Center for Health Policy Team

  • Patricia W. Stone, PhD, RN, FAAN, CIC

    • Director
  • Ashley Chastain, DrPH, MPH

    • Senior Project Director
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  • Bridget Morse-Karzen, MPH

    • Research Manager
  • Khadra Dualeh, MPH

    • Research Coordinator
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Current Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Eunjoo An, PhD, RN

    Eunjoo An, PhD, RN is a postdoctoral research fellow under the mentorship of Elizabeth Corwin, PhD who is researching ways to improve health behaviors in adults with HTN utilizing non-pharmacological methods such as mindfulness practice.

  • Eleanor Turi, MPhil, BSN, RN, CCRN

    Eleanor Turi, MPhil, BSN, RN, CCRN has experience in pediatric intensive care. Her research interests include mental health services, nursing workforce, and health disparities. 

  • Mint Kueakomoldej, BSN, RN

    Mint Kueakomoldej, BSN, RN, has previous experience in critical care and HIV/AIDS. Her research interest includes health care workforce and health policy.

  • Suzanne Courtwright, PhD, PNP, NEA-BC

    Suzanne Courtwright, PhD, PNP, NEA-BC is a postdoctoral research fellow and NP outcomes researcher under the mentorship of Lusine Poghosyan, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN. Her program of research aims to investigate the effectiveness of NP-led care delivery models on reducing mental health disparities in adolescents with chronic conditions. She completed her PhD in Nursing science with a focus on healthcare systems research at the University of Colorado. She is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and earned her Master of Science degree at Columbia University School of Nursing.

  • Justinna Dixon, BSN, RN

    Justinna Dixon, BSN, RN has clinical experience in psychiatric and substance abuse care. Her research interests surround health disparities in individuals with mental health conditions and the nursing workforce.


Advisory Board Members

  • Heidi L. Allen, PhD, MSW

    • Associate Professor, Columbia School of Social Work
  • Darlene J Curley, EdD, RN, FAAN

    • Advisor | Policy & Philanthropy; Adjunct, Columbia Nursing
  • Stephen Ferrara, RN, DNP, FNP-BC

    • Assistant Professor and Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs, Columbia School of Nursing
  • Ross Frommer, JD

    • Vice President for Government and Community Affairs and Associate Dean, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Miriam Laugesen, PhD

    • Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health
  • Jacqueline Merrill, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, FACMI

    • Professor and Director, Laboratory for Informatics, Complexity and Organizational Study, Columbia School of Nursing