Our Team

Executive Core & Support Team

Advocacy Domain

Sarah Ronis MD, MPH

Sarah Ronis MD, MPH

Advocacy Domain Lead

  • Director, Center for Child Health and Policy, UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
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Jennifer Talley, MM

Advocacy Domain Project Manager

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Jennifer assumed the role of FAN/Advocacy Program Manager on September 28th. She is based at the University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Center for Child Health Policy in Cleveland, Ohio. Jennifer has been with University Hospitals since 2018; prior to this position she worked in Ambulatory Operations, assisting with the onboarding, relocation, and departure of various providers to the UH system.

Jennifer has a wide-ranging career history, having previously worked as a K-12 teacher, a collegiate instructor, an assistant to several attorneys at The Florida Bar in Tallahassee, and as an office manager at a local arts non-profit in Cleveland. Her educational background is similarly diverse; she earned dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music Education and Music Theory from Indiana State University in 2007, a Master of Music degree in Musicology in 2009 from Florida State University, and has completed coursework and preliminary examinations towards a PhD in Musicology. Currently, she is working towards an MBA-MPH from Cleveland State University, with an expected graduation date of 2024.

Jennifer has a passion for people and their stories: she finds joy in working with individuals (oftentimes through the medium of their music), helping to bring perhaps otherwise obscure stories to wider attention. She was drawn to this position because she has witnessed firsthand the power of storytelling in advocating for change. Furthermore, the ESMC/EIIC mission aligns strongly with her life’s goal of being a voice for the voiceless, be it children, marginalized communities, or other disenfranchised groups. She is greatly looking forward to helping the FAN grow into its new phase as part of the EMSC/EIIC 2.0 plan.

When not at work, Jennifer lives in University Heights, Ohio with her husband, Christian, and their four cats. In addition to music, she also enjoys gardening, the joys of first time home ownership, needlework, reading, watching movies, and spending time with her family. If you need to reach Jennifer, please feel free to contact her at jennifer.talley@uhhosptials.org.

Analytics Domain

Collaboratives Domain

Disaster Domain


Brent Kaziny, MD, MA

Disaster Domain Co-Lead

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Sarita Chung, MD

Disaster Domain Co-Lead

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Deanna Dahl-Grove, MD

Disaster Domain Co-Lead

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Heather Fitzpatrick, MPH

Disaster Domain Project Manager

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Michelle Moegling, BSN, RN, CPN

Disaster Domain SME

michelle.moegling@uhhospitals.org More Information

Hospital-Based Care Domain

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Lisa Gray, MHA, RN, CPN, TCRN

Hospital Domain Co-Lead, Trauma Domain Co-Lead & State Partnerships Consultant/SME

Lisa.Gray@austin.utexas.edu More Information
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Michelle Moegling, BSN, RN, CPN

Hospital Domain Co-Lead & Disaster Domain SME

Michelle.Moegling@uhhospitals.org More Information
Joanna Saucedo, MEd-4

Joanna Saucedo, M.Ed.

Hospital Domain Program Manager & Prehospital Domain Program Manager

Joanna.Saucedo@austin.utexas.edu More Information

Knowledge Management Domain

Nancy McGrath, RN, MSN, CPNP-AC/PC

Knowledge Management Domain Consultant

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Denise Whitfield, MD, MBA

Knowledge Management Domain Consultant/SME

dwhitfield@dhs.lacounty.gov More Information

Michael Fordis, MD

Knowledge Management Domain Consultant/SME

fordis@bcm.edu More Information

Prehospital Domain

Kathleen Brown, MD

Prehospital Domain Consultant/SME

Kbrown@childrensnational.org More Information

Sam Shahid, MBBS, MPH

ACEP - Prehospital Specialist

sshahid@acep.org More Information

Research Domain

State Partnership Domain

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Lisa Gray, MHA, RN, CPN, TCRN

State Partnerships Consultant/SME

Lisa.Gray@austin.utexas.edu More Information

Trauma Domain