Humanities Institute

2018 Health & Humanities Pop-Up Institute Participants

Pop-Up Institute Leader

Pauline Strong, Ph.D.
Director, Humanities Institute
Professor, Department of Anthropology, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies
College of Liberal Arts

Planning Team

Phillip J. Barrish, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of English, College of Liberal Arts

Virginia A. Brown, Ph.D.
Director
Health Disparities, Dell Medical School

Clare Callahan, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator
Humanities Institute, College of Liberal Arts

Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Sociology, Center for Mexican American Studies, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Theodore Held, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Women’s Health, Dell Medical School

Barbara Jones, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Health Affairs
Professor, School of Social Work

Madhavi Mallapragada, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Radio-Television-Film, Moody College of Communication
Department of Asian Studies, Center for Asian American Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Abena Dove Osseo-Asare, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of History, College of Liberal Arts

James W. Pennebaker, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
Executive Director, Project 2021

David Ring, M.D.
Associate Dean for Comprehensive Care
Professor, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care
Dell Medical School

Stephen Sonnenberg, M.D.
Adjunct Professor, Department of Architecture, School of Architecture
Resident Fellow, Humanities Institute, College of Liberal Arts

Steve Steffensen, M.D.
Chief
Learning Health System, Dell Medical School

Imelda Vetter, MLIS
Health Sciences Library
Department of Medical Education

Chelsi West Ohueri, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Community Engagement and Health Equity, Population Health, Dell Medical School

Institute Members

Grace C. Barron, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Psychiatry, Dell Medical School
Director of the Creativity for Resilience Program, Dell Medical School

Nicholaus Christian, M.D.
Resident Physician, Dell Medical School

Andrew Dell'Antonio, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies
Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Butler School of Music

Tracie Harrison, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Nursing

David Heckler, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
Pediatric Pscyhologist, Dell Children's Medical Center
Director of Internalizing Program at the Texas Child Study Center

Elizabeth Lewis, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work
Project Leader at the Texas Center for Disability Studies

Brad Love, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Health Communication
Center for Health Communications, Moody College of Communication

Michael Mackert, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Advertising & Public Relations, Population Health
Director of Center for Health Communications

Michael Parent, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

Richard Peters, M.D.
Chieft Technology Innovation Officer
Dell Medical School

Robin Richardson
Project Manager for Health Product Innovation
Dell Medical School

Suzanne Seriff, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
Anthropology and the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Sara Simons, Ph.D.
Lecturer
Department of Theater and Dance

Keri Stephens, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Communication Studies, Center for Health Communications, Moody College of Communication

Rebecca Teng, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Women's Health, Dell Medical School

Marisa Toups, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Psychiatry, Dell Medical School

Madison Weigand
Health Product Innovation Team Associate
Dell Medical School

Luanne Wilkerson, Ed.D
Associate Dean
Evaluation & Faculty Development, Dell Medical School
Professor
Medical Education, Dell Medical School

Veronica Young, Pharm.D.
Director
Interprofessional Education and Community Engagement, College of Pharmacy