Project Investigators and Co-Investigators
Chandran Achutan, PhD

Chandran Achutan, PhD

Project: Preventing Hearing Loss Among Farmers by Point-Source Hearing Protection Strategy
Bio  

 Carol Anderson

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

Pilot Project: Agricultural Community Health and Wellness Program 
Bio

Lorena Baccaglini

Lorena Baccaglini, DDS, PhD

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

Kristina Bailey, MD

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

 

Matthew Beacom, MD

Matthew Beacom, MD

Pilot Project: AgHealth Nebraska: a novel preventive health services model for Nebraska farm families
Bio
Shari Burgus, M.Ed

Shari Burgus, M.Ed

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

Kelly Cochran, PharmD, BCPS

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

Mary Cramer, PhD, APRN-CS

Mary Cramer, PhD, APRN-CS

Project: Evaluation Program
Bio



Kelley J. Donham, Vice President

Pilot Project: A Vision for a National Sustainable Certified Safe Farm Intervention Program
Bio

ellen duysen

Ellen Duysen, MPH

Project: Outreach Core
Bio

Kathleen Grant

Kathleen Grant, MD

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

Carlo Gustavo

Carlo Gustavo, PhD

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

J. Patrick Hart, PhD

J. Patrick Hart, PhD

Pilot Project: Development of a Multi-state Capacity to Disseminate and Evaluate the Efficacy of a Web-based Stress Management Program for Agricultural Producers
Bio

Glab Haynatzki

Gleb Haynatzki, PhD, DSc

Project: Biostatistician Research Core
Bio

Clayton Kelling, PhD

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

Jill Kilanowski, PhD, RN, APRN, CPNP, FAAN

Pilot Project: Safety in Agricultural Work Camp Comic Book Developed and Evaluated for Latino MSAW Families.
Bio



Stephanie Leonard, MS

Pilot Project: Farmer Evaluation of Agricultural Fatality Messaging: Best Practices for Disseminating Prevention Messages Based on FACE Cases.
Bio

Tricia LeVan, PhD 

Tricia LeVan, PhD

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

John Lowe, PhD 

John Lowe, PhD

Pilot Project: Nebraska Pesticide Poisoning Surveillance Review and Outreach
Bio

Murray Madsen 

Murray Madsen

Pilot Project: Emergent, Re-emergent, and Persistent Issues in Agricultural Safety and Health in Nebraska and the CS-CASH Region

Jane Meza

Jane Meza, PhD

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

Gordon Moore

Gordon Moore

Pilot Project: New Hire Safety Orientation
Bio

Kathy Morris, DPN, APRN, FNP-C, FAANP

Kathy Morris, DPN, APRN, FNP-C, FAANP 

Pilot Project: Prevention and Treatment of Agricultural Respiratory Disorders: A Pilot Educational Program of Rural Healthcare NPs and PAs
Bio

Gretchen Mosher, PhD 

Gretchen Mosher, PhD

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



Jill A. Poole, MD 

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

 Lea Pounds, MBA

Lea Pounds, MBA 

Pilot Project: Community Driven Solutions to Address Farm Injuries
Bio

Athena Ramos, MS, MBA, CPM

Athena Ramos, MS, MBA, CPM

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

Atul Rayamajhi

Atul Rayamajhi, MS

Project: IT Developer
Bio

Risto Rautiainen, PhD 

Risto Rautiainen, PhD

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



Eleanor Rogan, PhD

Pilot Program 
Bio 

Debra Romberger, MD

Debra Romberger, MD

Project: Center Outreach
Bio

Natalie Roy

Natalie Roy, MPH

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

Jane Schuh, PhD 

Jane Schuh, PhD

Pilot Project: Grain Dust Exposure in the Allergic Lung
Bio



Paula Schultz, PhD, RN

Pilot Project: Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Physical Activity in Farmers.
Bio

Charles Schwab, PhD 

Charles Schwab, PhD

Project: National Agricultural Safety Database 
Bio



Carolyn Sheridan, RN

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

Joseph Siu, PhD

Joseph Siu, PhD

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

Katherine Slama, PhD, MSS, LP

Katherine Slama, PhD, MSS, LP

Pilot Project: Development of a Multi-state Capacity to Disseminate and Evaluate the Efficacy of a Web-based Stress Management Program for Agricultural Producers
Bio

Jason Stratman, MBA

Jason Stratman, MBA

Pilot Project: Imminent Hazards in English and Spanish
Bio

Christina Topliff

Christina Topliff, PhD, DVM

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

mary Wendl

Mary Wendl, MSA, BSN

Project: Evaluation Coordinator

fernando wilson

Fernando Wilson, PhD

Project: Evaluation Economist
Bio

Todd A. Wyatt, PhD 

Todd A. Wyatt, PhD

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



Aaron Yoder, PhD

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