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Principal Investigators


Dave Gustafson Sr.

Dave Gustafson, PhD

Founder and Director, CHESS; Emeritus Research Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin
Biography
Todd Molfenter

Todd Molfenter, PhD

Deputy Director, NIATx, CHESS, University of Wisconsin
Marie Louise Mares

Marie Louise-Mares, PhD

Professor, Department of Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin
Biography
Dhavan Shah

Dhavan Shah, PhD

Louis A. & Mary E. Maier-Bascom Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin
Biography
John Curtin

John Curtin, PhD

Professor and Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jane Mahoney

Jane Mahoney, MD

Professor, UW Division of Geriatrics; Director of the Community-Academic Aging Resource Network (CAARN)
Biography
Ryan Westergaard

Ryan Westergaard, MD, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Biography
Andrew Quanbeck

Andrew Quanbeck, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, University of Wisconsin
Biography
Randy Brown

Randy Brown, MD, PhD

Director, Center for Addictive Distorders; Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Wisconsin
Biography

Center Staff


Stephanie Behlman

Stephanie Behlman

CHESS Research Administrator
Deanne Boss

Deanne Boss, M.S.

BHE-TAC Program Manager
Rebecca Buller

Rebecca Buller

PTTC Program Coordinator
Alfredo Cerrato

Alfredo Cerrato

Program Manager
Alyssa Chwala

Alyssa Chwala

ATTC Program Coordinator
Olivia Vjorn

Olivia Vjorn

Statistician
Robin Conkey

Robin Conkey

Lead Research Administrator
Jess Draws

Jess Draws

ORN Outreach Specialist
Maureen Fitzgerald

Maureen Fitzgerald

Lead Communications Manager
Kathryn Fleddermann

Katrhyn Fleddermann

Program Coordinator
Kisha S Freed

Kisha S. Freed

BHE-TAC Program Coordinator
Sydney French

Sydney French

Program Coordinator
Kris Gabrielsen

Kris Gabrielsen, MPH

PTTC Co-Director
Judy Ganch

Judy Ganch

Program Coordinator
Scott Gatzke

Scott Gatzke

Director of Dissemination
Shelly Greller

Shelly Greller

ORN Outreach Specialist
Dave Gustafson Jr

Dave Gustafson Jr.

IT Director
Eric Haram

Eric Haram

NIATx Subject Matter Expert
Julie Horst

Julie Horst

Program Manager
Darcie Johnston

Darcie Johnston

Editorial Director
Kris Kelly

Kris Kelly

PR CoE Program Manager
Gina Landucci

Gina Landucci

Chief Operating Officer
Hannah Lehr

Hannah Lehr

Software Developer
Lynn Madden

Lynn Madden

NIATx Subject Matter Expert
Adam Maus

Adam Maus

Lead Software Developer
Sarah McMinn

Sarah McMinn

MHTTC Program Manager
Sherrie Nichols

Sherrie Nichols

MHTTC Co-Director
Molly Olds

Molly Olds

HR Coordinator
Julia Parnell Alexander

Julia Parnell Alexander, PhD

BHE-TAC Co-Director
Klaren Pe-Romashko

Klaren Pe-Romashko

Program Manager
Jeanne Pulvermacher

Jeanne Pulvermacher

Assistant Director Region 5 TTCs/ATTC Co-Director
Adrijana Pusnik

Adrijana Pusnik

ORN Outreach Specialist
Mat Roosa

Mat Roosa

NIATx Subject Matter Expert
Chuck Ross

Chuck Ross

NIATx Subject Matter Expert
Mark Sanders

Mark Sanders

State Program Manager
Laura Saunders

Laura Saunders

State Program Manager
Ann Schensky

Ann Schensky

BHE-TAC Program Coordinator
Kristina Spannbauer

Kristina Spannbauer

Communications Specialist
Kasey Thompson

Kasey Thompson

Program Coordinator
Jessie Vechinski

Jessie Vechinski

Program Manager
Isa Velez-Echevarria

Isa Velez-Echevarria

State Program Manager
Jen Winslow

Jen Winslow

MHTTC Program Coordinator
Judy Woodburn

Judy Woodburn

Writer/Editor
Katie Wright

Katie Wright

Software Developer
Matthew Wright

Matthew Wright

Lead Technologist