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CENTER DIRECTOR

Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN
Phone: 410-502-2605
Email: sszanto1@jhu.edu
Research areas: Gerontology; aging in place; racial and socioeconomic health disparities, community-based programs, income supplementation

Associate Director of Implementation Science

Hae-Ra Han, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor
Phone: 410-614-2669
Email: hhan3@jhu.edu
Research areas: Health literacy, health disparities, community-based interventions, prevention and management of common chronic conditions, cross-cultural instrumentation

Associate Director for Interprofessional Education and Practice

Elizabeth Tanner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor
Phone: 410-614-5303
Email: etanner3@jhu.edu
Research areas: Gerontology and health promotion

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Alice Bonner, PhD, RN
Email: abonner9@jhu.edu

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

Jennifer Smith, BS
Phone: 410-955-9954
Email: jwells40@jhu.edu

PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR

Sokha Koeuth, MPH, BBA
Phone: 410-614-4639
Email: skoeuth1@jhu.edu

PRINCIPAL FACULTY

Martha A. Abshire, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Phone: 410-502-0233
email:  mabshir1@jhu.edu
Research areas: Heart failure, caregiving, quality of life, shared decision-making, and palliative care

Kamila A. Alexander, PhD, MPH, RN
Assistant Professor
Phone: 443-287-8529
Email: kalexan3@jhu.edu
Research areas: Intimate partner violence and HIV risk; health inequities; healthy sexuality; emerging adulthood; reproductive coercion; community-based research; social determinants of health

Valerie Cotter, DrNP, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Assistant Professor
Phone: 410-955-7758
Email: vcotter1@jhu.edu
Research areas: Dementia; Alzheimer's disease; aging

Rita D'Aoust, PhD, ACNP, ANP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN
Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning
Phone: 443-287-2768
Email: rdaoust1@jhu.edu
Research areas:  Interprofessional education; underserved populations

Patricia M. Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor
Phone: 410-955-7544
Email: pdavids3@jhu.edu
Research Areas: Cardiovascular care, transitional care; underserved populations

Patrick Doyle, DrNP, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP 
Corporate Director of Dementia Care, Brightview Senior Living
Phone: 410-962-0595
Email: pdoyle@bvsl.net
Research areas: Dementia; assisted living care; aging

Bryan Hansen, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, ACNS-BC
Assistant Professor
Phone: 410-614-4820
Email: bhansen3@jhu.edu
Research areas: Dementia, aggressive behaviors, neuropsychiatric symptoms, elder abuse, caregiving, geropsychiatry, person-centered interventions, restraint/seclusion reduction

Sharon Kozachik, PhD, RN, FAAN
Assistant Professor
Phone: 410-502-7259
Email: skozach1@jhu.edu
Research areas: Pain, sleep disturbance, symptom management, HPA axis responsivity, hyperarousal

Junxin Li, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Email: jli248@jhu.edu
Research Areas: Aging, sleep, physical activity, cognition; person-centered dementia care

Katherine Marx, PhD, MPH
Research Associate Scientist, Center for Innovative Care in Aging
Phone: 443-287-8633 
Email: kmarx1@jhu.edu
Research areas: Senior Housing, Aging in Place, Home Safety, Dementia Care, Osteoporosis, Falls and Fractures

Carrie L. Nieman, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Phone: 301-896-3331
Email: cnieman1@jhmi.edu
Research areas: Hearing health equity, age-related hearing loss, dementia, health disparities, community-based interventions

Marie Nolan, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Professor and Chair, Department of Acute and Chronic Care
Phone: 410-614-1684
Email: mnolan3@jhu.edu
Research areas: Patient and family decision making in serious illness; end-of-life decision making; living organ donor decision making

Jeanine M. Parisi, PhD
Associate Scientist, Center for Innovative Care in Aging
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Phone: 410-955-0412
Email: jparisi1@jhu.edu
Research areas: Cognitive aging, prevention, lifestyle activities, personality, community-based interventions, public health

Lauren J. Parker, PhD, MPH
Research Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Phone: 410 -955-2215
Email: lparke27@jhmi.edu
Research areas: Psycho-social stress, health disparities, life course and aging

Natalie Regier, PhD
Research Associate, Department of Community-Public Health
Email: nregier1@jhu.edu
Research areas: Dementia-related restlessness, myriad problems resulting from the ambiguity of restlessness, including improperly-targeted behavioral interventions

Nancy Reynolds, PhD, RN, C-NP, FAAN
Associate Dean of Global Affairs 
Phone: 410-955-3096
Email: nancy.reynolds@jhu.edu
Research areas: Nursing, health care, illness behavior, research, and education

Laura Samuel, PhD, CRNP
Assistant Professor
Phone: 410-502-7170
Email: lsamue11@jhu.edu
Research areas: Socioeconomic status, neighborhoods, aging, chronic disease, health disparities, health promotion

Janiece L. Taylor, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN
Assistant Professor
Phone: 443-287-4503
Email: jwalke90@jhu.edu
Research areas: Minority aging; pain; women's health

Jennifer Wenzel, PhD, RN, CCM, FAAN
Assistant Professor
Phone: 410-502-1114
Email: jwenzel@jhu.edu
Research areas: Oncology, health disparities, health services research; managed care, case management, treatment decision making; computer-assisted qualitative data analysis

Rebecca J. Wright, PhD, BSC (HONS)
Assistant Professor
Phone: 410-955-7763
Email: rebecca.wright@jhu.edu
Research Areas: Palliative and end-of-life care; wound care; dementia; geriatrics; family caregivers; health care experiences and service design

Chao Hsing Yeh, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN
Faculty Associate
Phone: 410-502-0184
Email: cyeh13@jhu.edu
Research areas: Cancer; pain management, auricular medicine

CORE FACULTY

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Johns Hopkins School of Engineering

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