Members & Leadership

 
Council on Research and Evaluation (CORE)

Zaccheus Ahonle, PhD
Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Eric Albers, Ph.D.
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Michael G. Aman, PhD
The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Felicia Arce, M.Ed
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD
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David Attao, MA
Pacific Basin UCE/Northern Mariana Islands
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Diane Behl, MEd
Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Daniel Bier, MSW, MPA, CAE
Waisman Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Arnold Birenbaum, Ph.D.
Rose F. Kennedy Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Shawn Boles, PhD
Center on Human Development, UCEDD
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Evan Borisinkoff, PhD
North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD
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Jeffrey Brosco, MD, Ph.D.
Mailman Center for Child Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Karen Brown, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Virgin Islands UCE, UCEDD
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Anthony Cahill, Ph.D.
Center for Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND
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Julie Christensen, MSW, PhD
Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Alan Cobo-Lewis, Ph.D.
The University of Maine, Center for Community Inclusion, UCEDD
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Leslie Cohen, JD
Sonoran UCEDD
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Jake Cummings, Ph.D.
Center for Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Joyce D'Antonio, PhD
UCLID Center, LEND
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Melissa Dadmun, M.Ed.
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Lee Daly, MSW, MS Ed
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Elizabeth DePoy, Ph.D., MSW, BS
The University of Maine, Center for Community Inclusion, UCEDD
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Deepti Deshpande, MD
The University of Arizona, LEND
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Parthenia Dinora, PhD.
Partnership for People with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Konrad Dobbertin, MPH
Oregon Institute on Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND
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Karen Edwards, M.D., M.P.H
Westchester Institute for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Elaine Eisenbaum, PhD
Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Debra Eisert, PhD
Center on Human Development, UCEDD
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Joseph Evans, PhD
Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND
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Celia Feinstein, MA
Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD
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Susan Foley, PhD
Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND
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Lise Fox, Ph.D.
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Rachel Freeman, PhD
Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Melanie Fried-Oken, Ph.D.
Oregon Institute on Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND
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Glenn Fujiura, PhD
Institute on Disability & Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Michael Gamel-McCormick, PhD
Center for Disabilities Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Andrew Gardner, PhD, BCBA-D
Institute for Human Development, UCEDD
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Andrew Gardner, PhD, BCBA-D
The University of Arizona, LEND
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Nicholas Gelbar, PhD
A. J. Pappanikou Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Patrick Ghezzi, Ph.D.
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Sally Gould-Taylor
Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD
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Emily Graybill, PhD, NCSP
Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University, UCEDD/LEND
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Sara Green, PhD
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Yegin Habtes, Ph.D
Virgin Islands UCE, UCEDD
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Elizabeth Hall, MSW
Kennedy Krieger Institute, UCEDD/LEND
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Charles Hamad, PhD
Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Robin Hansen, MD
University of California at Davis, DBP
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Robin Hansen, MD
UC Davis at the MIND Institute, UCEDD/LEND
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Scott Harrington, Ph.D., BCBA
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Katharine Hayward, Ph.D.
Tarjan Center UCLA, UCEDD
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Karen Heath, MS, MSVR, BASW, B.A. Foreign Languages
Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Ken Heinlein, PhD
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD
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Lynnette Henderson, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University, UCEDD/LEND
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Robert Hodapp, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University, UCEDD/LEND
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Stephen Hooper, Ph.D.
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Allison Howland, PhD
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD
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Mark Innocenti, PhD
Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Catherine Ipsen, PhD
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Margaretha Izzo, PhD
The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Suma Jacob, MD, PhD
Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND
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Rene Jamison, PhD
Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Ronda Jenson, PhD
Institute for Human Development, UCEDD
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John R. Johnson, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University Human Development Center - New Orleans, UCEDD/LEND
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John R. Johnson, Ph.D.
Center for Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Tammy Jorgensen-Smith, Ph.D.
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Ruby Joseph, MPA
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Terry Katz, PhD
JFK Partners/University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Bruce Keisling, Ph.D.
Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Richard Kiefer-O'Donnell, Ph.D Special Education
Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Naomi Kimbell, MA
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Harold Kleinert, EdD
Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD
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Lisa Knight, MS
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Michael Knox, PhD
The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Steven Koch, PhD
Riley Child Development Center - Indiana University, LEND
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Alice Kuo, MD, PhD
UC-LEND
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Roxann Lamar, M.S.
Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Maggie Lawrence, MLIS
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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David Leake, PhD, MPH
Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Jae Chul Lee
Center for Disabilities Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Jae Chul Lee, PhD
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD
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Ashley Lefeld, BS
The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Stephen Leff, Ph.D.
Children's Seashore House/ Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, LEND
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Barbara LeRoy, PhD
Developmental Disabilities Institute, UCEDD/LEND
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Mina Li, MD, MS, PhD, CSM
Institute for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Don Lollar, EdD
Oregon Institute on Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND
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Toby Long, PhD.
Georgetown University Center for Child & Human Development, UCEDD
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Kathleen Lynch, PhD
Partnership for People with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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David Mank, PhD
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD
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George McKinlay, MS
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Gary Mears, Ed.D.
Center for Disabilities Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Kimberly Mills, PH.D., BCBA-D
Virgin Islands UCE, UCEDD
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Beth Mineo, PhD
Center for Disabilities Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Eric Moody, PhD
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD
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Eric Moody, PhD
JFK Partners/University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Kerry Morse
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Cari Lee Murphy, Ph.D.
Center on Disabilities and Human Development, UCEDD
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Patricia Navas Macho, PhD
The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Derek Nord, Ph.D.
Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND
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Derek Nord, PhD
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD
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Ruth Northway, PhD, MSc (Econ), RNLD, ENB 805, Cert.Ed (FE)
University of Glamorgan
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Sarah O'Kelley, PH.D. Clinical Psychology
Civitan International Research Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Vicki Pappas, PhD
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD
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Patricia Patrick, DrPH
Westchester Institute for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Shunit Reiter, PhD
MISHAL University Center on Disabilities for Education, Empowerment, and Research
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Mindy Renfro, PT, PhD, DPT
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Christine Rinck, Ph.D.
University of Missouri, UCEDD/LEND
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Kelly Roberts, PhD
Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Kelly Roberts, PhD
PB- Pacific Basin Program (AS & CNMI), UCEDD
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Stephen Rock, Ph.D.
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Sandy Root-Elledge, MA
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD
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David A. Rotholz, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Center for Disability Resources, UCEDD/LEND
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Beth Rous, EdD
Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD
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Preethy Samuel, OTR, PhD
Developmental Disabilities Institute, UCEDD/LEND
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Heidi San Nicolas, Ph.D.
Guam Center for Excellence in Disabilities Education, UCEDD
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Therese Sandomierski, Ph.D.
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Penny Seay, PhD
Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Tom Seekins, PhD
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Patricia Seumanu
PB- Pacific Basin Program (AS & CNMI), UCEDD
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Amy Sharp, PhD
Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Allison Shefcyk, B.A.
A. J. Pappanikou Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Jane Siders, PhD
Partners for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD/LEND
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Christopher Smith, Ph.D.
Kennedy Krieger Institute, UCEDD/LEND
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Tristram Smith, Ph.D.
Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Sandra Sosa, EdD
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Trina Spencer, PhD
Institute for Human Development, UCEDD
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Jane Squires, PhD
Center on Human Development, UCEDD
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Cache Steinberg, PhD
LoneStar, LEND
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Zolinda Stoneman, PhD
Institute on Human Development and Disability, UCEDD
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Wayne Stuberg, PhD
Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND
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Jesse Suter, PhD
Center on Disability & Community Inclusion, UCEDD
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Kiriko Takahashi, Ph.D.
Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Kimmie Tang, Ed.D.
LoneStar, LEND
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Marc J. Tasse, PhD
The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Susan Thomas, M.Ed.
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Ilia Torres, MS
Institute on Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD
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Meg Traci, PhD
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Lauren Turner-Brown, Ph.D.
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Christopher Vatland, PhD
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Myrna Veguilla, M.S., MPH
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Erin Vinoski, MPH
Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University, UCEDD/LEND
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David Wacker, PhD
Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Laura Waldrop
Institute for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Hill Walker, PhD
Center on Human Development, UCEDD
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Royal Walker, Jr., JD
Institute for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Matthew Wappett, Ph.D.
Center on Disabilities and Human Development, UCEDD
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Karen Ward, Ed.D.
Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Rob Wild, MS, MPH, CPH
Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University, UCEDD/LEND
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Valerie Williams, Ph.D.
Center for Learning and Leadership, UCEDD/LEND
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Anna Winneker, Ph.D.
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Julie Wolter, PhD
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Christy Jackson X PAST EMPLOYEE Carroll, PhD
North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD
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Susan Yuan, Ph.D.
Center on Disability & Community Inclusion, UCEDD
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Lucille Zeph, Ed.D.
The University of Maine, Center for Community Inclusion, UCEDD
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Dan Zhang, Ph.D.
Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD
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Nina Zuna, PhD
Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Council Leadership

Chair

Dalun Zhang, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University

 

Vice Chair

Kimberly Mills, PH.D., BCBA-D
University of the Virgin Islands

 

Secretary

Mark Innocenti, Ph.D.
Utah State University