About Us

The PREDICTS team at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is comprised of a diverse group of researchers, clinicians, and faculty members across several disciplines including public health, primary care practice, health promotion, nursing, information technology and many others. Our team strives to promote enhanced quality of life for all Nebraskans through the discovery and study of scalable and sustainable approaches to help people eat better, be more active and maintain a healthy weight. Below you will see our research team members names, area of expertise, and role on the project.


Paul Estabrooks
Paul Estabrooks, PhD
Implementation Science and Principal Investigator
Robert Schwab
Robert Schwab, MD
Internal Medicine, Study Physician, and Investigator
Ashok Mudgapalli
Ashok Mudgapalli, PhD
Information Technology and Investigator
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LuAnn Larson, RN, BSN, CCRP
Clinical Director
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Purnima Guda, PhD
Director of Electronic Health Records
Kathryn Wilson
Kathryn Wilson, PhD
Physical Activity Promotion, Investigator
Tzeyu Michaud
Tzeyu Michaud, PhD
Health Economics and Investigator
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Rachel Harper RN
Clinical Study Coordinator
Gwen Porter
Gwenn Porter, MS
Health Promotion and Research Assistant
Cody Goessl
Cody Goessl, MS
Health Promotion and Research Assistant