Rosemary B. Hughes, Ph.D.
Former director of CROWD, Dr. Hughes is 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 GoWoman project. She has been an investigator on several CDC, NIDRR, and NIH-funded research studies focused on the health of women with disabilities.
Thomas M. Nosek, Ph.D.
As former associate dean for Academic Computing and current professor emeritus 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.
Rebecca E. Lee, Ph.D.
As the founding director at the Texas Obesity Research Center 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.
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.
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.