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Meet the GWEP Team

Katie EhlmanKatie Ehlman, PhD, CHES, HFA
GWEP Director
Professor of Gerontology

Suzanne LeahySuzanne Leahy
GWEP Data and Evaluation Manager

Brandy Sitzman
Project Coordinator

Katie JohnsonKatie Johnson
Senior Administrative Assistant

Students - Spring 2023

Graduate Assistants

Haley FowlerHaley Fowler
Master of Arts in English
GWEP Dissemination GA
Nicholas FaddisNicholas Faddis
Master of Science in Business Administration, Data Analytics Concentration
Bronstein Center/Minka GA

Student Interns

Macie MartinMacie Martin
Health Services Major,
Human Resource Management Minor
GWEP Evidence-based Programs & Minka Intern
"I really enjoyed being a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program leader. I am thankful for the opportunity to learn how evidence-based programs help people living with chronic illness."
Chasity Ly
Health Informatics and Information Management Major, Graduate of Health Services, Long-Term Care Administration concentration
GWEP Data and Evaluation Intern
Suprit SoochSuprit Sooch
Health Informatics Major
GWEP Data and Evaluation Intern
Karina MataKarina Mata
Health Services Major, Health Administration concentration
GWEP Dementia Friendly/Minka Intern

Past Graduate Assistants and Student Interns

Baylie PeterBaylie Peter
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
Dementia Education and Project Coordination GA
“Prior to this experience, I really had no clue what dementia was besides memory loss. We must see the person as who they are, and not the dementia they have. I also have learned how the research process works."
Leah FlakeLeah Flake
Public Relations and Advertising Major
bOLDer People Podcast Producer
"Working within the GWEP has given me the opportunity to explore different career paths I'd never seen myself doing in the past. I've always had an interest in podcasting but figured that I'd never do it since it isn't directly connected to my degree."
Elizabeth LovelletteElizabeth Lovellette
Social Work Major
Dementia Live® Intern
Evan ReederEvan Reeder
Health Services Major
Data and Evaluation Intern
Thomas EngelsThomas Engels
Marketing Major
Minor in Public Relations and Advertising
Minka Intern
“During my time at the Minka, I was able to gain real life experience that has helped prepare me for the future. I was able to learn not only a lot about marketing, but I have gained a new perspective on older adults and aging, as well."
Maddie MooreMaddie Moore
Marketing Major
Dementia Friendly Intern
Heather HarshawHeather Harshaw
Health Informatics and Information Management Major
Data and Evaluation Intern

Maggie McNeelyMaggie McNeely
Double Major in Marketing and Sociology
Minka Intern
Taylor GoffinetTaylor Goffinet
Health Services Major
Health Administration
Dementia Friendly Intern
Selina WangSelina Wang
Health Services Major
Health Administration
Data and Evaluation Intern
Madeline MenkeMadeline Menke
Health Services Major
Dementia Live® Intern
Kane JonesKane Jones
Radio and Television Major
bOLDer Podcast Producer
Courtney WoehlerCourtney Woehler
MBA, Engineering Management Concentration
Strategic Planning GA
A.J. PorterA.J. Porter
Radio and Television Major
bOLDer People Podcast Producer
Eric Bingaman
MBA, Project Management Concentration
Website GA