People

Principal Investigator

Ozioma Okonkwo, PhD

Dr. Okonkwo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.  He received his PhD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed his postdoctoral training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Staff

Lab Manager

Sarah Lose

Credentials: MS

Position title: Research Program Manager

Email: srlose@medicine.wisc.edu

Scientists

Ira Driscoll

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Visiting Scientist

Email: idriscoll@medicine.wisc.edu

Natascha Merten

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Scientist II

Email: nmerten@medicine.wisc.edu

Postdoctoral Fellows

Kyle Edmunds

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Research Associate

Email: kedmunds@medicine.wisc.edu

Honorary Fellows

Ryan Dougherty

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Honorary Fellow

Email: rjdougherty@wisc.edu

Rui Wang

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Honorary Fellow

Email: rwang483@wisc.edu

Research Specialists

Sam Bradley

Credentials: BS

Position title: Clinical Research Coordinator II

Email: stbradley@medicine.wisc.edu

Lexi Nelson

Credentials: BS

Position title: Clinical Research Coordinator II

Email: lnelson@medicine.wisc.edu

Jen Oh

Credentials: BS

Position title: NeuroImaging Data Specialist

Email: jmoh@medicine.wisc.edu

Alyssa Pandos

Credentials: BS

Position title: Clinical Research Coordinator II

Email: aapandos@medicine.wisc.edu

Ben Rackovan

Credentials: BS

Position title: Clinical Research Coordinator II

Email: brackovan@medicine.wisc.edu

ADNI Engagement Core

Hannatu Amaza

Credentials: MA

Position title: Clinical Research Project Coordinator

Rachel Tilsen

Credentials: MS

Position title: Community Research Navigator

Email: rltilsen@medicine.wisc.edu

Students

Graduate Students

Gabriella Mamlouk

Position title: Graduate Student

Email: mamlouk@wisc.edu

Jericha Mill

Position title: Graduate Student

Email: mill@wisc.edu