Patrick Corrigan, PsyD, is the ITM’s Illinois Institute of Technology Affiliate Leader. He coordinates Illinois Tech research efforts vis-à-vis the ITM’s mission of improving health care for all, and connects Illinois Tech researchers with ITM resources, funding, and more. Corrigan is a licensed clinical psychologist and Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Illinois Tech and previously was professor of psychiatry at the University of Chicago where he directed its Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at UChicago. Corrigan’s work in psychology examines the challenges of social injustice to physical health and wellness goals for people with serious mental illness. He stresses the importance of understanding the impact of health stigma and social determinants, especially ethnicity and poverty. Aside from his career in academia, he can still fix a broken circuit breaker thanks to his experience working as an electrician while in college.

Michael Quinn, PhD, is the Evaluations Director of the ITM, where he collects data, conducts analysis, and measures the programs’ impacts. Quinn is a senior research scientist in UChicago’s Department of Medicine and a social psychologist with extensive experience in the design, implementation, and evaluation of health education curricula. He has conducted more than a …

Sara Serritella is the Director of Communications of the ITM. She orchestrates its strategic messaging everywhere from the National Institutes of Health to hyper-local campaigns throughout Chicago. She oversees the scaling of ITM communications efforts, trains academics on the most effective ways to share their science with the general public, and helps share the powerful …

Gerald Moose Stacy is the Administrative Director of the ITM, where he executes its many projects and manages its staff and faculty leaders across all six ITM institutes. Prior to joining the ITM team, he spent almost a decade managing the third largest National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) Clinical and Translational Science Award …

Tom Champagne, MBA, is the Rush Administrative Director of the ITM, where he oversees its operations and staff. Under Tom Champagne’s leadership as Associate Vice President & Chief Research Administrator, Rush University’s Office of Research Affairs (ORA) partners with faculty and staff to help them get funding, propose clinical studies, develop collaborations, submit grants, negotiate …

Jim Mulshine, MD, is a member of the ITM’s governing board, ITM Central, and is a Rush leader for the ITM Community and Collaboration Core, where he helps plan and oversee city-wide research collaborations between community members, organizations, industry, and researchers. Mulshine is an internationally-recognized expert on lung cancer who has spent 25 years as …

Josh Jacobs, MD, is Director of the ITM and Principal Investigator (PI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant that operates the ITM. At Rush, Jacobs is the William A. Hark, MD, Susanne G. Swift Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. In addition to his roles at the ITM and Rush, …

Lainie Ross, MD, PhD, is the ITM’s Director and Principal Investigator (PI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant that operates the ITM. Ross is the Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago Medicine as well as a pediatrician. She is a professor of pediatrics, medicine, and …

Julian Solway, MD, is the ITM’s Director and the Principal Investigator (PI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant that operates the ITM. Solway launched the ITM in 2007, and under his leadership it has grown and been renewed by the NIH. Solway, the Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor for Medicine and Pediatrics, …

Elaine Morrato, DrPH, MPH, CPH, serves on ITM leadership committees and oversees ITM operations at Loyola University Chicago, connecting its researchers with ITM funding, education, and collaborative opportunities to help advance their work. She is the founding Dean of the Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health. Trained as an epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins …