Florida

Florida State University

Juliann Woods, Ph.D., is principal investigator of the EPIC project. Dr. Woods is a Professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders at Florida State University, and the Director of the Communication and Early Childhood Research and Practice Center.  She is also the Associate Dean of Research for the College of Communication and Information and an Associate Director in the FSU Autism Institute. Dr. Woods has 40 years of experience as an EI provider or program director in early intervention and as a consultant to state programs. 

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Mollie Romano, Ph.D., CCC-SLPis an early intervention provider coach with the EPIC project. She is a research associate at the Communication and Early Childhood Research and Practice Center at the Florida State Universityhas experience with family-guided routines based early intervention as an EI provider in Florida, and most recently served as an EPIC provider for a feasibility study.

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Kelly Windsor Ph.D., is a data analyst and site coordinator for the EPIC project at FSU.  A doctoral student in special education at Vanderbilt University, Kelly has twenty years of experience working with children and families including 15 years at Vanderbilt University, where she has served as interventionist, communication coach for parents and service providers, and project coordinator. 

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University of Florida

Patricia Snyder, Ph.D., is co-principal investigator of the EPIC project. Dr. Snyder is a Professor and the David Lawrence Jr. Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Studies at the University of Florida. She is the director of the UF Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies. Dr. Snyder has been an early intervention provider, has directed an early intervention program for infants and toddlers, and was a member and Vice Chair of a state interagency coordinating council for early intervention.

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Brian Reichow, Ph.D., BCBA-D participates in measurement development and data analysis at the UF site.  Dr. Reichow is an Associate Professor in Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies in the College of Education and the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies at the University of Florida.

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Crystal Bishop, Ph.D. is serving as a master coder at the UF site for the Embedded Instruction Observation System-Early Intervention (EIOS-EI) for the EPIC project. She is an Institute of Education Sciences post-doctoral research fellow at the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies.

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Illinois

University of Illinois – Chicago

Christine Salisbury, Ph.D., is co-principal investigator of the EPIC project. Dr. Christine Salisbury is a Professor of Special Education in the College of Education at the University of Illinois - Chicago.  Her academic preparation was in early childhood/special education and severe disabilities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She has been an early intervention program director in two states, an early childhood/special education teacher, and a faculty member involved in research and personnel preparation. 

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Kierstin Moddelmog, MS, is a provider and coach for the EPIC project. She is a doctoral student in the Department of Special Education and received a Master’s in Early Childhood Education with a license to teach special education from the University of Colorado in Denver. She has 5 years of experience working with children in preschool and home settings.  

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Tallahassee, FL

 

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