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AYA CaRES DIRECTORS

Co-Medical Directors and Research Director

Rashmi Chugh, MD 

(she/her/hers)

Co-Medical Director (Medical Oncology)

Rogel Cancer Center

Emily Walling, MD 

(she/her/hers)

Co-Medical Director (Pediatric Oncology)

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

Bradley Zebrack, PhD, MSW, MPH 

(he/him/his)

Research Director

U-M School of Social Work

Associate Directors (Biostatistics and Clinical Outcomes)

Philip Boonstra, PhD 

(he/him/his)

Associate Director, Biostatistics

U-M School of Public Health

Anao Zhang, PhD, LCSW, ACSW, ACT 

(he/him/his)

Clinical Research Director

U-M School of Social Work

AFFILIATED FACULTY MEMBERS

Lauren Ghazal, Ph.D., MS, FNP-BC

(she/her/hers)

University of Michigan School of Nursing

Lindsey Herrel, MD, MS 

(she/her/hers)

Michigan Medicine, Department of Urology

Megan R. Haymart, MD

(she/her/hers)

Michigan Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine

Sarah T. Hawley, PhD, MPH

(she/her/hers)

Michigan Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine. U-M School of Public Health

Nick Iannarino, PhD 

(he/him/his)

U-M Dearborn, Department of Language, Culture, and Communication

Robert Knoerl, PhD, RN

(he/him/his)

U-M School of Nursing

Molly Moravek, MD, MS 

(she/her/hers)

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and Department of Urology

Chiara Acquati, PhD 

(she/her/hers)

University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work

Christabel Cheung, PhD, MSW 

(she/her/hers)

University of Maryland School of Social Work

Jennifer Currin-McCulloch, PhD, OSW-C 

(she/her/hers)

Colorado State University School of Social Work

Adam DuVall, MD, MPH 

(he/him/his)

University of Chicago Department of Medicine

Casey Walsh, PhD, LICSW 

(she/her/hers)

University of Washington

Xingyu (Mark) Zhang, PhD 

(he/him/his)

University of Pittsburgh Medical School

Research Associate

Erin Ellman, LMSW 

(she/her/hers)

Michigan Medicine Fertility Preservation

Beth Stuchell, MSW 

(she/her/hers)

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

STUDENT RESEARCH FELLOWS

Current Fellows

Nina Jackson Levin, MSW 

(she/her/hers)

Curtis Center Pre-Doctoral Psycho-Oncology Fellow

U-M School of Social Work and Department of Anthropology

Dalton Meister, BSW 

(he/him/his)

MSW Field Intern and MAYA Research Fellow

U-M School of Social Work

Kate Blumenstein, BS 

(she/her/hers)

Medical Student Research Fellow

Chicago Medical School - Rosalind Franklin University

Anna Winegarden, MC 

(she/her/hers)

AYA CARE Intern and Research Fellow


6/1/17    Office for Health Equity and Inclusion.

Daria Stelmak, BS 

(she/her/hers)

Medical Student Research Assistant

Michigan Medicine

Graduated Fellows

Cindy Villarreal

(she/her/hers)

MSW Field Intern and MAYA Research Fellow

U-M School of Social Work

Julianna Corrao, MSW 

(2020-2021)

(she/her/hers)

MSW Student Research Assistant

U-M School of Social Work

Kamal Ghazi, ACHE, MHA 

(2020-2021)

(he/him/his)

AYA Program MSW Field Intern

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Joey Tan, MSW

(2019-2020)

 (she/her/hers) 

MSW Student Research Assistant

Michigan Medicine

Lauren Haller (she/her/hers) 

(2019-2020)

Undergraduate Research Assistant

U-M School of Kinesiology

Ryann Feldman, MSW 

(2017-2019)

(she/her/hers)

AYA CARE Research Coordinator

U-M School of Social Work

RESEARCH STAFF/ADMINISTRATION

Lisa Kelly 

(she/her/hers)

Research Administrator (Zebrack R01)

Cindy Villarreal

(she/her/hers)

Research Administrator (Zhang PCORI & Rogel)

Meiyan Chen

(she/her/hers)

Research Administrator (Zhang PCORI & Rogel)