• Meet the Crosby Lab

    Our team members come from a variety of backgrounds, and focus on a range of interests. Learn more about our members, and contact them with questions:

  • Lori E. Crosby, PsyD
    Lori E. Crosby, PsyD

    Lori E. Crosby, PsyD

    Lori Crosby is the PI of this lab, co-director of Innovations, co-director of training for the CCTST Community Engagement Core, and a member of the Center for Self-Management and Adherence, Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute, and  the Chronic Care Research Group.

    Lori.crosby@cchmc.org

    Lori E. Crosby, PsyD

    Naomi E. Joffe, PhD
    Naomi E. Joffe, PhD

    Naomi E. Joffe, PhD

    Naomi Joffe is clinical faculty within the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute. She works clinically with our Sickle Cell patients and continues to collaborate with Dr. Crosby on her iTransition study.

    Naomi.joffe@cchmc.org

    Naomi E. Joffe, PhD

    Sarah Theodore, J.D.
    Sarah Theodore, J.D.

    Sarah Theodore, J.D.

    Sarah Theodore is a Project Specialist coordinating a national self-management affinity group and statewide advisory committee. Sarah assists with dissemination of study results and development of policy initiatives.

    Sarah.Theodore@cchmc.org

    Sarah Theodore, J.D.

    Ellen Manegold, BA
    Ellen Manegold, BA

    Ellen Manegold, BA

    Ellen is a Clinical Research Coordinator II with the Crosby Lab. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2013 with a BA in Psychology and a Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling. She focuses on the transition to adult care in patients who have sickle cell disease through the iTransition study.

    Ellen.Manegold@cchmc.org

    Ellen Manegold, BA

    Megan Dailey, BA
    Megan Dailey, BA

    Megan Dailey, BA

    Megan is a Clinical Research Coordinator II and works on various projects within the iTransition research study. She focuses on patients with sickle cell disease and their transition from pediatric to adult care.

    Megan.Dailey@cchmc.org

    Megan Dailey, BA

    Teresa Smith, BA
    Teresa Smith, BA

    Teresa Smith, BA

    Teresa is a Clinical Research Coordinator II who manages the Center for Clinical & Translational Science & Training’s (CCTST) Community Engagement Core. She is a co-coordinator for the Annual Sickle Cell Disease Education & Research Day. Teresa assists with a variety of projects in the lab.

    513-803-0917

    Teresa.Smith@cchmc.org

    Teresa Smith, BA

    Emilie Graham, RD, LD
    Emilie Graham, RD, LD

    Emilie Graham, RD, LD

    Emilie is a Graduate Research Assistant, nutrition graduate student and registered dietitian who works on the iTransition study and the 5-2-1-0 project to combat childhood obesity. In addition, she is a graphic artist and provides assistance in designing study and educational materials.

    Emilie.Graham@cchmc.org

    Emilie Graham, RD, LD

    Alana Goldstein, BA
    Alana Goldstein, BA

    Alana Goldstein, BA

    Alana is a Graduate Research Assistant and clinical practicum student in the Crosby lab. She focuses on pediatric sickle cell disease, particularly the transition from pediatric to adult care.

    Alana.Goldstein@cchmc.org

    Alana Goldstein, BA

    Dylan Rudy
    Dylan Rudy

    Dylan Rudy

    Dylan is an Undergraduate Research Assistant working in the Crosby Lab.  His interests are in child clinical psychology. He assists with a variety of projects focused at improving the transition from pediatric to adult care.

    Dylan.Rudy@cchmc.org

    Dylan Rudy

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    Aubrey Culp, BS
    Aubrey is a Graduate Research Assistant  whose interests are in  community health, genetics, and wellness programs.  She assists with a number of sickle-cell disease related research projects.
    513-636-9330
    Aubrey.Culp@cchmc.org

    Kara Brown, BA
    Kara is a Graduate Research Assistant whose interests are in pediatric psychology. She is particularly interested in coping and adjustment during hospitalizations.  Kara assists with a variety of projects in the lab related to transition and self-management.
    Kara.Brown2@cchmc.org

    Heather Strong, BA
    Heather is a Graduate Research Assistant within the Crosby Lab.  Her broad interests are in health disparities. She assists with studies related to treatment options such as gene therapy and hydroxyurea.
    Heather.Strong@cchmc.org

    Caravella McCuistian, BA
    Caravella is a Graduate Research Assistant with interests in community health and improving psychosocial and health outcomes for youth.  She assists with studies related to treatment adherence and the transition of pediatric patients to adult care. She is also one of the  co-coordinators for the Annual  Sickle Cell Disease Research & Education Day.
    513-803-2040
    Caravella.McCuistian@cchmc.org