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UM School of Medicine

Addison, Odessa, DPT, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: mobility, balance, muscle, exercise, intramuscular fat

Adebamowo, Clement, BM, ChB, ScD
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: cancer, genomics and nutrition epidemiology, NCD research, research ethics

Albrecht, Jennifer, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: geriatric trauma, brain injury, neuropsychology, Medicare claims

Ament, Seth, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: brain, neurodegeneration, psychiatry, genomics, bioinformatics

Badjatia, Neeraj, MD, MSc
Professor
Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Anesthesiology
Keywords: stroke, TBI, nutrition, inflammation, cognitive recovery

Barrett, James, PhD
Research Associate 
Department of Anesthesiology
Keywords: microglia, aging, TBI, inflammation, interferon

Barry, Kathryn, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: cancer disparities, cancer epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, aggressive prostate cancer, epigenomic and transcriptomic markers

Barton, Joseph, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: balance, balance disorders, automatic control, internal model, biomechanics

Baskakov, Ilia, PhD
Professor
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Keywords: prions, prion disease, neurodegeneration, neuroinflammation, glia

Basnet, Suresh, MBBS
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: geriatric critical care, outcomes studies, cardiac arrest, delirium and cognition

Beamer, Brock, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: balance, function, fitness, strength, falls

Birukov, Konstantin, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Keywords: injury in aging lungs, lung endothelial permeability and inflammation, phospholipidomics, epigenetics, animal models of aging

Bloch, Robert, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
Keywords: muscular dystrophy, ankyrin, obscurin, SERCA, intermediate filaments

Blumenthal, Jacob, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: dementia, cardiovascular disease, function

Booth, Jayaum, MS, PhD
Research Associate
Department of Pediatrics
Keywords: mucosal immunity, enteric pathogens, vaccine development, aging, tissue-resident memory T cells

Braun, Robynne, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: stroke, upper extremity, motor recovery, neurorehabilitation, neuroplasticity

Brotman, Rebecca, PhD, MPH
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: vaginal microbiome, vaginal atrophy, genitourinary syndrome of menopause, UTI

Brown, Jessica, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: sleep, health behaviors, survey, psychology/social science, education

Buchanan, Laura, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Keywords: geriatrics, trauma, surgery, education

Steven Cassady, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: pulmonary hypertension, chronic lung disease

Chang, Linda, MD, MS
Professor
Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: neuroimaging, aging, HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders, Alzheimer's disease, brain development

Chen, Chixiang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: causal inference and machine learning, real-world data/information integration, single-cell/bulk expression data analysis, statistical inference in prediction

Chen,  Shuo, PhD
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: neuroimaging statistics, graph and network analysis, Bayesian modeling, brain aging, genetics, machine learning/AI, clinical trial design and analysis

Chen, Wilbur, MD, MS
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: immunosenescence, influenza, vaccines, immunity, adjuvants

Cole, John, MD
Professor 
Department of Neurology
Keywords: cerebrovascular disease, stroke, genetics, epidemiology, stroke risk factors, stroke treatment

Conroy, Susan PT, DSc PT
Adjunct Instructor of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Health Scientist at the Baltimore VA Medical Center
Keywords: telerehabilitation, robotics, geriatrics, balance, neuromotor rehabilitation (stroke & MS)

Conroy, Vincent, PT, DSc PT
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: functional electrical stimulation, orthopedic PT interventions, exercise, anatomical variation, balance/gait

Davis, Derik, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: shoulder dysfunction, upper extremity disability, skeletal muscle quality, sarcopenia, musculoskeletal trauma

Desikan, Sarasijhaa, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Keywords: asymptomatic carotid stenosis, cognition, mobility, cerebral hypoperfusion, inflammation, microbiome

Ernst, Thomas, Dr.rer.nat
Professor
Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: brain, MRI, dementias, neuroimaging, MR physics

Faden, Alan, MD
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Keywords: TBI, SCI, brain-gut, brain immune, cognition

Falvey, Jason, DPT, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: disability, neighborhoods, epidemiology, health services research, community-engaged research

Fink, Jeffrey, MD, MS
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: chronic kidney disease, clinical epidemiology, patient safety

Fisher, Steven, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: blood pressure, smooth muscle, gene editing, myosin phosphatase

Francis, Martha
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Keywords: dyadic research, illness communication, cancer, family outcomes, vascular dysfunction in setting of psychosocial distress

Frost, Douglas, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Keywords: aging, development, behavior-cognition, neural structure & function, cellular & molecular mechanism

Gambert, Steven, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: trauma, frailty, thyroid function, geriatrics, education

Ghneim, Mira, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Keywords: geriatric trauma, rehabilitation, improving outcomes

Goldberg, Richard, PhD
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: serious mental illness, services research, medical co-morbidity, quality of care, behavioral health interventions

Gong, Da-Wei, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: obesity, diabetes, heart failure, aging, drug development

Gray, Vicki, MPT, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: postural control, balance, falls, interventions, stroke

Greiser, B. Maura, MD, PhD
Research Associate
Department of Physiology
Keywords: cardiac arrhythmia, sinus node dysfunction, atrial fibrillation, calcium signaling, intracellular Na+ homeostasis

Gruber-Baldini, Ann, PhD
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: hip fracture, delirium, dementia, quality of life, cognitive functioning

Guralnik, Jack, MD, PhD, MPH
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: aging epidemiology, disability, functional status, physical activity, outcomes assessment

Hahn, Britta, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: nicotine acetylcholine receptor, cognition, schizophrenia, aging-related cognitive decline

Hirshon, Jon Mark, MD, MPH, PhD
Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Keywords: emergency care, rapid patient assessment, trauma, global health, geriatric emergency departments

Hochberg, Marc, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, fractures, musculoskeletal disorders

Hogans, Beth, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: pain, neuropathic pain, low back pain, epidemiology, education, non-opioid

Horn, Linda, PT, Dsc PT, MHS
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: balance, vestibular, neurology, geriatrics, fall prevention

Jo, Stephanie, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: osteoarthritis, GWAS, artificial intelligence/ machine learning, epigenetics

Katzel, Leslie, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: aging, exercise, functional performance, multimorbidity, neurocognition, patient safety

Keller, Asaf, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Keywords: neurobiology, sensory perception, pain

Kelly, Michy, PhD
Associate Professor of Anatomy and Physiology
Keywords: age-related cognitive decline, cyclic nucleotides, phosphodiesterases, social behavior, mouse

Kheirbek, Raya, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: oldest old, narrative medicine, care planning, symptoms management, multimorbidity

Kittner, Steven, MD, MPH
Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, epidemiology, genetics

Kleykamp, Bethea (Annie) PhD, MA
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: aging, addiction, opioids, tobacco, harm reduction 

Kochunov, Peter, PhD, MS, MSEE, DABMP
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: MRI, genetic, DTI, DWI, big data

Jo, Stephanie, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: osteoarthritis, GWAS, AI/machine learning, epigenetics

Lai, Hong, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: HIV, cocaine, telomere shortening, longitudinal study, African Americans

Lai, Shenghan, MD, MPH
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: cognitive decline, healthy aging, prevention, epidemiology, longitudinal study

Lal, Brajesh, MBBS
Professor
Department of Surgery
Keywords: carotid stenosis, PAD, cognitive function, physical function, rehabilitation

Lanza, Marcel, PhD
Research Associate
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: aging, balance and motor control, muscle activation, muscle morphology, falls prevention

Lederer, W. Jonathan, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
Keywords: heart, calcium, aging, metabolism, mitochondria

Levine, Andrea, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: post-ICU care, critical illness recovery, critical illness in aging, telemedicine, tele-rehabilitation

Lindberg, Iris, PhD
Professor
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Keywords: peptide hormones, obesity, proprotein convertases, diabetes, neurodegeneration, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, protein chaperones

Lipinski, Marta, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Keywords: autophagy, lipid metabolism, neuroinflammation, TBI, brain aging

Liu, Peiying, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: physiological MRI, functional MRI, cerebral perfusion and oxygen metabolism, cerebrovascular reactivity, neurodegenerative diseases

Longden, Thomas, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
Keywords: neurovascular coupling, brain hemodynamics, vascular electrical signaling, capillaries, pericytes

Magaziner, Jay, PhD, MSHyg
Professor and Chair
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: epidemiology, aging, hip fracture

Magder, Laurence, PhD
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: bio-medical, epidemiologic methods, clinical trials, lupus

Mamczarz, Jacek, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: cognitive behavior, brain development, neurotoxicity, neuroprotection, antiaging intervention

Mathur, Poonam, DO, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: HIV, cellular aging, comorbidities

McArdle, Patrick, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: genetic epidemiology, causal inference, data science

McClam, Tamela, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: Blue Zones, rTMS, ECT, parental nutrition, behavior disturbances with dementia

McCoy, Rozalina, MD, MS
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: diabetes, causal inference, real-world data, population health, health equity

Merchenthaler, Istvan, MD, PhD, DSc
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: aging, menopause, andropause, neurodegeneration

Mitchell, Braxton, PhD, MPH
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: genetic epidemiology, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Amish, genetics

Netzer, Giora, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: family morbidity in the ICU, post-intensive care syndrome, organizational factors in critical care

O’Connell, Jeffrey, DPhil
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: genomic data, population data

O'Connor, Erin, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: HIV, stroke, MRI, functional MRI, DTI, ASL, functional connectivity, imaging biomarkers

O'Connor, Timothy, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: population genetics, large-scale genomics, bioinformatics, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease

Ortega, Megan, DPT
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: falls, frailty, mobility, osteoporosis, neurodegenerative

Orwig, Denise, PhD
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: hip fracture, medication management, community dwelling

Parekh, Vishwa, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, medical imaging, cancer, osteoarthritis, neuroscience

Parikh, Gunjan, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: neuroimaging, multimodality monitoring, prediction modeling, acute brain injury, cerebral small vessel disease

Parker, Elizabeth, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: nutrition, aging, dietary quality, chronic disease prevention, health disparities

Pollin, Toni, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: diabetes, dyslipidemia, longevity, genetics, genomics

Postolache, Teodor, MD
Professor 
Department of Psychiatry
Keywords: toxoplasma gondii, periodontal pathogens, suicide and suicidal behavior, depression, infammaging

Rathbun, Alan, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: depression, epidemiology, arthritis, aging, hip fracture

Ravel, Jacques, PhD
Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Keywords: women's health, microbiome, sexually transmitted infection, menopause, live biotherapeutics

Rodgers, Mary, PT, PhD, FAPTA, FASB, FISB
Professor Emerita
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: physical therapy, rehabilitation, biomechanics, locomotion, kinematics

Roghmann, Mary-Claire, MD, MS
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: antibiotic resistance, staphylococcus aureus, cross transmission, prevention, human microbiome, clinical research, molecular epidemiology

Ryan, Alice, PhD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: obesity, aging, exercise rehabilitation, nutrition

Saeedi, Osamah, MD
Professor
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Keywords: retina, blood flow, optic nerve, aging, schizophrenia

Sarkar, Chinmoy, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Keywords: neurodegeneration, aging, TBI, lipid, lysosome

Savin, Douglas, MPT, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: motor control, gait, stroke, falls, balance

Seliger, Stephen, MD, MS
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: cognitive function, physical function, chronic kidney disease, exercise, ischemic brain disease

Shardell, Michelle, PhD
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: epidemiology, biostatistics, vitamin D, missing data, causal inference

Shuldiner, Alan, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: genetics of age-related diseases, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in older order Amish, APOC3 null mutation, personalized medicine, pharmacogenetics

Shulman, Lisa, MD
Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: physical activity, cognitive-behavioral disorders, predictors of disability and quality of life outcomes, assessment, clinical visual analytics, Parkinson's disease

Siaton, Bernadette, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: rheumatology, medical student education, resident education, assessment, evaluation

Sorkin, John, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: diabetes, obesity, longevity, longitudinal change in risk factors, biostatistics, informatics

Smith, L. Leigh, MD, MAS
Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: candida auris, infection control and prevention, health equity, multi-drug resistant organisms, nursing facilities

Spanakis, Ilias, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: continuous glucose monitoring, inpatient management of diabetes, hypoglycemia, readmissions, glucose telemetry

Stafford, Kristen, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: HIV, aging, NADC, complications

Stains, Joseph, PhD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
Keywords: bone, osteoblast, osteocytes, intercellular communication, cytoskeleton

Stoica, Bogdan, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Keywords: neuronal death, microglia, inflammation, trauma, traumatic brain injury

Stookey, Alyssa, PhD
Research Associate
Department of Medicine
Keywords: aging, restore function, improve quality of life, reduce disability, rehabilitation

Strickland, Dudley, PhD
Professor
Department of Surgery
Keywords: lipoprotein receptors, vascular disease, thrombosis, atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease

Tang, Cha-Min, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: brain function, neuroscience, memory, synaptic plasticity

Tee, Sui-Seng, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: metabolism, MRI, glycolysis, mitochondria, mice

Terrin, Michael, MDCM, MPH
Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: epidemiology of aging, clinical trials, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, regenerative medicine

Toapanta, Franklin, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: T cell-mediated immunity, B cell-mediated immunity, vaccines, mucosal immunity, gut

Torrie, Arissa, MD, MHS
Research Associate
Department of Orthopedics
Keywords: precision pain medicine, opioid reduction

Ursitti, Jeanine, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
Keywords: membrane cytoskeleton, cardiovascular disease, hypertension

Verceles, Avelino, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: sarcopenia, functional disability, ICU acquired weakness, ICU survivors, critical illness

Vogel, Bruce, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
Keywords: neurodegeneration, extracellular matrix, C. elegans, cilia macular degeneration

von Coelln, Friedrich Rainer, DrMed
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Keywords: Parkinson's disease, gait, balance, biosensor, quantitative phenotyping

Wang, Ze, PhD
Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: arterial spin labeling perfusion MRI, machine learning, resting state fMRI, aging, Alzheimer's disease

Ward, Chris PhD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
Keywords: contraction, exercise, reactive oxygen species, cytoskeleton

Wasserman, Bruce, MD
Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: vessel wall MRI, Alzheimer's disease, atherosclerosis, neurovascular diseases

Wells, Christine, PT, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: critical illness, ICU environment, rehabilitation, functional outcome measures

Westlake, Kelly, PhD, MSC, PT
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: rehabilitation, stroke, balance, falls, motor learning, upper extremity

Wickwire, Emerson, PhD
Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Medicine
Keywords: sleep, sleep disorders, health and economic outcomes, telehealth, implementation

Wu, Junfang, BM, MS, PhD
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Keywords: TBI, spinal cord injury, neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration, aging

Xu, Huichun, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Keywords: genetic epidemiology, stroke, neurological disorders, cardiovascular disease, genome wide association, DNA methylation

Yi, Paul, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Keywords: AI, deep learning, machine learning, musculoskeletal, aging

Zhang, Li, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
Keywords: integrins, macrophages, inflammation, atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease

Zhang, Li-Qun, PhD
Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Keywords: musculoskeletal rehabilitation, rehabilitation robotics

Zhang, Yuji, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Keywords: multi-omics data analysis and integration, network medicine, systems biology, systems pharmacogenomics, statistical informatics, machine learning


UM School of Nursing

Carpenter, Joan, PhD, CRNP, ACHPN, FPCN
Assistant Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: palliative care, serious illness, nursing homes, post-acute and long-term care, advance care planning

Chakravarthy, Ameera, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: sarcopenia, physical activity, intake, hospitalization

Doran, Kelly PhD, RN
Associate Professor
Family and Community Health
Keywords: worksite wellness, total worker health, long-term care facilities, stress, staff

Drazich, Brittany, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: physical activity, physical function, virtual-reality, older adults, exergaming

Galik, Elizabeth, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP
Professor and Chair
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: dementia, long term care, physical activity, function, behavior

Holmes, Sarah, PhD, MSW
Assistant Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: dementia, long-term care, quality of life, measurement

Kleckner, Amber, PhD
Assistant Professor
Pain and Translational Symptom Science
Keywords: nutrition, cancer, fatigue, metabolism, supportive care

Kleckner, Ian, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Pain and Translational Symptom Science
Keywords: cancer, neuropathy, exercise, neuroscience, fMRI

Klinedinst, N. Jennifer, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, FAHA
Associate Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: fatigue, depression, resilience, physical activity, proteomics

McElroy, Kathleen, PhD, RN, CNE
Associate Professor
Family and Community Health
Keywords: falls, health disparities, prevention

Nahm, Eun-Shim, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for the PhD Program and Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: hospital information systems, patient portal interventions, web-based research

Njie-Carr, Veronica, PhD, RN
Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: HIV infection, health disparities, cross-cultural research, health applications, women's health

Resnick, Barbara, PhD, RN, CRNP
Associate Dean for Research and Professor
Organizational Systems and Adult Health
Keywords: aging, function, physical activity, motivation, resilience

Snyder, B. Elias, PhD, FNP-C, ACHPN
Director, Office of Global Health and Assistant Professor
Partnerships, Professional Education, and Practice
Keywords: palliative care, hospice, global health, traditional knowledge, diversity and equity

Trinkoff, Alison, ScD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Professor
Family and Community Health
Keywords: nursing homes, staffing, training, leadership, resident outcomes

 


 

UM School of Law

Hoffmann, Diane, JD, MS
Professor
Health Care Law
Keywords: chronic pain, terminal medical care


UM School of Dentistry

Manski, Richard, DDS, MBA, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Dental Public Health
Keywords: dental, oral health issues, utilization, expenditures, coverage

Myslinski, Norbert, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neural and Pain Sciences
Keywords: brain, nervous system, aging, dentistry, international outreach

Ro, Jin, PhD
Professor
Department of Neural and Pain Sciences
Keywords: pain, pain modulation, age, gender, osteoarthritis

Scott, Alison, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbial Pathogenesis
Keywords: lipids, transport and storage related to Alzheimer's disease; mouse models and mass spectrometry imaging to evaluate homeostasis in the brain

Weatherspoon, Darien, DDS, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Dental Public Health
Keywords: older adults, oral health, oral cancer, oral epidemiology, health inequities


UM School of Social Work

Cagle, John, PhD, MSW
Associate Professor
Keywords: hospice, palliative care, cancer, end-of-life, caregiving

Davitt, Joan, PhD, MSW
Associate Professor and Chair of Aging Specialization
Keywords: aging, home care, racial/ethnic disparities in home health care

DeForge, Bruce, PhD
Associate Professor
Keywords: mental health, health status, well-being, sociology

Lehning, Amanda, PhD, MSW
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor
Keywords: aging in place, aging-friendly communities, LTSS, health inequalities in later life, elder mistreatment

Sacco, Paul, PhD, MSW
Associate Professor
Keywords: behavioral health, addictions, life course development, older adults


UM School of Pharmacy

Brandt, Nicole, PharmD, MBA
Executive Director: The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging
Professor
Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research
Keywords: geriatric pharmacotherapy

Mansour, Daniel, PharmD
Interprofessional Clinical Coordinator
The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging
Keywords: medication therapy, older adults, age in place

Mullins, C. Daniel, PhD
Professor and Chair
Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
Keywords: pharmacoeconomics, comparative effectiveness, patient-centered outcomes, health disparities

Perfetto, Eleanor, PhD, MS
Professor
Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research
Keywords: patient-centered outcomes, patient-focused medical product development, real-world data/evidence, dementia

Qato, Danya, PhD, PharmD, MPH
Associate Professor
Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research
Keywords: pharmacoepidemiology, health equity, high-risk medications, long-term care

Wastila, Linda, BSParm, MSPH, PhD
Professor and Chair in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy
Practice, Sciences and Health Outcomes Research
Keywords: health services research in mental health, substance use disorders in geriatrics

Whittaker, Chanel, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP
Professor
Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research
Keywords: health equity, antiracism, structural competency, ethnogeriatrics, geriatric pharmacotherapy

Zafari, Zafar, PhD, MSc
Assistant Professor
Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research
Keywords: simulation modeling, decision-analytic modeling, economic evaluation, methods of observational studies, value of information analysis


 

UM Graduate School, GGEAR

Martin, Diane, PhD
Director, Geriatrics and Gerontology Research Education Program
Keywords: aging-in-place, optimal aging, person-centeredness, quality of life, workforce development



University of Maryland Baltimore County

Bradley, Dana, PhD, FGSA, FAGHE
Dean
Erickson School for Aging Studies
Keywords: social policy, history, longevity, economy, caregiving

Harris-Wallace, Brandy, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Policy
Keywords: African-Americans, health, self-management, treatment, decision-making, women's health

Khambaty, Tasneem, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Keywords: diabetes, prevention, emotions, cognition, aging

Kusmaul, Nancy, PhD, LMSW
Associate Professor
Social Work Program
Keywords: long-term care, organizational culture, direct care workers, culture change, trauma-informed care

Mair, Christine, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Public Policy
Keywords: social capital, social support, aging and life course, family, gender, race inequality

Schumacher, John, PhD
Professor
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Policy
Keywords: medical sociology, social gerontology, physician-patient relationships

Waldstein, Shari, PhD
Professor
Department of Psychology
Keywords: cardiovascular disease, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, behavioral medicine, health disparities

Yamashita, Takashi, PhD, MPH
Professor
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Policy
Keywords: lifelong learning, subjective well-being, health literacy, social determinants of health, gerontology


University of Maryland College Park (UMCP)

Chen, Jie, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Health Policy and Management
Keywords: health care delivery system, health policy, health disparities, mental health, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

Powell, Danielle, AuD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences
Keywords: hearing health, hearing care, public health, caregiving, dementia

Prior, Steven, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Keywords: exercise, diabetes, sarcopenia, skeletal muscle, angiogenesis

Katrina Walsemann, PhD, MPH
Professor and Chair
Department of Health Policy
Keywords: population health, aging and the life course, Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, education and social policy

White, Kellee, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Keywords: aging health inequalities, multimorbidity, cognitive functioning, perceived discrimination, psychosocial resilience







Towson University

Girling, Laura, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Sciences
Keywords: Neurodegenerative disorders, Illness experiences, bioethics