Project Investigators and Co-Investigators

Chandran Achutan, PhD

Project: Increasing Personal Protective Equipment Use by Point Source Protection Strategy in Agriculture  

Carol Anderson, RN, BSN, MSN, APRN-GNP, CDE 

Pilot Project: Agricultural Community Health and Wellness Program 

Lorena Baccaglini, DDS, PhD

Project: Surveillance of Agricultural Injury and Illness in the Central States Region

Kristina Bailey, MD

Project: Hyper Inflammatory Responses to Organic Dust Exposures in the Elderly.

 

Matthew Beacom, MD

Pilot Project: AgHealth Nebraska: a novel preventive health services model for Nebraska farm families

Missy Berry

Pilot Project: Investigation into the Potential of Snow Molds to Cause Respiratory Disease

Michele Bever, PhD, MPH

Pilot Project: Promoting a Culture of Health and Wellness in the Rural Ag Community

Chris Blanke, RN, MS, CPH 

Pilot Project: Gathering Local Data and Building Ag Partnerships

Susan Harris-Broomfield

Pilot Project: ATV Aware Project Evaluation

Shari Burgus, M.Ed

Project: Safety and Health Education for Non-Traditional Farm Families

 

Christine Chasek, PhD

Pilot Project: Investigating Opioid and Alcohol Risk and Misuse among Rural Ag Workers

Dillon Clarey, MD

Pilot Project: Teledermatology and Improving Access to Care for Underserved Populations

Kelly Cochran, PharmD, BCPS

Project: Evaluation of Medication-Related Agricultural Injury Among Missouri Farmers

Mary Cramer, PhD, APRN-CS

Project: Evaluation Program

Jana Davidson

Pilot Project: Building a Rural Youth Mental Health Toolkit

Kelley J. Donham, DVM

Pilot Project: Modeling Improved Access to Health Screening of Agricultural Populations

Ellen Duysen, MPH

Project: Outreach Core

Bryant England, MD

Pilot Project: Ag and Occupational Exposures in U.S. Veterans with Rheumatoid Arthritis 

Kathleen Grant, MD

Project: Health and Safety Risks Among Immigrant Cattle Feedlot Workers in Nebraska & Kansas

Carlo Gustavo, PhD

Project: Health and Safety Risks Among Immigrant Cattle Feedlot Workers in Nebraska & Kansas

Gleb Haynatzki, PhD, DSc

Project: Biostatistician Research Core

Clayton Kelling, PhD

Project: Enhancing the Health and Safety of Range Bison Herd Workers

Stephanie Leonard, MS

Pilot Project: Telling the Story Project

Tricia LeVan, PhD

Project: Agricultural Dust-Induced Airway Injury and Repair: An IL-10 Centered Approach

John Lowe, PhD

Pilot Project: Nebraska Pesticide Poisoning Surveillance Review and Outreach

Bethany Lowndes, PhD, MPH

Pilot Project: Parkinson’s Care for Nebraskan’s in Agriculture

Murray Madsen

Pilot Project: Surveillance of Agricultural Injuries in the Central States Region

Hideaki Moriyama, PhD

Pilot Project: Development of Ion Channel Blockers for Influenza D Virus

Jan Moore, PhD

Pilot Project: Healthy Hearing, Healthy Aging

Gretchen Mosher, PhD

Pilot Project: Pre-professional Perceptions of Safety and Quality Concerns in Agricultural Work Environment

Mahmoud Nour, MS

Pilot Project: Implementing Surveillance System for Farm-Related Injuries and Fatalities Involving Livestock Manure Storage

Jill A. Poole, MD 

Project: Agricultural Dust-Induced Airway Injury and Repair: An IL-10 Centered Approach

Athena Ramos, PhD, MS, MBA, CPM

Project: Health and Safety Risks Among Immigrant Cattle Feedlot Workers in Nebraska & Kansas

Atul Rayamajhi, MS

Project: Information Technology Architect/Developer

Risto Rautiainen, PhD

Project: Surveillance of Agricultural Injuries in the Central States Region

Eleanor Rogan, PhD

Pilot Program 

Debra Romberger, MD

Project: Center Outreach

Julie Rother, RN, CPH

Pilot Project: Blue Ribbon Outreach 

Natalie Roy, MPH

Pilot Project: Outreach: Improving the Safety and Health of Women and Veteran Farmers

 

Josie Rudolphi, PhD

Pilot Project: Identifying the Sources of Stress and Prevalence of Anxiety and Depression Symptoms among Young Farmers 

Katherine Schofield, PhD

Pilot Project: Injury Prevention in Greenhouse and Nursery Workers through Engineering Design Innovation 

Paula Schultz, PhD, RN

Pilot Project: Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Physical Activity in Farmers

Carolyn Sheridan, RN

Pilot Project: Outreach: Pilot Project ATV Safety Design Features: Examining Cultural Acceptability

Joseph Siu, PhD

Pilot Project: Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Balance, Stress and Recovery among Farmers

Christina Topliff, PhD, DVM

Project: : Enhancing the Health and Safety of Range Bison Herd Workers

Bryan Weichelt, PhD, MBA

Pilot Project: Assessing the Prevalence and Underlying Causes of 2015-2017 ATV/OHV Related Injuries

Mary Wendl, MSA, BSN

Project: Evaluation Coordinator

Carey Wheelhouse, MSPAS, PA-C

Pilot Project: Improving Ag Worker Health and Safety Awareness Through Multimodal, Case-based PA Education 

Fernando Wilson, PhD

Project: Evaluation Economist

Todd A. Wyatt, PhD

Project: Agricultural Dust-Induced Airway Injury and Repair: An IL-10 Centered Approach

Aaron Yoder, PhD

Project: Outreach- Testing New Technologies to Improve Safety using Citizen Scientists