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Pac-12 SAHWBI Board

The Pac-12 Student-­Athlete Health and Well-­Being Board advises, governs, oversees policy and direction, and assists with the leadership and general promotion of the Pac-12 Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Initiative in an effort to effectively address medical, safety and well-being issues facing Pac-12 student-athletes. See the roster of board members below.

Research Grant Program Committee

The Research Grant Program Committee provides guidance for the coordination and administration of the Pac-12 Grant Program RFP process, proposal submission, and review process. The Grant Committee reviews the top-rated proposals from each grant cycle and provides funding recommendations to the Pac-12 SAHWBI Board. In addition, the Pac-12 Grants Committee oversees the activities of the Pac-12 Grant Administrator who facilitates the complete process from the RFP announcement to project completion. See the roster of committee members below.

Pac-12 Brain Trauma Task Force

The Pac-12 Brain Trauma Task Force advises the Pac-12 SAHWBI Board and the Pac-12 Conference on brain health, awareness of injury risk, and trauma care across all collegiate sports. The task force also reviews injury trends, new technology, and ongoing studies on behalf of the board for all Pac-12 sports. See the task force roster below.

Pac-12 Health Analytics Program (HAP)

The Pac-12 Health Analytics Program (HAP) is dedicated to providing an innovative, collaborative environment that nurtures the development of sports-injury and related knowledge among the sports medicine community in the Pac -12 Conference. The HAP platform provides data-driven insights to support pioneering initiatives within sports injury prevention, research, and student-athlete well-being throughout the Pac-12 Conference.

Student-Athlete Health Conference Committee

The Student-Athlete Health Conference Committee sets the agenda, runs logistics, and manages the annual Pac-12 Student-Athlete Health Conference. See the roster of committee members below.

Research Grant Proposal Review Committee

The Research Grant Proposal Review Committee prepares written reviews with proposal scoring and funding recommendations, and provides to the Research Grant Program Committee. Reviewers are tasked with providing a fair, detailed evaluation of what proposals are the most responsive to the Pac-12’s needs within available resources. Each committee member serves as Lead or Secondary reviewers on three to six proposals and as General Reviewers on the remaining proposals submitted during each review cycle. See the roster of committee members below.

Pac-12 Mental Health Task Force

The Pac-12 Mental Health Task Force, which is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of practitioners from member institutions, serves as a resource to the Pac-12 on educational initiatives, applied research, and best practices to advance the mental health and well-being of collegiate athletes.

Pac-12 Student-Athlete Campus Advocates

The Pac-12 Student-Athlete Campus Advocates work collaboratively with their Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Board member, helping to shepherd and provide guidance for the timely and appropriate routing, review and execution of documents related to awarded project execution.

Pac-12 Research Development

The Research Development Director is responsible for using best efforts, expertise, business skills, judgment and initiative in interacting with the Research Development Committee and the Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Board Initiative (SAHWBI Board) to design, implement, monitor and assess a comprehensive research development program to enhance and add support to the Pac-12 Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Initiative.

Board Roster

Chair, Kim Terrell
University of Oregon
Email: kterrell@uoregon.edu
Vice Chair, Mike Dillon
University of Washington
Email: mldillon@uw.edu
Secretary, Dr. Stephen Paul
University of Arizona
Email: spaul@arizona.edu
Emily Johnson
University of Arizona
Email: eejohnso@arizona.edu
Kenny McCarty
Arizona State University
Email: kenneth.mccarty@asu.edu
Dr. Anikar Chhabra
Arizona State Universitya
Email: Chhabra.Anikar@mayo.edu
Dr. Lindsay Huston
University of California, Berkeley
Email: lhuston@berkeley.edu
Ryan Cobb
University of California, Berkeley
Email: ryancobb@berkeley.edu
Miguel Rueda
University of Colorado Boulder
Email: miguel.rueda@colorado.edu
Dr. Sourav Poddar
University of Colorado Boulder
Email: sourav.poddar@cuanschutz.edu
Dr. Craig Davidson
University of Oregon
Email: cjdavid@uorgon.edu
Dr. Doug Aukerman
Oregon State University
Email: doug.aukerman@oregonstate.edu
Deb Graff
Oregon State University
Email: debra.graff@oregonstate.edu
Dr. Calvin Hwang
Stanford University
Email: highlndr@stanford.edu
Dr. David McAllister
University of California Los Angeles
Email: dmcallister@mednet.ucla.edu
Mark Pocinich
University of California Los Angeles
Email: mpocinich@athletics.ucla.edu
Dr. Seth Gamradt
University of Southern California
Email: gamradt@usc.edu
Russ Romano
University of Southern California
Email: Russ.Romano@med.usc.edu
Trevor Jameson
University of Utah
Email: tjameson@huntsman.utah.edu
Dr. David Petron
University of Utah
Email: david.petron@hsc.utah.edu
Dr. John O'Kane
University of Washington
Email: jokane@uw.edu
Jim Spooner
Washington State University
Email: james.spooner@wsu.edu

Grants Committee Roster

Dan Nordquist
Washington State University
Lael Gray, Grants Administrator
Pac-12 SAHWBI
Sarah Lyons
Stanford University
Kevin Robell
Program Manager and Technical Advisor, Pac-12 Health Analytics Program
Teresa Gould
Pac-12 Conference
Meghan Cesnik, Director of Administration
Pac-12 SAHWBI

Brain Trauma Task Force Roster

Chair, Dr. Sourav Poddar
University of Colorado Boulder
Dr. Doug Aukerman
Oregon State University
Dr. Christopher Giza
University of California Los Angeles
Dr. Angela Lumba-Brown
Stanford University
Russ Romano
University of Southern California
Dr. David Petron
University of Utah
Christopher Lange
Washington State University

Health Analytics Program - Administration

Kim Terrell (Chair) - Oregon
SAHWBI Executive Committee
Mike Dillon (Vice Chair) - Washington
SAHWBI Executive Committee
Dr. Stephen Paul (Secretary) - Arizona
SAHWBI Executive Committee
Miguel Rueda - Colorado
SAHWBI Executive Committee
Teresa Gould (Pac-12)
SAHWBI Executive Committee
Scott Petersymeyer (Pac-12 Legal Counsel)
SAHWBI Executive Committee
Lael Gray, Grants Administrator
Pac-12 SAHWBI
Pac-12 Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Board
Oversight
 

Health Analytics Program - Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

Kevin Robell
Project Manager / Technical Advisor
Lynn Fister
Pac-12 SAHWBI
Lael Gray, Grants Administrator
Pac-12 SAHWBI
Travis Halseth - Oregon & Heather Elkinton - Oregon State (co leads)
Campus Administrator
 

Health Analytics Program - Research & Analytics

Lael Gray, Grants Administrator
Pac-12 SAHWBI
Dan Nordquist - Washington State
Pac-12 Grant Program
Dr. Marc Norcross - Oregon State
Research Development Director
Research Development Committee

Research Development Director

Dr. Marc Norcross - Oregon State
 

Research Development Committee

Dr. Marc Norcross (Chair)
Oregon State University
Dr. Andrew Anderson
University of Utah
Doug Aukerman
Oregon State University
Mike Dillon
University of Washington
Heather Elkinton
Oregon State University
Dallas Hack
Brain Health Consultant
Dr. Christina Mack
IQVIA
Kevin Robell
Pac-12 Conference
Miguel Rueda
University of Colorado Boulder
Daniel Taylor
University of Arizona
Bridget Whelan
University of Washington
Lael Gray, Grants Administrator
Pac-12 SAHWBI

Health Conference Committee Roster

SAHC Event Planning Coordinator: Tandi Hawkey, ATC
Pac-12 Conference
Director of Fundraising: Kendall Stewart, Athletic Trainer
Arizona State University
Primary Care Physician Representative: Mark Sakr, MD
University of Arizona
Primary Care Physician Representative: Calvin Hwang, MD
Stanford University
Mental Health Professional Representative: Kelly Schloredt, PhD
University of Washington
Athletic Trainer Representative - Sanam Rezazadeh, ATC
Stanford University
Dietitian Representative - Laura Anderson, RD
University of Colorado Boulder
SAHWBI Secretary and Board Liaison: Stephen Paul, MD
University of Arizona
SAHWBI Chair: Kim Terrell, ATC
University of Oregon
Teresa Gould
Pac-12 Conference

Proposal Review Committee Roster

Alana Martinez
University of Arizona
Dr. Steven Poon
Arizona State University
Chelsea Williamson
University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Christine Baugh
University of Colorado Boulder
Stephanie Brooks
University of Oregon
Dr. Chris McCrum
Oregon State University
Dr. Sohrab Sami
Stanford University
Dr. Sharon Hame
University of California Los Angeles
Dr. Joseph Liu
University of Southern California
Justin Rigby
University of Utah
Dr. Kate Fahy
University of Washington
Dr. John Roll
Washington State University

Mental Health Task Force

Chair, Jonathan Ravarino, PhD
Director of Psychology & Wellness - University of Utah
Vice Chair, Kelli Moran-Miller, PhD
Licensed Psychologist - Stanford University
Ann Caslin
University of California, Berkeley
Emily Miller, MD
University of California Los Angeles
Kim Terrell
University of Oregon
Geneva Schlepp
Student-Athlete Representative - Washington State University
David Mikula, LCSW
University of Oregon

Campus Advocates

Stephen Harsy
University of Arizona
Heather Clark
Arizona State University
Kairi Williams
University of California, Berkeley
Denita Ward
University of Colorado Boulder
Andrew Gray
University of Oregon
Zack Gill
Oregon State University
Michiko Pane
Stanford University
Marcia Smith
University of California Los Angeles
Andrew Probasco
University of Southern California
Brent Brown
University of Utah
Carol Rhodes
University of Washington
Dan Nordquist
Washington State University