Health Experts

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

Adolescence

  •  Andrew Hostetler, associate professor and graduate coordinator, Department of Psychology

Aging

Alzheimer’s Disease

Asperger’s Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Asthma

  •  David Turcotte, research professor, director of the Healthy Homes Project

Autism Autism Spectrum Disorder

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

  • 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

  • Doreen Arcus, associate professor of psychology
  • Margaret Knight, associate professor of nursing
  • Richard Siegel, chairman and professor, Department of Psychology

Nursing profession

Nutrition

  • 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

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