The ARHI Executive Board provides oversight for ARHI annual operation. The members of the Executive Board include:
Kenneth Johnson, DO, Dean, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Randy Leite, PhD, Dean, College of Health Sciences and Professions
Joe Shields, PhD, Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and Dean of the Graduate College
Jane Hamel-Lambert, MBA, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University
Dr. Hamel-Lambert earned a doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 1990 from Ohio University and a Masters in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University in 2001. Her clinical expertise is in pediatric psychology, and other interests include leadership, collaborative partnerships and community-based participatory methods.
ARHI Associate Director
Tania Basta, Ph.D., MPH, CHES
Associate Professor, Department of Social and Public Health, College of Health Sciences and Professions, Ohio University
Dr. Basta earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Community Health Education from Indiana University and a Ph.D. in Health Promotion and Behavior from the University of Georgia. Dr. Basta’s research focuses on HIV prevention and treatment among underserved populations, including individuals living in Appalachia.
Affiliated Faculty at Ohio University
John McCarthy, PhD, CCC-SLP
Associate Professor, Associate Director of Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences, Ohio University