NACP Contact Information

Administration

Dave Alberts, MD
Contact PI, UACC
(520) 626-7685
 
Jani Ingram, PhD
Contact PI, NAU
(928) 523-7877
Jani.Ingram@nau.edu
 

Administrative Staff

Maria Lluria-Prevatt, PhD
Research Administrator, UACC
(520) 626-6979
 
Debora Rodriguez
Administrative Associate, UACC
(520) 626-1635
 
Maria Jackson, MS
Program Manager/Business
Manager and IAC Member, NAU
(928) 523-8383
 
Lily Tso
Administrative Assistant, NAU
(928) 523-8593

 

Development/Research

Jesse Martinez, PhD
Principal Investigator, UACC
(520) 626-4250

Laura Huenneke, PhD
Principal Investigator, NAU
(928) 523-4340
Laura.Huenneke@nau.edu
 

Planning and Evaluation

Kelly Laurila, MA
Evaluation Coordinator
(480) 215-0065

 

Training Program

Margaret Briehl, PhD
Principal Investigator, UA
(520) 626-6827

Hendrik "Dirk" de Heer, PhD
Principal Investigator, NAU
(928) 523-1499
Dirk.deHeer@nau.edu
 
Tiffani Begay
Training Program Coordinator, UACC
(520) 626-8587
 
Sheena Hale, MA
Training Program Coordinator, NAU
 

Outreach Program

Teshia Solomon, PhD
Principal Investigator, UACC
(520) 626-1123
 
Desiree Jones, MPH
Program Coordinator, UACC
(520) 621-5075
 
Octaviana Trujillo, PhD
Principal Investigator, NAU
(928) 523-8788
 
Carol Goldtooth, MPH
Program Coordinator, NAU
(928) 523-4292
 
Kellen Polingyumptewa
Lay Health Care Worker, NAU
(928) 734-1151

 

Heimark/Wilder Research Project

Ronald Heimark, PhD
Co-Leader, UACC
(520) 626-1913
 
Jason Wilder, PhD
Co-Leader, NAU
(928) 523-5286

 
Lance/Caporaso/pearson Research Project

Peter Lance, MD
Co-Leader, UACC
(520)626-4492
plance@uacc.arizona.edu
 
James Gregory Caporaso, PhD
Co-Leader, NAU
(928) 523 5845
Greg.Caporaso@nau.edu
 
Talima Roso Pearson, PhD
Co-Leader, NAU
(928) 523-4290
Talima.Pearson@nau.edu

 

Bea/deHeer pilot Project

Jennifer W. Bea, PhD
Co-Leader, UACC
(520) 626-0912
jbea@uacc.arizona.edu
 
Hendrik deHeer, PhD, MPH
Co-Leader, NAU
(928) 523-1499
Hendrik.deHeer@nau.edu

 

Romagnolo/Propper Pilot project

Donoto Romagnolo, PhD
Co-Leader, UACC
(520)626-9108
donato@ag.arizona.edu
 
Catherine Propper, PhD
Co-Leader, NAU
(928) 523-1374
Catherine.Propper@nau.edu

 

Internal Advisory Committee

Karen Francis Begay, PhD
Speical Advisor to the President, Native American Affairs, UA
(520) 626-9809
 
Joseph Martin, EdD
Special Advisor to the President, NAU
(928) 523-5933
 
Patricia S. Pohl, PT, PhD
Professor & Chair, Physical Therapy, NAU
(602) 827-2427
 
Manley Begay, Jr.EdD
Professor Applied Indigenous Studies Department, NAU
928-523-6437
 
Chad Hamill, PhD
Assisant Professor of Ethnomusicology and Co-Chair for Native Americans, NAU
(928) 523-3849
 
Debera Thomas, PhD
Dean, School of Nursing, NAU
(928) 523-2656
 
Carol Bender, MSSS
Program Director, Molecular and Cellular Biology, UA 
(520) 621-9348
 
Paul Jagodzinski, PhD
Dean, College of Engineering, Forestry & Natural Sciences, NAU
(928) 523-2408

Elizabeth Calhoun, PhD, MEd
Associate Director of Cancer Population Sciences, UACC
(520) 626-9921
ecalhoun@email.arizona.edu
 
Jennie Joe, PhD
Professor, Family and Community Medicine, UACC
(520) 621-5075
jrjoe@u.arizona.edu

Erik Knudsen, PhD
Profeso, Medicine
Associate Director for Basic Research, UACC
(520) 626-5566
eknudsen@email.arizona.edu
 

Francine Gauchpin, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Health Disparities Program, UACC
(520) 621-5072
fcgachupin@email.arizona.edu
 

Program Steering Committee

Thomas Becker, PhD
Oregon Health & Science
University
(503) 494-1175
 
Isabel Scarinci, PhD
University of Alabama Birmingham
(205) 975-7177

Davyd Chung, PhD
National Cancer Institute, Program Director
(240) 276-6921
davyd.chung@nih.gov
 
Norman Drinkwater
University of Wisconsin Cancer Center
(602) 262-7992
 
Raymond Reid
John Hopkins Study Center
(505) 368-4073