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Contact Information for Lifecourse Epidemiology & Genomics Division Staff

Phone: 517-335-8806 
Mary Kleyn, MS, Division Director
Michelle Mills, Division Secretary
Steven Maldanado, Financial Specialist 
Vacant, Alcohol Epidemiologist
William Marshall, BS, MPH, Health Disparities Epidemiologist
Erika Garcia, MPA, Health Systems Analyst
Yan Tian, MPH, BRFSS Coordinator/Epidemiologist

Chronic Disease Epidemiology Section
Beth Anderson, MPH, Manager
Justin Allen, BA, EMT-P, EMS Stroke Quality Improvement Coordinator
Olivia Barth MPH, Health Informatics Epidemiologist
Kayla Jones, MPHCSTE Informatics Fellow

Nikole Hoffman, MPH, Rural Health Epidemiologist
Michelle Byrd, PhD, MPH, Cardiovascular Health, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Epidemiologist
Ghada Ibrahim, MS, Stroke Data Analyst
Alaina White, MPH, Oral Health & Asthma Epidemiologist
Adrienne Nickles, MPH, Michigan Stroke Program Manager and Epidemiologist
Lauren Spadafora, PhD, Cancer Epidemiologist

Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Section
Chris Fussman, MS, Manager
Haifa Haroon, MPH, Infant Health Epidemiologist
Heidi Neumayer, MPH, Preventable Mortality Epidemiologist
Lindsay Townes, MPH, Child Adolescent and School Health Epidemiologist
Isabel Hurden, MPH, Newborn Screening Epidemiologist
Kenneth Hanson, MS, Birth Defects and Family Planning Epidemiologist
Carlotta Allievi, MPH, Home Visiting/ECHO Epidemiologist
Amy Rakowski, MS, Pediatric Genomics and EHDI Epidemiologist
Kim Hekman, MPH, Adverse Childhood Experiences Epidemiologist
Hannah Bovia, BS, PRAMS Project Coordinator
Pete Haak, BS, PRAMS Epidemiologist
Jill Hardy, BA, PRAMS Mail Operations Coordinator
Melissa Limon-Flegler, MSW, Maternal Mortality Surveillance Program Coordinator
Alexandra Gold, MPH, Michigan Maternal Mortality Surveillance Case Abstractor
Laine Putans, MSW, Michigan Maternal Mortality Surveillance Program Assistant
Julia Costigan, BA, COVID-19 Pregnancy and Neonate Surveillance Chart Abstractor
Jeffrey Ambrose, MD, COVID-19 Mortality Review Case Abstractor
Laura Stouffer, MPH, COVID-19 Mortality Review Project Coordinator

Genomics and Genetic Disorders Section
Dominic Smith, MSA, Manager
Sarah Razak, MBAFinancial Specialist
Kristina Ottenwess, MPH, Genetics and Birth Defects Coordinator
Kristy Karasinski, MPHNewborn Screening Follow-up Consultant
Kerri-Lynn Lockwood, MS, CGC NBS Genetics Specialist
Courtney Miller, BS, Birth Defects Program Assistant
Maricar Macalincag, MSc, Cancer Genomics Program Director
Mary Robinson, RN, BSN, Special Projects Coordinator
Shelby Heppe, MPH, Acting NBS and Genomics Research Coordinator
Vacant, Adult Genetics Genomics Coordinator
Erika Doran, MPH, Cancer Genomics Clinical Consultant
Whitney Warstler, MS, Communications Coordinator

Newborn Screening Section
Shelby Heppe, MPH, Manager
Becky Shaulis, MS, Quality Assurance Coordinator
Valerie Ewald, NBSO Administrator and Technical Assistant
Carolyn Smith, Departmental Technician 
Kristen Thompson, MPH, Coordinator
Angela Aldrich, MSN, RN,  Nurse Consultant
Lacey VanLoenen, CMA, BS, Operations Coordinator
Bekezela Kusina, BS, Departmental Analyst
Staci Trevino, Departmental Technician


Please Note: Italic text indicates contract employee

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