Meet the Team

Staff

  • Photo of Swetland Center Research Assistant Milen Embaye

    Milen Embaye, MPH

    Research Assistant
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: mxe198@case.edu

    Phone: 216-368-7578

  • Photo of Dr. Jennifer King, Research Associate, Building Capacity for Obesity Prevention

    Jennifer King, PhD

    Research Associate
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: jab307@case.edu

    Phone: 216-368-6742

  • Photo of Dominique Rose, Project Manager of Future of Food In Your Neighborhood

    Dominique M. Rose , M.Ed, CHES

    Project Manager
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: dmr119@case.edu

    Phone: 216-368-5777

  • Photo of Rachael Sommer, Program Manager of the FreshLink Research Project

    Rachael Sommer, LISW, MSSA

    FreshLink Program Manager
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: ras333@case.edu

    Phone: 216-368-5774

  • Photo of Keren Valerus Project Coordinator of the Building Capacity for Obesity Prevention project.

    Keren Valerus, MPH, MS

    Project Coordinator
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: kxv103@case.edu

    Phone: 216-368-5772

  • Photo of Lauren Vargo, Research Assistant, Ohio Produce Perks Statewide Evaluation

    Lauren Vargo

    Project Coordinator
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: lnv10@case.edu

Trainees

  • Photo of Elizabeth Beninger, Post-Doctoral Scholar, foodNEST2.0

    Elizabeth Benninger, PhD

    Postdoctoral Scholar
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: exb374@case.edu

    Phone: 216-368-5745

  • Photo of Gwendolyn Donley, Pre-Doctoral Fellow, foodNEST2.0

    Gwendolyn Donley, BA, BS, MSc

    Pre-Doctoral Scholar
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: gad51@case.edu

    Phone: 216-368-2063

  • Photo of Roberto Martinez, Post Doctoral Scholar, FreshLink Project

    Roberto Martinez, MD, MPH

    Pre-Doctoral Scholar
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: ram249@case.edu

    Phone: 216-368-2263

  • Photo of David Ngendahiman, Post-Doctoral Scholar

    David Ngendahimana, PhD, MSc

    Post-Doctoral Scholar
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine

    Email: dkn18@case.edu

    Phone: 216-368-0530

Photo of Deidrhe Clayton, PhD candidate, NEMS Project

Deidrhe Clayton

NEMS preceptor, foodNEST 1.0, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health, School of Medicine 

Email: dxc551@case.edu 

 


 
Sarang

Sarang Park 

Graduate Research Assistant-Survey Core, foodNEST 2.0, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health, School of Medicine 

  Email: sxp495@case.edu 

  Phone: 216-368-7578 


Photo of Ohio Produce Perks Statewide Evaluation Graduate Assistant Weidi Qin

Weidi Qin

Graduate Assistant, Ohio Produce Perks Statewide Evaluation, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health, School of Medicine

  Email: wxq32@case.edu


Megan portrait

Megan Schmidt-Sane 

Graduate Assistant-Qualitative Core, foodNEST 2.0 Qualitative Core, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health, School of Medicine 

Email: mms44@case.edu

 

 


Caitlyn portrait

Caitlyn Synek 

Graduate Research Assistant, Ohio Produce Perks Statewide Evaluation, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health, School of Medicine 

Email: cms311@case.edu 


Haley portrait

Haley Tolerton 

Graduate Intern, foodNEST 2.0, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health, School of Medicine 

Email: hlt19@case.edu 

 

 

Faculty

  • Karen Bolte Mulloy DO MSCH Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Case Western Reserve University

    Karen Bolte Mulloy, DO, MSCH

    Associate Professor
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: kbm30@case.edu

  • Dorr Dearborn MD Ph.D. Mary Ann Swetland Professor Emeritus Case Western Reserve University

    Dorr Dearborn, PhD, MD

    Mary Ann Swetland Professor Emeritus
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health

    Email: dxd9@case.edu

  • Dr. Darcy Freedman the Director of the Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health

    Darcy Freedman, PhD, MPH

    Director
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health
    School of Medicine
    Mary Ann Swetland Professor and Chair
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Core Faculty
    Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Member
    Cancer Prevention Control & Population Research Program
    Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Secondary Faculty
    Division of General Medical Sciences
    Center for Community Health Integration
    School of Medicine
    Secondary Faculty
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

    Email: daf96@case.edu

    Phone: 216-368-3060