The goals of the Center for Sustainable Health are supported by a dynamic team of skilled individuals, encompassing many disciplines.

  1. Drew BENJAMIN
    Management Intern
    Drew Benjamin works as a Management Intern at the Center for Sustainable Health. Currently, Drew is pursuing his degree in Accountancy at the WP Carey School of Business at ASU. Once he completes his undergraduate degree, he aspires to become a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to joining CSH, he worked in the Office of the Dean at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. Drew.Benjamin@asu.edu
  2. Faith BONE
    Business Operations Manager
    Faith BONE
    Faith Bone is the Business Operations Manager at the Center for Sustainable Health. Prior to coming to the Center, Faith worked at Arizona State University in the Dean’s office of Student Affairs at the West campus, and most recently was an Academic Financial Specialist Sr. in the Dean’s office of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. Faith studied Finance and Business at the University of Colorado, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Arizona State University and a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from Northern Arizona University. Faith has worked in both the public and private sector, including hotel management and administration and student loan consolidation before beginning her career with ASU in January 2008. Faith.Bone@asu.edu
  3. Kathy MONTALVO
    Executive Administrative Specialist
    Kathy MONTALVO
    Kathy Montalvo joined the staff of the Center for Sustainable Health at the Biodesign Institute in August 2011.  She is responsible for organizing and administering local, national and international meetings and complex international travel plans for the Center. Additionally, she helps to plan the Forum for Sustainable Health, an invitation-only meeting which convenes leaders from around the world in engaging discussions relevant to sustainable health. Prior to joining ASU, Kathy worked for the cities of Scottsdale and Tempe, and the Downtown Phoenix Partnership. Kathy has significant executive-level administrative experience providing staffing, support, and management of daily business operations, government contracts and multi-million dollar budgets  for multiple public boards and commissions, including a non-profit Board of Directors. She is a former freelance court reporter and continues to support the industry as a Board of Director for the State of Arizona Board of Certified Reporters. Kathy received her BA in Sociology from Northern Arizona University and attended the Protocol School of Washington D.C. and is a Certified Protocol Officer. Kathy.Montalvo@asu.edu
  4. Theresa NAUJACK
    Program Manager
    Theresa NAUJACK
    Theresa Naujack is a Program Manager for the Center for Sustainable Health. She spent thirteen years at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center: first, in the External Relations Department as a photographer and then as the liaison for international scientific collaborations. Prior to that, she spent fifteen years working on laboratory research projects in genetics, immunology and hematology. She has a BS in both Botany and Scientific Writing and Editing from the University of Washington in Seattle. Also, she is on the Board of the Northwest Organization for Animal Help (NOAH), an animal-rescue non-profit in Washington State. Theresa.Naujack@asu.edu
  5. Kerri ROBINSON
    Associate Director
    Kerri ROBINSON
    Kerri Robinson is the Associate Director & Program Director (OCTs) of the Center for Sustainable Health. She has worked in the public and private sectors and leads mission critical projects, translating visionary ideas into strategic, actionable plans. Kerri works in partnership with physicians and healthcare systems (locally, nationally, and internationally) to administer Observational Clinical Trials (OCTs) to clinically validate wearable biosensors for use in patient populations in a variety of disease areas, and co-developed an interdisciplinary graduate-level course at ASU for business, engineering and nursing/health students to evaluate innovative technologies within healthcare. Kerri has been involved in business intelligence and operations since the Center was founded in 2009. Prior to her employment at ASU, she was Vice President of an educational enrichment and outreach program in Arizona. Kerri also supported the Vice President in founding the Office of Institutional Development at the Apollo Group, Inc. Kerri holds a BS in Business Management, as well as a Master’s degree in Healthcare Innovation from ASU.  Kerri.Robinson@asu.edu
  6. Claire TOPAL
    Senior Research Consultant
    Claire TOPAL
    As a Senior Research Consultant, Claire provides strategic guidance to the Center. She has worked in global health and the non-profit sector for 10 years, serving both international and domestic organizations and overseeing health research, publications, and high-level, cross-sector forums. She served as Managing Director for the Pacific Health Summit, where she convened Asian, African, and South American policy, NGO, and industry leaders with their Western counterparts to partner around health issues ranging from vaccines and malnutrition to MDR-TB. As Vice President of International Health for The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and Director of NBR’s Center for Health and Aging, Claire led strategic, targeted forums in the Asia region and served as senior editor for all health-related publications and research. Claire holds a BA from Cornell University and an MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. clairetopal@redtomatoconsulting.com
  7. Annie WARREN
    Program Director, Sustainability Science Education Project
    Annie WARREN
    Annie Warren is the Program Director for the Sustainability Science Education Project at the Center for Sustainable Health, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University. Besides organizing the work flow and development of the project, Annie also researches key qualitative and quantitative data for the development of the Sustainability Science for Future Teachers course as a member of the production team. Annie is a course instructor and is listed as a Faculty Associate for the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability with a focus on Urban Dynamics from Arizona State University, as well as a Master’s in Science and Technology Policy from Arizona State’s Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes. She has a Professional Masters of Interior Architecture from UCLA, has been a LEED Accredited Professional since January 2009 and has worked in the field of architecture for five years. Currently, she is pursuing her PhD in the Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology at Arizona State University. Through Sustainability Science Education, she has been able to pursue her passion to raise awareness of the sustainability challenges of our time. annie.warren@asu.edu
  8. Susan WILLIAMS
    Research Consultant
    Susan WILLIAMS
    As a Research Consultant, Susan supports the Center’s efforts related to marketing and communications, as well as strategic partnerships within the digital health space. Susan has years of experience writing and promoting meaningful stories for healthcare organizations, startups, nonprofits, and science organizations. She is also passionate about designing marketing and PR strategies that employ social media tactics for inspiring creative collaborations and driving action. As an active board member of Health 2.0 Seattle, Susan has a firm understanding of the digital and mobile health landscape. She served as managing editor for MedCrunch, an online publication connecting healthcare practitioners and entrepreneurs around the world, writes for the Digital Health Post and MedCityNews, and has advised local startups in early-stage marketing campaigns at the Fledge Incubator for sustainable businesses. Susan received her BA from Columbia University and her MA from New York University. esther.s.williams78@gmail.com