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Center for Access & Delivery Research and Evaluation-CADRE

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CENTER DIRECTOR- Eli Perencevich, MD, MS

Dr. Perencevich is the CADRE Center Director and a Core Investigator. Dr. Perencevich is a Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa, an infectious disease staff physician at the Iowa City VA and epidemiologist studying emerging pathogens and nosocomial infections. His research focuses on the transmission dynamics of nosocomial pathogens, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Clostridium difficile and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae. He is particularly interested in identifying the most effective and cost-effective methods for controlling these pathogens. His research is funded through VA QUERI, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Prevention Epicenter and AHRQ grant funding. In addition he is PI of a recently initiated VA-CDC Infection Control Practice Based Research Network (PBRN) that includes 15 VA facilities and seeks to complete multi-center collaborative studies examining infection control and antimicrobial stewardship interventions.

CROSS CENTER DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS- Acting Associate Director- Jane Moeckli, PhD

Dr. Moeckli is CADRE’s Chief Operating Officer providing management of center finances and personnel, and center administrative support. In addition, she oversees data security, and functions as the center liaison to VACO, the Iowa City VA Research Office, Human Resources, Contracting, and the Medical Center Director’s office. She also serves as Administrative Officer for the VHA Rural Health Resource Center – Central Region, and Fiscal Officer for the VISN 23 PACT Demonstration Lab.




James Blum, MD  COIN Investigator Informatics, Computational methods to treat critically ill
Heather Davila, PhD, MPA  COIN Investigator LTTS, Geriatrics/Gerontology, Rural Access to care
Michihiko Goto, MD  COIN Investigator Hospital Epidemiology, Infectious Disease
Katie Hadlandsmyth, PhD  COIN Investigator Chronic Pain, Women, Opioids
Diana Jalal, MD  COIN Investigator Vascular Disease in CKD, Hypertension
Peter Kaboli, MD  COIN Investigator Rural Health, Access to Care, Telehealth
Daniel Livorsi, MD  COIN Investigator Antimicrobial Stewardship Implementation
Brian Lund, PharmD, MS  COIN Investigator Pharmacoepidemiology, Drug Safety
Michelle Mengeling, PhD  COIN Investigator Access to Care, Women's Health, Rural Health
Hilary Mosher, MD  COIN Investigator Diagnosis and Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
Michael Ohl, MD  COIN Investigator Infectious Diseases, HIV/AIDS
Amy O'Shea, PhD  COIN Investigator Access to Care, Rural Health, Telemedicine
Heather Reisinger, PhD  COIN Investigator Ethnography, Qualitative Research
Anne Sadler, PhD  COIN Investigator Women’s Health, Sexual Violence Risk Factors
Samantha Solimeo, PhD  Investigator/ VRHRC Co-Director Geriatric Chronic Conditions, Risk Perception Qualitative Research
Carolyn Turvey, PhD  Investigator/ VRHRC Co-Director Depression and Heart Failure, Alcoholism
Mark Vander Weg, PhD  COIN Investigator Behavioral Medicine, Tobacco Cessation
Mary Vaughan Sarrazin, PhD  COIN Investigator Risk-Adjustment Models for Cardiovascular Disease