Nairmeen Awad Haller, PhD
Director of Research

Special Interests:

  • Internal Medicine and related subspecialties
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Graduate Medical Education

Connie Cottrell, PhD, MSN, MHA, BSN
Research Coordinator, Departments of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Urology

Special Interests:

  • Healthcare Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement
  • Clinical Outcomes Research
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research

Joseph N. Gabra, D.Eng
Research Coordinator, Surgical Specialties

Special Interests:

  • General Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • Biomechanics
  • Cardiovascular Mechanics and Medicine
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

John Elias, PhD
Senior Research Scientist

Special Interests:

  • Musculoskeletal Research & Mechanics
  • Computational Simulation of Joint Motion
  • Clinical Outcomes Analysis

Jessica Krizo, PhD
Research Coordinator

Special Interests:

  • Trauma
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Epidemiology
  • Graduate Medical Education

Caroline Mangira, BSN, MPH
Biostatician

Special Interests:

  • Statistical Analysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Mental Health
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Health Disparities

Chanda Mullen, PhD
Research Coordinator

Special Interests:

  • Pharmacy
  • Family Medicine
  • Biostatistical Data Analysis
  • Clinical Research Design
  • Biomarkers of Disease

Diane Post
Secretary, Department of Research

Special Interests:

  • Assistance with IRRB submissions
  • Information regarding Scientific Session
  • Assistance with Scientific Merit Grant Applications
  • CITI training assistance

Kalisha Roper-Washington, MA, CCRP
Coordinator, Institutional Research and Compliance

Special Interests:

  • Industrial/ Organizational Psychology
  • Research Integrity
  • Human Research Regulations
  • Ophthalmology Research