Center for Research Development and Scholarship (CRDS)


Mariann R. Piano

Nancy and Hilliard Travis Professor of Nursing


Terrah Foster Akard

Professor of Nursing and Medicine

Julie Barroso

Julia Eleanor Blair Chenault Professor of Nursing

Leanne Boehm

Assistant Professor

Kate Clouse

Associate Professor

Makayla Cordoza

Assistant Professor

Mary S. Dietrich

Professor, Statistics & Measurement

Mary Jo Gilmer


Ruth Kleinpell

Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing Education

Marianna LaNoue


Angela McNelis

Assistant Dean, PhD in Nursing Science

Mulubrhan Mogos

Assistant Professor

James Muchira

Assistant Professor

Shelagh A. Mulvaney

Interim Associate Director, Vanderbilt Center for Research on Inequality and Health

Jeremy Neal

Associate Professor

Chorong Park

Assistant Professor

Bethany Andrews Rhoten

Assistant Professor

Lori Schirle

Assistant Professor

Ying Sheng

Assistant Professor

Nadia Markie Sneed

Assistant Professor

Deonni Stolldorf

Associate Professor

Han Su

Assistant Professor


Melanie Lutenbacher

Associate Professor of Nursing, Emerita

Sheila Ridner

Professor of Nursing, Emerita


Soojung Ahn

Postdoctoral Scholar

Christine Cleary Kimpel

Postdoctoral Fellow


Monika Adhikari

Research Assistant

Leigh Bryant

Administrative Coordinator

Heidi Hart

Program Manager, PhD in Nursing Science

Boniface Kimathi

Senior Research Specialist

Gay Nell Krauss

Assistant Director, CRDS

Saytel Lopez

Administrative Officer

Darrian G. Nash

Program Manager

Daien Sanchez

Program Manager

Sadie Sommer

Research Program Coordinator

Samantha Swift

Program Manager