Lisa Lindley’s research focuses on health services and policy with expertise in pediatric end-of-life care.
Health & Wellness Experts
Sadie Hutson investigates the social and cultural consequences of living with chronic illness in a rural and often underserved region.
Nan Gaylord is an expert in pediatric nursing and has an interest in increasing children’s access to health care.
Kristina Gordon’s research focuses on the area of couple therapy and identifying the processes through which partners cope with relationship trauma and forgiveness.
Amadou Sall is a lecturer in the Department of Africana Studies with expertise in minority student success, war, violence and AIDS, and study abroad transformations.
Mary Lynn Brown teaches nursing students how to care for patients in shock and those with cardiac, pulmonary, and vascular diseases.
Gary McCracken researches population biology, molecular ecology, animal behavior, conservation biology, and the ecology of infectious diseases.
Elizabeth Avery Foster, an associate professor of public relations, focuses on political and public health campaigns and crisis communications.
Sherry Cummings is a professor of social work whose research focuses on the social, biological, and psychological aspects of aging.
Terri Combs-Orme is the Urban Child Institute Endowed Professor in the College of Social Work. Her research focuses on the needs of disadvantaged children and families.