Experts

For assistance in reaching a UMass Lowell expert source or to locate a source on a subject not listed here, contact Christine Gillette (Christine_Gillette@uml.edu, 978-934-2209) or Nancy Cicco (Nancy_Cicco@uml.edu, 978-934-4944).

Health

Adolescence
  •  Andrew Hostetler, associate professor and graduate coordinator, Department of Psychology
Aging
Alzheimer’s Disease
Asperger’s Syndrome
Asthma
  •  David Turcotte, research professor, director of the Healthy Homes Project
Autism
Cancer
  • David Kriebel, professor of work environment and director of the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production
  • Prakash Rai, assistant professor, chemical engineering 
       Breast cancer
  • Prakash Rai, assistant professor, chemical engineering
       Leukemia
  • Peter Gaines, associate professor, biological science, biomedical engineering and biotechnology program

Chemicals/toxics
Child development
Child trauma
Community health education
  • Leland Ackerson, associate professor of community health and sustainability
Diet/nutrition
Environment
  • David Kriebel, professor of work environment and director of the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production
  • Joel Tickner, associate professor of work environment
Exercise
  • Deirdra Murphy, associate professor of physical therapy, director of the Center for Health Promotion and Research
Flu/pandemics
  • Nancy Goodyear, assistant professor of clinical and laboratory sciences and biomedical engineering
Health-care policy
  • A. James Lee, associate professor and graduate coordinator, Department of Community Health and Sustainability
  • Craig Slatin, professor of community health and sustainability and director of The New England Consortium
Hospice/End-of-Life Care
  • Betty Morgan, associate professor, School of Nursing, Center for Health Promotion and Research
Human sexuality
Long-term care
  • Lisa Abdallah, associate chairwoman and associate professor, School of Nursing
Mental health/psychology
Nursing profession
Nutrition
  • Mindy Dopler-Nelson, assistant professor of clinical laboratory and nutritional sciences 
  • Thomas Wilson, associate professor, clinical laboratory and nutritional sciences and biomedical engineering
Physical fitness
  • Deirdra Murphy, chairwoman and associate professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Center for Health Promotion and Research
Physical therapy
  • Deirdra Murphy, chairwoman and associate professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Center for Health Promotion and Research
  • Sean Collins, associate professor of physical therapy and director of the Human Assessment Lab
Sleep
Stress
  • Nicole Champagne, associate professor of work environment, Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace 
Tobacco-free environments/smoking cessation:
  • Leland Ackerson, associate professor of community health and sustainability