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Gayle J Acton

Gayle J Acton

Assistant Dean, School of Nursing
gacton@mail.nur.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7334, +1 512 471 9081

Expertise: adult health nursing, gerontological nursing, gerontology, meta-analysis, family caregiving for persons with dementia, theory development

Ricardo C Ainslie

Ricardo C Ainslie

M. K. Hage Centennial Professor in Education, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
rainslie@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0364, +1 512 471 4407

Expertise: Explores the intersection of psychology and culture through such topics as the psychological experience of immigration, ethnic conflicts and the impact of violence within communities, and the relationship between individual and collective identity.

Kamran  Ali

Kamran Ali

Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
asdar@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7531, +1 512 471 3550

Expertise: Gender; health; development; labor history; political movements (including Islamic groups); Political Economy; post-colonialism; urban social histories, popular culture; historiography; memory; liberalism; Middle East; South Asia

Robin D Atwood

Robin D Atwood

Research Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
ratwood@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Robin Atwood has spent more than 15 years working on applied research projects focused on physical activity, obesity, worksite wellness, nutrition education evaluation, diabetes, and HIV prevention and care. She is currently working on issues surrounding changes in health care delivery systems impacted by health care reform and capacity building utilizing complexity science, generative leadership and an appreciative approach.

Sarah Kate Bearman

Sarah Kate Bearman

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
skbearman@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Research focuses on the dissemination and implementation of empirically supported practices (ESPs) for children with disruptive behavior, trauma, anxiety and depression in community settings.

Ben Bentzin

Ben Bentzin

Lecturer, Department of Marketing, Red McCombs School of Business
ben.bentzin@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 750 9253

Expertise: Marketing of technology, product marketing, strategic pricing, social media, entrepreneurship

Sharon A Brown

Sharon A Brown

Professor, School of Nursing
sabrown@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4704

Expertise: Type 2 diabetes, health promotion,self-management, health disparities, meta-analysis

Chris Brownson

Chris Brownson

Associate VP for Student Affairs, CMHC Director, Counseling and Mental Health Center
cbrownson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6990

Expertise: Research interests include college student suicide prevention, collaborative care models of behavioral health in primary care, and the intersection of mental health and academic success.

Joshua W Busby

Joshua W Busby

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
busbyj@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8946

Expertise: Busby is the author of several studies on climate change, national security, and energy policy from the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institution, the German Marshall Fund, and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Busby is one of the lead researchers in the Strauss Center project on Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS), a $7.6 million grant funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. He has also written on U.S.-China relations on climate change for CNAS and Resources for the Future.

Courtney T Byrd

Courtney T Byrd

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Communication
courtney.byrd@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9426

Expertise: Communication disorder; Causes and thrapies of Childhood stuttering; Adulthood stuttering; Lingustic processing; Motor planning; Fluency disorders; Voice disorders; Speech disfluencies

Cindy I Carlson

Cindy I Carlson

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
ccarlson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4155

Expertise: Active in current healthcare reform endeavors, studies integrated behavioral health, attachment theory, and consultation theories and processes such as home-school partnership and family-centered treatment.

Erin E Donovan

Erin E Donovan

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
erindonovan@utexas.edu

Expertise: How people reveal and conceal illness, such as cancer or HIV/AIDS, among friends and family, the ways people manage information about their illness, topic avoidance as a cancer coping mechanism, health communication and psychology

Jaquelin P Dudley

Jaquelin P Dudley

Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
jdudley@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8415

Expertise: Animal viruses; retroviruses; breast cancer; oncogenes; transcription regulation; retroviral vectors; leukemia; communication

Richard B Freeman

Richard B Freeman

Senior Executive for Special Initiatives, Dell Medical School
richard.freeman@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5044

Expertise: Value based care, Risk bearing payment models, Fee for service, Physician practice management, Transplant/Transplantation, Immune Response, Immunology of Liver Regeneration, Viral Infections in Transplantation, Long-term outcomes after transplants, and Donor organ policies

Emmett Gill

Emmett Gill

Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
emmett.gill@athletics.utexas.edu

Expertise: Athletes and mental health, student athletes, college sports, sports and youth development, socioeconomics and sports, scandals in college sports

Benjamin G Gregg

Benjamin G Gregg

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
bgregg@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7274

Expertise: Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights, Political Theory, Social Theory, Bioethics, Genetic Manipulation of Humans

Michelle  Harrison

Michelle Harrison

Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate III, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
michelle.harrison@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9879

Expertise: Research focuses on biomarkers underlying lifestyle behaviors, metabolic health, and chronic disease in at-risk populations.

Junfeng  Jiao

Junfeng Jiao

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
jjiao@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Smart communities and built environments; Transit and food access; Active travel; Shared mobility

Esbelle M Jowers

Esbelle M Jowers

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
ejowers@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6027
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: Jowers directs three major grant projects, including the Texas Initiatives for Children's Activity & Nutrition (I-CAN!) project, the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Retention and Engagement Study, and the PMATS/Walk Texas! Project. Texas I-CAN! is an obesity prevention project that aims to increase both physical activity and healthy eating in elementary school children. This project is currently funded through the National Institutes of Health/ Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center for Child Development.The goal is to train elementary school teachers to incorporate physical activity into their academic lessons daily and to evaluate the corresponding physical activity changes and academic impact on the participating children. This is a 5-year project that will recruit 30 elementary schools within Central Texas. Jowers was part of the creation and refinement of this program since 2001 and has extensive experience working with children, elementary school teachers, and independent school districts. The WIC Engagement and Retention Study is funded by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS)/WIC State Office to examine both quantitatively and qualitatively the factors that influence participant engagement and retention in the program. PMATS/Walk Texas! is funded by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS)/Texas Diabetes Council/Program to provide diabetes prevention and technical assistance/expertise to state-funded community diabetes prevention projects. Additionally, Dr. Jowers manages the online reporting system, termed the Program Management and Tracking System, for the Texas Department of State and Health Services. This system tracks clinical outcomes across various programs (physical activity, nutrition, diabetes self management) to determine the impact of the programs on diabetes prevention and control across the state of Texas.

Lee Ann  Kahlor

Lee Ann Kahlor

Associate Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
kahlor@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 791 5726

Expertise: Public relations, health and environmental risk communication, science communication, and information seeking.

Harold W Kohl

Harold W Kohl

Research Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
hkohl@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 391 2530

Expertise: Specializes in public health, epidemiology and the study and promotion of physical activity for health.

William  Lawson

William Lawson

Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, Dell Medical School
william.lawson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5082, +1 240 273 8319

Expertise: Mental Health, Violence and Mental Illness, Racial and Ethnic Issues in Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Substance Abuse, Ethnic Disparities in Care, Access to Care, Ethnic Issues in Pharmacotherapy

Beto Lopez

Beto Lopez

Managing Director, Design Institute for Health, The Design Institute for Health, Dell Medical School
beto.lopez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5088
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: design, systems thinking, sustainable development, business strategy, rapid prototyping

Alexandra  Loukas

Alexandra Loukas

Barbie M. and Gary L. Coleman Professor in Education, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
alexandra.loukas@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9388

Expertise: Focuses on adolescent and young adult problem behavior development, and tobacco use and cessation.

Michael S Mackert

Michael S Mackert

Director, Center for Health Communication and Associate Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
mackert@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Telemedicine, health communication, health literacy and online communities.

Julie A Minich

Julie A Minich

Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
minichja@utexas.edu

Expertise: Chicana/o Literary and Cultural Studies; Latina/o Literary and Cultural Studies; LGBT Studies; Feminist Studies; and Disability Studies

Chandra L Muller

Chandra L Muller

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
cmuller@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8377

Expertise: The effects of family, community, education policy and health behaviors on education and the transition to adulthood; STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) preparation and careers

Keryn E Pasch

Keryn E Pasch

Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
kpasch@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8295

Expertise: Examines the relation between media influence on adolescent risk behavior such as substance use, nutrition, sleep and energy drink consumption.

Katherina A Payne

Katherina A Payne

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
kapayne@utexas.edu

Expertise: Her research and teaching interests focus on understanding, questioning, and furthering the relationship between public schools and the health and renewal of democracy. Professor Payne's work as a teacher educator and researcher seeks to better prepare and support elementary teachers as democratic educators who can create more equitable classrooms and learning experiences for all students to see themselves as able and active members of our democratic society. Currently, her work in social studies education focuses on the civic lives of young children and aims to promote recognition of the every day civic actions in which young children engage.

James W Pennebaker

James W Pennebaker

Professor, Project 2021 and Educational Innovation, College of Liberal Arts
pennebaker@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2781

Expertise: Natural language and social behavior; group processes and educational outcomes; how individuals, groups, and cultures respond to traumatic events

George D Pollak

George D Pollak

Professor, Department of Neuroscience, College of Natural Sciences
gpollak@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4352, +1 512 471 4849

Expertise: Neurophysiology and how brain controls behavior

Soncia  Reagins-Lilly

Soncia Reagins-Lilly

Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
soncia.r.lilly@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1133

Expertise: Higher Education policy, administration and finance; strategic planning; Leadership Development; Cultural Competence and International Cultural exchange

Catherine  Riegle-Crumb

Catherine Riegle-Crumb

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
riegle@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8642, +1 512 232 2388

Erin M Rodriguez

Erin M Rodriguez

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
erodriguez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0283

Expertise: Studies family, linguistic, and sociocultural influences on children's adaptation to stress, to better understand how family coping, language and communication, and sociocultural context impact children's mental and physical health outcomes.

David W Springer

David W Springer

Director, RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
dwspringer@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0512, +1 512 232 7062

Expertise: Juvenile justice system reform, community-based services with youth, criminal justice, community-based participatory research

Dixie  Stanforth

Dixie Stanforth

Senior Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
d.stanforth@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3950, +1 512 471 1273

Expertise: Health and Fitness Personal Training Behavioral Journalism Health Communication

Mary A Steinhardt

Mary A Steinhardt

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
msteinhardt@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3535

Expertise: Focuses on how individuals successfully adapt to stress and build health resilience.

Patricia A Stout

Patricia A Stout

Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
pstout@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8152, +1 512 471 1101

Expertise: Advertising copy research and consumer behavior; emotional response to advertising; health communications and social marketing issues; business. Health communication, including HIV/AIDS, immunization, and obesity.

Janice (Jan) S Todd

Janice (Jan) S Todd

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
j.todd@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0993, +1 512 471 0995

Expertise: Specializes in the history of strength and conditioning, doping, women and sport, and physical culture; directs the Ph.D. program in Physical Culture and Sport Studies and the Masters program in Sport Management.

Mary M Velasquez

Mary M Velasquez

Professor, School of Social Work
velasquez@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7019

Expertise: Motivational Interviewing, evidence-based interventions, integrated behavioral health, smoking cessation, alcohol abuse, prenatal health.

Patrick P Wong

Patrick P Wong

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
patwong@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8962

Expertise: social policy, family and child welfare, children services, mental health, poverty issues, housing, community development

Lucille D Wood

Lucille D Wood

Clinical Professor, School of Law
lwood@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2656