Leadership Team

 Deborah Burnet, MD, MA- LUCENT Director

 Anna Volerman, MD- Co-Director


Ella Bradford, Research Assistant

Ella is a fourth-year student at UChicago studying History and Anthropology with a minor in Statistics. She joined the LUCENT Team in 2019 as the program’s Research Assistant, focused on supporting scholar projects in their various stages. Outside of LUCENT, she enjoys watching the White Sox and biking down the lakefront.


LUCENT Steering Committee Members:

Janice Benson, MD

Marshall Chin, MD, MPH

Karen Goldstein, MD

John McConville, MD

Alisa McQueen, MD

David Meltzer, MD

Deborah Miller, MD

Julie Oyler, MD

Monica Peek, MD, MS

Michael Quinn, PhD

Rita Rossi-Foulkes, MD

Lisa Vinci, MD, MS

George Weyer, MD

 LUCENT Community Advisory Board Members:

Gina Jones, RN

Linda Rae Murray, MD

Kenyetta Sadler

Tekla Syers