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CHER Chicago Team


Principal Investigators, Co-Investigators, Operations Staff, and Community Partners

Associate Vice Chancellor for Community-Based Practice, Director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center

Robert A. Winn,
MD

Contact Multi-Principal Investigator

Director of the Institute for Minority Health, Research Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Martha Daviglus, MD, PhD

Multi-Principal Investigator

Professor and Director, Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health

Jesus Ramirez-Valles, PhD

Multi-Principal Investigator

Director, OCERIS, University of Illinois Cancer Center, and Instructor, Community Health Sciences, UIC School of Public Health

Karriem S. Watson, DHSc, MS, MPH

Multi-Co-Investigator

Research Scientist, Associate Professor, Health Policy and Administration Department, UIC School of Public Health

Sage Kim,
PhD

Multi-Co-Investigator

Senior Research Specialist at the University of Illinois Cancer Center

Monica Garcia Norlander, MPH, MLIS

Center Director

Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Illinois Cancer Center

Jasmin Sanchez,
MPH (c)

Project Expediter

OCERIS Research Specialist (Projects Manager)

Erica Martinez,
MPH, MBA

OCERIS Liaison

Co-Director, Recruitment, Retention and Community Engagement Program, Associate professor of Nursing at the UIC College of Nursing

Phoenix
Matthews,
PhD

Principal Investigator

Chancellor Emerita and Professor of the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health

Paula
Allen-Meares,
PhD

Co-Investigator

Professor of Medicine, Dean for Faculty Affairs at The University of Chicago

Karen E.
Kim,
MD

Principal Investigator

Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago

Angela
Odoms-Young,
PhD

Principal Investigator

Associate Professor in the Health Systems Science Department, College of Nursing, at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Wendy
Bostwick,
PhD, MPH

Principal Investigator

Associate Director Community Engagement OCEAN HP

Angela
Ellison,
MS.Ed.

Principal Investigator

Director, Diet and Behavior Shared Resource (DBSR), Assistant Professor in the Division of Academic Internal Medicine and Geriatrics of the Department of Medicine in the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

Lisa Tussing-Humphreys,
PhD, MS, RD

Principal Investigator

Associate Director, Cancer Research Enhancement and Education, Associate Professor, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at College of Medicine

Paul
Grippo,
PhD

Co-Investigator

Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Kristine Molina,
PhD

Principal Investigator

Graduate Student, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health

Tia Schering,
MPH(c)

Graduate Research Assistant

Healthy Cities Collaborative Coordinator at OCEAN HP

Sabrina Nelson,
BS

OCEAN HP Liaison