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Meet the Team

Team Members
Dr. James Langabeer<br/>PhD, MBA, EMT, FAHA Dr. James Langabeer
PhD, MBA, EMT, FAHA

Leadership

Dr. Tiffany Champagne Langabeer
PhD, MBA, RD

Leadership

Simone Lee Joannou Simone Lee Joannou

Research Coordinator

Andrea Yatsco, PhD, CADC, LCDC Andrea Yatsco, PhD, CADC, LCDC

Associate Director

Jessica Yaeger Jessica Yaeger

NCPRSS, PRS/ICPR, RSPS, PM/PRC Peer Support Services Supervisor

https://sbmi.uth.edu/heroes/images/Diana_Briseno%28250x250%29.jpg Diana Briseno BSW, LCDC

Addiction Counselor

Team Members
Meredith O’Neal Meredith O’Neal

Research Coordinator

Paul Wood, MS Paul Wood, MS

Training Coordinator

Karima H. Lalani, PhD, MBA, RHIA Karima H. Lalani
PhD, MBA, RHIA

Senior Program Manager

Tom Fadial, MD Tom Fadial, MD

Physician

Christine Bakos-Block, PhD, LCSW-S Christine Bakos-Block, PhD, LCSW-S
Research Scientist

Karina Molina, BS Karina Molina, BS
Research Coordinator

Ma de la Luz (Marylou) Cardenas-Turanzas, MD, DrPH Ma de la Luz (Marylou) Cardenas-Turanzas, MD, DrPH

Senior Statistician

Chad Armstrong, RSS Chad Armstrong, RSS

Peer Recovery Support Specialist

Yvonne Reed, LCDC, CCJP, MS
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor

Shruthi Mathas Shruthi Manas, MS
Data Management Analyst

Shabana Walia, MD, MPH Shabana Walia, MD, MPH

Clinical Director

Angela Nash PhD Angela Nash PhD,
APRN, CPNP-PC, PMHS

Assistant Professor

Christina Gillman
Nurse Practitioner for the HEROES program

Angel Phillips Angel Phillips
Peer Recovery Support Specialist

Eric Richardson Eric Richardson

Peer Recovery Support Specialist

Kristina Davis Kristina Davis

Peer Recovery Support Specialist

Stephanie Burns Stephanie Burns

Peer Recovery Support Specialist