The Callahan Research Team

Current Team Members

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Kirsten Nyrop, PhD
Research Associate

PhD, Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work

Dr. Nyrop's research interest is behavioral medicine interventions to preserve and optimize function in persons with chronic conditions that are generally associated with aging.  She has a particular interest is physical activity interventions to relieve pain symptoms, such as those associated with osteoarthritis or musculoskeletal side effects of cancer treatment.



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Rebecca Cleveland, PhD
Research Associate








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Betsy Hackney
Research Assistant







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Janelle Armstrong-Brown







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My-Linh Luong








Former Team Members

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Antoine Baldassari









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Jack Shreffler







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Britta Schoster






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Katherine Remmes Martin, PhD








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Chivon Mingo, PhD