Sandra Simmons, PhD, MA

Sandra F. Simmons, PhD, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She also holds a secondary appointment as a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Vanderbilt University. Her background and training...

Judith Pechacek, DNP, RN, CENP

Dr. Judith Pechacek has served as a professional nurse in a variety of settings for forty years. Her practice career was spent as a general staff nurse, nurse leader, manager and nurse executive. In 2013, she accepted a faculty position at the University of Minnesota,...

Christopher Erbes, PhD, MA

I am a clinician investigator at the Minneapolis VA Healthcare System specializing in the study, assessment, and treatment of mental health problems, including particularly PTSD and stress related disorders. I completed my graduate training in clinical psychology at...

Adam Goode, PhD, DPT

Dr. Goode is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Duke University. He is a physical therapist by clinical training and epidemiologist by scientific training. His focus is on understanding the etiology of low back pain and other chronic...

Eleanor Mcconnell, PhD, RN

Dr. McConnell’s program of research focuses on factors that influence functional decline in very frail older adults. She has been funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research and the Department of Veterans Affairs to conduct a series of studies designed...