Members

Center Co-directors

Christine A. Mueller
PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Siobhan K. McMahon
PhD, MPH, GNP-BC

Center Membership

Rozina H. Bhimani, PhD, DNP, APRN-CNP, CNE
Assistant Professor

Donna Z. Bliss, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN
Professor

Eilon Caspi, BSW, MA, PhD
Research Associate

Mary DeGrote Goering, PhD, RN-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor

Niloufar N. Hadidi, PhD, APRN, CNS-BC, FAHA
Associate Professor

Laura N. Kirk, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor

Kathleen E. Krichbaum, PhD, RN, FGSA, ANEF, FAAN
Professor

Ryan Mays, PhD, MPH, MS
Assistant Professor

Siobhan K. McMahon, PhD, MPH, RN, GNP-BC
Associate Professor

Christine A. Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN
Professor and Sr. Executive Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Erica Timko Olson, PhD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor

Cynthia J. Peden-McAlpine, PhD, ACNS, BC
Associate Professor

Carolyn M. Porta, PhD, MPH, RN SANE-A, FAAN, FNAP
Associate Vice President for Clinical Affairs

Dereck L. Salisbury, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Erica Schorr, PhD, BSBA, RN
Assistant Professor

Sheila Smith, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP
Clinical Professor

Kristine M. Talley, PhD, RN, GNP-BC
Associate Professor

Mary Fran Tracy, PhD, APRN, CNS, FAAN
Associate Professor

Diane J. Treat-Jacobson, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP
Professor

Jean Wyman, PhD, RN, APRN, GNP-BC, FAAN, FGSA
Professor

Student and Post-doc Members

Lizzie Choma
James Friedman
Aimee Hamel
Derek  Moore
Manka Nkimbeng (post-doc)
Lyndsay Thompson

Affiliates

Wellie Antonellis
Corjena Cheung
Helen Fu
Young Shin Park
Brittany A. Poff
Alison Romstad
Sarah J. Wente
Mary Whipple
Diane Willer-Sly

Center Membership

Members benefit from participation in a variety of activities, including research seminars, mock grant reviews, collaborative activities with community agencies, and social events. If you are interested in joining the Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation, contact us at gree0687@umn.edu.

Members benefit from participation in a variety of activities, including research seminars, roundtables, mock grant reviews, manuscript reviews, collaborative activities with community agencies/organizations and social events. There are no costs associated with membership in the CGN. Members have the opportunity to serve on the Executive Council, Center committees and task forces.

  • Faculty: All faculty in the University of Minnesota School of Nursing who have an academic focus in gerontological nursing or aging are encouraged to become faculty members.
  • Affiliates: The Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation invites affiliate and other health professionals with an interest in aging to apply for Affiliate Member status. 
  • Students: Student membership is open to students enrolled in a University of Minnesota academic program who have a focus in gerontological nursing or aging.