Meet our Team

The members of CIRP span diverse disciplines and varied expertise. We apply our skills to focus areas of research and also collaborate within and across CIRP’s partner programs. To view staff members by their areas of focus, program affiliations, or roles at CIRP, please use the right-hand navigation menu to filter your search.

Leadership Core

Kristy B. Arbogast, PhD

Scientific Director, Minds Matter Concussion Program Research Director

Suzanne D. Hill

Strategy Director

Ronni Kessler, MS

Business and Administrative Director

Rachel K. Myers, PhD, MS

Associate Director

Leadership Council

Daniel J. Corwin, MD, MSCE

Associate Director and Emergency Department Lead, Minds Matter Concussion Program; Faculty and Research Scientist, CIRP Leadership Council

Allison E. Curry, PhD, MPH

Principal Investigator, NJ-SHO Center for Integrated Data, CIRP Leadership Council

Valentina Graci, PhD

Research Scientist III, CIRP Leadership Council

Stephen S. Leff, PhD

Faculty and Research Scientist, CIRP Leadership Council

Emma Sartin, PhD, MPH, CPST

Research Scientist I

Elizabeth Walshe, PhD

Research Scientist II, CIRP Leadership Council

Flaura K. Winston, MD, PhD

Founder & Former Director

Faculty and Research Scientists

Kristy B. Arbogast, PhD

Scientific Director, Minds Matter Concussion Program Research Director

Akiva S. Cohen, PhD

Faculty and Research Scientist

Daniel J. Corwin, MD, MSCE

Associate Director and Emergency Department Lead, Minds Matter Concussion Program; Faculty and Research Scientist, CIRP Leadership Council

Allison E. Curry, PhD, MPH

Principal Investigator, NJ-SHO Center for Integrated Data, CIRP Leadership Council

Joel Fein, MD, MPH

Faculty and Research Scientist

Rui Fu, PhD

CVP Research Scientist & Research Scholar

Valentina Graci, PhD

Research Scientist III, CIRP Leadership Council

Matthew Grady, MD, FAAP, CAQSM

Faculty and Research Scientist, Minds Matter Concussion Program Co-Clinical Director

Patty Huang, MD

Faculty and Research Scientist

Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD

Faculty and Research Scientist

Stephen S. Leff, PhD

Faculty and Research Scientist, CIRP Leadership Council

Helen S. Loeb, PhD

Research Scientist

Jalaj Maheshwari, MSE

Research Staff Scientist II

Christina L. Master, MD, FAAP, CAQSM, FACSM

Faculty and Research Scientist, Minds Matter Concussion Program Clinical Director

Kristi Busico Metzger, PhD, MPH

Director, NJ-SHO Center for Integrated Data

Ashlee Murray, MD, MPH

CVP Practice-Based Scholar

Rachel K. Myers, PhD, MS

Associate Director

Dorothy R. Novick, MD

CVP Practice-Based Scholar

Brooke Paskewich, PsyD

CVP Director of Operations for School-Based Bullying and Social Emotional Learning

Declan Patton, PhD

Research Scientist I

Emma Sartin, PhD, MPH, CPST

Research Scientist I

Thomas Seacrist, MBE

Director of Training & Research Scientist

Tracy E. Waasdorp, PhD, MEd

CVP Director of Research for School-Based Bullying and Social Emotional Learning

Elizabeth Walshe, PhD

Research Scientist II, CIRP Leadership Council

James Wilkes, PhD, MEd, ATC

Research Scientist I

Flaura K. Winston, MD, PhD

Founder & Former Director

Research Staff

Julianna Berardi, MPH

CVP Clinical Research Coordinator II

Haley Bishop, PhD

Clinical Research Associate I

Kylie Booth

Clinical Research Assistant I

Alexis Bruno

CVP Clinical Research Coordinator I

Courtney Calloway, MSEd

CVP School Intervention Coach II

Brittany Chamberlin, MSW, MPH

CVP Clinical Research Coordinator

Shukai Cheng

Data Scientist I

Olivia Comstock, BA

Clinical Research Coordinator I

Madeline Consuelos

Clinical Research Assistant 1

Jelsia Cottone

Clinical Research Assistant I

Elena Daniel

CVP Clinical Research Coordinator II

Dai'jah Diggs, MA

CVP Clinical Research Coordinator II

Olivia Fedio

Clinical Research Coordinator

Sara A. Freed, PhD

Clinical Research Associate I

Leah Gaetz, MSW

Clinical Research Program Manager

Stephanie Garcia, MPH

CVP Clinical Research Associate II

Rex Godbout

Clinical Research Assistant I

Melissa Godfrey, MPH

Clinical Research Program Manager I

Leila Graham, BA

Clinical Research Coordinator II

Emma Harris

Clinical Research Assistant I

Jessica Hopkins

CVP BHS-ED Coordinator

Hillary Mousley Kapa, MPH

CVP Clinical Research Associate II

Zijing ‘Jing’ Liu, MS

CVP Data Analyst

Monet McGorda

CVP Research Assistant II

Jamillah Millner, MPH

Clinical Research Coordinator III

Talia Morikawa, DPT, MPH

CVP Clinical Data Management Specialist

Anne Mozel, MS

Clinical Research Study Lead

Niya Murphy, MSIO, PMP

Clinical Research Program Manager

Lauren O’Malley, MPH

Clinical Research Program Manager I

Natalie Oppenheimer

Clinical Research Program Manager II

Ann L. Perepezko, MSW, LSW

CVP School Intervention Coach

Melissa Pfeiffer, MPH

Biostatistician II

Olivia E. Podolak, MD

Clinical Research Associate I

Ashley Preves, MC

CVP Clinical Research Study Lead

Kate Rownd, MEd

Clinical Research Coordinator IV

Derek Scott, MEd

CVP School Intervention Coach II

Romario Smith, MPH, MSW

Data Analyst I

Jazmine Smith, MS

CVP Resource Coordinator II

Stephanie Seeley Tuman

CVP Clinical Research Project Manager I

Program Staff

Caitlin Axtmayer, LSW, MPH

Program Coordinator

Vicki Bartek, BA, MS, MSW

Clinical Research Project Manager I

Justin Cobb, MS, LAT, ATC

Athletic Trainer

Malika Cooper

CVP Community Health Worker

Dai'jah Diggs, MA

CVP Clinical Research Coordinator II

Bridget Gayton, MA

CVP Program Coordinator II

Caroline Menapace Glavin, DSW, LCSW

CVP Clinical Project Manager II

Courtney Gordon, MSW

CVP IPV Specialist

Jacqueline Kendrick, MSW, LCSW

CVP Clinical Project Manager II

Cortney Marengo

CVP Intimate Partner Violence Specialist

Shaneeka Monroe, MEd, BA

CVP Community Based Social Worker

Carol Murray, MSS, MLSP

Training Manager

Haziz Nelson

CVP Community Health Worker

Tiziana Novruzaj

CVP Violence Prevention Specialist

Briana R. Pagliaro, RN

CVP Behavioral Health Nursing Liaison

Raquel Richardson, MSW

CVP Violence Prevention Specialist

Becca Smitton, MSW, MPH, LCSW

CVP Outreach & Assessment Specialist

Mallory Stanek, MEd

CVP Intimate Partner Violence Specialist

Kelsy Stenger, BSN, RN

Nurse Navigator

Kimberly Sterner-stein, MSW, MPH

CVP Program Coordinator, Gun Safety Program

Jody Thigpen, LCSW

CVP Violence Prevention Supervisor

Dyanta Timmerman, MSW

CVP Violence Prevention Specialist

Laura Vega, DSW, LCSW

CVP Community Violence and Trauma Support Co-Director & Practice-Based Scholar

Christine Waanders, PhD

CVP Clinical Consultant & Practice-Based Scholar

Communications and Outreach Team

Greg Fry

Communications Program Coordinator

Suzanne D. Hill

Strategy Director

Lindsey Mitros

Associate Director of Communications

Christine Norris

Communications Manager

Lea Pandy

Communications Associate

Tia Regec

Communications Program Coordinator

Kaitlyn Semborski, MS

Communications Associate

Business Administration Team

Michelle Abel, MSPH

CVP Program Manager II

Megan Fisher Thiel, MPH

Clinical Research Associate

Teena Fletcher-Horton, MDiv, BS

Program Manager Analyst

Patricia Ann Harris, BS

Office Manager

Ashley Jones, AS, BS

Program/Operations Coordinator

Ronni Kessler, MS

Business and Administrative Director

Veronica Rog, MPA

Senior Grants Coordinator

Research Trainees

Laura Bricklin, MD

Research Trainee

Ola Kalu, EdS

CVP Community Violence Prevention Postdoctoral Fellow

Sicong (Grace) Ren, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Affiliate Research Scientists CHOP & Penn

M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS

Affiliate Research Scientist

Leigh Ann DiFusco, PhD, RN

Affiliate Research Scientist

Christine Forke, CRNP, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

William Gaetz, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Matthew R. Maltese, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Catherine C. McDonald, PhD, RN, FAAN

Affiliate Research Scientist

Sage R. Myers, MD, MSCE

Affiliate Research Scientist

Vinay M. Nadkarni, MD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Michael L. Nance, MD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Kevin C. Osterhoudt, MD, MSCE

Affiliate Research Scientist

Carlyn Patterson Gentile, MD, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Thomas J. Power, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Laura A. Prosser, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Therese S. Richmond, PhD, FAAN, CRNP

Affiliate Research Scientist

Timothy P.L. Roberts, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Dan Romer, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Megan S. Ryerson, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Benjamin Yerys, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Affiliate Research Scientists Non CHOP & Penn

Hasan Ayaz, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Sriram Balasubramanian, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Michael R. Elliott, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Nina Joyce, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Julie A. Mansfield, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Meghan L. Marsac, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Douglas Wiebe, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist

Mark R. Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE

Affiliate Research Scientist

Andrew Zullo, PharmD, PhD

Affiliate Research Scientist