Our Staff

Jessica Hughes Wagner

Jessica Hughes Wagner, MPH

Deputy Director
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Patricia Semenov

Patricia Semenov

Center Administrator
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Breanna Deal

Communications and Event Specialist
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Susan Kirtz

Susan Kirtz, MPH

Assistant Director - Programs
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Melanie Susswein, MSW

Program Manager
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Komal Gandhi, M.A.

Online Education Program Manager
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Hayley Fick

Hayley Fick, MBA

Sr. Program Coordinator
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Lara O'Toole, LMSW

Sr. Program Coordinator + Writer
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Lauren Kriss, M.A.

Sr. Program Coordinator + Writer
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Laura Anaya Rodriguez, MPH

Sr. Program Coordinator
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Eileen Artigas, M.S.

Program Coordinator
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Chris Beeler

Creative Director
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Dasha Rakasovic

Dasha Rakasovic

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Shayna Brewer, MFA

Creative Lead for Online Education
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Natalie Tarrant

Graphic Designer
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Ellen Shin

Graphic Designer
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Lauren Pezzullo

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Catherine Cunningham, M.S.

Research Associate
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Weijia Shi, Ph.D.

Research Associate
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Charulata Ghosh, Ph.D.

Research Associate
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Lindsay Bouchacourt, Ph.D.

Research Associate
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