GoWoman is a collaborative project between representatives from Baylor College of Medicine, The University of Houston, The University of Montana, Case Western Reserve University, and Arizona State University
Susan Robinson-Whelen, Ph.D.:
Currently an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and a Research Investigator at CROWD, Dr. Robinson-Whelen’s background in clinical psychology and its application to projects focused on promoting health in women with disabilities is valuable in her role as Project Director for GoWoman.
Rebecca E. Lee, Ph.D.:
As the founding director at the Texas Obesity Research Center (TORC) at the University of Houston and an Associate Professor of Nutrition with the Department of Health and Human Performance, Dr. Lee contributes extensive experience in developing community-based health promotion programs as a principal investigator for GoWoman.
Tracey A. Ledoux, Ph.D., R.D.:
With experience in behavioral nutrition research and obesity prevention, Dr. Ledoux is an advisor to GoWoman in its adaptation from the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).
Daniel P. O’Connor, Ph.D.:
An Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance at University of Houston, Dr. O’Connor is the project’s Research Methodologist, advising in the collection, management, and analysis of data from GoWoman.
Rosemary B. Hughes, Ph.D.:
Collaborating with GoWoman as a Senior Research Scientist at the Rural Institute on Disabilities and an adjunct faculty member at the School of Public and Community Health at The University of Montana in Missoula, Dr. Hughes is a co-investigator for the project. Dr. Hughes has been an investigator on several CDC, NIDRR, and NIH-funded research studies focused on the health of women with disabilities.
Rebecca Goe, M.A.
With experience in facilitating CROWD’s Second Life-based self-esteem program for women with disabilities, Ms. Goe is instrumental in the development of program materials and is a co-facilitator for the GoWoman group sessions.
Thomas M. Nosek, Ph.D.:
As former Associate Dean for Academic Computing and current Professor of Physiology and Biophysics at Case Western Reserve University of Medicine, Dr. Thomas Nosek is GoWoman’s SecondLife Technical Consultant. He has constructed the current project’s virtual environment as an adaptation of CROWD’s NIDRR-funded Self-Esteem in Second-Life project