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TURN Team

Center on Aging

  • Nancy Bergstrom PhD, RN, FAAN
    Principal Investigator
    Theodore J. & Mary E. Trumble Professor of Aging Research
    Director, Center on Aging
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School Nursing
  • Mary Pat Rapp PhD, RN
    Co-Investigator, Project Director
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School Nursing
  • Rachel Villarreal MSN, RN, ANP
    Senior Research Nurse

International Severity Information Systems (ISIS) 
and the Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research (ICOR)

  • Susan Horn PhD
    Co-Principal Investigator
    Vice President for Research (ISIS) and Senior Scientist (ICOR)
  • Bobbie James MStat
    Data Systems Specialist
  • Julie Gassaway RN MS
    ISIS Project Coordinator
  • Randall Smout MS
    Senior Analyst ISIS/ICOR

US Study Intervention Sites

Canadian Study Intervention Sites

Study Sites

Data, Safety, and Monitoring Board

  • Caroline Fife MD, Chair DSMB
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School Associate Professor Department of Anesthesiology
    Director of the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, and the Center for Environmental, Aerospace, and Industrial Medicine
  • Chul Ahn PhD
    Director of Biostatistics
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Clinical Sciences
    Dallas , Texas
  • Rita Frantz PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN
    Dean and Professor
    University of Iowa College of Nursing
  • Fred M. Feinsod, MD, MPH, DSc, CMD
    Medical Director
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Elizabeth Dichter PhD
    Division of Quality and Surveillance
    New York State Department of Health
  • Kathleen Jett, PhD, RN, GNP-BC
    Program Director
    National Institute of Nursing Research
    National Institutes of Health