Dr. Jennifer Filip Waljee MD
Jennifer Waljee, MD, MPH, MS

Co-Director, Michigan OPEN Associate Professor, Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery

Dr. Waljee serves as an assistant professor in the Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan School of Medicine…

Dr. Michael Joseph Englesbe MD
Michael Englesbe, MD

Co-Director, Michigan OPEN Cyrenus G. Darling Sr. M.D. and Cyrenus G. Darling Jr. M.D. Professor of Surgery, Section of Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery

Dr. Englesbe, is an associate professor of surgery in the Section of Transplantation Surgery. His research is concerned with the relationship between the costs and quality of surgical care…

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Chad Brummett, MD

Co-Director, Michigan OPEN Associate Professor, Division of Pain Research, Department of Anesthesiology

Dr. Brummett is an associate professor in the Division of Pain Research in the Department of Anesthesiology…

Leo Kattari, MSW

Program Manager

Program Manager Leo Kattari, MSW (he, him, his) is a passionate advocate for health equity and social justice with over a decade of experience in the areas of health education, organizational development, community mobilization and organizing, policy, public health data and evaluation. Leo’s work has an emphasis on health disparities, youth development, health policy, and…
Monica Gonzalez Walker, MSA, RN, NE-BC

Clinical Implementation Manager

Clinical Implementation Manager Monica joined Michigan OPEN in September 2017, after completion of the Michigan Surgical & Health Optimization Program (MSHOP) grant under Dr. Englesbe.  MSHOP focused on empowering high risk surgical patients to partner in their care by training for their scheduled surgeries, thereby impacting their post-operative outcomes. Monica earned a BA in Psychology from…
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Nicole Rouech, MAMC

Communications & Engagement Manager

Communications and Engagement Manager Nicole joined Michigan OPEN in November 2017 and oversees communication efforts and community engagement. Throughout her career, Nicole has focused on developing and executing public relations programs for private sector and government organizations. Prior to joining Michigan OPEN, she worked at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City as the Strategic Communications…
Kendall Dubois, MS

Regulatory Manager

Regulatory Manager Kendall is a Michigan native, who works for Michigan OPEN as their Regulatory Manager. As a graduate from Oakland University with a B.S. in Biology, Kendall was always interested in healthcare research and policy. She went on to pursue her Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology and a Certificate in Clinical Research Trials…
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Hsou-Mei (May) Hu, PhD, MBA, MHS

Clinical Information Analyst

Dr. Hu is a Clinical Information Analyst in Section of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at University of Michigan Medical School and the lead analyst for the Michigan OPEN team…

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Vidhya Gunaseelan, MBA, MS, MHA

Clinical Information Analyst


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Brooke Kenney, MPH

Clinical Information Analyst

Clinical Information Analyst Brooke is a Clinical Information Analyst in the Section of Transplant Surgery in the Department of Surgery at University of Michigan Medical School and an analyst for the Michigan OPEN team. Prior to joining the team, she supported the Michigan Surgical Health and Optimization Program (MSHOP) and the Michigan Value Collaborative (MVC)…