Fellow


Rosie Mae Henson, MPH

UHC Doctoral Research Fellow


Rennie Joshi, MPH

UHC Doctoral Research Fellow


Samantha Joseph, MPH

UHC Doctoral Research Fellow


Matthew Kearney, MPH

UHC Doctoral Research Fellow


Katie Nelson, MPH

UHC Doctoral Research Fellow


Ana Ortigoza, MD, MS

Doctoral Research Fellow


Erica Smith, MPH

UHC Doctoral Research Fellow


Masters Students

Binod Acharya

Research Assistant (Research and Data Core)


Maggie Beverly

Research Assistant (PI: Carroll-Scott)


Sharon Dei-Tumi

Dornsife Fellow


Briana Gibson

Research Assistant (PI: Carroll-Scott)


Kristin Giordano

UHC Master’s Fellow


Krystal Lobban

Research Assistant (PI: Diez Roux)


Steeve Ndjila

Research Assistant