The Caring for the Caregiver Team


Core team

Carole White, PhD, RN, FAAN

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

Whitec2@uthscsa.edu 
Faculty profile

Jennifer Brackett, MsG

Special Events Coordinator

Brackett@uthscsa.edu 

Sara Masoud, MPH

Community Outreach Coordinator

Kylie Meyer, PhD

Post-doctoral researcher

Claudia Valenzuela-Baird

Administrative Assistant

Sheran Rivette

Family Caregiver Specialist

Rivette@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