Russell Baker, Ph.D.
As director of IOURMR, Russell Baker leads research efforts to increase access to evidence-based contemporary healthcare in Idaho’s rural and underserved communities. Russell’s personal research interests include models and quality of health professions education programs; survey and instrument development and validation; manual therapy interventions for musculoskeletal pathology; musculoskeletal injury and examination; and psychometric evaluation of patient-reported outcome instruments.
Madeline P. Casanova, Ph.D.
Madeline's research interests include assessing and identifying psychosocial factors related to overall well-being, mental health, injury and peak performance; survey and instrument development; and evaluating psychometric properties of outcome measures.
Madeline P. Casanova, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Sarah M. Deming, Ph.D.
Sarah's research explores social determinants of health and well-being such as poverty and racial and gender inequality. She specializes in employing qualitative and survey methodologies to inform decision-making at institutional and public policy levels.
Sarah Deming, PhD
Alexandra M. Dluzniewski, Ph.D.
Allie's research focuses on how positive psychological factors (e.g., optimism, gratitude, QOL) influence perceived pain, disablement and function in physically active individuals.
Alexandra M. Dluzniewski, PhD
Jonathan D. Moore, Ph.D.
Jonathan's research interests are primarily focused on infectious diseases with a particular interest in hepatitis C. However, he also has an interest in clinical implementation research and investigating factors influencing clinical practice and provider decision-making.
Jonathan D. Moore, PhD
Ryan Wiet, Ph.D.
Ryan’s research interests include behavior patterns of physical activity and sedentary behavior. He is interested in the impact of COVID-19, as well as the association of technology (i.e., cell phones), with overall well-being, physical activity, and sedentary behavior.
Ryan Wiet, PhD
Ashley J. Reeves, DAT
Ashley has a background in survey design research and assessment of psychometric properties of patient-reported outcomes. Her other research interests include studying the biomechanics of injured populations and assessment of mind-body interventions in the context of orthopedic injury and rehabilitation.