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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.

Transforming health care through research and education

HRET Team

  Executive Management Team

Jay Bhatt, D.O., MPH, MPA, FACP
President,  HRET
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, AHA

Elisa Arespacochaga
Vice President of AHA Physician Alliance

Mary “Sue” Collier, MSN, RN, FABC
Interim Vice President of Clinical Quality

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

Andrew Shin, JD, MPH
Chief Operating Officer

Nancy Myers, PhD
Vice President, Leadership
and System Innovation

Norma Padron, PhD, MPH, MA
Senior Director, Applied Research
and Data Analytics

Carol Wagner, RN, MBA
Senior Advisor, High Reliability

Meet Our Team

Raahat Ansari, MS-HSM
Program Manager

Syeda Aisha, MPH
Program Specialist

Mallory Bender, MA, LCSW
Program Manager

Kavita Bhat, MD, MPH
Program Manager

Jennifer Braun, MPH
Senior Program Manager

Shelby Burghardt, CPA
Director of Finance

Laura Castellanos, MHA
Associate Director

Jason Chen
Financial Analyst

Paul Cholod, MS
Data Analyst

Martina Coe, MPH
Program Administrative Specialist

Kathy Cummings
Director of Communications

Erin Craig, MPA
Senior Program Manager

Lisandra Cuadrado, MPH
Program Manager

Daniel Delgado, MBA, CPA
Senior Director of Operations

Amy Disharoon, MPH
Program Manager

Kathy Drury
Program Administrative Specialist

Jameel Evans, AS
Web Support Specialist

Abby Evensky, MS
Program Specialist

Palak First, MPH
Program Manager

Cynthia Hedges Greising
Communications Specialist

Berna Griffin, MPM, MISM
Program Specialist

Sarah Guerin, MA
E-Communications Specialist

Kristen Hayes, MS, RNC-NIC
Senior Program Manager

Julia Heitzer, MS
Data Analyst

Ashley Hofmann, MSW
Program Manager

Christopher Hund, MFA
Director of Quality

Louella Hung, MPH
Director of Quality

Andrew Jager, MA
Senior Program Manager

Julie Kim
Program Specialist

Shelby Lassiter, RN, CPHQ
Clinical Content Development Lead

Jeanette Lyons, MPA
Manager of Grants and Contracts

Vrinda Mahishi, MPH
Data Analyst

Lydie Marc, MPH, CHES
Program Manager

Katie Mockaitis, MPH
Program Manager

Joyce Moss, MS
Executive Assistant

Eliana Munro
Program Specialist

Michele Newkirk, MAFM
Senior Financial Analyst

Radhika Parekh, MHA
Program Manager

Debbie Pierce
Director of Executive Operations

Helen Plass, MA
Program Manager

Mark Plunkett, MA, PhD
Senior Data Analyst

Kristin Preihs, MPH, CHES, CQIA
Senior Program Manager

Jennifer Rabideaux, MA
Senior E-Communications Specialist

Julia Resnick, MPH
Senior Program Manager

Richard Rodriguez, MPH
Data Analyst

Andrew Rolle, MPH
Senior Program Manager

Brittany Schwartz, MPH
Program Specialist

Karen Sethney
Executive Assistant

Denise Shannon, MSM, GCA
Contract Support Specialist

Mais Shatara
SharePoint Business Analyst

Shereen Shojaat, MS
Program Manager

Jennie Situ, MPH
Program Manager

Edward Smith
Financial Analyst

Justin Snow, MPA
Senior Program Manager

Jordan Steiger, MPH
Program Manager

Kayla Thomas Wu, MPH
Data Analyst

Kristen Thorin, MPA
Program Manager

Brandie Walker
Program Specialist

Amanda Wilkins, MPA
Program Manager

 

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