Director - Kurt C. Stange MD, PhD 

Kurt Stange is Professor of Family Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Sociology and Oncology at Case Western Reserve University, where he holds the Gertrude Donnelly Hess, MD, Professorship of Oncology Research. He is an American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor and former editor of the transdisciplinary primary care research journal, Annals of Family Medicine. He is a past-president of the North American Primary Care Research Group and is a member of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. 
Dr Stange’s Bibliography  

James Bindas, MBA

James Bindas, MBA, Executive Director, focuses on nurturing relationships and getting things done.  He works collaboratively with CHI Center faculty and staff, collaborators across the University and with community and institutional partners to advance community health by developing projects, infrastructure, and partnerships. 

To the Center’s work, Jim brings extensive experience in operations management, strategy implementation, and clinical research.  His ability to blend both the creative and the analytical helps groups develop strategies, design solutions, avert crisis and increase engagement across multiple platforms.  He has extensive leadership and development skills and serves as a mentor in providing organizational oversight and connecting people and cultivating partnerships that produce high impact outcomes.  Jim helps to galvanize people, connects stakeholders, engineers change management and identifies opportunity and process improvement on how people and organizations collaborate for success.

Robin Gotler, MA

Robin Gotler, MA, is Project Coordinator for Case Western Reserve University’s Center for Community Health Integration. Robin was Editorial Coordinator of the Annals of Family Medicine during the journal’s first 17 years, managing all editorial functions, and continues to serve as Annals’ Reflections Editor. She edited the book, "The Wonder and the Mystery: 10 Years of Reflections from the Annals of Family Medicine," published in 2013. She was Executive Director of the multi-site Center for Research in Family Medicine and Primary Care; Associate Director of the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP); and Executive Director of the MAFP Foundation. Robin’s interests include bioethics and history of medicine.   

Heidi Gullett, MD, MPH

Heidi Gullett, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, and is the inaugural appointee of the Charles Kent Smith, MD and Patricia Hughes Moore, MD Professorship in Medical Student Education in Family Medicine. Dr. Gullett is dually board-certified in Preventive Medicine and Family Medicine and maintains a robust clinical practice at Neighborhood Family Practice on Cleveland’s west side.
Dr. Gullett is involved in medical education, teaches medical students and family and preventive medicine residents.  She is the leader of the Block 1 first year medical school curriculum and is Associate Program Director for the Public Health/General Preventive Medicine residency.  Nationally, Dr. Gullett is a board member for the National Board of Medical Examiners and leads their Clinical Case Simulation InterDisciplinary Review Committee.

For the past four years, Dr. Gullett has been embedded as the School of Medicine Population Health Liaison at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health. Her responsibilities include building partnerships between public health and clinical care in an effort to achieve health equity through community health improvement.  She also serves as co-chair of the Health Improvement Partnership-Cuyahoga (HIP-Cuyahoga), a large cross ­sector community health improvement consortium In addition, Dr. Gullett is the founding co-chair of the Cuyahoga Bridges Out of Poverty Steering Committee that provides leadership and service offering disadvantaged people with a pathway out of poverty.
Dr Gullett’s Bibliography 

Johnie Rose, MD, PhD

Johnie Rose, MD, PhD is a Preventive Medicine and Public Health physician and epidemiologist specializing in cancer prevention and control research.  He serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and is Program Director for the Public Health/General Preventive Medicine Residency. 

In addition to his educational activities, Dr Rose’s research and methodological work involves development of computer simulation models of interventions in populations, large database research, community participatory research, and conducting health economic analyses.  Though his focus is on cancer prevention and control, he also conducts research pertaining to health disparities and global health.  In addition to his research, he frequently speaks on the topics of cancer survivorship, health systems, health policy, and health care reform. 

Dr Rose’s Bibliography

Jackie Matloub MB,BS

 Jackie Matloub manages the collaboration between PHAB and Neighborhood Connections that is working to improve the health of the Greater University Circle Community . Matloub previously worked at the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods at Case Western Reserve University, where she established and coordinated the internship program and led the development and implementation of an innovative training program to increase research capacity in community organizations. She has extensive experience in community based participatory research; researching cancer health disparities with multiple diverse minority populations to improve the accuracy of state and community data to guide resource allocation. Additionally, she has experience developing culturally appropriate health and health research educational materials.