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Researchers

Our researchers study complex health care issues in several main categories:

To inquire about open faculty positions, contact Tamilyn Bakas, professor and interim associate dean for research, at tamilyn.bakas@uc.edu.

Vulnerable Populations & Health Disparities

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Randi Bates, PhD

Assistant Professor

Focus: Mother Stress, Child Stress, Poverty, Health Behaviors

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Samantha Boch, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Focus: Social Determinants of Health

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Sue Brammer, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

Focus: Mental Health

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Ann Gakumo

Greer Glazer Endowed Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Focus: Health Disparities among African Americans with HIV

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Beverly Hittle, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Focus: Occupational Health; Sleep & Shiftwork

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Minjin Kim, PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Focus: HPV; Cancer Prevention; Health Disparities

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Jennifer Lanzillotta-Rangeley, PhD, CRNA

Assistant Professor

Focus: Opioid Epidemic

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Rebecca Lee, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, CTN-A

Associate Professor

Focus: Homelessness; Health Disparities; Cultural Competence

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Elaine Miller, PhD, RN, CRRN, FAAN, FAHA

Professor

Focus: Technology-Enhanced Learning; Disaster Training; Crisis Leadership

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Aaron Murnan, PhD

Assistant Professor

Focus: Family Systems Interventions; Sex Trade Involvement; Substance Use; Community-Partnered Interventions

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Ashley Weber, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Focus: Pre-term Infant Stress

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Yuqing Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor

Focus: Oral Health; Behavioral Intervention; Health Disparities

Chronic Illness & Aging

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Tamilyn Bakas, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN

Professor, Interim Associate Dean of Research and Jane E. Procter Endowed Chair

Focus: Stroke; Caregiving

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Cleopatra Kum, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Focus: Stroke Family Caregiver Health

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Caroline Morrison, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Focus: Self-Management; Symptoms; Oncology

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Joseph Perazzo, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Focus: HIV; Self-Management

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Kelly Stacy

Assistant Professor

Focus: Dementia, Family Caregivers

Violence

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Gordon Gillespie, PhD, DNP, RN, CEN, CNE, CPEN, PHCNS-BC, FAEN, FAAN

Professor & Interim Dean

Focus: Workplace Violence

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Carolyn Smith, PhD, RN

Associate Professor & Director of Occupational Health Program

Focus: Violence Against Women; Workplace Violence; Occupational Health

Quality & Safety

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Dania Abu Alhaija

Assistant Professor

Focus: Health Promotion; Disease Prevention; Occupational Health; Cancer Prevention

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Elizabeth Bien, PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Focus: Occupational Health; Respiratory Exposure; Health Care Worker Exposure; Respiratory Exposures in the Home Environment

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Kim Johnson, PhD, RN, CEN, FAEN

Associate Professor

Focus: Quality & Safety

Data Science

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Joshua Lambert

Assistant Professor

Focus: Data Science