CIMER Trained Faculty Interested in Mentoring

Chandran Achutan, PhD, CIH

Associate Professor

Department of Environmental, Agricultural & Occupational Health

College of Public Health

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research interests: occupational and environmental exposures, global health, occupational stress.

 

Kristina Bailey, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Pulmonology

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research interests: exposures such as heavy alcohol intake, smoking, organic dust, cannabis use and aging

 

Ann Anderson Berry, MD, PhD

Professor

Division Chief, Neonatology

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research interests: nutrition, perinatal, fat-soluble vitamins

 

Laura Bilek, PT, PhD

Associate Dean for Research

College of Allied Health Professions

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research Interests: effect of exercise on the immune system and on diseases of aging

 

Danae Dinkel , PhD

Assistant Professor

School of Health and Kinesiology

University of Nebraska Omaha

Research interests: physical activity, children, qualitative

 

Daren Knoell, PharmD, FCCP

Chair and Professor

Department of Pharmacy and Science

College of Pharmacy

University of Medical Center

Research interests: host defense, nutrition, zinc biology

 

Robin Lally, PhD, MS, BA, RN, AOCN, FAAN

Professor

Interim Associate Dean for Research

College of Nursing – Omaha Division

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research interests: breast cancer, psycho-oncology, eHealth symptom self-management

 

Miechelle McKelvey, PhD, CCC-SLP

Professor

Department Chair

Department of Communication Disorders

University of Nebraska Kearney

Research interests: augmentative and alternative communication, and acquired neurogenic disorders, specifically aphasia, traumatic brain injury and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

 

Kaleb Michaud, PhD

Associate Professor

Division of Rheumatology

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research interests: epidemiology, rheumatology, patient reported outcomes, patient registry

 

Ted Mikuls, MD, MSPH

Professor

Division of Rheumatology

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research Interests: disease pathogenesis in rheumatoid arthritis

 

Tiffany Moore, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

College of Nursing

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research interests: effects of chronic stress on maternal/child outcomes, toxic stress, NICU

 

Sara Myers, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Biomechanics

University of Nebraska Omaha

Research interests: gait biomechanics, assistive devices, quality of life

 

Daniel Rasetshwane, PhD

Director

Auditory Signal Processing Laboratory

Boys Town National Research Hospital

Center for Hearing Research

Research interests: auditory perception, hearing research

 

Myra Schmaderer, PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing

University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Research interests: self-management, multimorbidity, mHealth, patient activation

 

Tammy Wichman, MD

Associate Professor,

Department of Pulmonology

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine for Mentoring

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research interest: pulmonary hypertension

 

Lani Zimmerman, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN

Professor

College of Nursing

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research Interests: coronary artery disease, symptom management, heart failure, exercise