Leadership Team

The CHEAR Leadership Team (CLT) ensures that the Center delivers quality research for positive impact on children’s health and well-being.  The CLT is responsible for setting the Center’s strategic direction, prioritizing its research and educational goals, and coordinating the Center’s team of 18 faculty and more than 40 staff to fulfill the vision of the Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research Center.

 

Director

Lisa Prosser

Lisa Prosser
Professor of Pediatrics and Health Management and Policy

 

Faculty Leaders

Sarah Clark

Sarah Clark
Research Scientist of Pediatrics

 

 

Kevin Dombkowski

Kevin Dombkowski
Research Professor of Pediatrics

 

 

Gary Freed

Gary Freed
Percy and Mary Murphy Professor of Pediatrics

Sarah Reeves

Sarah Reeves
Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

 

 

Administrative Leaders

Deb Boyd

Deb Boyd

Center Administrator​

Deb manages the CHEAR Center daily operations. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from Eastern Michigan University. Deb's favorite thing about her work is collaborating with a multidisciplinary group of faculty and staff. She spends her free time at local skate parks with her son.

 


 

Moira Dowling

Moira C. Dowling

Center Manager

Moira manages the infrastructure and personnel for CHEAR-level initiatives and activities. She holds a Master of Public Health degree in Biostatistics from the University of California Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the University of California Santa Barbara. Moira's favorite thing about CHEAR is the fabulous people she feels privileged to work with.