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Grand Challenges Leadership Team

Rebecca Shlafer

Co-Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Michelle S. Phelps

Co-Principal Investigator
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

Tyler Winkelman

Co-Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Clinician-Investigator, Hennepin Healthcare

Kelly Lyn Mitchell

Executive Director
Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Rachel Hardeman

Co-Investigator
Assistant Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management
School of Public Health

 

Current Research Team and Staff

  • De Andre’ T. Beadle, Ph.D. Student, Sociology, University of Minnesota
  • Latasha Jennings, MPH, Project Coordinator, Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute
  • Victoria Piehowski, Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology, University of Minnesota
  • Erin Harbinson, PhD, Research Scholar, Robina Institute, University of Minnesota
  • Lily Hanrath, Researcher, Robina Institute, University of Minnesota
  • University of Minnesota Undergraduate Research Assistants: Olufemi Akindumila, Ella Buboltz, Lauren Cattapan, Cianna Holthaus, Jeremy Schlitz, Noura Abukhadra, Rodrigo Tojo Garcia, Anna Stalsberg
  • Jonathan Watkins, M.S., Planning Analyst at Hennepin County

Former Research Team and Staff

  • University of Minnesota Undergraduate Research Assistants: Elizabeth Shaver, Kate Rosenow, Lizeth Diaz Rodriguez
  • University of Minnesota Sociology Ph.D. Student Research Assistants: Amber Joy Powell
  • University of Minnesota Law Students: Jacob Gray, Olivia Levinson, Robin Tu
  • Hennepin County Research Assistants: Sailee Tambe (MPH), Cody Tuttle (MPP)
  • Christine Boisjoli, Communications and Program Coordinator, Robina Institute, University of Minnesota

County Partners and Advisors

  • Stephanie Abel​, Manager, Integrated Care, Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health  
  • Peter Bodurtha, Data Scientist, Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute
  • Danette Buskovick, MSW, ​Senior Admin Manager, Strategy and Business Supports, Operations and Innovation Services, Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • Erik Erickson, PhD, ​Analytics Manager for Integrated Planning and Analysis, Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department  
  • Courtney Hougham, Principal Planning Analyst, Hennepin County
  • Alistair Nairn, Senior Probation Officer, Hennepin County
  • Julie Bauch, MS, RN, PHN, Opioid Response Coordinator, Hennepin County

Research, Policy, and Community Advisory Board

  • Kathie Doty​, Hennepin-University Partnership, University of Minnesota
  • Mónica Hurtado, Racial Justice and Health Equity Organizer, Voices for Racial Justice
  • Kevin Reitz, JDBoard of Directors, Robina Institute, James Annenberg La Vea Land Grant Chair in Criminal Procedure Law, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Christopher Uggen, PhD, ​Regents Professor, University of Minnesota
  • Aaron Sojourner, PhD, Associate Professor, Carlson School of Management

Formerly Justice-Involved Advisory Board

Grand Challenges Team

Back Row-from L to R: Rachel Hardeman, Kelly Mitchell, Michelle Phelps, Latasha Jennings, Victoria Piehowski, Aaron Sojourner
Front Row-from L to R: Rebecca Shlafer, Tyler Winkelman, De Andre' Beadle

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