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Meet the Co-Investigators

Molly Bathje

Molly Bathje, Ph.D., MS, OTR/L

DePaul University

Molly Bathje, Ph.D., MS, OTR/L, is an assistant professor in the occupational therapy program at DePaul University. She has been an occupational therapist for over 20 years, with experience in inpatient and outpatient mental health, pediatrics, acute care medicine, long term care and academics. Her research focuses on understanding and addressing health disparities faced by adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Tricia Johnson

Tricia J. Johnson, Ph.D.

Rush University

Dr. Johnson is an economist and professor in the Department of Health Systems Management at Rush University. Her primary scientific interest is in understanding the underlying drivers of healthcare costs and quality from an economic perspective, with a particular focus on identifying novel, low-cost strategies that simultaneously improve health outcomes and reduce long-term health care costs.

Teresa Moro

Teresa Moro, Ph.D., AM, LSW

Rush University

Dr. Moro is the program coordinator at the Center for Health and Social Care Integration at Rush University Medical Center. Her research interests include aging, chronic illness, and disability; intellectual and developmental disability; cognitive impairment; palliative care; death and dying; geriatric social work; medical communication and shared decision-making; the gap between academic research and clinical work; accessing and maximizing electronic resources in research, academic, and clinical work; medical and public health social work.

Janice Odiaga

Janice A. Odiaga, DNP, CPNP

Rush University

Dr. Odiaga is an associate professor in the Department of Women, Children and Family Nursing, in the College of Nursing, as well as the director of the Office of Interprofessional Education at Rush University Medical Center.