Research Base

The Center is supported by the Research Base, a group of highly productive researchers and experts who represent multidisciplinary approaches to the field of diabetes translation research. The Research Base includes faculty from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus as well as several Satellite Centers around the country. The Research Base includes both faculty as well as projects that fall under the auspices​ of CAIANDTR.

Research Base Faculty


Name/OrganizationDisciplineEmail
Angela Brega, PhD
Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
Healthy Literacy, PsychologyAngel​a.Brega@cuanschutz.edu
She​ana Bull, PhD, MPH
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus,​ mHealth Impact Lab
Health Information Technologies, SociologySheana.Bull@ucdenver​.edu
Meredith Fort, PhD, MPH
Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
Community Engagement, Health Services ResearchMeredith.Fort@cuanschutz​.edu
Jodi Holtrop, PhD, MCHES
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, ACCORDS
Dissemination/ Implementation Research, PsychologyJodi.Holtrop@cuanschutz​.edu
Spero Manson, PhD
Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
Cultural Adaptation, AnthropologySpero.Manson@cuanschutz​.edu
Kelly Moore, MD
Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
MedicineKelly.Moore@cuanschutz.edu
Joan O'Connell, PhD
Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
Sustainability, Health EconomicsJoan.OConnell@cuanschutz​.edu
Katherine Sauder, PhD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Department of Pediatrics
Biobehavioral HealthKatherine.Sauder@cuanschutz.edu
Emily Schroeder​, MD, PhD
Institute for Health Research
EndocrinologyEmily.X.Schroeder@kp.org
John Steiner, MD, MPH
Institute for Health Research
Internal Medicine, Public HealthJohn.F.Steiner@kp.org
Sarah Stotz, PhD
Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
NutritionSarah.Stotz@cuanschutz.edu

 

Organization/ CenterContactDisciplineEmail

Washington State University

Pacific Northwest Satellite Center

Ka`imi Sinclair, PhD, MPHHealth Behavior, Health EducationKaimi.Sinclair@wsu.edu
 Anna Zamora-Kapoor, PhDSociologyanna.zamora-kapoor@wsu.edu​

Southcentral Foundation

Alaska Satellite Center

Denise Dillard, PhDPsychologydadillard@Southcentral
Foundation.com
 Vanessa Hiratsuka, PhD, MPHCommunity Health Education, Public Health PracticeVHiratsuka@Southcentral
Foundation.com
 Jennifer Shaw, PhDMedical AnthropologyJShaw@SouthcentralFoundation.com

Oklahoma State University

Central Plains Satellite Center

Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan, DrPHPublic Healthbluebird.jernigan@okstate.edu
 Tyli Jacob, PhDPublic Healthtvli.jacob@okstate.edu

University of Minnesota​

Northcentral Satellite Center

Tiffany Beckman, MD, MPHEndocrinology, 
Public Health
beckm004@umn.edu

Western Carolina University

Southeast Satellite Center

Turner Goins, PhDGerontologyrtgoins@email.wcu.edu

​University of New Mexico

Southwest Satellite Center

Tassy Parker, PhDNursing,
Medical Sociology, Public Health
​taparker@salud.unm.edu