Healthy Youth Development Staff

Key Personnel

Renee Sieving, PhD, RN, FAAN, FSAHM
Principal Investigator & Director, Healthy Youth Development PRC
Professor, Schools of Nursing and Medicine
sievi001@umn.edu

Abigail Gadea, MSW, MPP
Deputy Director, Healthy Youth Development PRC
gadea002@umn.edu

Annie-Laurie McRee, DrPH
Core Research Project Principal Investigator
Associate Professor, Medical School
mcmo0023@umn.edu 

Faculty

Cathy Jordan, PhD, LP
Training Team Leader
Professor, Medical School 
jorda003@umn.edu

Barbara McMorris, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
mcmo0023@umn.edu

Rebecca Shlafer, PhD
Evaluation Team Leader
Assistant Professor, Medical School
shlaf002@umn.edu

Staff

Jenna Baumgartner, MS
Communications and Special Projects Manager
Email: baum0272@umn.edu

Kara Beckman, MA
Senior Evaluator
Email: beckm118@umn.edu

Jill Farris, MPH
Director of Sexual Health Training and Education
Email: farrisj@umn.edu

Amy Gower, PhD
Research Associate
Email: gowe0009@umn.edu

Jenny Oliphant, EdD, MPH
Community Outreach Coordinator 
Email: oliph001@umn.edu

Shari Plowman, MPH
Senior Evaluator
Email: plow0014@umn.edu