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Abdullah Saeed Abdullah

Saeed Abdullah, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Information Science and Technology

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Sensing
  • Data-Driven Engagement & Intervention
  • mHealth
Adam Marianne Y. Adam

Marianne Y. Adam, PhD, RN, CRNP

  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Coordinator, RN to BSN Program

College of Nursing

Campus: Schuylkill

Expertise & Interests:

  • Patient Education
  • Community Member Education
  • Cultural Influences & Nursing Care
Akande Abigail Akande

Abigail Akande, PhD, CRC

  • Assistant Professor

Rehabilitation & Human Services

Campus: Abington

Expertise & Interests:

  • Perceptions of Substance Addiction as a Disability Across Cultures
  • Role of Race and Drug Type in Government and Societal Perceptions of and Interventions for the “War on Drugs”
Amaral Katie Amaral

Katie Amaral, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Science

Campus: Berks

Expertise & Interests:

  • County’s Forensic Services Unit Volunteer
  • Forensic Courses Cover Opioid Epidemic
  • Trained to Administer Naloxone
Aronson Keith Aronson

Keith Aronson, PhD

  • Associate Director

Social Science Research Institute

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Military Families
  • Mental Health
Asick Carl Asick

Carl Asick, MS

  • Addiction Specialist

Counseling

Campus: Harrisburg

Expertise & Interests:

  • Harm Reduction View
Atterholt Roxanne Atterholt

Roxanne Atterholt, MS

  • Instructor

Human Development & Family Studies

Campus: Shenango

Expertise & Interests:

  • Opioid Impact on Human Development & Families
Ballentine Noel Ballentine

Noel Ballentine, MD, FACP

  • Assistant Professor

General Internal Medicine

Campus: Hershey

Expertise & Interests:

  • Geriatric Community Concerns
Behney Michael Behney

Michael Behney, M.R.P.

  • Instructor, Public Policy, Public Affairs
  • Director, Institute of State & Regional Affairs

Campus: Harrisburg

Expertise & Interests:

  • Related Work for PA’s Dept. of Drugs & Alcohol
  • Other’s Response to Opioid Epidemic
Bergstrom Mark Bergstrom

Mark Bergstrom

  • Associate Teaching Professor

Sociology and Criminology

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Pennsylvania Sentencing Guidelines
  • Related Data Collection Associated with Drug Violations
Bray Bethany Bray

Bethany Bray, PhD

  • Associate Director, The Methodology Center

College of Health and Human Development

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Statistical Methods for Research on the Prevention & Treatment of Risky Behaviors
  • Development of Drug Use
Brick Timothy Brick

Timothy Brick, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Studies

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Real-Time Modeling of Behavior Wearables
  • Mining of Behavioral Data
Bunce Scott Bunce

Scott Bunce, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Psychiatry

Campus: College of Medicine

Expertise & Interests:

  • Translational Neuroimaging - Predicting Treatment Outcome
Calo William Calo

William Calo, PhD, JD

  • Assistant Professor

Penn State Cancer Institute Member

Campus: College of Medicine

Expertise & Interests:

  • Public Health Sciences Preventative Health in Adolescents
  • Opioid Epidemic and Adolescents
Cason Katherine Cason

Katherine Cason, PhD, RD, LD

  • Assistant Director of Programs, Food, Families, and Health

Penn State Extension

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Extension Programming
Chambers Judy Chambers

Judy Chambers

  • Extension Educator

Agriculture Sciences

Campus: Adams

Expertise & Interests:

  • Working with County Task Force
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Frank Christopher

  • Senior Producer, Writer

WPSU TV/FM

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Producing Cross Platform Media and Communication Projects
Cleveland Bo Cleveland

Bo Cleveland, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Human Development and Family Studies

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Applying Within-person Methods in Addiction & Recovery Studies
  • Social, Emotional, & Cognitive Predictors of Relapse from Opioid Addiction
  • PSU-UP Collegiate Recovery Program
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Jessica Clontz, MEd, CRC

  • Lecturer

Campus: DuBois

Expertise & Interests:

  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Prior Addictions Counselor in Community and State Prisons
Contineza Denise Contineza

Denise Contineza

  • Extension Educator, Food, Families, & Health

Penn State Extension

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Family Strengths
  • Parenting Skill Development
  • Drug and Alcohol Prevention
Conyers Liza Conyers

Liza Conyers, PhD, CRC

  • Associate Professor

Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • PA Expanded HIV Testing Initiative
Corr Tammy Corr

Tammy Corr, DO

  • Assistant Professor

Pediatrics, Division of Newborn Medicine

Campus: College of Medicine

Expertise & Interests:

  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)
  • Long-term Outcomes of NAS
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Clare Cowen, MSW, LCSW

  • Counselor

Counseling & Psychological Services

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Counseling students
Crowley Max Crowley

Max Crowley, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Studies

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Economics of Investing in Healthy Development
  • Prevention Economic Planning and Research Labs
D’Augelli Anthony D’Augelli

Anthony D’Augelli, PhD

  • Staff Psychologist

Counseling and Psychological Services

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • The Opioid Epidemic and Penn State Students
Davis Marshall Davis

Marshall Davis

  • Program Coordinator

Administration of Justice

Campus: Wilkes-Narre

Expertise & Interests:

  • How Healthcare and Crime Intersect
Dillen Cathleen Dillen

Cathleen Dillen, MS, RN-BC, AOCNS, ACNS-BC

  • Instructor

College of Nursing

Campus: Altoona

Expertise & Interests:

  • Healthcare Professional Responsibilities
Donovan Michael Donovan

Michael Donovan

  • Director, Policy and Outreach

Administrative Data Accelerator

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Leads Policy Operations
  • Collaborative Projects Between Government Partners and Researchers
Dormer Danielle Joliet Dormer

Danielle Joliet Dormer

  • Graduate Assistant Program Coordinator

Colligate Recovery Program

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Former Police Officer
  • Army Veteran
  • Stigma, Mass Incarceration
Downs Danielle Downs

Danielle Downs, PhD

  • Professor, Kinesiology, Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Associate Director, Social Science Research Institute

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Exercise Dependence and Associated Substance Dependence
  • Opioid & Prescription Use in Pregnant and Postpartum Women
Doyle Sebrina Doyle

Sebrina Doyle, MS

  • Research Associate

Prevention Research Center

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Evidence-based Programs for Drug Prevention
  • Community Engagement in Prevention Planning
Dziak John Dziak

John Dziak, PhD

  • Research Associate

Methodology Center

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Statistician
  • Previous Experience in Substance Abuse Work
Evans Michael Evans

Michael Evans, PhD, MSEd, RN, ACNS, CMSRN, CNE

  • Associate Teaching Professor

Nursing

Campus: Worthigton-Scranton

Expertise & Interests:

  • Healthcare Professional
  • Nursing Professor
  • Learning More About Opioid Epidemic
Evans Milton Evans

Milton Evans, PhD, RN

  • Associate Teaching Professor

Nursing Education

Campus: Worthigton-Scranton

Expertise & Interests:

  • Member of Community-Based Research Network
Fadigan Kathy Fadigan

Kathy Fadigan, EdD

  • Program Chair, Rehabilitation & Human Services

Social Sciences

Campus: Abington

Expertise & Interests:

  • Coordinating the RHS B.S. Degree at Abington
Farmer Beth Farmer

Beth Farmer, JD

  • Professor

Penn State Law

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Criminal Law
Ferguson Justina Ferguson

Justina Ferguson, MSN, RN

  • Instructor

Nursing

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Opioid Community-Based Research Network Coalition Group
Forster Peter Forster

Peter Forster, PhD

  • Associate Teaching Professor, Information Sciences and Technology
  • Associate Dean, Online and Professional Education
  • Academic Program Coordinator, Homeland Security MPS

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Grant on Network Analysis
Fosco Greg Fosco

Greg Fosco, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
  • Associate Director, Prevention Research Center

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Etiology and Prevention
Gagnon Mark Gagnon

Mark Gagnon, PhD

  • Harbaugh Entrepreneur and Innovation Faculty Scholar

College of Agricultural Sciences

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Entrepreneurship as a Facilitator to Individual Recovery and Economic Placement in Society
Gate Natahsha Gates

Natahsha Gate

  • Case Manager

Student Affairs, Student Care and Advocacy

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Direct Service Provider
  • Counselor
Gatzke-Kopp Lisa Gatzke-Kopp

Lisa Gatzke-Kopp, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Professor-in-Charge, Graduate Program

Human Development and Family Studies

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Early Developmental Risk Factors for Substance Dependence
  • Family Life Project
Gayles Jochebed Gayles

Jochebed Gayles, PhD

  • Research and Evaluation Analyst

Prevention Research Center

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Adolescent Development, Substance Use and Abuse Prevention and Intervention
  • Family Processes
Geier Charles Geier

Charles Geier, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Human Development and Family Studies

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Developmental Changes in Decision-Making in Adolescents
George Michelle George

Michelle George, PMP

  • Manager

Quality Initiatives and Measurement

Campus: Hershey

Expertise & Interests:

  • Using Patient Prescription Abuse Information
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Adela Germano, MD

  • Resident Physician

Family Medicine

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Opioid Prescribing Practices
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Michael Germano, MD

  • Resident Physician

Family Medicine

Campus: Hershey

Expertise & Interests:

  • Opioid Prescribing Practices
Glick Jennifer Glick

Jennifer Glick, PhD

  • Arnold S. and Bette G. Hoffman Professor, Sociology
  • Director, Population Research Institute

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Demographics
Gluck Pearl Gluck

Pearl Gluck, MFA

  • Assistant Professor

College of Communications

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Film and Research
Gould Thomas Gould

Thomas Gould, PhD

  • Jean Phillips Professor

Biobehavioral Health

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Addiction Expertise
Graham-Engeland Jennifer Graham-Engeland

Jennifer Graham-Engeland, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Biobehavioral Health

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Emotion, Pain, and Inflammation
Graver Mindy Graver

Mindy Graver

  • Educator

Better Kid Care

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Family Living and Resiliency
Grigson Patricia Sue Grigson

Patricia Sue Grigson, PhD

  • Professor

Neural and Behavioral Sciences

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Neural Pathways Involved in Reward Responses
Hill Kathleen Hill

Kathleen Hill, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Science Education
  • Associate Director, Center for Science and the Schools

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Epidemic Impact on K-12 Youth
  • Critical Supports
Hill Nikki Hill

Nikki Hill, PhD, RN

  • Assistant Professor

College of Nursing

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Established Community-Based Research Network
  • The Epidemic is a Key Area of Need Across the Network
Hobkirk Andrea Hobkirk

Andrea Hobkirk

  • Assistant Professor

Psychiatry

Campus: College of Medicine

Expertise & Interests:

  • Public Health Sciences Neurobehavioral Aspects of Addiction and Health
Hohman Emily Hohman

Emily Hohman, PhD

  • Research Associate

Center for Childhood Obesity Research

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Opioid Epidemic and Maternal & Child Nutrition and Health
Hollenbeak Christopher Hollenbeak

Christopher Hollenbeak, PhD

  • Professor

Health Policy and Administration

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Health Economics
Honavar Vasant Honavar

Vasant Honavar, PhD

  • Professor

Information Sciences and Technology

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Big Data, Machine Learning, Casual Interface, Predictive and Modeling, Informatics
Hsuan Charleen Hsuan

Charleen Hsuan, JD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Health Policy & Administration

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Emergency Medicine
Hubbell Jennifer Hubbell

Jennifer Hubbell, CRNP

  • Nurse Practitioner

Chronic Pain Management

Campus: Hershey

Expertise & Interests:

  • Inpatient Opioid Stewardship at Hershey Medical Center
Johnson Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson, MSW, LCSW

  • Drug and Alcohol Specialist

Counseling & Psychological Services

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Chemical Dependency Counselor Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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Robert Jolley

  • Instructor

Administration of Justice

Campus: Wilkes-Narre

Expertise & Interests:

  • Administration of Narcan
Jones Damon Jones

Damon Jones, PhD

  • Senior Research Associate

Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Impact and Costs of Opioid Epidemic as Related to Child and Family Health Outcomes
Kamens Helen Kamens

Helen Kamens, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Biobehavioral Health

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • 15 Years of Research on Drug Abuse
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Jill Kargo, MSN, RN, CNE

  • Instructor

Nursing

Campus: Altoona

Expertise & Interests:

  • Community-Based Research Network
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Teresa Kistler

  • Instructor

Rehabilitation and Human Services

Campus: Lehigh Valley

Expertise & Interests:

  • Addictions
Klinefelter Terri Klinefelter

Terri Klinefelter

  • Outreach Coordinator

Health Policy and Administration

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Rural Aspects
Kostohryz Katie Kostohryz

Katie Kostohryz, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Clinic Coordinator, CEDAR

Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
Kreager Derek Kreager

Derek Kreager, PhD

  • Liberal Arts Research Professor, Sociology and Criminology
  • Director, Justice Center for Research

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Director of Justice Center for Research
Kustenbauder Paula Kustenbauder

Paula Kustenbauder, MS, RN

  • Instructor

Nursing

Campus: Altoona

Expertise & Interests:

  • Intensive Care Unit Experience with Opioid Overdoses
LaBuda Melissa LaBuda

Melissa LaBuda

  • Assistant Teaching Professor

Human Development and Family Sciences

Campus: Worthigton-Scranton

Expertise & Interests:

  • Former Therapist
  • Conducted Drug and Alcohol Evaluations
  • Individual and Family Addiction Therapy
Lanza Stephanie Lanza

Stephanie Lanza, PhD

  • Director

Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Prevention Research
  • Epidemiologic Research
Lawrence Matthew Lawrence

Matthew Lawrence, JD

  • Assistant Professor

Dickinson Law

Campus: Carlisle

Expertise & Interests:

  • Health Insurance
  • Federal Healthcare Programs
Leslie Doug Leslie

Doug Leslie, PhD

  • Professor

Public Health Sciences

Campus: College of Medicine

Expertise & Interests:

  • Health Services Research
Linden-Carmichael Ashley Linden-Carmichael

Ashley Linden-Carmichael, PhD

  • Assistant Research Professor, Biobehavioral Health

Prevention Research Center

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Addictive Behaviors Among Young Adults & Adolescents
Liu Siyu Liu

Siyu Liu, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

School of Public Affairs

Campus: Harrisburg

Expertise & Interests:

  • Criminal Justice Process
  • Youth Care
  • School Violence
Livert David Livert

David Livert, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Psychology

Campus: Lehigh Valley

Expertise & Interests:

  • Evaluated Community-Based Drug Prevention Projects
MacGeorge Erina MacGeorge

Erina MacGeorge, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Communication Arts and Sciences

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Doctor-Patient Interaction with Medicines and Treatments
  • Health Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
Maggs Jennifer Maggs

Jennifer Maggs, PhD

  • Professor

Human Development and Family Studies

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Across the Lifespan
Makhlouf Medha Makhlouf

Medha Makhlouf, JD

  • Assistant Professor, Dickinson Law
  • Director, Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Health Disparities
Marks Jonathan Marks

Jonathan Marks, BCL

  • Associate Professor, Bioethics, Humanities, and Law
  • Director, Bioethics Program

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Public Health Ethics
  • Public Health Law
  • Conflicts of Interest
Martire Lynn Martire

Lynn Martire, PhD

  • Professor

Human Development and Family Studies

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Chronic Arthritis Pain
  • Daily Assessment of Pain
  • Dyadic Interventions
McKinnon Kathleen McKinnon

Kathleen McKinnon, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Signs of Withdraw in Exposed Infants
McLean Katherine McLean

Katherine McLean, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Administration of Justice

Campus: Greater Allegheny

Expertise & Interests:

  • Harm Reduction
  • Overdose Prevention
Melnyk Michael Melnyk

Michael Melnyk

  • Associate Director, Student Affairs

Student Engagement, Residence Life & Student Conduc

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Educative Efforts as Related to Student Conduct
  • Early Intervention Strategies Related to College Students and Community in Middletown Area
Milchak William Milchak

William Milchak, MSW

  • Addictions Consultant

Psychiatry

Campus: College of Medicine

Expertise & Interests:

  • Assessment and Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders
Mincemoyer Claudia Mincemoyer

Claudia Mincemoyer, PhD

  • Professor, Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Director, Penn State Better Kid Care Program

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Supporting Children & Families in Early Care and Education Environments Affected by the Opioid Epidemic
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John Mitchell, PsyD

  • Psychologist

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Offenders with Substance Abuse
Morgan Dan Morgan

Dan Morgan, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Anesthesiology and Preoperative Medicine

Campus: College of Medicine

Expertise & Interests:

  • Mechanisms Involved in Cannabinoid Signaling in Human Health and Diseases
Morgan Louise A. Morgan

Louise A. Morgan, MA

  • Instructor

Communication Arts and Sciences

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Public Speaking
  • Health and Wellness Coach
Morgan Paul Morgan

Paul Morgan, PhD

  • Professor of Education

Education Policy Studies

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Early Risk Factors for Learning Difficulties Early Intervention for Academic Success
Muchmore Adam Muchmore

Adam Muchmore, JD

  • Professor
  • Associate Dean, Research & Partnerships

Penn State Law

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Food & Drug Regulation
  • Regulatory Design
Mull Andrea Mull

Andrea Mull, RN, BSN, MEd

  • Associate Director

Student Health Services

Campus: Harrisburg

Expertise & Interests:

  • Registered Nurse – Trained to Administer Narcan Intranasally
  • Increases in Opioid Cases in Harrisburg and Lancaster Areas
Murphy Jennifer Murphy

Jennifer Murphy, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Criminal Justice

Campus: Berks

Expertise & Interests:

  • Drug Policy and Stigma of Drug Addiction
  • Illness or Deviance? Drug Courts, Drug Treatment, and the Ambiguity of Addiction
  • Treatment Access for Opioid Users
Nelson Mary Alyce Nelson

Mary Alyce Nelson, MSN, RN

  • Instructor, College of Nursing

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Clinical Experience in Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Nichols John Nichols

John Nichols, PhD

  • Professor Emeritus

College of Communications

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Certified Recovery Specialist
  • Centre County Drug Court Team Member
  • Governor’s Advisory Council
Noll Jennie Noll

Jennie Noll, PhD

  • Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
  • Director, Network on Child Protection and Wellbeing

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Combatting Opioid Epidemic
  • Collaboration Opportunities
O’Sullivan Deirdre O’Sullivan

Deirdre O’Sullivan, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Education
  • Director, Undergraduate and Graduate Studies

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Relapse Prevention Techniques
  • SMART Recovery
  • Connection Between Substance Use, Disability, and Trauma
Oravecz Zita Oravecz

Zita Oravecz, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Studies

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Relapse Prevention via Ecological
  • Momentary Intervention
Ortiz Selena Ortiz

Selena Ortiz, PhD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor
  • Gregory H. Wolf Professor, Health Policy and Administration

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Health Disparities
Ozden Sabahattin Gokhan Ozden

Sabahattin Gokhan Ozden, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Information Sciences & Technology

Campus: Abington

Expertise & Interests:

  • Accidental Death for Drug Overdose inMontgomery County Database and Analytics System
Perkins Daniel F. Perkins

Daniel F. Perkins, PhD

  • Professor, Youth and Family Resiliency and Policy
  • Director, Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Community-Based Prevention Efforts Sustainability of Programming
Petren Raymond Petren

Raymond Petren, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Studies

Campus: Worthigton-Scranton

Expertise & Interests:

  • Low-Income Fathers and Families
Rice Joshua Rice

Joshua Rice, PhD

  • Assistant Director of Programs

Extension, 4-H

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Youth Development Strategies
  • Community Development
Ritenour Janet Ritenour

Janet Ritenour, MSN, RN

  • Instructor

College of Nursing

Campus: Fayette

Expertise & Interests:

  • Community-based research nurse network
Rose Emma Rose

Emma Rose, PhD

  • Research Assistant Professor

Prevention Research Center

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Neural Mediators and Moderators of Treatment Outcomes in Opiate-Dependent Adults
Rubin Steven Rubin

Steven Rubin

  • Associate Professor, Art and Photography

School of Visual Arts

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Documentary Work with Rural Poverty
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Sheryl Ryan, MD

  • Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Campus: Hershey

Expertise & Interests:

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatric Substance Use, Abuse, and Prevention
Salli Nurgul Salli

Nurgul Salli

  • Assistant Professor

Pharmacology

Campus: College of Medicine

Expertise & Interests:

  • Pharmacology
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Erika Saunders, MD

  • Shively-Tan Professor
  • Chair

Psychiatry

Campus: College of Medicine

Expertise & Interests:

  • Addiction Prevention, Screening in the Medical Setting and Medical Treatment
Scanlon Dennis Scanlon

Dennis Scanlon, PhD

  • Professor

Health Policy and Administration

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Estimate of Costs the Opioid Epidemic has Imposed on State Governments
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Janet Schwabenbauer, MA

  • Senior Staff Therapist

Counseling & Psychological Services

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Drug and Alcohol Treatment
Segel Joel Segel

Joel Segel, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Health Policy and Administration

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Estimation of societal costs to States due to opioid epidemic
Sellers Patrick Sellers

Patrick Sellers

  • Assistant Professor

Psychology

Campus: Worthigton-Scranton

Expertise & Interests:

  • Research on Predictors of Opioid Abstinence in Recovering Addicts
Selvaraj Shivanni Selvaraj

Shivanni Selvaraj

  • Director, Urban Engagement

Outreach and Online Education

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Facilitating Partnerships with Community Organizations and Health Clinics in Philadelphia
Shea Dennis Shea

Dennis Shea, PhD

  • Associate Dean

Health and Human Development

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Health Policy Administration
  • Prescription Drug Insurance
Shelow Steve Shelow

Steve Shelow

  • Director, Justice and Safety Institute

Outreach

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Training law enforcement and public safety professionals
Shi Yunfeng Shi

Yunfeng Shi, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Health Policy and Administration

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Quality Measurement and Reporting Health Care Organizations
  • Health Information Technology
Siegel Sue Rutherford Siegel

Sue Rutherford Siegel, PhD

  • Research Professor, Human Genetics

Biobehavioral Health

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Identify a Possible Self-Medication with Opioid Users
Smith Richard Smith

Richard Smith

  • Director, Community Engagement

Outreach and Online Education

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Healthcare Administration
Smith Amanda Smith

Smith Smith

  • Liaison, STEM Outreach and Engagement

Center for Science and the Schools

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Interventions in Schools, Communities, and the Workplace
Smith Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith, PhD

  • Professor

Communication Arts and Sciences

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Stigma, Social Networks, Social Influence
Steffensmeier Darrell Steffensmeier

Darrell Steffensmeier, PhD

  • Professor

Sociology

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Sociological Expertise
Stephens Mark Stephens

Mark Stephens, MD

  • Professor, Family and Community Medicine

College of Medicine

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Family Physician
  • Retired Military
Sterner Glenn Sterner

Glenn Sterner, PhD

  • Post-Doctoral Scholar

The Justice Center for Research

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Opioid Trafficking Networks
  • Opioid User Network Stigma
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Victoria Stout, DO

  • Psychiatrist

Counseling & Psychological Services

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Prescribe controlled substances that may interact with opiates; care for students with opioid addictions
Streeper Necole Streeper

Necole Streeper, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Urology

Surgery

Campus: College of Medicine

Expertise & Interests:

  • Opioid Use for Kidney Stone Disease
Sturm Michael Sturm

Michael Sturm

  • Lecturer

Human Development and Family Studies

Campus: Brandywine

Expertise & Interests:

  • Clinical Mental Health Experience
  • Work with Local Mental Health and Addiction Organizations
  • Brandywine Campus Care Team Member
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Elizabeth Toepfer, EdD

  • Assistant Director

Counseling and Psychological Services

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Psychologist
  • Liaison to Commonwealth Campuses
Verdery Ashton Verdery

Ashton Verdery, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Sociology and Demography

Sociology and Criminology

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Sampling Methods for Hard to Survey Populations
  • Social Network Analysis
Vrana Kent Vrana

Kent Vrana, PhD

  • Professor

Pharmacology

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Expertise in Better Understanding Genomic and Epigenetic Factors in Substance Abuse and Neurodegeneration
Wadsworth Martha Wadsworth

Martha Wadsworth, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Psychology

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Children Exposed to Chronic Stress
Walker-Harding Leslie Walker-Harding

Leslie Walker-Harding, MD

  • Medical Director, Penn State Children’s Hospital

Pediatrics

Campus: Hershey

Expertise & Interests:

  • Adolescent risk behavior
Welsh Janet Welsh

Janet Welsh, PhD

  • Senior Research Associate

Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Community-Based Prevention Trials
White Cynthia White

Cynthia White, MFA

  • Research Associate

College of Arts and Architecture

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Documentary Filmmaker
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Penn State’s Response to Epidemic
Whitney Jason Whitney

Jason Whitney

  • Program Coordinator

Collegiate Recovery Community

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Program Supports Students in Recovery from Substance Abuse Disorders
Williamson Laura Williamson

Laura Williamson, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Biobehavioral Health

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Rock Ethics Institute Health Ethicist Expertise in Addiction
Wilson Stephen Wilson

Stephen Wilson, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Psychology

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Neuroscience and Psychology of Addiction
Winchester Margaret Winchester

Margaret Winchester, PhD

  • Research Associate

Health Policy and Administration

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Healthcare Access for Vulnerable Populations
  • Extending Research to Include Opioid Users
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Han Wingate, MA

  • Clinical Services Provider

Counseling and Psychological Services

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Counseling
  • Mental Health Support
Wolgast Kelly Wolgast

Kelly Wolgast, DNP, RN, FACHE, FAAN

  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Dean, Online Education & Outreach

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Military Background
Worley Tim Worley

Tim Worley, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Communication Arts and Sciences

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Interpersonal Relationships Conflict, Social Influence, Goal Pursuit
Worozbyt Kelly Worozbyt

Kelly Worozbyt

  • Instructor

Nursing

Campus: Worthigton-Scranton

Expertise & Interests:

  • Psychology
Yabiku Scott Yabiku

Scott Yabiku, PhD

  • Professor

Sociology and Demography

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Family, Population & Environment
  • New Data Collection
  • Techniques Migration
Zajac Gary Zajac

Gary Zajac, PhD

  • Managing Director

Justice Center for Research

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Currently Involved in Several Related Projects
Zhao Hui Zhao

Hui Zhao, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Supply Chain Management

Smeal College of Business

Campus: University Park

Expertise & Interests:

  • Supply Chain
  • Online Pharmacy
  • Public Policy
Zhu Yusheng Zhu

Yusheng Zhu, PhD

  • Professor

Pathology

Campus: College of Medicine

Expertise & Interests:

  • Opioids Testing by Mass Spectrometry