Internal Advisory Committee

Internal Advisory Committee 

Jeff French, PhD Jeff French, PhD
Supervisory Committee Member

Dr. Jeff French is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at UNO. He serves as a member of the CoNDA Center’s Supervisory Committee. His research areas include reproductive physiology and behavior as well as vocal communication in primates.

Howard Fox, MD, PhDHoward Fox, PhD
Supervisory Committee Member

Dr. Howard Fox is the Senior Associate Dean of Research & Development in the College of Medicine and a Professor in the Department of Neurological Science at UNMC. He serves as a Supervisory Committee member for the CoNDA Center. His research involves the pathogenesis of disease. He has done the majority of this work in vitro in cellular and molecular biology studies, in vivo in rhesus monkeys, rats and mice, as well as in studies on human specimens.
Ryan McCreery

Ryan McCreery, PhD
Mentor and Supervisory Committee Member

Dr. Ryan McCreery is the Director of Research at Boys Town National Research Hospital, as well as the Audibility, Perception, and Cognition Laboratory. He serves as a mentor to Dr. Heinrichs-Graham and as a member of the Supervisory Committee for the CoNDA Center. His research aims to describe how amplification, language and cognition support speech perception in children who are hard of hearing in effort to maximize outcomes for children wearing hearing aids.

Sara Myers

Sara Myers, PhD
Mentor and Supervisory Committee Member

Dr. Sara Myers is an Associate Professor of Biomechanics and the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activity at UNO. She serves as a mentor to Dr. Beadle and as a member of the Supervisory Committee for the CoNDA Center. Her research aims to improve physical function and quality of life in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). She has examined mechanisms that contribute to walking problems in patients with PAD and is working on new therapeutics and assistive devices to improve quality of life and help individuals with PAD do the activities they want with less pain.

David Warren, PhD

David Warren, PhD
Mentor and Supervisory Committee Member

Dr. David E. Warren is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He serves as an Internal Advisory Committee Member for the CoNDA Center. Dr. Warren is an expert in neuroimaging and brain stimulation, particularly MRI and TMS methods.

Jian Zuo

Jian Zuo, PhD
Supervisory Committee Member


Dr. Jian Zuo is a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Creighton University. He serves as a member of the CoNDA Center’s Supervisory Committee. His research interests include neurodegeneration and function, regeneration and protection of sensory hair cells in the cochlea.