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HRET Mission

Transforming health care through research and education.

HRET Vision

Leveraging research and education to create a society of healthy communities, where all individuals reach their highest potential for health.

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HRET Team

Jay Bhatt, D.O.
President and CEO, HRET
Chief Medical Officer, AHA

Raahat Ansari, MPH
Program Manager

Elisa Arespacochaga
Senior Director, Physician Leadership Forum

Mallory Bender, MA
Program Manager

Jennifer Braun, MPH
Senior Program Manager

Shelby Burghardt, CPA
Finance Director

Paul Cholod, BS
Data Analyst

Marie Cleary Fishman, BSN, MS, MBA
Vice President of Clinical Quality

Martina Coe, MPH
Program Administrative Specialist

Mary “Sue” Collier, MSN, RN, FABC
Clinical Content Development Lead

Marcia Cooke, RN-BC, MSN, DNP
Director of Clinical Quality

Charisse Coulombe, MS, MBA
Vice President of Clinical Quality

Erin Craig, MPA
Senior Program Manager

Kristina Davis, MS, MPH
Program Manager

Amy Disharoon, MPH
Program Manager

Kathy Drury
Program Administrative Specialist

Barbara Edson, RN, MBA, MHA
Vice President of Clinical Quality

Noemi Escutia - Thomas, MS
Senior Web Content Strategist

Julie Eudeikis
Program Administrative Specialist

Abby Evensky, MS
Program Specialist

Palak First, MPH
Program Manager

Gregory Foster, MA
Research Manager

Cindy Greising, BA
Communications Specialist

Sarah Guerin, MA
eCommunications Specialist

Julia Heitzer, MS
Data Analyst

Jeph Herrin, PhD
Senior Statistician

Ashley Hofmann, MSW
Program Manager

Chris Hund
Director of Clinical Quality

Louella Hung, MPH
Senior Program Manager

Julie Kim, BS
Program Specialist

Emily Koebnick
Program Manager

Lindsay Kolczynski, MBA, MPH
Senior Program Manager

Rachel Lane, BA
Program Manager

Shelby Lassiter
Clinical Content Development Lead

Mariana I. Albert Lesher, MS
Director of Data

Jose Lopez
Senior Program Manager

Jeanette Lyons, MPA
Grants and Contracts Manager

Vrinda Mahishi, MPH
Data Analyst

Michele Newkirk MA
Senior Financial Analyst

Debbie Pierce, BA
Director of HRET Executive Operations

Helen Plass, MA
Senior Program Manager

Mark Plunkett, MA, PhD
Senior Data Analyst

Jennifer Rabideaux, MA
eCommunications Specialist

Steve Reinhart
Director of Clinical Quality

Julia Resnick, MPH
Senior Program Manager

Richard Rodriguez, MPH
Data Analyst

Andrew Rolle, MPH
Senior Program Manager

Brittany Schwartz, MPA
Program Specialist

Katya Seligman, MPA
Senior Program Manager

Denise Shannon, BA, MSM
Contract Support Specialist

Shereen Shojaat, MS
Program Manager

Jennie Situ, MPH
Program Manager

Justin Snow, MPA
Program Manager

Jordan Steiger, MPH
Program Specialist

Kristin Thorin, MPA
Program Specialist

Annette Urganus, MPH
Data Analyst

Kriti Venkataswamy, MS HSM
Senior Program Manager

Amanda Wilkins, MPA
Program Manager

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