Meet the Staff

Dr. Tatiana Foroud

Dr. Tatiana Foroud is the principal investigator for the NCRAD study. She works closely with the NIH to ensure that the specific aims and goals of the NCRAD project are met. She is responsible for the oversight of the NCRAD study from the participation of families all the way to the use of samples by researchers. Dr. Foroud is the P. Michael Conneally Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics and the Director of the Division of Hereditary Genomics at Indiana University.

Rose Case, BS, CCRP

Rose Case, BS, CCRP has been with the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics since February of 2016. Rose serves as a project manager of sample distributions for the department. She coordinates distributions of requested samples from the initial approval to the final sample shipment.

To reach Rose directly, please email rosecase@iu.edu or call (317)274-5120.

Kelley Faber, MS, CCRC

Kelley Faber, MS, CCRC has been with NCRAD since June 2006 and serves as the research manager for the repository. Kelley monitors clinical data and biological specimens for all studies banked in NCRAD. She also completes NIH reporting and works closely with the investigators requesting samples for their research.

To reach Kelley directly, please email kelfaber@iu.edu or call (317)274-7360.

Jan Hamer, BS, CCRP

Jan Hamer, BS, CCRP has been with NCRAD since 2015. She graduated from Indiana University with degrees in Biology and Neuroscience. Jan serves as a research coordinator and her duties include sample accessioning, family follow-up mailings, medical history questionnaire mailings and data validation. She currently focuses on the CARE and SAL-AD studies.

To reach Jan directly, please email jehamer@iu.edu or call (317)278-1150.

Kelly Horner

Kelly Horner has been with NCRAD since 2002 and the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics since 1990. Kelly serves as a research coordinator for the repository and her roles include autopsy planning, cognitive testing, sample accessioning and maintaining contact with NCRAD participants. She also organizes the newsletter.

To reach Kelly directly, please email kjhorner@iu.edu or call (317)274-0561.

Kaci Lacy, BS

Kaci Lacy, BS has been with the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics since 2016. She graduated from Indiana University in 2013 with a BS in Biology. Kaci is a research coordinator and her duties include sample accessioning, preparing sample kits, and data validation. She currently focuses on the CARE and ANGI studies.

To reach Kaci directly, please email lacy@indiana.edu or call (317)278-1170.

Adrian Lyons, CCRP, CQIA

Adrian Lyons, CCRP, CQIA is new to the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics and to NCRAD. She has a combined experience in clinical research and regulatory affairs. Adrian coordinates the transfer of closed studies to NCRAD for future distribution and works closely with the Alzheimer’s Disease Centers.

To reach Adrian directly, please email adnlyons@iu.edu or call (317) 278-1159.

Jeanine Marshall MPH, CCRC

Jeanine Marshall MPH, CCRC is a newcomer to NCRAD in 2016, but has been with the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics since 2000. Jeanine serves as a research coordinator for the Amyloid Neuroimagaing and Genetics Initiative study (ANGI). Jeanine’s duties include coordinating data collection and reporting, regulatory documentation, and research participant communication.

To reach Jeanine directly, please email jldatzma@iu.edu or call (317) 278-8410.

Madeline Potter, BA, CCRP

Madeline Potter, BA, CCRP has been with the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics since January of 2015. Madeline serves as a research coordinator and her duties include data validation, regulatory documentation, publication tracking and sample requests. She currently focuses on FTD studies.

To reach Madeline directly, please email mkpotter@iu.edu or call (317)278-9546.

Kristi Wilmes, MS, CCRP

Kristi Wilmes, MS, CCRP has been with the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics since 2015. Kristi has a Master of Science in Clinical Research Administration. Her duties include coordinating studies within NCRAD, data validation and working with study sites to ensure efficiency. She currently focuses on ADNI studies and the NiAD and ADDS studies.

To reach Kristi directly, please email wilmesk@iu.edu or call (317)274-7546.