Meet Our Team


Jake Luo
Jake Luo, PhD
Jennifer Fink
Jennifer Fink, PhD


Tom Best
Tom Best, PhD
Helen Meier
Helen Meier, PhD
Cheryl Kubacz
Cheryl Kubacz, NMD
Christopher Weber, MD Internal Medicine, Bariatric Medicine-Non Surgical Weight Loss
George Morris
George Morris, MD, FAAN
Linnea Laestadius
Linnea Laestadius, PhD, MPP


Barbara Zabawa
Barbara Zabawa, JD, MPH
Nancy Conway
Nancy Conway
Owen Bowie
Owen Bowie






Carli Jarman
Carli Jarman
Sara Chopp
Sara Chopp
Ling Tong
Ling Tong
Reja Basyyoni
Reja Basyyoni

Not pictured:

  • Katie McKarthy
  • Mary Ejiwale

Research Partners

  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Center for Urban Population Health
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering

Community Members

  • Wisconsin Area Health Network- Milwaukee (AHEC)
  • Milwaukee Center for Independence (MCFI)
  • CORE EL Centro