Great Plains PHTC Leadership  and Great Plains PHTC Advisory Council

Patrik Johansson, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Director, Rural Health Education Network
Director, Great Plains Public Health Training Center
UNMC, College of Public Health

Brandon Grimm, PhD, MPH
Co-Director, Great Plains PHTC
Manager, Public Health Practice
Coordinator, Great Plains PHLI
UNMC, College of Public Health

Advisory Council:
Practice Council

Data and Evaluation Workgroup

Preethy Nayar, MD, PhD
Director, College of Public Health Doctoral Programs
Assistant Professor
Director, Graduate Programs,
Department of Health Services Research & Administration
UNMC, College of Public Health

Tarik Abdel-Monem, JD, MPH
Research Specialist
University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

Field Placement Workgroup

Ruth Stashefsky Margalit MD
Associate Professor & Director
Inter-Professional Service Learning Academy
Health Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health
UNMC, College of Public Health

Jessica B Tschirren, MPA
Director, Office of Educational Services
UNMC, College of Public Health

Workforce Development & Training Workgroup

Brandon Grimm, PhD, MPH

Sergio Costa, PhD

Kari A Simonsen, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Program Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Medical Advisor, Douglas County Health Department