Our Team

Ojha

Rohit P. Ojha, DrPH

Director

Email: rojha@jpshealth.org

Phone: (817) 702-5916

 

Dr. Ojha is the Director of the Center for Outcomes Research and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health. He has a Doctor of Public Health in epidemiology and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biostatistics at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Cancer Center.

Areas of expertise: Causal and prediction modeling, bias assessment, systematic reviews and meta-analyses

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Biostatisticians

 

Moore

Billy J. Moore, PhD

Email: bmoore03@jpshealth.org

Phone: (817) 702-6771

 

Dr. Moore has a PhD in Mathematical Statistics from Oklahoma State University and more than 40 years of research experience in analysis of health care, health insurance, human services, and consumer products data. Following two years of active duty as an officer in the US Army, he held positions at Parkland Health & Hospital System, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Community Council of Greater Dallas, and the Dallas Health Department.

Areas of expertise: Program evaluation; prediction modeling; generalized linear models

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Research Associates

 

 

Campbell-Furtick

Mackenzie Campbell-Furtick, MS

Email: mcampbel01@jpshealth.org

Phone: (817) 702-6772

 

Ms. Campbell-Furtick has a Master of Science in Biology from Tarleton State University. She has a background in biology, chemistry, and anatomy and physiology. Mackenzie’s expertise includes study design, study coordination, database management, and manuscript writing.

Areas of focus: Injury epidemiology, diabetes, and health disparities

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Laureano Phillips

Jessica Laureano Phillips, MS, MPH

Email: jphillips@jpshealth.org

Phone: (817) 702-6797

 

Ms. Phillips has a Master of Science in Applied Medical Anthropology and Master of Public Health from the University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health. A U.S. Air Force veteran and originally from Savannah, GA, her expertise includes study design, study coordination, data management, and manuscript writing.

Areas of focus: Injury epidemiology, emergency medicine, and health disparities

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Morris-Bobzean

Samara Morris-Bobzean, PhD

Email: smorrisb@jpshealth.org

Phone: (817) 702-8254

 

Dr. Morris-Bobzean has a Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology from the University of Texas at Arlington. Her prior research focused on the identification of neurobiological, immunological, and environmental factors that contribute to mental health disparities, particularly between men and women. Her expertise includes study design, study coordination, database management, and manuscript writing.

Areas of focus: Behavioral health, substance abuse, and health disparities

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Clinical Research Coordinators

 

 

Beamon

Mieshia Beamon, MS

Email: mbeamon@jpshealth.org

Phone: (817) 702-8572

 

Ms. Beamon has a Master of Science in Health Science from Touro University (now Trident University). She has 13 years of experience as a Study Coordinator for Investigator Initiated Trials (IIT) and Phase I-III trials in a diverse collection of NIH and pharmaceutical sponsored studies. Her expertise includes study coordination, data management, data collection, and budgets. She is currently involved in studies related to trauma and acute care surgery.

 

 

Caliman

Celeste Caliman, MSc, LVN, CCRC

Email: ccaliman@jpshealth.org

Phone: (817) 702-6776

 

Ms. Caliman has been a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) since 1984 and has a Master of Science in Clinical Research Administration. In addition, she is certified by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP). Celeste joined JPS Health Network in 1989 and has worked as an inpatient med-surg nurse, outpatient LVN case manager, and oncology nurse. Her expertise includes study coordination, data management, data collection, and budgets. She is currently involved in studies related to trauma, acute care surgery, oncology, and internal medicine.


 

Data Programmer

 

 

Kimberly Perkins

Kimberly Perkins

Email: kperki01@jpshealth.org

Phone: (817) 702-1734

 

Mrs. Perkins has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Mathematics from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville along with studies at Stanford University and Dallas Theological Seminary. She has 30 years of experience in programming/analysis, reporting analysis, database design and management, and process improvement. She received her Six Sigma Green Belt certification in 2015.