NIHAN Team

NIHAN TEAM

Meet the NIHAN Team

Project Leadership Team

Ji Won Yoo, MD

Program Director

 

Assistant Professor, Internal & Geriatrics Medicine,   

Kirk Kerkorian 

School of Medicine

 

University of Nevada, 

Las Vegas

702-671-5060

ji.yoo@unlv.edu

Mahzarine Rohani, DDS

Dental Clinic Lead 

 

Assistant Professor, 

School of Dental Medicine,

 

 

University of Nevada, 

Las Vegas

Leland Rockstraw, PHD, rn, fnap

Professor-in-Residence; Director of the Clinical Simulation Center of 

Las Vegas

School of Nursing

 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

MINSUN PARK, MHA, CRA

Project Manager

Kirk Kerkorian 

School of Medicine

 

University of Nevada, 

Las Vegas

702-272-0826

minsun.park@unlv.edu

JAY SHEN, PHD

NIHAN Evaluator

 

Professor & Associate Dean of School of Public Health

 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

702-895-5830

jay.shen@unlv.edu

Pearl Kim, PHD

Data & Evaluation Analyst

 

 

School of Public Health

 

 

University of Nevada, 

Las Vegas

702-895-5830

pearl.kim@unlv.edu

Kazem Taghva, PHD

Technology Project Advisor

 

 

Chair & Professor, 

Computer Science, 

College of Engineering,

 

 

University of Nevada, 

Las Vegas

702-895-0873

kazem.taghva@unlv.edu

MinGon Kang, PHD

Smart Home Technology Development Project Lead

 

Assistant Professor,

Computer Science

College of Engineering

 

University of Nevada, 

Las Vegas

702-895-4884

mingon.kang@unlv.edu

Interprofessional Education (IPE) Training Committee

Jennifer Nash, PT, DPT, NCS, CEEAA, MSCS, CDP

Assistant Professor, Faculty-in-Residence

Department of Physical Therapy

 

University of Nevada, 

Las Vegas

Cheryl Johnston, PhD, LMSW, ACHP-SW

Visiting Lecturer

Department of Social Work

 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Jennifer Young, MPA

Director of Community Engagement

School of Medicine

 

University of Nevada, 

Las Vegas

Brenna Renn, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

 

University of Nevada, 

Las Vegas

702-895-0569

brenna.renn@unlv.edu

Education & Clinical Training Committee

Max Gakh, JD, MPH

Assistant Professor

 

School of Public Health

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

702-895-5420

maxim.gakh@unlv.edu

jason Flatt, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor

 

School of Public Health, Social & Behavioral Health

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

David Byun

David Byun, DO

Rural Site Director

 

William Bee Ririe Hospital

Dr. Se Won Lee, MD

Se Won Lee, MD

Program Director, 

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Residency, Mountain View
Hospital, Las Vegas

702-962-9565

sewlee2014@gmail.com

David Hewlett, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Professor

 

Pharmacy Practice at Roseman University College of Pharmacy 

Clinical Specialist in
Internal Medicine at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMCSN).

Gloria Mandel

Gloria Mandel,MIR, MSN, APRN, NP-C

Independent Nurse Practitioner

 

Takashi Yamashita, PhD, MPH, MA

Associate Professor

 

Dept. of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health
Gerontology Ph.D. Program Faculty

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

410-455-5938

yamataka@umbc.edu

Female Geriatric Doctor

Ati Hakimi, MD

Geriatrician & Partner Site Director

Volunteer in Medicine of Southern Nevada,

 

Vegas Direct Primary Care

 

702-967-0530

drhakimi@vegasdpc.com

Iulia Ioanitoaia-Chaudhry, MD

Geriatrics Site Director

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System

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Ronan Factora, MD, FACP, AGSF

Associate Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University
Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Center for Geriatric Medicine, Dept. of Internal Medicine
Cleveland Clinic

216-444-8091

factorr@ccf.org

Krystal Krittle, PHD

Postdoctoral Scholar
School of Public Health, Social & Behavioral Health,

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Ian Choe, MD

Lead Physician, Digital Health Subdivision, OptumCare

Nevada, United Healthgroup

ADRD Project Team

Dylan Wint, MD

ADRD Project Director

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health 

ADRD-Program Manager-Mandarino_Helena

LeeAnn Mandarino, MA

ADRD Program Manager

 

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health 

702-483-6024

mandarl@ccf.org

ADRD-Program Manager-Ingalsby_Kate

Kate ingalsby

ADRD Program Manager

 

 

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health 

702-483-6024

INGALSK@ccf.org

Verla Niebuhr

ADRD Program Manager

 

 

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health 

702-483-6024

NIEBUHV@ccf.org

NIHAN Project Staff

Rachel Glaze, MA

Communications Specialist

Kirk Kerkorian 

School of Medicine

 

University of Nevada,

Las Vegas

(702) 272-0684

rachel.glaze@unlv.edu

Marnie elsky, MA

Program Coordinator

Kirk Kerkorian 

School of Medicine

 

University of Nevada,

Las Vegas

(702) 202-4045

marnie.elsky@unlv.edu

Ruth Lopez, CRA

Financial & Administrative Assistant

Kirk Kerkorian 

School of Medicine

University of Nevada,

Las Vegas

(702) 272-0621

ruth.lopez@unlv.edu

Matheu Nazareno

VMSN Site Coordinator

Kirk Kerkorian 

School of Medicine

 

University of Nevada,

Las Vegas

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Cedric Men

Student Assistant for Smart-Home Technology Development Project, College of Engineering

University of Nevada,

Las Vegas

Il Woong Seo

Il Woong Seo

Project Technical Assistant

Kirk Kerkorian 

School of Medicine

University of Nevada,

Las Vegas