Research Foci of CHHS Faculty

POPULATIONS

  • Infants and Children: Michele Issel, Sharon Portwood, Beth Racine, Bill Saunders, Winsor Schmidt, Kathy Jordan, Rajib Paul
  • Young Adults: Judith Cornelius, Abbey Thomas, Luke Donovan, Cory Sheeler, Ticola Ross
  • Aging, Gerontology: Jim Laditka, Sarah Laditka, Winsor Schmidt, Jan Warren-Findlow, Trudy Moore-Harrison, Lucille Travis, Allison Burfield, Othelia Lee
  • Women: Jessamyn Bowling, Larissa Brunner Huber, Michele Issel, Jan Warren-Findlow, Shanti Kulkarni, Rajib Paul
  • Minorities, Disadvantaged: Jessamyn Bowling, Mark DeHaven, Michael Dulin, Lyndie Forthofer, Andrew Harver, Michele Issel, Sarah Laditka, Crystal Piper, Elena Platonova, Bill Saunders, Jan Warren-Findlow, Yvette Huet, Maren Coffman, Shanti Kulkarni, Lori Thomas, Susan McCarter, Rajib Paul, Ticola Ross
  • Incarcerated: Lori Thomas, Susan McCarter, Schnavia Hatcher

HEALTH CONDITIONS and BEHAVIORS 

  • Asthma, Respiratory: Ahmed Arif, Christopher Blanchette, Michael Dulin, Andrew Harver, Bill Saunders, Michael Thompson, Jan Warren-Findlow, Yvette Huet, Maren Coffman, Lucille Travis, Lori Thomas
  • Chronic Diseases: Christopher Blanchette, Michael Dulin, Andrew Harver, Jim Laditka, Sarah Laditka
  • Diabetes: Crystal Piper, Maren Coffman, Joseph Marino, Florence Okoro
  • Disability: Jim Laditka, Sarah Laditka, Winsor Schmidt
  • Disease Burden, Quality of Life: Christopher Blanchette, Mark DeHaven, Andrew Harver, Sarah Laditka, Bill Saunders, Michael Turner, Allison Burfield, Lucille Travis, Lori Thomas
  • Environmental Health: Gary Silverman
  • Global Health: Jessamyn Bowling, Michele Issel, Gary Silverman, Michael Thompson
  • Health Promotion, Illness Prevention: Mark DeHaven, Michael Dulin, Sarah Laditka, Sharon Portwood, Jan Warren-Findlow, Maren Coffman, Abbey Thomas, Trudy Moore-Harrison, Michael Turner, Cory Sheeler, Allison Burfield, Colette Townsend Chambers, Willie Abel, Lucille Travis, Diana Rowan, Roger Suclupe, Othelia Lee
  • Heart Disease: Mark DeHaven, Sarah Laditka, Willie Abel, Lucille Travis
  • HIV/AIDS: Judith Cornelius, Diana Rowan, Lori Thomas, Laneshia Conner
  • Homelessness: Lori Thomas, Laneshia Conner, Allison Burfield, Drew Reynolds
  • Injury Prevention: Yvette Huet, Luke Donovan, Kathy Jordan
  • Mental and Behavioral Health: Sharon Portwood, Bill Saunders, Winsor Schmidt, Allison Burfield, Stephanie Woods, Drew Reynolds, Suzanne Boyd, Diana Rowan, Roger Suclupe
  • Nutrition and Food Security: Beth Racine, Lori Thomas
  • Occupational Health: Ahmed Arif, Gary Silverman
  • Physical Activity: Lyndie Forthofer Jim Laditka, Sarah Laditka, Beth Racine, Yvette Huet, Abbey Thomas, Joseph Marino, Trudy Moore-Harrison, Michael Turner, Susan McCarter
  • Reproductive, Perinatal Health: Larissa Brunner Huber, Michele Issel, Beth Racine, Yvette Huet
  • Substance Abuse: Donna Kazemi
  • Sexual Health: Jessamyn Bowling, Yvette Huet, Judith Cornelius, Diana Rowan, Shanti Kulkarni, Schnavia Hatcher
  • Violence: Sharon Portwood (child/youth), Winsor Schmidt. Stephanie Woods, Shanti Kulkarni, Lori Thomas

CONCEPTS 

  • Access to Health Care: Michael Dulin, Maren Coffman, Roger Suclupe
  • Behavior Change Theories: Jan Warren-Findlow, Florence Okoro, Willie Abel, Judith Cornelius, Lucille Travis, Diana Rowan
  • Interventions: Yvette Huet, Maren Coffman, Abbey Thomas, Luke Donovan, Joseph Marino, Trudy Moore-Harrison, Michael Turner, Willie Abel, Judith Cornelius, Lori Thomas, Laneshia Conner, Roger Suclupe, Drew Reynolds, Diana Rowan
  • Ethics: Winsor Schmidt, Kelly Powers, Shanti Kulkarni, Diana Rowan
  • Family-Centered Care: Kelly Powers
  • Health Disparities: Mark DeHaven, Michael Dulin, Lyndie Forthofer, Jim Laditka, Sarah Laditka, Crystal Piper, Michael Thompson, Jan Warren-Findlow, Yvette Huet, Maren Coffman, Trudy Moore-Harrison, Florence Okoro, Colette Townsend Chambers, Willie Abel, Judith Cornelius, Lori Thomas, Laneshia Conner, Susan McCarter, Roger Suclupe, Schnavia Hatcher, Rajib Paul
  • Health Policy and Advocacy: Sharon Portwood, Beth Racine, Winsor Schmidt, Suzanne Boyd, Diana Rowan, Rajib Paul
  • Health Services Utilization: Christopher Blanchette, Michael Dulin, James Laditka (LTC), Sarah Laditka (LTC/ Primary care); Elena Platonova (Primary care), Bill Saunders, Kathy Jordan (ED), Rajib Paul
  • Life Course Perspective: Michele Issel, Jim Laditka, Sarah Laditka, Crystal Piper, Michael Turner, Shanti Kulkarni, Susan McCarter
  • Pharmacology: Christopher Blanchette Joseph Marino, Allison Burfield, Lucille Travis
  • Provider Performance, Quality of Care: Elena Platonova, Michael Thompson, Winsor Schmidt, Allison Burfield
  • Risk Reduction: Allison Burfield, Stephanie Woods, Kathy Jordan, Judith Cornelius, Shanti Kulkarni,  Lori Thomas, Diana Rowan
  • Social Determinants of Health: Mark DeHaven, Michael Dulin, Lyndie Forthofer, Sarah Laditka, Jim Laditka, Crystal Piper, Jan Warren-Findlow, Yvette Huet, Maren Coffman, Shanti Kulkarni, Lori Thomas, Susan McCarter, Diana Rowan, Rajib Paul
  • Social Justice: Colette Townsend Chambers, Shanti Kulkarni, Susan McCarter, Roger Suclupe, Ticola Ross
  • Social Networks: Michael Dulin, Lyndie Forthofer, Lori Thomas, Drew Reynolds
  • Symptom Management: Andrew Harver, Joseph Marino, Lucille Travis

METHODS 

  • Epidemiology: Ahmed Arif (Occupational), Christopher Blanchette (Pharma), Larissa Brunner Huber (Reproductive), Lyndie Forthofer (Social), Bill Saunders (Psychosocial), Abbey Thomas, Joseph Marino, Diana Rowan, Rajib Paul
  • Clinical Trials: Christopher Blanchette, Michael Dulin, Andrew Harver, Abbey Thomas, Luke Donovan, Willie Abel, Susan McCarter, Diana Rowan
  • Community Health Assessment: Michael Dulin, Michele Issel, Gary Silverman, Michael Thompson, Cory Sheeler, Roger Suclupe
  • Community-based and CBPR Research: Jessamyn Bowling, Mark DeHaven, Michael Dulin, Forthofer, Sharon Portwood, Michael Thompson, Maren Coffman, Trudy Moore-Harrison, Stephanie Woods, Willie Abel, Shanti Kulkarni, Lori Thomas, Schnavia Hatcher, Suzanne Boyd, Diana Rowan
  • Cost Analyses: Christopher Blanchette, Joseph Marino
  • Health Informatics: Christopher Blanchette, Shi Chen, Bill Saunders, Joseph Marino, Allison Burfield, Lucille Travis
  • Large Datasets: Christopher Blanchette, Larissa Brunner Huber, Jim Laditka, Bill Saunders, Yvette Huet, Allison Burfield, Susan McCarter, Drew Reynolds
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis: Jim Laditka, Christopher Blanchette, Yvette Huet, Abbey Thomas, Luke Donovan, Michael Turner, Allison Burfield, Stephanie Woods, Drew Reynolds
  • Mobile Technology: Judith Cornelius
  • Program Evaluation: Michele Issel, Sharon Portwood, Beth Racine, Michael Thompson, Colette Townsend Chambers, Shanti Kulkarni, Lori Thomas, Laneshia Conner, Susan McCarter, Schnavia Hatcher, Drew Reynolds, Suzanne Boyd, Diana Rowan, Ticola Ross
  • Qualitative Methods: Jessamyn Bowling, Sarah Laditka, Beth Racine, Jan Warren-Findlow, Allison Burfield, Florence Okoro, Shanti Kulkarni, Lori Thomas, Susan McCarter, Schnavia Hatcher, Diana Rowan, Ticola Ross
  • Simulations: Jim Laditka (micro), Sarah Laditka, Kathy Jordan, Colette Townsend Chambers
  • Scale Development: Beth Racine, Jan Warren-Findlow
  • Translational Research: Michael Dulin, Melinda Forthofer, Michael Thompson, Yvette Huet, Michael Turner

PLACES 

  • Local/State: Community-based organizations, acute care facilities, local health departments, parishes, schools/universities, VA hospital, medical clinics
  • International: Armenia, China, Cuba, India, Kenya, Malawi, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia