Our Team

Core faculty


Anna Bellatorre PhD

Research Associate

Dana Dabelea MD, PhD

Conrad M. Riley Endowed Professor, Director (LEAD Center)

Richard Hamman MD, DrPH

Distinguished Professor & Founding Dean, Dean Emeritus

Wei Perng PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Assistant Director of 'omics Research (LEAD Center)

Brandy Ringham

Research Associate

Katherine Sauder

Assistant Professor

Allison Shapiro

Assistant Professor

Anne Starling PhD

Assistant Professor

Affiliated faculty


John Adgate PhD, MSPH

Professor, Chair (EOH Dept.)

Peter Baker II

Assistant Professor

Richard Boles PhD

Associate Professor

Sarah Borengasser

Assistant Professor

Kristen Boyle

Associate Professor

Brian Bucca OD

Associate Professor

Tessa Crume MSPH, PhD

Associate Professor

Stephen Daniels MD, PhD

PROFESSOR CHAIR (PEDIATRICS DEPT., CU)

Tasha Fingerlin PhD

CU NON-EMPLOYEE

Christine Hockett

CU NON-EMPLOYEE

Jill Kaar PhD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Michael Kahn MD PhD

EMERITUS - PROFESSOR

Sheryl Magzamen PhD, MPH

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Joan O'Connell PhD

Associate Professor

Leigh Perreault MD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Raj Wadwa

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Ivana Yang PhD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Research staff


Jenny Aalborg BA, BS, MPH

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT, DATABASE MANAGER

Joel Begay MPH

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Paula Begay

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Traci Bekelman

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW

Lizan Bloemsma

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW

John Carey

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Celeste Connell

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Ellen Francis

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW

Kaylyn Friesen

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Deidra Goldtooth

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Mercedes Martinez MPH

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT, PROJECT COORDINATOR

Luis Montes BS

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Shawna Nelson

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Thomas Nilan

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Michaela Palumbo

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Ana Perez Portillo

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Grace Ruybal BA

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT, RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR

Rachel Steinberg

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT, PROJECT COORDINATOR

Jennifer Truong MPH

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Julie Van Dyke MS

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASST

Debra Yazzie

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Aaron Yoder BS

Professional Research Assistant

Cindy Zavala

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Staff


Allison McCawley

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Lisa Testaverde MS

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION