Dr. Lorraine Silver Wallace- Director
Dr. Wallace is an Associate Professor in the College of Medicine
(Department of Biomedical Education). She also holds adjunct appointments in
the Colleges of Public Health and Education and Human Ecology. In addition to
directing the Office of Undergrad Research & Creative Inquiry, she teaches
courses, supervises undergraduate, graduate, and medical students, conducts
research, and obtains research grants. She was a Fulbright Scholar in the
Republic of Moldova in 2009-2010. She received her BS from Rutgers University,
her MS from Ball State University, and her PhD from The Ohio State University.
Amanda Perrin- Program Coordinator
Amanda was an undergraduate researcher in the Movement Analysis and
Performance Lab in Martha Morehouse and got involved with the office as a Peer
Research Contact after presenting at the Denman Undergraduate Research
Forum. She was hired as a student assistant in August 2013 and joined the team
as a full time staff member of the OUR&CI after graduating in January 2014
with BS in Human Ecology. She is currently working on her MBA through Fisher
College of Business.
Megan Ferriby- Graduate Assistant
Megan is a graduate student in
Human Sciences (HDFS program) and received her undergraduate degree in
Psychology from Ohio State University in 2013. She participated in
undergraduate research in both the Psychology and Human Development and Family
Sciences department, presented twice at the Denman Undergraduate Research
Forum, and was a Summer Research Fellow. Currently, she conducts research
within Dr. Keeley Pratt’s lab investigating the reciprocal associations between
weight loss surgery outcomes and patients’ romantic and family relationships,
and is the Behavioral Health and Family Therapy Intern at OSU’s Center for
Comprehensive Weight Management.
Student Assistants- The Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry would like to thank their student assistants for their time and effort too!
Mikafui Dzotsi- Public Health
Allison Fenter- Neuroscience
Brook (Blake) Ray- Biology
Ryan Yoder- Public Health