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Get to Know Our 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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Jenna A. Cava, MS

Research Associate

jecava@mcw.edu

(414) 955-7809

As a general researcher I have taken on many tasks in the AOIP, including: human and animal imaging with adaptive optics, protocol documentation, mentoring and training new students, and recently I have begun assisting with project and data management.

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Erin Curran

Research Technologist

ecurran@mcw.edu

(414) 955-2031

My roles in the AOIP include data organization and Institutional Review Board (IRB) administration.

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Hannah Follett

Research Technologist

hfollett@mcw.edu

(414) 955-2078

My role in the AOIP is to assist in data analysis and imaging of human and animal subjects.

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Mina Gaffney

Engineer

mgaffney@mcw.edu

(414) 955-8461

My role in the AOIP is to aid in image acquisition and processing, to assist in managing the AOIP retinal-imaging database, and to provide general engineering and software support. Additional responsibilities include assisting in maintenance and alignment of AOSLO and anomaloscope devices.

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Brian Higgins

Lab Coordinator

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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Rebecca R. Mastey

Lab Technician

rmastey@mcw.edu

(414) 955-8461

My current project is working with color deficient individuals to test commercially marketed glasses using the Colour Assessment and Diagnosis (CAD).

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Chris M. Skumatz

Research Associate

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.