AUCD Network Directory

UCEDD Program:
Institute on Community Integration
University of Minnesota
College of Education and Human Development
2025 E River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Main Phone:  612-624-6300
Main Fax:  612-624-9344
Main Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://ici.umn.edu
Website 2:  http://lend.umn.edu
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/InstituteonCommunityIntegration/
Institute on Community Integration
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Position Name Phone Email
Leadership
UCEDD Director Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 [email protected]
LEND Director Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 [email protected]
LEND Director Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 [email protected]
Associate LEND Director Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD 612-626-0658 [email protected]
Lead Administrative Staff
Director of Community Living and Employment Julie Bershadsky 612-501-5804 [email protected]
Director of Community Outreach Macdonald Metzger, PhD 612-301-3439 [email protected]
Director of Early Intervention Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD 612-626-0658 [email protected]
Director of Educational Policy and Practice Sheryl Lazarus 612-625-6032 [email protected]
Director of Entrepreneurial and Development Programs Barb Kleist, JD 612-624-6300 [email protected]
Director of Global Disability Rights and Inclusion Brian Abery, PhD 612-625-5592 [email protected]
Director of Global Disability Rights and Inclusion Renata Ticha, PhD 612-624-5776 [email protected]
Director of Information Technology Kristin Dean, MS 612-624-7621 [email protected]
Director of Operations Jessica Baltzley, B.S. 612-626-8042 [email protected]
Interdisciplinary Education Director Rebecca Dosch Brown, MFA 612-301-3438 [email protected]
LEND Coordinator Emma Jackson 401-269-1398 [email protected]
Marketing and Communications Director Jerry Smith, MBA 612-624-4336 [email protected]
Primary Activity Coordinators
Adult Services Julie Bershadsky 612-501-5804 [email protected]
Community Support Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 [email protected]
Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness Macdonald Metzger, PhD 612-301-3439 [email protected]
Data Coordinator Libby Hallas, MS 612-625-9700 [email protected]
Early Intervention Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD 612-626-0658 [email protected]
Information/Dissemination Suma Jacob, MD, PhD 612-273-8700 [email protected]
Information/Dissemination Jerry Smith, MBA 612-624-4336 [email protected]
Pediatric Services Andrew Barnes, MD, MPH 612-624-1167 [email protected]
Pediatric Services Amy Esler, PhD 612-626-6777 [email protected]
Research Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 [email protected]
Research Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 [email protected]
Research Suma Jacob, MD, PhD 612-273-8700 [email protected]
Research Director Renata Ticha, PhD 612-624-5776 [email protected]
Technical Assistance Mark Olson 612-626-2020 [email protected]
Training Director Rebecca Dosch Brown, MFA 612-301-3438 [email protected]
Vocational Rehabilitation/Employment Julie Bershadsky 612-501-5804 [email protected]
Discipline Coordinators
Assistive Technology Brian Abery, PhD 612-625-5592 [email protected]
Dentistry/Pediatric Dentistry Soraya Beiraghi 612-624-5997 [email protected]
Education Sheryl Lazarus 612-625-6032 [email protected]
Epidemiology Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD 612-626-0658 [email protected]
Family Rebecca Dosch Brown, MFA 612-301-3438 [email protected]
Genetics Heather Zierhut, PhD 612-626-6743 [email protected]
Nutrition Katherine (Katie) Arlinghaus, PhD 612-626-3500 [email protected]
Occupational Therapy Kimberly Anderson 651-214-7081 [email protected]
Occupational Therapy Peggy Martin, Ph.D. 612-626-4358 [email protected]
Parent/Family Resources Rebecca Dosch Brown, MFA 612-301-3438 [email protected]
Pediatrics Andrew Barnes, MD, MPH 612-624-1167 [email protected]
Pediatrics: Developmental/Neonatology Andrew Barnes, MD, MPH 612-624-1167 [email protected]
Psychiatry: Developmental Suma Jacob, MD, PhD 612-273-8700 [email protected]
Psychology Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD 612-626-0658 [email protected]
Psychology Rebekah Hudock, PhD 612-624-3113 [email protected]
Psychology Robin Rumsey, Ph.D. 612-626-8076 [email protected]
Psychology: Developmental Amy Esler, PhD 612-626-6777 [email protected]
Psychology: Developmental Jessica Simacek, Ph.D. 612-624-1450 [email protected]
Public Health Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD 612-626-0658 [email protected]
Social Work Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 [email protected]
Social Work Traci Laliberte 612-626-1721 [email protected]
Special Education Sheryl Lazarus 612-625-6032 [email protected]
Special Education Frank Symons, Ph.D. 612-626-8697 [email protected]
Speech-Language Pathology Liza Finestack, PhD 612-626-8377 [email protected]
Specialty Resource Contacts
Suma Jacob, MD, PhD 612-273-8700 [email protected]
Traci Laliberte 612-626-1721 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
Autism Spectrum Disorders, Neurological Care - Pediatric Amy Esler, PhD 612-626-6777 [email protected]
Autism/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Early Childhood/Early Intervention Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD 612-626-0658 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
Community Living and Employment Julie Bershadsky 612-501-5804 [email protected]
DirectCourse Barb Kleist, JD 612-624-6300 [email protected]
Dropout Prevention/Staying in School Eileen Klemm, MA 612-624-0731 [email protected]
Educational Outcomes English Language Learners with (and without) Disabilities Kristin Kline Liu, Ph.D. 612-626-9061 [email protected]
Educational Outcomes, Large-Scale Assessment/Standards Based Reform in Education, Transportation Sheryl Lazarus 612-625-6032 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
Global Disability Issues Renata Ticha, PhD 612-624-5776 [email protected]
Residential Information Systems Project (RISP), IDD Prevalence, Medicaid LTSS Sheryl Larson, PhD 612-624-6024 [email protected]
Self-Advocacy John Smith 612-624-0219 [email protected]
Telehealth Jessica Simacek, Ph.D. 612-624-1450 [email protected]
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts
Adult/Community Services Program Coordinator Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW 612-625-1098 [email protected]
Art for All: The Stephanie Evelo Fund for Art Inclusion Mark Olson 612-626-2020 [email protected]
Check & Connect: A Comprehensive Student Engagement Intervention Eileen Klemm, MA 612-624-0731 [email protected]
Early Childhood Services + ASD Program Coordinator Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD 612-626-0658 [email protected]
Expanding the Circle: Respecting the Past, Preparing for the Future Jana Ferguson, M.Ed. 612-624-7315 [email protected]
Frontline Initiative Julie Kramme 612-624-6300 [email protected]
Genetic Counseling graduate program at University of Minnesota Heather Zierhut, PhD 612-626-6743 [email protected]
Global Disability Rights & Inclusion Brian Abery, PhD 612-625-5592 [email protected]
Minnesota Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Project (MN-ADDM) Libby Hallas, MS 612-625-9700 [email protected]
MNLEND Amanda Sullivan, PhD 612-626-7221 [email protected]
MNLEND faculty in Department of Pediatrics Andrew Barnes, MD, MPH 612-624-1167 [email protected]
Person Centered Planning Positive Behavioral Support Rachel Freeman 612-621-2545 [email protected]
Principal Audio/Visual Media Jerry Smith, MBA 612-624-4336 [email protected]
Research Fellow Lynda Anderson, MPH, MA 612-626-7220 [email protected]
Telehealth Adele Dimian, Ph.D. 253-988-2443 [email protected]
Univeristy of Minnesota's Center for Neurobehavioral Development and Amplatz Children's Hospital Amy Esler, PhD 612-626-6777 [email protected]
 
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