Omar A. Khan, M.D., MHS, FAAFP

Enterprise Chief Scientific Officer · ChristianaCare

Dr. Omar Khan is the enterprise chief scientific officer and vice president of research administration and scientific affairs.

Global Health Medical Education Public Health Medical Writing‎ Healthcare Leadership

Mustafa A. Mufti, M.D.

Chair of Department of Psychiatry · ChristianaCare

Dr. Mustafa A. Mufti is the chair of the ChristianaCare Department of Psychiatry.

Psychiatry Forensic Psychiatry Administrative Psychiatry

Joseph E. Trainor

Interim Dean and Professor, Biden School of Public Policy & Administration · University of Delaware

Can discuss behavioral responses to disasters, including household risk management and decision making about warnings and evacuation orders.

Public and organizational behavior in disasters Disaster Mitigation Smart Warning Systems Mobile Warning Systems Disaster Warning Systems

Jennifer Painter, DNP, CNS

Associate Chief Learning Officer & Vice President Nursing Professional Development · ChristianaCare

Jennifer Painter is an expert at nursing professional development, nursing education and oncology nursing.

Nursing Education Workforce Nursing Professional Development Organizational Infrastructure

Tia Barnes

Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences · University of Delaware

Professor Barnes is a leading researcher on social-emotional learning and minoritized populations.

Special Education Social-Emotional Learning Guidance and Behavior Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

Thomas Powers

Associate Professor, Philosophy · University of Delaware

Prof. Powers specializes in ethics in information technology (including AI), ethics in science and engineering and research ethics.

Scientific Ethics Biomedical Ethics Environmental Ethics Research Ethics Computer Ethics

Mae Kuykendall

Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Professor Kuykendall has a scholarly interest in the relationship between legal definitions of marriage and the common usage of the word.

Organizational Governance and Dissent First Amendment Corporate Finance Corporate Law & Policy Marriage

Claudine Jurkovitz, M.D., MPH

Director of Clinical Research, Institute for Research on Equity and Community Health (iREACH) · ChristianaCare

Dr. Claudine Jurkovitz is a nephrologist and a senior physician scientist.

Health Services Research Chronic Disease Epidemiology Nephrology Electronic Health Records

Tricia Wachtendorf

Director / Professor, Disaster Research Center / Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. Wachtendorf expertise lies in the social, organizational, and decision-making aspects of disasters.

evacuations Multi-organizational coordination and responses in disasters Transnational crises Improvisation and adaptation Community-based approaches to preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation

Kent Messer

Professor, Applied Economics · University of Delaware

Prof. Messer specializes in topics in the nexus of agriculture and the environment and the economics of stigma.

Agri-Environmental Policy Food Labeling Stigma Water Recycling Behavioral Economics

Roberta Golinkoff

Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Chair and Professor · University of Delaware

Prof. Golinkoff studies language development, playful learning, effects of media on children, spatial development, and applying her science.

Early Childhood Education Early Spatial Development Playful Learning Benefits of Play Effects of Media on Children

Christian Coletti, M.D., MHCDS, FACEP, FACP

Clinical Effectiveness Officer of Ambulatory Care · ChristianaCare

Dr. Christian Coletti is the ambulatory clinical effectiveness officer at ChristianaCare.

Internal Medicine Cardiac Telemetry Sepsis

Emily Day

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering · University of Delaware

Prof. Day engineers drug & biomolecule nanocarriers for targeted treatment of cancers, blood disorders, and reproductive health conditions.

Precision Medicine Drug Delivery Translational Research Gene Regulation Phototherapy

Chris Martens

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology & Applied Physiology · University of Delaware

Prof. Martens's laboratory is interested in understanding mechanisms by which impaired vascular function contributes to cognitive declines.

Alzheimer's Disease Aging Clinical Trials Cerebral Blood Flow Vascular Aging

Jennifer Horney

Professor and Director, Epidemiology · University of Delaware

Jennifer Horney's research focuses on the health impacts of disasters and public health emergencies including climate change.

Epidemiology epidemic COVID-19 Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response Rapid Assessment

Heather Farley, M.D., MHCDS, FACEP

Chief Wellness Officer · ChristianaCare

Dr. Farley, an emergency physician by training, is one of the nation's foremost experts on healthcare worker wellbeing

Change Management Wellbeing at Work Culture of Wellbeing Flourishing Burnout

Danilo Yanich

Professor, Biden School of Public Policy and Administration · University of Delaware

Prof. Yanich's research centers on the media and its intersection with citizenship, public policy and crime, as well as media ownership.

Media Media Ownership Media, Citizenship and Public Policy Policy Analysis Urban Society

Susan Birkhoff, Ph.D, RN

Program Director of Technology Research & Education · ChristianaCare

Susan Birkhoff is a nurse scientist with experience conducting clinical research using various forms of digital health technology.

Technology Innovation Research Nursing Robotics

LaShanda Korley

Distinguished Professor of Engineering · University of Delaware

Prof. Korley's research is focused on the plastics value chain, from synthetic design and manufacturing processes to life cycle management.

Bio-Inspired Systems Sustainable Materials Polymer Recycling and Upcycling Strategies New Fiber and Composite Manufacturing Strategies

Rose Kakoza, M.D., MPH

Senior Clinical Network Director, Population Health · ChristianaCare

Dr. Rose Kakoza specializes in using primary care to improve health equity and the effectiveness of accountable care.

Primary Care Primary Care Delivery Reform Population Health High Risk Population Management