AUCD Network Directory

UCEDD Program:
Center for Persons with Disabilities
Utah State University
University Center for Excellence in Disabilities
6800 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6800
Main Phone:  435-797-1981
Toll Free Number:  866-284-2821
Main Fax:  435-797-3944
TTY:  435-797-1981

Annual Report: CPD 2018 Annual Report

LEND Program:
Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (URLEND)
University of Utah
Department of Pediatrics
50 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Main Phone:  801-585-1017
Main Fax:  801-581-3399
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Position Name Phone Email
UCEDD Director Matthew Wappett, Ph.D. 435-797-0836 [email protected]
Co-LEND Director Judith Holt, PhD Special Education 435-797-7157 [email protected]
Co-LEND Director Sarah Winter, M.D. 801-585-1017 [email protected]
Lead Administrative Staff
Adjunct instructor Elizabeth Dennison, M.Ed. 435-232-6523 [email protected]
Assistant to the Director Sharon Weston 435-797-0134 [email protected]
Associate Director, Research and Training Division Jefferson Sheen, PhD 435-797-8113 [email protected]
Business Manager Richard Jewkes, BS 435-797-3989 [email protected]
Core Faculty - Nursing Julie Steele, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC 801-587-2096 [email protected]
Core Family Faculty Tracy Smith 801-201-3816 [email protected]
Exemplary Services Director Susan Olsen, MEd 435-797-7461 [email protected]
Idaho Coordinator - Boise Laura Curtis, LWC 208-955-7328 [email protected]
Information Specialist Kelleen Smith, BS 435-797-1997 [email protected]
Policy Specialist Sachin Pavithran, MS Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling 435-797-6572 [email protected]
Research and Training Director Mark Innocenti, PhD 435-797-2006 [email protected]
Technical Assistance Director John Copenhaver, ME 435-797-9016 [email protected]
URLEND Project Coordinator Julieta Tischer, BS 801-587-0779 [email protected]
URLEND Trainee Coordinator LaDawn Neilson 435-797-7142 [email protected]
Primary Activity Coordinators
Distance Learning Barbara Fiechtl, PhD 435-797-3258 [email protected]
Technical Assistance Jared Smith, BA Marketing & Bus Ed, MS Instructional Technology 435-797-7024 [email protected]
Training Director Jared Smith, BA Marketing & Bus Ed, MS Instructional Technology 435-797-7024 [email protected]
Training Director Mary Whitaker, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA 208-282-2190 [email protected]
Research Director Jared Smith, BA Marketing & Bus Ed, MS Instructional Technology 435-797-7024 [email protected]
Discipline Coordinators
Assistive Technology Jared Smith, BA Marketing & Bus Ed, MS Instructional Technology 435-797-7024 [email protected]
Audiology Stephanie Browning McVicar, Au.D., CCC-A 801-584-8218 [email protected]
Audiology Mary Whitaker, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA 208-282-2190 [email protected]
Dentistry/Pediatric Dentistry Hans Reinemer, D.M.D., M.S. 801-571-5800 [email protected]
Dentistry/Pediatric Dentistry Duane Yamashiro, D.D.S. 801-588-2670 [email protected]
Education Thomas Higbee,, Ph.D., BCBA 435-797-1933 [email protected]
Genetics Janice Palumbos, M.S. 801-581-8943 [email protected]
Nutrition Heidi Wengreen, RD, Ph.D. 435-797-1806 [email protected]
Occupational Therapy Danielle Friberg, OTD, OTR/L 801-587-2396 [email protected]
Parent/Family Resources Gina Pola-Money 801-631-1609 [email protected]
Pediatrics Paul Carbone, M.D. 801-585-1017 [email protected]
Pediatrics Sarah Winter, M.D. 801-585-1017 [email protected]
Physical Therapy Heidi Lane, PT, DPT, PCS 801-581-8681 [email protected]
Psychiatry Deborah Bilder, MD 801-581-5515 [email protected]
Psychology Terisa Gabrielsen, Ph.D. NCSP 801-422-5055 [email protected]
Psychology Gretchen Peacock, Ph.D. 435-797-0721 [email protected]
Public Health Canyon Hardesty, M.S., CHES 307-766-5003 [email protected]
Social Work Jason Castillo, MSW, Ph.D 801-585-9592 [email protected]
Social Work Laura Curtis, LWC 208-955-7328 [email protected]
Speech-Language Pathology Vicki Simonsmeier, M.S., CCC-SLP/Aud 435-797-7554 [email protected]
Specialty Resource Contacts
Adult Services Drake Rasmussen, BA Health Administration Services 435-797-8528 [email protected]
Assistive Technology Alternative Funding Marilyn Hammond, PhD 435-797-3811 [email protected]
Assistive Technology Funding/Resources Lois Summers 435-797-3824 [email protected]
Child Nutrition MIchael Diehl, BS 435-797-2619 [email protected]
Clinical Committee Chair Janice Palumbos, M.S. 801-581-8943 [email protected]
Clinical Coordinator, SLP services Vicki Simonsmeier, MA 435-797-7554 [email protected]
Community Support Jefferson Sheen, PhD 435-797-8113 [email protected]
Cultural Diversity Juan Carlos Vazquez, BS Education; MA Second Language Teaching 435-797-6399 [email protected]
Early Intervention Marla Nef, MS 435-797-2043 [email protected]
IDASL Program Coordinator Alma Burgess, BA, MA Public Administration 435-797-0253 [email protected]
Immunogenetics Laboratory Thayne Sweeten, PhD 435-757-0780 [email protected]
Multicultural Eduardo Ortiz, Ph.D. Sociology 435-797-3690 [email protected]
SKI-HI Outreach Director Paula Pittman, Ph.D. 801-668-0948 [email protected]
Web Accessibility Cynthia Rowland, PhD 435-797-3381 [email protected]
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts
Associate Director for project Web Accessibility in Mind (WebAIM) Services Jared Smith, BA Marketing & Bus Ed, MS Instructional Technology 435-797-7024 [email protected]
Autism Support Services: Education, Research, and Training Thomas Higbee,, Ph.D., BCBA 435-797-1933 [email protected]
Early Childhood Alternative Teacher Preparation Program (EC-ATP) Barbara Fiechtl, PhD 435-797-3258 [email protected]
Early Intervention Classroom Teacher for Up to 3 Early Intervention Program Janel Preston, BS Special Education 435-797-7165 [email protected]
Idaho URLEND Coordinator Mary Whitaker, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA 208-282-2190 [email protected]
Increasing safety, empowerment and accessible services to prevent abuse * SILC T & TA Marilyn Hammond, PhD 435-797-3811 [email protected]
IOTI - Building Healthy Futures for Teens * The Children's Center Project Evaluation * Training Military Staff to Promote Servicemember Well-being through Infant Massage Vonda Jump, PhD 435-797-3579 [email protected]
Public & School Partnership Program Rikki Wheatley-Boxx 435-797-8020 [email protected]
Researcher/RAT Division Jen Morgan, BS 801-599-2016 [email protected]
SKI-HI Institute- Project STRIPES Linda Alsop, MS 435-797-5598 [email protected]
URLEND Distance Coordinator at Brigham Young University Blake Hansen 801-422-4691 [email protected]
URLEND Idaho Distance Coordinator Gwen Mitchell, M.Ed. 208-885-6191 [email protected]
URLEND North Dakota Distance Coordinator JoLynn Webster, M.Ed. 701-858-3206 [email protected]
Tim Riesen, PhD 801-915-3355 [email protected]
Last updated: 06/11/2019 01:13 PM