Our Team


Braulio Amezaga, BA

Simulation Center Coordinator

Jennifer Brackett, MSG

Special Events Coordinator

James Cleveland, MSN, RN

Director of Simulation Center

LouAnn Click, RN, BSN

Simulations Center Manager

Melissa Flores, LPC-Intern, NCC

Mental Health Therapist

Lark Ford, PhD, MA, MSN, RN

Skills Training, Interprofessional Education

Deborah James, MSN, RN, CCRN-K

Virtual Dementia Tour, Palliative Care, Caregiver Education

Sara Masoud, MPH

Community Outreach Coordinator

Melissa Mireles

Development

Precious Osuoha, PhD, MOT

Skills Training Workshop, Occupational Therapy

Darpan Patel, PhD

Website, multimedia

Carolyn E. Z. Pickering, PhD, RN

Co-Director

Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, PhD, OTR

Skills Training Workshop, Program Planning, Dementia Friendly UHS

Frank Puga, PhD

Caregiver Education, Research

Faculty profile

Sheran Rivette

Family Caregiver Specialist

Carole White, PhD, RN

Director

Laura Barker

Volunteer, Family caregiver

 

Kalyn Reim Close, BS

Practicum student


Community Advisory Board

  • Nina R. Guerra, mmLearn.org
  • Charlie Mason, Community Member/Family Caregiver
  • Ryan McGuire, Griswold Home Care
  • Gerri Peters, Community Member/Family Caregiver
  • Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, UT Health Caring for the Caregiver
  • Linda Sendaula, Community Member/Family Caregiver
  • Tina Smith, WellMed Caregiver SOS
  • Saren Spicer, UT Health Office of Institutional Advancement
  • Dianne Teran, AACOG
  • Cacie Waters, Alzheimer’s Association San Antonio & South Texas Chapter
  • Carole White, UT Health Caring for the Caregiver
  • Mary Young, Community Member/Family Caregiver