AUCD Network Directory

UCEDD Program:
Institute on Community Integration
University of Minnesota
College of Education and Human Development
102 Pattee Hall
150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0223
Main Phone:  612-624-6300
Main Fax:  612-624-9344
Main Email:  ici@umn.edu
Website:  http://ici.umn.edu
Website 2:  http://lend.umn.edu
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/InstituteonCommunityIntegration/
Institute on Community Integration
LEND Program:
MNLEND
MNLEND -- Research & Training Center on Community Integration
UMN Institute on Community Integration
150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Rm 212 Pattee Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Main Phone:  6123013438
Main Fax:  6126256619
Main Email:  dosch018@umn.edu
Website:  http://lend.umn.edu/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/MNLEND/


Annual Report: About MNLEND

LEND at The University of Minnesota
Not yet in the directory? Register to manage your profile online.
Position Name Phone Email
Leadership
UCEDD Director David R Johnson, PhD 612-624-1062 johns006@umn.edu
LEND Director Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Lead Administrative Staff
Administrator Beth Nelson, Master of Education in Human Resource Development 612-626-8042 nelso106@umn.edu
Director - DirectCourse Content Quality Assurance & Enhancement Susan O'Nell 612-624-7650 onell001@umn.edu
LEND Clinical Director Michael Reiff, MD 612-625-7466 reiff001@umn.edu
LEND Research Director Joe Reichle, PhD 612-625-6542 reich001@umn.edu
MNLEND Program and Data Coordinator Rebecca Dosch Brown, MFA 612-301-3438 dosch018@umn.edu
Training Director UCEDD Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Primary Activity Coordinators
Adult Services Kelly Nye-Lengerman, MSW, PhD 612-568-7293 knye@umn.edu
Clinical Services Michael Reiff, MD 612-625-7466 reiff001@umn.edu
Community Support Beth Fondell 612-624-6830 fon0030@umn.edu
Community Support Anab Gulaid, MPA 612-624-0730 gula0021@umn.edu
Community Support Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Community Support Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Community Support Barb Kleist, JD 612-624-6300 kleis041@umn.edu
Community Support Kelly Nye-Lengerman, MSW, PhD 612-568-7293 knye@umn.edu
Cultural Diversity Anab Gulaid, MPA 612-624-0730 gula0021@umn.edu
Cultural Diversity Kristin Kline Liu, Ph.D. 612-626-9061 kline010@umn.edu
Data Rebecca Dosch Brown, MFA 612-301-3438 dosch018@umn.edu
Data Libby Hallas-Muchow 612-625-9700 hall0342@umn.edu
Early Intervention Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD 612-626-0658 hall0440@umn.edu
Information/Dissemination Tony Baisley 612-625-4789 baisley@umn.edu
Information/Dissemination Kristin Dean, MS 612-624-7621 deanx032@umn.edu
Information/Dissemination Vicki Gaylord 612-624-6347 gaylo001@umn.edu
Information/Dissemination Suma Jacob, MD, PhD 612-273-8700 sjacob@umn.edu
Parent/Consumer Barb Kleist, JD 612-624-6300 kleis041@umn.edu
Pediatric Services Andrew Barnes, MD, MPH 612-624-1167 drbarnes@umn.edu
Pediatric Services Amy Esler, PhD 612-626-6777 esle0007@umn.edu
Pediatric Services Michael Reiff, MD 612-625-7466 reiff001@umn.edu
Research Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Research Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Research Suma Jacob, MD, PhD 612-273-8700 sjacob@umn.edu
Research Kristin Kline Liu, Ph.D. 612-626-9061 kline010@umn.edu
Research Kelly Nye-Lengerman, MSW, PhD 612-568-7293 knye@umn.edu
Research Joe Reichle, PhD 612-625-6542 reich001@umn.edu
Vocational Rehabilitation/Employment Kelly Nye-Lengerman, MSW, PhD 612-568-7293 knye@umn.edu
Training Director Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Research Director Joe Reichle, PhD 612-625-6542 reich001@umn.edu
Discipline Coordinators
Audiology Sarah Angerman, AuD 612-624-2617 erick147@umn.edu
Dentistry/Pediatric Dentistry Soraya Beiraghi 612-624-5997 beira001@umn.edu
Education Brian Abery, PhD 612-625-5592 abery001@umn.edu
Education David R Johnson, PhD 612-624-1062 johns006@umn.edu
Education Kristin Kline Liu, Ph.D. 612-626-9061 kline010@umn.edu
Education Mike Sharpe, PhD 612-626-8155 sharp004@umn.edu
Education Martha Thurlow, Ph.D. 612-624-4826 thurl001@umn.edu
Family Faculty Barb Kleist, JD 612-624-6300 kleis041@umn.edu
Genetics Heather Zierhut, PhD 612-626-6743 zier0034@umn.edu
Nursing Barbara Beacham, PhD 612-624-6658 bbeacham@umn.edu
Nutrition Aida Miles, MMSc, RD 612-624-1818 miles081@umn.edu
Occupational Therapy Peggy Martin, Ph.D. 612-626-4358 marti370@umn.edu
Pediatrics Andrew Barnes, MD, MPH 612-624-1167 drbarnes@umn.edu
Pediatrics: Developmental/Neonatology Andrew Barnes, MD, MPH 612-624-1167 drbarnes@umn.edu
Psychiatry: Child Suma Jacob, MD, PhD 612-273-8700 sjacob@umn.edu
Psychology Rebekah Hudock, PhD 612-624-3113 kale0040@umn.edu
Psychology Robin Rumsey, Ph.D. 612-626-8076 rumse002@umn.edu
Psychology: Developmental Amy Esler, PhD 612-626-6777 esle0007@umn.edu
Public Health James Begun 612-624-9319 begun001@umn.edu
Social Work Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Social Work Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Social Work Traci Laliberte 612-626-1721 lali0017@umn.edu
Special Education David R Johnson, PhD 612-624-1062 johns006@umn.edu
Special Education Joe Reichle, PhD 612-625-6542 reich001@umn.edu
Special Education Frank Symons, Ph.D. 612-626-8697 symon007@umn.edu
Speech-Language Pathology Joe Reichle, PhD 612-625-6542 reich001@umn.edu
Specialty Resource Contacts
Suma Jacob, MD, PhD 612-273-8700 sjacob@umn.edu
Traci Laliberte 612-626-1721 lali0017@umn.edu
Accessible Reading Assessment, Education Systems Change in States, Educational Outcomes, Large-Scale Assessment/Standards Based Reform in Education Martha Thurlow, Ph.D. 612-624-4826 thurl001@umn.edu
Active Support Interventions, Direct Support Professional Recruitment and Retention, Frontline Supervisor Recruitment and Retention, Health Care & Persons with Disabilities, Medicaid Long Term Supports and Services, Residential Services, Home and Community Based Supports, Supports for Families, Quality Outcomes, Deinstitutionalization Sheryl Larson, PhD 612-624-6024 larso072@umn.edu
Augmentative & Alternative Communication, Autism/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Challenging Behavior Joe Reichle, PhD 612-625-6542 reich001@umn.edu
Autism Spectrum Disorders, Neurological Care - Pediatric Amy Esler, PhD 612-626-6777 esle0007@umn.edu
Autism/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Early Childhood/Early Intervention Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD 612-626-0658 hall0440@umn.edu
Autism/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Michael Reiff, MD 612-625-7466 reiff001@umn.edu
Autism/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Case Management/Care Coordination, Consumer-Directed Supports, Direct Support Professional Development, Frontline Supervisor Development, Medicaid Support for Community Services, Outcome Measurement Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Autism/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Case Management/Care Coordination, Consumer-Directed Supports, Direct Support Professional Development, Frontline Supervisor Development, Medicaid Support for Community Services, Outcome Measurement Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Case Management/Care Coordination, Community Inclusion, Consumer-Controlled Housing, Faith-Communities Inclusion, Person-Centered Planning, Self-Advocacy, Social Inclusion of Youth & Adults with Disabilities Angela Amado 651-698-5565 amado003@umn.edu
Case Management/Care Coordination, Community Inclusion, Health Care & Persons with Disabilities, Leadership by Persons with Disabilities, Person-Centered Planning, Self-Advocacy, Self-Determination, Social Inclusion of Youth & Adults with Disabilities Educational Assessment Response to Intervention Educational Inclusion Brian Abery, PhD 612-625-5592 abery001@umn.edu
Community Living, Direct Support Professionals, Employment Kelly Nye-Lengerman, MSW, PhD 612-568-7293 knye@umn.edu
Direct Support Professional Development, Frontline Supervisor Development Person-Centered Organization Design Susan O'Nell 612-624-7650 onell001@umn.edu
Dropout Prevention/Staying in School Eileen Klemm, MA 612-624-0731 klem0027@umn.edu
Early Childhood Development Christopher Watson 612-625-2898 watso012@umn.edu
Education Systems Change in the States of the North Central Region, Large-Scale Assessment/Standards Based Reform in Education, Post-secondary Education & Students with Disabilities Mike Sharpe, PhD 612-626-8155 sharp004@umn.edu
Education Systems Change in the States of the North Central Region, Large-Scale Assessment/Standards Based Reform in Education, Postsecondary Education & Students with Disabilities Maureen Hawes 612-624-1144 hawes001@umn.edu
Educational Outcomes English Language Learners with (and without) Disabilities Kristin Kline Liu, Ph.D. 612-626-9061 kline010@umn.edu
Educational Outcomes, Large-Scale Assessment/Standards Based Reform in Education, Transportation Sheryl Lazarus 612-625-6032 laza0019@umn.edu
Employment of Persons with Disabilities/Employment Planning, Post-secondary Education & Students with Disabilities, Program Evaluation Services, Transition to Life After High School David R Johnson, PhD 612-624-1062 johns006@umn.edu
Global Disability Issues Christopher Johnstone 612-626-1936 john4810@umn.edu
Leadership by Persons with Disabilities, Self-Advocacy Cliff Poetz 612-625-0171 poetz001@umn.edu
Public reporting of participation and performance data for students with disabilities and English Language Learners with Disabilities Policy research and analysis, students with disabilities, English language learners and English language learners with disabilities Debra Albus 612-626-0323 albus001@umn.edu
Self-Advocacy John Smith 612-624-0219 smith144@umn.edu
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts
Adult/Community Services Program Coordinator Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Adult/Community Services Program Coordinator Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 hewit005@umn.edu
Assistant Director for Human Resources and Administrative Operations Beth Nelson, Master of Education in Human Resource Development 612-626-8042 nelso106@umn.edu
Check & Connect Eileen Klemm, MA 612-624-0731 klem0027@umn.edu
Co-Director Educational Assessment and Intervention Program Brian Abery, PhD 612-625-5592 abery001@umn.edu
Communications Manager Tony Baisley 612-625-4789 baisley@umn.edu
Coordinator Barb Kleist, JD 612-624-6300 kleis041@umn.edu
DirectCourse Suite of Curricula Kristin Dean, MS 612-624-7621 deanx032@umn.edu
Early Childhood Services Program Coordinator Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD 612-626-0658 hall0440@umn.edu
Employment Kelly Nye-Lengerman, MSW, PhD 612-568-7293 knye@umn.edu
Executive Office & Administrative Assistant Amy Kurowski 612-624-2380 kuro0008@umn.edu
Genetic Counseling graduate program at University of Minnesota Heather Zierhut, PhD 612-626-6743 zier0034@umn.edu
MNLEND faculty in Department of Pediatrics Andrew Barnes, MD, MPH 612-624-1167 drbarnes@umn.edu
Principal Office & Administrative Specialist Rachel Halvorson 612-624-6300 halvo183@umn.edu
Univeristy of Minnesota's Center for Neurobehavioral Development and Amplatz Children's Hospital Amy Esler, PhD 612-626-6777 esle0007@umn.edu
 
Last updated: 10/17/2017 10:50 AM