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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- Bonnie BootsMiller, PhD

Dr. BootsMiller 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. 




Thad Abrams, MD  Investigator Veterans and Mental Health
Saket Girotra, MD  Investigator Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiac Emergency Systems
Michihiko Goto, MD  Associate Investigator Epidemiology of Healthcare-associated Infections
Katie Hadlandsmyth, PhD  Investigator Chronic Pain Management, Behavioral Pain Management
Michael Jones, PhD  Biostatistician/Affiliate Investigator Survival Analysis, Correlated Data
Peter Kaboli, MD  Investigator Health Services, Venous Thromboembolic Disease
David Katz, MD, MSc  Investigator Preventive Health Services
Helena Laroche, MD  Associate Investigator Diabetes and Obesity Prevention
Daniel Livorsi, MD  Investigator Antimicrobial Stewardship Implementation
Brian Lund, PharmD, MS  Investigator Pharmacoepidemiology, Drug Safety
Michelle Mengeling, PhD  Investigator Military Women’s Experiences & Outcomes
Hilary Mosher, MD  Investigator Diagnosis and Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
Michael Ohl, MD  Investigator Infectious Diseases, HIV/AIDS
Heather Schacht Reisinger, PhD  Investigator Ethnography, Qualitative Research
Anne Sadler, PhD  Investigator Military Women's Risk of Physical & Sexual Violence
Marin Schweizer-Looby, PhD  Investigator Study Design, Molecular Epidemiology
Samantha Solimeo, PhD  VRHRC Co-Director Chronic Illness, Aging, Public Health
Greg Stewart, PhD  Associate Investigator Health Care Delivery
Carolyn Turvey, PhD  Co-Director Depression and Heart Failure, Alcoholism
Mark Vander Weg, PhD  Investigator Behavioral Medicine, Tobacco Cessation
Mary Vaughan Sarrazin, PhD  Investigator Risk-Adjustment Models for Cardiovascular Disease