Life Span Institute -  Research - Affiliated Scientists



Principal Investigator Name Affliated Centers/Departments Personal Profile
Abbott, Mary I., Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP) Profile
Albertini, David F., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Atchley, Ruth Ann, Ph.D. Department of Psychology Profile
Atwater, Jane B., Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP) Profile
Anderson, Christa, Ph.D. Life Span Institute Profile
Audus, Kenneth L., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Auer, Edward T. Jr., Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD); Department of Speech-Language-Hearing (SPLH) Profile
Baggett, Kathleen M. Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP); Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Barlow, Steven M., Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD); Department of Speech-Language-Hearing (SPLH) Profile
Belousov, Andrei B., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Berman, Nancy E., Ph.D. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, KU Medical Center Profile
Bigelow, Kathryn, Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP) Profile
Brady, Nancy C., Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD); Department of Speech-Language-Hearing; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Brez, Caitlin, Ph.D. Life Span Institute at Parsons Profile
Brooks, William M., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Brumberg, Jonathan S., Ph.D. Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Profile
Bruses, Juan L., Ph.D. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, KU Medical Center; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Buch, Shilpa J., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Burns, Jeffrey M., M.D. Department of Neurology, KU Medical Center Profile
Butler, Merlin G., M.D., Ph.D. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, KU Medical Center Profile
Buzhardt, Jay F., Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP) Profile
Carlson, Susan E., Ph.D. Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, KU Medical Center; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Carta, Judith J., Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP); Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Catts, Hugh W., Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD); Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Profile
Cheney, Paul D., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Chertoff, Mark, Ph.D. Department of Hearing and Speech, KU Medical Center Profile
Christenson, Lane K., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Collie-Akers, Vicki, Ph.D. Kansas University Work Group for Community Health and Development Profile
Colombo, John Ph.D. Department of Psychology, Life Span Institute Profile
Dhillon, Navneet K., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Dobrowsky, Rick T., Ph.D. Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Pharmacy Profile
Donnelly, Joseph E., Ed.D. Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management Profile
Durham, Dianne, Ph.D. Department of Otolaryngology, KU Medical Center Profile
Ekerdt, David J., Ph.D. Department of Sociology; Gerontology Center Profile
Ellerbeck, Kathy A., M.D. Center for Child Health and Development, KU Medical Center Profile
Faiman, Morris D., Ph.D. Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Pharmacy Profile
Fawcett, Stephen B., Ph.D. Department of Applied Behavioral Science, Distinguished Professor; Work Group for Community Health and Development Profile
Fenton, Aron W., Ph.D. Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, KU Medical Center Profile
Ferguson, Sara Hargus, Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD); Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Profile
Festoff, Barry W., M.D. Department of Neurology, KU Medical Center Profile
Fey, Marc E., Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD); Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Profile
Fleming, Kandace K., Ph.D. Life Span Institute Statistical and Information Officer Profile
Fowler, Stephen C., Ph.D. Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology Profile
Freeman, Rachel L., Ph.D. Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Frost, Shawn B., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Gibson, Cheryl A., Ph.D. Department of Internal Medicine, KU Medical Center Profile
Greene, J. Leon, Ph.D. Health, Sport & Exercise Science, School of Education Profile
Greenhoot, Andrea F., Ph.D. Department of Psychology Profile
Greenwood, Charles R., Ph.D. Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences; Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP) Profile
Froehlich-Grobe, Katherine, Ph.D. Gerontology Center Profile
Gustafson, Kathleen M., Ph.D. Department of Neurology, KU Medical Center Profile
Hamilton, Nancy A., Ph.D. Department of Psychology Profile
Hart, Betty M., Ph.D. Emeritus Faculty
Heitzman-Powell, Linda S., J.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP) Profile
Heckert, Leslie L., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Hellings, Jessica A., M.D. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, KU Medical Center; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Hodgesmith, Martha J., J.D. Research and Training Center on Independent Living (RTCIL); Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Horn, Eva, Ph.D. Department of Special Education (SPED), School of Education Profile
Hummert, Mary L., Ph.D. Department of Communication Studies; Gerontology Center Profile
Hunt, Joan S., Ph.D. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, KU Medical Center Profile
Imig, Thomas J., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Jackson, Yolanda K., Ph.D. Department of Psychology; Clinical Psychology Profile
Johnson, Chet D., M.D. Department of Pediatrics, KU Medical Center Profile
Johnson, David K., Ph.D. Department of Psychology; Gerontology Center Profile
Johnson, Michael A., Ph.D. Department of Chemistry Profile
Johnson, Tiffany A., Ph.D. Department of Speech-Language-Hearing (SPLH) Profile
Kamps, Debra M., Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP); Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Kemper, Susan J., Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD); Child Language Doctoral Program; Gerontology Center Profile
Kumar, T. Rajendra, Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Lance, G. Denise, Ph.D. Life Span Institute
LaPierre, Tracey, Ph.D. Department of Sociology; Gerontology Center Profile
LeBlanc, Judith M., Ph.D. Department of Applied Behavioral Science, Emeritus Faculty; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART)
Lee, Sang-Pil, Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Levant, Beth, Ph.D. Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Therapeutics, KU Medical Center Profile
LeVine, Steven M., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Linas, Maura W., Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP) Profile
Lindeman, David P., Ph.D. Life Span Institute at Parsons Profile
Little, Todd D., Ph.D. Department of Psychology; Life Span Institute; Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center Profile
Loeb, Diane Frome, Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD) Profile
Lundquist, Erik A., Ph.D. Department of Molecular Biosciencs Profile
Lunte, Susan M., Ph.D. Department of Chemistry Profile
Madden, Gregory J., Ph.D. Department of Applied Behavioral Science
Marquis, Janet G., Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD); Life Span Institute, Research Design Analysis Profile
McCarson, Kenneth E., Ph.D. Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Therapeutics, KU Medical Center Profile
McCart, Amy, Ph.D. Beach Center on Disability; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Michaelis, Elias K., Ph.D. Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Pharmacy Profile
Michaelis, Mary Lou, Ph.D. Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Pharmacy Profile
Moise, Alexander R., Ph.D. Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Pharmacy Profile
Moskovitz, Jackob, D.Sc. Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Pharmacy Profile
Muma, Nancy, Ph.D. Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Pharmacy Profile
Nary, Dorothy E., M.A. Research and Training Center on Independent Living; Gerontology Center Profile
Nishimune, Hiroshi, Ph.D. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, KU Medical Center Profile
Nothnick, Warren B., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Nudo, Randolph J., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Olson, Kathleen, Ph.D. Life Span Institute at Parsons; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Palmer, Susan, Ph.D. Department of Special Education (SPED), School of Education; Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Parent, Wendy S., Ph.D. Beach Center on Disability; Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Patrick, Michelle Renee, Ph.D. Life Span Institute at Parsons Profile
Peterson, Kenneth, Ph.D. Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, KU Medical Center Profile
Petroff, Brian K., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Petroff, Margaret G., Ph.D. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology; Center for Reproductive Sciences, KU Medical Center Profile
Poston, Denise, Ph.D. Life Span Institute
Rea, Jerry A., Ph.D. Life Span Institute at Parsons Profile
Reese, R. Matthew, Ph.D. Center for Child Health and Development, KU Medical Center; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Reichard, Amanda, Ph.D. Research and Training Center on Independent Living Profile
Rice, Mabel L., Ph.D. Department of Speech-Language-Hearing (SPLH); Child Language Doctoral Program; Merrill Advanced Studies Center; Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD); Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Roby, Katherine F., Ph.D. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, KU Medical Center Profile
Rusinko, Lisa, Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP)
Sack, Sara H., Ph.D. Life Span Institute at Parsons; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Sailor, Wayne S., Ph.D. Department of Special Education (SPED), School of Education; Beach Center on Disability Profile
Saunders, Kathryn J., Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD); Life Span Institute at Parsons; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Saunders, Muriel D., Ph.D. Life Span Institute at Parsons Profile
Saunders, Richard R., Ph.D. Life Span Institute at Parsons Profile
Savage, Cary R., Ph.D. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, KU Medical Center Profile
Schiefelbusch, Richard L., Ph.D. Life Span Institute Profile
Schoeneich, Christian, Ph.D. Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy Profile
Schroeder, Stephen R., Ph.D. Department of Applied Behavioral Science
Schultz, Jerry A., Ph.D. Work Group for Community Health & Development; Department of Anthropology Profile
Simmons, Sheila J., M.S. Life Span Institute at Parsons Profile
Smith, Bryan K., Ph.D. Energy Balance Lab, Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management
Smith, Peter G., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Soares, Michael J., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Spradlin, Joseph E., Ph.D. Department of Applied Behavioral Science (retired)
Staecker, Hinrich, Ph.D. Department of Otolaryngology, KU Medical Center Profile
Staker, Martha D., R.N. Department of Pediatrics, KU Medical Center
Stanford, John A., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Staudinger, Jeffrey L., Ph.D. Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Pharmacy Profile
Steele, Ric G., Jr., Ph.D. Department of Applied Behavioral Science; Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Profile
Storkel, Holly L., Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD); Department of Speech-Language-Hearing (SPLH) Profile
Stremel Thomas, Kathleen, Ph.D. Life Span Institute at Parsons Profile
Sullivan, Debra K., Ph.D. Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, KU Medical Center Profile
Summers, Jean Ann, Ph.D. Beach Center on Disability; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Terranova, Paul F., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Terry, Barbara J., Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP) Profile
Thiemann-Bourque, Kathy S., Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP); Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Thompson, Jomella W., Ph.D. Kansas University Work Group for Community Health and Development Profile
Timmons, Lisa D., Ph.D. Department of Molecular Biosciences Profile
Turnbull, Ann P., Ed.D. Department of Special Education (SPED), School of Education; Beach Center on Disability; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Turnbull, H. Rutherford, III LL.M. Department of Special Education (SPED), School of Education; Beach Center on Disability; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Vanden Heuvel, Gregory B., Ph.D. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, KU Medical Center Profile
Vitevitch, Michael S., Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD) Profile
Voogt, James L., Ph.D. Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center Profile
Walker, Dale, Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP) Profile
Ward, Robert E., Ph.D. Department of Molecular Biosciences Profile
Warren, Steven F., Ph.D. Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD); Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART); Department of Applied Behavioral Science Profile
Washburn, Richard A., Ph.D. Energy Balance Lab, Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management
Wegner, Jane R., Ph.D. Department of Speech-Language-Hearing (SPLH) Profile
Wehmeyer, Michael L., Ph.D. Department of Special Education (SPED), School of Education; Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities; Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) Profile
Weiner, Carl P., M.D. Department of Obstertrics and Gynecology, KU Medical Center Profile
Werle, Michael J., Ph.D. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, KU Medical Center Profile
White, Glen W., Ph.D. Research and Training Center on Independent Living Profile
Williams, Dean C., Ph.D. Life Span Institute at Parsons Profile
Wills, Howard, Ph.D. Juniper Gardens Children's Project (JGCP) Profile
Wright, Douglas E., Ph.D. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, KU Medical Center Profile
Zhang, Xuan, Ph.D. Department of Obstertrics and Gynecology, KU Medical Center Profile



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