Mentors, Training Program

 

 

Mentor

Name and Degree

Department

College

Research Interests

Adam Woods, PhD
Clinical & Health PsychologyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsNovel cognitive & neuro-inflammation neuroimaging biomarkers & intervention approaches
Ann Horgas, RN PhD
Biobehavioral Nursing SciencesNursingAging & pain management in persons with dementia
Carolyn Tucker, PhD
PsychologyLiberal Arts & SciencesCustomized, culturally sensitive health promotion & health care, integrating health promotion in medicine, developing and testing culturally sensitive health care inventories & community health worker training programs focusing on health promotion
Catherine Price, PhD
Clinical & Health PsychologyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsAdult neuropsychology, dementia, movement disorders, post operative cognitive dysfunction, white matter & cognition PI: white matter & cognition in Parkinson’s Disease
Catherine Striley, PhD
EpidemiologyPublic Health & Health Professions and MedicineIncreasing treatment for mental & behavioral health among community members
Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, PhD
Aging & Geriatric ResearchMedicineThe biology of aging, free radicals, oxidative stress, muscle atrophy, mitochondrial biology
Christopher Hass, PhD
Applied Physiology & KinesiologyHealth & Human PerformanceEfficacy of intervention programs for improving quality of life, neuromechanical control, & disease progression in Parkinson’s disease, dynamic stability during locomotor transitions in the elderly & PD
David Clark, ScD
Aging & Geriatric ResearchMedicineMotor control, neuro-rehabilitation, biomechanics & exercise physiology
David Vaillancourt, PhD
Applied Physiology & KinesiologyHealth & Human PerformanceMotor control, motor disorders, neurological disorders, brain structure & function
Dawn Bowers, PhD
Clinical & Health PsychologyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsNeuropsychology of emotion, basal ganglia & limbic functions in emotion, TMS, psychophysiology, laterality, forensic neuropsychology
Glenn Smith, PhD
Clinical & Health PsychologyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsCognitive aging & dementia
Linda Cottler, PhD
EpidemiologyPublic Health & Health Professions and MedicineEpidemiology, addiction, community based research, interventions, health disparities, global health & mentoring
Lori Altmann, PhD
Speech, Language, & Hearing SciencesPublic Health & Health ProfessionsLanguage, executive function & basal ganglia disease; Exercise interventions on dual task processing in Parkinson's disease
Marco Pahor, MD
Aging & Geriatric ResearchMedicineGeriatric research, physical function, disability, epidemiology, randomized control trials
Michael Marsiske, PhD
Clinical & Health PsychologyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsCognitive aging & behavioral interventions strategies; statistical modeling
Mike Robinson, PhD
Clinical & Health PsychologyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsHealth/medical psychology, assessment & management of pain, experimental pain & psychophysics, rehabilitation, psychophysiology
Natalie Ebner, PhD
PsychologyLiberal Arts & SciencesAging perspective on emotion, motivation & social cognition
Roger Fillingim, PhD
Community Dentistry & Behavioral ScienceDentistryBiological, social, & psychological factors that may influence the experience of pain
Ronald Cohen, PhD
Clinical & Health PsychologyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsNeuroimaging, age-associated cognitive & brain dysfunction, neurodegenerative disorders (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, MCI) HIV-associated neurocognitive dysfunction, cardiovascular-associated brain dysfunction, biomarker discovery
Ronald Shorr, MD
EpidemiologyPublic Health & Health Professions and MedicineEvaluation of health policy outcomes of Nursing Home Reform Amendments & the impact of pharmacology & physical activity on multiple outcomes in older adults
Russell Bauer, PhD
Clinical & Health PsychologyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsDifferential diagnosis & preclinical detection of dementia; Hippocampal contributions to spatial memory; Structure-function relationships in memory
Sandra Winter, PhD
Occupational TherapyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsQualitative study of older drivers, community participation, & prevention of driving (or driving reduction) related secondary disability
Sherrilene Classen, PhD
Occupational TherapyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsDriving rehabilitation, neurological disorders, older adults, rehabilitation, measurement
Stephen Anton, PhD
Aging & Geriatric ResearchMedicineHealth promotion, preventive medicine, & healthy weight management
Stephen Golant, PhD
GeographyLiberal Arts & SciencesHow physical, social, & organizational attributes of seniors' residential & care environments influence their ability to age successfully
Steven Dekosky, MD
NeurologyMedicineDiagnosis, treatment & prevention of dementia & TBI; neurochemistry & genetics related to CNS regeneration
Susan Bluck, PhD
PsychologyLiberal Arts & SciencesSocial cognition across the lifespan; Lifespan differences & continuities in: autobiographical memory, reminiscence, & the life story; Autobiographical memory abilities & the relation of memory to the self
Todd Golde, PhD
NeuroscienceMedicineTherapeutic approaches to neurodegenerative disease
Todd Manini, PhD
Aging & Geriatric ResearchMedicinePhysical exercise to prevent disability in healthy & frail older adults; Assess the mechanisms leading to sarcopenia & functional decline; Prevention of physical disability in older adults
William Perlstein, PhD
Clinical & Health PsychologyPublic Health & Health ProfessionsCognitive & emotion neuroscience; Parkinson disease; TBI; executive functions; fMRI & electrophysiological (ERP)