Staff Listing

  • Mark SalzerMark Salzer, PhD is a professor and founding Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple University and the  Principal Investigator and Director of the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities.


  •  Richard BaronRichard “Rick” Baron, MA focuses his current work on the knowledge translation and online training activities for the Temple University Collaborative. Rick is also instrumental in coordinating technical assistance with local and state mental health agencies.
    Co-director of Knowledge Translation


  •  Gretchen Snethen, Ph.D. is the assistant director for the Temple University Collaborative  and an assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences. Her research focus is on using community-based recreation to increase community participation.
    Assistant Director
    (215) 204-2748


  • Katy KaplanKaty Kaplan, PH.D. is an Investigator working with the collaborative and also serves as the Director of Human Services and Special Initiatives for Philadelphia Councilman-At-Large Dennis O’Brien.



  • Eugene Brusilovskiy, M.U.S.A. is the Director of Data Analytics and Director of the GIS Analytics in Rehabilitation Research Lab at the Temple University Department of Rehabilitation Sciences.
    Director of Data Analytics & Director – Laboratory on GIS Analytics in Rehabilitation Research
    (215) 204-5592




  • Katie Pizziketti is a research assistant with the Temple University Collaborative.  In addition to data entry and validation, she will be conducting interviews for several studies, including the GIS SEM project.
    Research Assistant
    (215) 204-3257



  • Lou Klein specializes in researching methods of data analysis and applications of data management, analysis, and interpretation.
    Research Assistant
    (215) 204-3153



  • Stephany Wilson is a research assistant with the Temple University Collaborative. Stephany has been involved with subject recruitment, data collection, tracking, and data entry across projects.
    Research Assistant
    (215) 204-3153



  • Alison WeiglAlison Weigl is a research assistant with the Temple University Collaborative. Alison has been involved with data entry, subject recruitment, and conducting interviews with participants.
    Research Assistant
    (215) 204-3230



  • Brandon Snead is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist working directly with consumers enrolled in the ICAN research study.
    Recreation Therapist
    (215) 204-6719


  • Paige O'SullivanPaige O’Sullivan is a Supported Education Interventionist working directly with consumers enrolled in the Supported Education study.
    Supported Education Interventionist
    (267) 322-0413



  • Jeffrey DraineJeffrey “Jeff” Draine is Professor and chair of the School of Social Work at Temple University. His primary work interests are rehabilitation, empowerment and recovery oriented services for people involved with the justice system who also live with behavioral health concerns.
    Chair of the School of Social Work
    (215) 204-5443 


  • Loran KundraLoran Kundra is a Research Associate for the Temple University Collaborative. Her research focus is on parenting with mental health challenges and issues that mental health professionals with lived experience face in the workplace.
    Research Associate



  • rneditBecky Neergaard is a Student Worker/ part-time Research Assistant at the Temple University Collaborative. At the collaborative Becky helps out with subject recruitment, data entry and data collection



  • mcjeditMichael Coley Jr. is currently a second year Recreation Therapy graduate student at Temple University with ambition to obtain dual certification as a CTRS and Child Life Specialist. Michael recently joined the collaborative as a Recreation Therapy Intern in September 2016.