The Disability Health Equity Research Network (DHERN) supports disability health equity research, connects researchers and trainees, and fosters the inclusion of disabled people in these efforts.

DHERN Leadership Team

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Scott D. Landes, PhD

DHERN Co-Founder
Associate Professor, Sociology Department, Syracuse University

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Bonnielin K. Swenor, PhD, MPH

DHERN Co-Founder
Director, Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center

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Caroline Cerilli

Research Program Coordinator, Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center

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Nastassia Vaitsiakhovich

Ph.D. Student, Sociology Department, Syracuse University


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Twitter: @DisabilityHERN
Email: DHERN@syr.edu