Director: Diane Snow, Ph.D.
Dr. Snow is the Endowed Chair of the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center and the Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research. She received her Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and did her postdoctoral training at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Dr. Snow is a professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology. Her research interests include neuronal growth cone guidance and extracellular matrix molecules. Homepage: http://www.mc.uky.edu/scobirc/faculty/snow.html
Principal Investigator: Jefferey L. Osborn, Ph.D
Coordinator/Recruiter/Advisor: Ms. Suzanne Scheff
Faculty Consultant/ Chair of the AMSTEMM Advisory Board: Dr. Joanna M. Badagliacco
Dr. Badagliacco is Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Discovery Seminar Program, winner of the UK "Outstanding Teacher" award, and an expert and consultant on poverty and family homelessness in Appalachia. Homepages: http://www.uky.edu/~jmb/ and http://www.uky.edu/AS/Spciology/faculty/badagliacco.html
Program Evaluator: Dr. James G. Hougland, Jr.
Dr. Hougland is Chair of the Department of Sociology, past Director of the UK Appalachian Center, an Appalachian scholar, and an expert on project evaluation. Professor Hougland's research interests include sociology of organizations, industry in community context, voluntary sector research, sociology of religion, and evaluation research. Homepage: http://www.uky.edu/AS/Sociology/faculty/hougland.html
Administrative Associate: Hannah Trusty
Hannah Trusty has worked with the University of Kentucky for nearly four years and obtained her bachelor's degree from Eastern Kentucky University. She was raised in Eastern Kentucky and considers Kentucky home. She plans on obtaining a Masters degree in Photography.