Our People

Leadership

Jonathan Segal, M.D.

KECC Director
Professor, Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Griffin Reames, M.B.A., C.P.C.C., A.C.C.

Chief Operating Officer
Valarie Ashby

Valarie Ashby, M.A.

Managing Director & Director of Analytic Support

Tempie Shearon, M.S.

Managing Director & Director of Analytic Support
Casey Parrotte

Casey Parrotte, B.A., P.M.P.

Lead Project Manager

Jennifer Sardone, B.A., P.M.P.

Senior Project Manager
Jas Sokhal

Jas Sokhal, M.S., P.M.P.

Director of Information Systems

Executive Faculty Group

Jonathan Segal, M.D.

KECC Director
Professor, Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Richard A. Hirth, Ph.D.

S.J. Axelrod Collegiate Professor, Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health

Jack D. Kalbfleisch, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Joseph Messana, M.D.

Professor, Nephrology, Internal Medicine
Research Professor, Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health

Rajiv Saran, M.D., M.S., M.B.B.S.

Professor, Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Vahakn Shahinian, M.D.

Associate Professor, Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Yi Li, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Staff

Lonnie Barnes, M.S.

Intermediate Analyst

Lisa Borowicz, B.S.

Helpdesk Support Specialist
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Lauren Bush, M.S.

Senior Programmer

Sandra Callard, M.H.S.A.

Senior Database Manager

Yang Casher, M.A.

Senior Programmer

Shu Chen, B.S., M.S.

Senior Analyst

Xiaoying Chen, M.S.

Senior Programmer
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Mimi Dalaly, M.P.H.

Project Manager

Juan Du, M.S.

Senior Programmer

Ashley Eckard, M.S.

Senior Analyst

Brandon Frye, B.A.

Project Support Analyst

Ashley Garcia, B.A.

Associate Research Coordinator

Jackie George, A.A.

Project Manager

Garrett (Wolf) Gremel, M.S.

Senior Analyst

Haoyu Gu, Ph.D.

Lead Programmer

Joseph Gunden, M.P.H.

Intermediate Analyst

Justin Hagar, B.S.

Intermediate Systems Administrator

Jenny Li, M.S.

Lead Programmer

Xiang Li, M.P.H.

Intermediate Analyst
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Manlan Liu, M.A.

Intermediate Programmer
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Tammie Nahra, Ph.D.

Lead Analyst

Robin Padilla, M.S.

Lead Analyst

Katrina Price, M.P.H.

Intermediate Analyst

Tim Rice, B.S.

Information Systems and Security Lead
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Dan Shaffer, M.S.

Senior Analyst

Jeremiah Simon, M.P.H.

Intermediate Analyst

Kathryn Sleeman, M.A.

Senior Programmer

Megan Slowey, M.P.H.

Intermediate Analyst

Diane Steffick, Ph.D.

Lead Analyst

Yating Sun, M.S.

Senior Programmer

Lan Tong, M.S.

Lead Analyst

Mia Wang, M.S.

Senior Analyst

Xi (Sissi) Wang, M.P.H.

Senior Analyst

April Wesner

Research Administration Associate

Karen Wisniewski, M.P.H.

Lead Analyst

April Wyncott, M.P.H., M.B.A.

Senior Project Manager

Tao Xu, Ph.D.

Senior Analyst
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Alexander Yaldo, B.S., C.C.R.P.

Project Manager

Minling Zhang, M.S.

Senior Analyst

Wei Zhang, B.M., M.H.S.A.

Senior Programmer

Faculty and Scholars

Jennifer Bragg-Gresham, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Scientist, Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Noelle Carlozzi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Internal Medicine

Claudia Dahlerus, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Scientist, Nephrology, Internal Medicine
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Brenda Gillespie, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor, Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Peisong Han, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Yun Han, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Nephrology, Internal Medicine
Mentor: Rajiv Saran

Zhi (Kevin) He, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor, Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Michael Heung, M.D.

Associate Professor, Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Jian Kang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biostatistics, School of Public Health

John Magee, M.D.

Jeremiah and Claire Turcotte Professor, Transplant Surgery, Medical School

Hal Morgenstern, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology, School of Public Health

Abhijit Naik, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor, Nephrology, Internal Medicine
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Ananda Sen, Ph.D.

Lee A. Green Collegiate Research Professor, Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Xu Shi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Peter Song, Ph.D.

Professor of Biostatistics & Associate Chair for Research, School of Public Health

Randall Sung, M.D.

Professor, Transplant Surgery, Medical School
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Wen Wang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Graduate Students

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Xuemei Ding, Ph.D. Student

Biostatistics, School of Public Health
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Nicholas Hartman, Ph.D. Student

Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Mentor: Zhi (Kevin) He
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Stephen Salerno, Ph.D. Student

Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Mentor: Yi Li
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Wenbo Wu, Ph.D. Student

Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Mentor: Zhi (Kevin) He
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Eileen Yang, Ph.D

Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Mentor: Yi Li