Staff Directory

SPARC Staff


Staff FastFinder A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M |N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

albert_largethumb Karen Albert, M.S.
Project Director II
Research Interests: Program evaluation, qualitative and mixed-methods research, community-based participatory research (CBPR), research ethics
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-8725
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

Shums Alikhan Shums Alikhan, B.S.
Research Coordinator I
Research Interests: youth and family mental health, social/public policy, mental illness intervention and prevention
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-8729
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

clayfield_largethumb Jonathan C. Clayfield, M.A., L.M.H.C.
Project Director II
Research Interests: Mental health and the law, crisis intervention and risk management training of first responders, diversion of offenders with mental illness, suicide intervention & prevention
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-8721
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

 costa_largethumb Amanda Costa
Research Technician
Learning & Working Transitions RTC
Research Interests: Educational supports for college students with mental health conditions and recovery research
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-2865
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

doiron_largethumb Susan Doiron, B.S.
Research Coordinator II
Research Interests: Dissemination and presentation of research findings and materials, consumers as researchers in an academic setting
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-8739
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

duperoy_largethumb Tania Duperoy 
Research Technician Assistant
Learning & Working Transitions RTC
Research Interests: College experiences of young adult consumers and Participatory Action Research 
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-2168
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

 elinoff_largethumb Amanda Elinoff, B.A.
Administrative Assistant
Professional Responsibilities: Handles administrative work for faculty and staff of Learning & Working Transitions RTC
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-1025
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


  

grillo_largethumb  John Grillo
Research Assistant
Research Interests: Rehabilitation, clubhouses, consumer movement and consumers in research
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-8748
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


harrington_largethumb  Linda Harrington, B.S.
Academic Administrator
Professional Responsibilities: Administration of the financial, operational, human resource, and general business functions of the SPARC. Provides information and guidance to faculty for the pre and post award activity relating to grant management
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-8415
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


lika_largethumb  Iris Lika, B.S.
Administrative Assistant
Professional Responsibilities: Administrative support to faculty and staff, assists with grant submissions and database maintenance
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-5812
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

Dee Logan image  Deirdre Logan, B.A.
Research Coordinator II
Research Interests: Dissemination and presentation of research findings and materials, Informed Consent, research ethics and youth, young adult and family mental health
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-5852
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

macdonald_largethumb  James McDonald, Jr., A.S.
Departmental Assistant
Professional Responsibilities: Compiles conference materials, assists with mailings
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-8739
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

perrault_largethumb  Rachael Perrault, M.A.
Research Coordinator II
Research Interests: Mental health and the law, risk and needs assessment in juvenile justice, public policy and legal decision making
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-8564
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

post_largethumb  Laurel Post
Administrative Assistant
Professional Responsibilities: Handles administrative work for faculty under the UMASS Child Trauma Training Grant
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-5963
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

sabella_largethumb  Kathryn Sabella, M.A. 
Project Director II
Learning & Working Transitions RTC
Research Interests: Psychosocial development during the transition to adulthood, social disparities in education, mental health policy/system changes, employment of young adults with lived experience
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-5759
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


  

simon_largethumb  Lorna Simon, M.A
Data Analyst
Research Interests: Institutional review boards, hospital readmissions, consumer satisfaction surveys
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-8720
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

simons_largethumb  Gillian Simons
Project Assistant
Learning & Working Transitions RTC
Research Interests: Tip sheet development, disseminating research findings, college experiences of young adult consumers
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-2865
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


smith_largethumb  Lisa M. Smith, B.A.
Research Coordinator II
Research Interests: Transition age youth and young adults with lived experience, knowledge translation and dissemination of research findings, collaborations with service providers, advocates, consumers and their families
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-1072
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


tartablia_largethumb  Lillian Tartaglia, A.S.
Financial Assistant IV
Professional Responsibilities: Manage contracts, payment vouchers, credit cards and process travel expense reports
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-8710
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


 

thornton_largethumb  Amy Thornton, B.S.
Administrative Assistant 
Professional Responsibilities: Administrative assistance to faculty and staff on the MacArthur Models for Change Project
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-8736
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button

 


whitney_largethumb  Jennifer Whitney
Project Assistant
Learning & Working Transitions RTC
Research Interests: Authoring tip sheets and disseminating research findings to young adult consumers, researching articles and mental health information
  vert_rule Contact Information
Phone: (508) 856-2865
Fax: (508) 856-8700

email button