The Caring for the Caregiver Team


Core team

Carole White, PhD, RN, FAAN

Founding Director of Caring for the Caregiver,
Professor and Nancy Smith Hurd Chair in Geriatric Nursing and Aging Studies

Whitec2@uthscsa.edu 

Sara Masoud, PhD(c), MPH

Community Outreach Coordinator – Senior

Sheran Rivette

Family Caregiver Specialist

Rivette@uthscsa.edu 

Becky Garcia

Administrative Assistant – Senior

GarciaB3@uthscsa.edu 

Luis Luy, BS

Research Assistant

luyl@uthscsa.edu 

Daria Neidre, B.F.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Research Coordinator

neidre@uthscsa.edu 

Jennifer R Brackett, MSG

Health Educator – Senior

Brackett@uthscsa.edu 

Collaborative team

Braulio Amezaga, MA – Simulation Center Coordinator

James Cleveland, PhD – Director of Simulation Center

LouAnn Click, RN, BSN – Simulation Center Manager

Melissa Flores, LPC, NCC – Licensed Professional Counselor

Gretchel Gealogo Brown, PhD, RN, CMSRN – Clinical Faculty

Deborah James, MSN, RN, CCRN-K – Clinical Faculty, Virtual Dementia Tour

Melissa Mireles – Development, School of Nursing

Laura Novak, OTD, OTR, BCG – Faculty

Precious Osuoha, PhD, MOT – Faculty

Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, PhD, OTR – Faculty