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PHS Workforce Engagement Org Chart

Melissa Watt, PhD

Vice Chair of Workforce Engagement

The Vice Chair chairs the Workforce Engagement Committee, reports to the Department Chair and Division Chiefs.

We are always accepting new committee members from the Department of Population Health Sciences, please email us to join. 


OBJECTIVES: Help to broaden the reach of recruitment efforts. Develop job template & interview questions. Train and support search committees.

Lindsey Potter, MPH, PhD

Instructor, CPS Division

Subcommittee Chair

Anthony Ariotti

PS Clinical Data Manager II

Marcie Leek, MPA

Academic Program Manager

Nasser Sharareh, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, HSIR Division


OBJECTIVE: Build a department community where all individuals feel a sense of belonging and have opportunities for success. Facilitate connections and support systems across different cadres and units.

Rebecca Delaney, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, HSIR Division

Subcommittee Chair

Lindsay Collin, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Sheetal Hardikar, PhD, MBBS

Assistant Professor, CPS Division

Kirstin Beck

PS Clinical Research Coordinator

Ka-Ho Wong

PhD Student


OBJECTIVE: Facilitate the pipeline of population health scientists through engagement with pre-baccalaureate, baccalaureate, and post-baccalaureate programs. 

Fernando Wilson, PhD

Professor, HSIR Division

Subcommittee Chair

Joseph Arrington, DBA, MBA

PhD Student

Jonathan Chipman, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics Division

Dusti Jones, PhD

Research Instructor, CPS Division

Jordan King, PharmD, MSCI

Assistant Professor, HSIR Division

Karina Pritchett

Operations Manager


OBJECTIVE: Ensure that policies help to facilitate the success of all PHS members (faculty, staff, trainees). 

Megan Vanneman, PhD, MPH

Adjunct Assistant Professor, HSIR Division

Subcommittee Chair

Cho Lam, PhD

Research Associate Professor, HSIR Division

Shirin Saleh

PhD Student

Natasha Seliski

PhD Student

Jincheng Shen, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics Division


OBJECTIVE:  Build relationships between PHS and the community through service and teaching activities and other opportunities for engagement.

Laurie Grieshober, MA, PhD

Research Scientist, CPS Division

Subcommittee Chair

Jazmine Abril

PhD Student

Vicky Bandera

PhD Student

Brody Gibson

PhD Student

Kandyce Keller, MPH

Study Coordinator

Kayleigh Lawson-Michod

PhD Student

Chelsey Schlechter, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor, HSIR Division