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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Applied Health Research on Aging
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Our Team

Meet the Center for Applied Health Research on Aging team. If you are interested in working with our center, please contact us at cahra@northwestern.edu.

Directors

Michael S. Wolf, MA, PhD, MPH

Michael S. Wolf, MA, PhD, MPH

Director
Associate Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Medicine
James R. Webster, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Medical Social Sciences

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mswolf( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-5592

Julia Yoshino Benavente, MPH

Julia Yoshino Benavente, MPH

Associate Director

julia.benavente( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-5585

Faculty

Marina Arvanitis, MD, MPH

Marina Arvanitis, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, CAHRA Life Course Health Program

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marina.arvanitis( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-4407

Stacy Bailey, PhD, MPH

Stacy Bailey, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, CAHRA Health Literacy & Learning Program

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stacy-bailey( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-5595

Laura Curtis, MS

Laura Curtis, MS

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, CAHRA Cognitive Aging Program

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l-curtis( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-5538

Mary Kwasny, ScD

Mary Kwasny, ScD

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics)
Director, CAHRA Measurement & Analysis Program

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m-kwasny( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-2294

Rebecca Mullen Lovett, PhD

Rebecca Mullen Lovett, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow

r-lovett( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-3276

Rachel O'Conor, PhD, MPH

Rachel O'Conor, PhD, MPH

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, CAHRA Psychosocial Support Program

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r-oconor( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-3240

Staff

Stephanie Batio, MS

Stephanie Batio, MS

Research Data Analyst

stephanie.batio( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-4684

Guisselle del Salto Wismer, MPH

Guisselle del Salto Wismer, MPH

Research Project Manager

delsalto( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-3272

Morgan Eifler

Morgan Eifler

Research Project Coordinator

morgan.eifler( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-1813

Claire Fisher

Claire Fisher

Research Coordinator

claire.fisher( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-1237

Laurie Hedlund, MA

Laurie Hedlund, MA

Research Project Manager

l-hedlund( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-5537

Scott Hur, MPH

Scott Hur, MPH

Research Data Analyst

scott.hur( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-4194

Han Luu, BS

Han Luu, BS

Research Study Coordinator

han.luu( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-6221

Diana Marino-Nunez

Diana Marino-Nunez

Research Study Coordinator

diana.marino( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-5531

Amber Miller, MPH

Amber Miller, MPH

Research Study Coordinator

amber.miller( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-6252

Caryn Olivieri

Caryn Olivieri

Research Coordinator

caryn.olivieri( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-1326

Lauren Opsasnick, MS

Lauren Opsasnick, MS

Statistical Analyst

lauren.opsasnick( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-4461

Genesis Romo

Genesis Romo

Research Coordinator

genesis.romo( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-5573

Eleanor Small

Eleanor Small

Research Project Coordinator

eleanor-small( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-2497

Chandana Vuyyuru, MPH

Chandana Vuyyuru, MPH

Research Study Coordinator

chandana.vuyyuru( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-6452

Sarah Wozniak, MPH

Sarah Wozniak, MPH

Research Study Coordinator

sarah.wozniak( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-4656

Aiden Wynia

Aiden Wynia

Research Coordinator

aiden.wynia( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-5038

Pauline Zheng

Pauline Zheng

Research Project Coordinator

pauline.zheng( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-5644

Andrea Zuleta, MS

Andrea Zuleta, MS

Research Study Coordinator

andrea.zuleta( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-4104

Rudy Zuleta

Rudy Zuleta

Research Intern

rodolfo.zuleta( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-3394

Doctoral Students

Andrea Russell, MS

Andrea Russell, MS

Doctoral Candidate

andrearussell2021.1( at )u.northwestern.edu

312-503-6123

Esther Yoon, MPH

Esther Yoon, MPH

Doctoral Candidate

estheryoon2013( at )u.northwestern.edu

248-762-8373

Aparna Balakrishnana, MPH, MPA

Aparna Balakrishnana, MPH, MPA

Doctoral Candidate, Health Services and Outcomes Research

abalakrishnan( at )u.northwestern.edu

410-404-1197

Administration

Angela O'Donnell

Angela O'Donnell

Research Administrator

angela.odonnell( at )northwestern.edu

312-503-1711

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