CRECE Administrators, Investigators, and Trainees

From left to right: José Cordero, Dana Munzner, Carmen Vélez Vega, Helen Suh, Colleen Murphy, Gredia Huerta-Montanez, Liza Anzalota, Phil Brown, Renee Wurth, April Gu, Emily Zimmerman, Justin Manjourides, Rachel Grashow, Rose Martersteck, Debora Watkins, Akram Alshawabkeh

Directors and Key Administrators

Akram Alshawabkeh
Director, Administrative Core Leader
George A. Snell Professor of Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Associate Dean for Research, Northeastern University – visit website


José Cordero
Health Specialist and Human Subjects Core (HSC) Leader
Patel Distinguished Professor of Public Health, Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Georgia – visit website


Anne Magrath
Administrative Core
Director of Finance and Research Contracts Administration Operations, Northeastern University


Lura Slowinski
Administrative Core
Program Manager, Northeastern University


Project and Core Leaders

Helen Suh MacIntosh
Project 1 Leader
Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Tufts University


April Gu
Project 2 Leader
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University


John Meeker
Project 3 Leader
Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
Associate Dean for Research, School of Public Health, University of Michigan


Phil Brown
Community Outreach and Translation Core (COTC) Leader
University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences
Director, Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute, Northeastern University


Carmen Vélez Vega
Community Outreach and Translation Core (COTC) Leader
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Social Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus


Other Senior Key Personnel

Emily Zimmerman
Project 1, Administrative Core, COTC
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northeastern University


Gredia Huerta-Montanez
Human Subjects Core (HSC), Community Outreach and Translation Core (COTC)
CRECE Pediatrician, Northeastern University


Justin Manjourides
Project 1, Project 2
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Northeastern University


Michael Fasullo
Project 2
Associate Professor of Nanobioscience, SUNY Polytechnic Institute


Bhramar Mukherjee
Project 3
John D. Kalbfleisch Collegiate Professor of Biostatistics, Associate Chair of Biostatistics, Professor of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health


Shanna Swan
Project 3
Professor and Vice Chair for Research and Mentoring, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dept of Preventive Medicine


Chris Vulpe
Project 2
Professor of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology, Department of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology, UC Berkeley


Deborah Watkins
Project 3
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health


Scientific Advisory Committee

Angeles Acosta Rodriguez – UPR – Medical Campus

Alan R. Fleischman – Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Carmen Guerrero – US EPA Caribbean Division

Yasmin Pedrogo – UPR – Medical Campus

José Guzman Pereira – March of Dimes

Brenda Rivera – Puerto Rico Department of Health

Susan Schantz – University of Illinois

Peggy Shepard – We Act for Environmental Justice