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Get to Know Our MCW AOIP Staff

The staff within the Advanced Ocular Imaging Program are critical to our success. Program staff provide important support for all imaging-related research, including assisting with obtaining project funding, data processing and analysis, grants management, and research study coordination.

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Morgan Connaughton

Research Technologist I

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Jenna R. Grieshop

Engineer II

jgrieshop@mcw.edu

My role in the AOIP is to aid in furthering our research and technologies by developing new iterations of software to include more capabilities and efficiencies, by improving interfaces used by both subjects and technicians, and by providing general engineering and software support.

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Kate Hemsworth

Student Worker

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Brian Higgins

Research Associate II

bhiggins@mcw.edu

(414) 955-7809

My main role within the AOIP is the collection, organization and storage of all of our subject data. I work with the bulk of our image processing as well as assist the research staff and students on numerous projects. I am continually working on ways to improve the functionality and accessibility of our research data.

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Josie Marsho

Student Worker

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Danica Nikezic

Research Technologist III

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Chris M. Skumatz

Animal & Laboratory Research Program Manager

cskumatz@mcw.edu

(414) 955-2008

I provide support to all aspects of the AOIP; human subject research, animal adaptive optics, data processing and day-to-day operations.

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Ashleigh Walesa

Student Worker