PROSPR II Teams

Component Healthcare Systems

The table below lists the component healthcare systems that comprise the Coordinating and Research Centers.


Organization Role/Name
Cervical PROSPR Research Center (METRICS)
UT Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Health & Hospital System (Lead Site)
Dallas, TX
Principal Investigators: Jasmin Tiro, PhD (contact); Celette Skinner, PhD
Co-Investigators: Simon Craddock Lee, PhD; Sandi Pruitt, PhD; Amy Hughes, PhD; Chul Ahn, PhD; Jayantha Lea, MD; Serena Rodriquez, PhD; Caitlin Murphy, PhD; Robin Higashi, PhD; Song Zhang, PhD; Claudia Werner, MD; Elena Lucas, MD; Noel Santini, MD
Data: Eric Borton , MS; Jacquelyn Lykken, PhD; Michael Miller, MS; Cynthia Ortiz, MPH; Lei Wang, MS; Patricia Chen, PhD (mixed methods); Anubha Sood, PhD (qualitative); Justin Kramer, PhD (qualitative)
Management: Lisa Quirk, MPH, MS
Staff: Sarah Christian; Julie Richardson
Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Partners Healthcare System
Boston, MA
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Haas, MD
Co-Investigators: Cheryl Clark, MD; Steve Atlas, MD; Anne Marie McCarthy, MD; Sarah Feldman, MD; Ed Cibas, MD; Gina Kruse, MD; David Cheng, PhD; Martha Pittman, MD
Data: Felippe Marcondes, MD; David Cheng, PhD; Adam Wright, PhD; Wei He, MS; Meghan Rieu-Werden, BS; Liyang-Yu, MS; Kavi Wagholikar, MD, PhD
Management: Kimberly Harris, MM
Staff: Tin Dang, BA; Veronica Lingo, BA; Mie Hashimoto, MPH; Gabriel Del Carmen, BS
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Seattle, WA
Principal Investigator: Aruna Kamineni, PhD MPH
Co-Investigators: Jessica Chubak, PhD; Marlaine Figueroa-Gray, PhD; Gaia Pocobelli, PhD; Julie Richards, PhD MPH; Leah Tuzzio, MPH
Data: Malia Oliver; Alphonse Derus, MS; Ladia Albertson-Junkans, MPH; Melissa Anderson, MS
Management: Gabrielle Gundersen, MPH
Staff: Vina Graham; Tammy Dodd; Danielle Katsman; Caitlin Dorsey; Leigh Sheridan
Advisors/Consultants: Susan Carol Bradford, MS; James H Greene, MD; Angela J Sparks, MD
Additional METRICS Advisors: Nancy Smider, PhD; Francisco Garcia, MD, MPH; Debbie Saslow, PhD; George Sawaya, MD; Christopher L. Owens, MD; Michelle Silver, PhD
Colorectal PROSPR Research Center (PRECISE)
Kaiser Permanente Northern California (Lead Site)
Oakland, CA
Principal Investigator: Douglas Corley, MD, PhD
Co-Investigators: Theodore Levin, MD; Jeffrey Lee, MD, MPH; Kevin Selby, MD, MAS; Charles Quesenberry, PhD; Angela Lam, MD; Mai Sedki, MD; Lawrence Leung, MD; Kabiru Ohikere, MD
Data: Natalia Udaltsova, PhD; Wei Zhao, MPH; Sophie Merchant, MPH
Management: Christopher Jensen, PhD, MPH; Evan Layefsky, BS
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Seattle, WA
Principal Investigators: Jessica Chubak, PhD, Aruna Kamineni, PhD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Beverly B. Green, MD, MPH; Ronit Dalmat, MPH
Data: Alphonse Derus, MS; Rebecca Ziebell, BS; Laura Ichikawa, MS; David Cronkite, MS; Kristin Delaney, MPH
Management: Lisa Carol Ross, MPH
Staff: Regan Gray, MS; Camille Campbell, BA; Alexia Rose
Advisors/Consultants: Ronald Yeh, MD; Susan Carol Bradford, MS; John Dunn, MD, MPH
Kaiser Permanente Southern California
Pasadena, CA
Principal Investigator: Joanne Schottinger, MD
Co-Investigators: Nirupa Ghai, PhD, MPH; Erin Hahn, PhD
Data: Richard Contreras, MS; Katherine Oh
Management: Nancy Cannizzaro, PhD
Staff: Britta Amundsen; Alexander Carruth
UT Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Health & Hospital System
Dallas, TX
Principal Investigators: Ethan A. Halm, MD, MPH; Celette Sugg Skinner, PhD
Co-investigator: Caitlin Murphy, PhD
Data: Eric Borton, MS; Cynthia Ortiz, MPH; Lei Wang, MS; Jacquelyn Lykken, PhD; Amy Hughes, PhD; Ellen Hu, MHS
Management: Lisa Quirk, MPH, MS
Advisors/Consultants: Noel Santini, MD; Brett Moran, MD; Susan Partridge, RN, BSN, MBA; Chris Clark; Christian Majorga, MD; David Fudman, MD
Lung PROSPR Research Center (LOTUS)
Kaiser Permanente Colorado (Lead Site)
Aurora, CO
Principal Investigator: Debra Ritzwoller, PhD
Co-Investigator: Andrea Burnett-Hartman, PhD, MPH
Data: Nikki Carroll, MS; Brian Hixon, MPH; Andrew Jessen, MS; Andrew Sterrett, PhD
Management: Erica Blum-Barnett, MSPH; Julie Steiner, MA
Staff: Ruth Bedoy, BS; Courtney Kraus, MSPH; Caroline Joyce, MPH; Michelle Odelberg, MPH
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA
Principal Investigators: Anil Vachani, MD, MS; Katharine Rendle, PhD, MSW, MPH
Co-Investigators: Eduardo Barbosa, MD; Frances Barg, PhD, Med; Jinbo Chen, PhD; Despina Kontos, PhD; Nandita Mitra, PhD; Marilyn Schapira, MD, MPH; Mitchell Schnall, MD, PhD
Data: Sarah Cohen, MPH; Chelsea Saia, MPH; Christy Tsz-En Wang, MPH
Management: Jocelyn Wainwright, MS
Staff: Alicia Clifton, MDP; Lauren Pantalone, MPH; Jennifer Steltz, BS; Courtney Summers, MSW
Advisors/Consultants: Farouk Dako, MD, MPH; Chyke Doubeni, MD, MPH; Michael Horst, PhD, MPHS, MS; Peter Noël, PhD, MS; Robert Schnoll, PhD
Post Docs/Fellows: Babak Haghighi, PhD; Roger Kim, MD; Bardia Yosefi, PhD
Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, MI
Principal Investigator: Christine Neslund-Dudas, PhD
Co-Investigators: Gwen Alexander, PhD; Jennifer Elston-Lafata, PhD (University of North Carolina); Michael Flynn, PhD; Michael Simoff, MD; Thomas Song, MD; David Spizarny, MD
Data: Mary Beavers; Bin Liu, MPH; Devaki Purushothaman, MS; Mike Sheehan, AAS RHIT; Amy (Xiaoqin) Tang, PhD
Management: Elizabeth Alleman, MPH; Katie Zarins, MPH
Staff: Joan Gahry, RHIT, CPC; Wendy Haykus, BS; Amanda Holm, MPH; Rita Montague, RHIT; Kristina Nestor, BHSA, RHIT
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii/Center for Integrated Health Care Research
Honolulu, HI
Principal Investigator: Stacey Honda, MD
Co-Investigator: Caryn Oshiro, PhD, RD
Data: Timothy Frankland, MA; Joanne Mor, MS; Carmen Wong, MBA
Management: Yannica Martinez, MS
Staff: Kathleen Bow, RN, CTR; Lisa Kim, RN
Advisors/Consultants: Cheryl Aruga, MSN, APRN
Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation
Marshfield, WI
Principal Investigator: Robert Greenlee PhD, MPH
Data: Erik Kronholm, MS; Kurt Schoen, MS
Management: Roxy Eibergen, BS
Staff: Terry Foss, BS; Diane Kohnhorst, BS; Lynda Kubaki-Meyer, BS; DeAnn Polacek, BS
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA
Principal Investigator: Mary Cooley, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Michigan School of Public Health
Ann Arbor, MI
Principal Investigator: Rafael Meza, PhD
PROSPR Coordinating Center
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Seattle, WA
Principal Investigators: Chris Li, MD, PhD; Yingye Zheng, PhD; William Barlow*, PhD
Scientific Director: Elisabeth Beaber, PhD
Co-Investigators: Andrea Burnett-Hartman, PhD, MPH; Rachel Issaka MD, MAS; Connie Mao, MD; Rachel Winer, PhD, MPH; Steven Zeliadt, PhD, MPH
Data: Suzanna Reid, PhD; Kaitie Todd, MS; Deanna Stelling
Management: Stephanie Page-Lester, BS; Greg Warnick
Post-doc: Natalie Del Vecchio, Ph.D.
*past team member
National Cancer Institute
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
Bethesda, MD
Lead Project Scientist: Paul Doria-Rose, DVM, PhD
Cervical Project Scientist: Sarah Kobrin, PhD, MPH
Colorectal Project Scientist: Erica Breslau, PhD, MPH
Lung Project Scientist: Jennifer Croswell, MD, MPH
Data Project Scientist: Pam Marcus, PhD, MS
Administrative Program Director and Project Manager: Sharon McCarthy, MPH, MSW
Last Updated: 26 Jul, 2021