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Faculty

Amanda M. Simanek

Amanda M. Simanek, PhD, MPH

Director, Michael Reese Foundation Center for Health Equity Research

847-578-3403
Basic Sciences Building, 3.300
Yvette CastaƱeda

Yvette CastaƱeda, PhD, MPH, MBA

Community Engagement Core Lead

847-578-3404
Basic Sciences Building, 3.302

Staff

Namhee Kim

Namhee Kim, PhD

Senior Biostatistician; Data Core Lead

847-578-3414
Basic Sciences Building, 3.303
Shelby Farley

Shelby Farley

Coordinator, Institute/Research Center

Karan Gowda

Karan Gowda

Research Assistant

Mel McHugh

Mel McHugh, M.S.

Communications Assistant

Affiliate Faculty

If interested in learning more about becoming an Affiliate of the Center, please contact info.mrfcher@rosalinfranklin.edu or complete an interest form

Danielle Candelario, PharmD, BCPS
Associate Director of Pharmacy Skills Education, Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy

Melissa Chen, MD
Associate Professor, ICC Clinical Director, Health Equity Content Director, P2H2 I-IV, Clinical Sciences, Chicago Medical School

Brian Feinstein, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychology, College of Health Professions and Foundational Sciences and Humanities, Humanities & Health Care, Chicago Medical School

Holly Hunsberger, PhD
Associate Professor, Foundational Sciences and Humanities, Chicago Medical School

Nancy Jao, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychology, College of Health Professions

David Kosson, PhD
Professor, School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Psychology, College of Health Professions, and Foundational Sciences and Humanities, Chicago Medical School

Hector Rasgado-Flores, PhD
Professor, Foundational Science and Humanities, Physiology and Biophysics, Chicago Medical School and Interprofessional Healthcare Studies, College of Health Professions

Kristin Schneider, PhD
Associate Dean of Research, Associate Professor, Psychology, College of Health Professions

Tamara Sher, PhD
Professor, Psychology, College of Health Professions

Myrtis Sullivan, MD, MPH
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Assistant Professor, Clinical Sciences, Pediatrics, Chicago Medical School

Monika Wasczuk, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychology, College of Health Professions, Foundational Sciences and Humanities, Neuroscience, Chicago Medical School