CIDE Faculty and Staff

Faculty Profile

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Julia Miller MA

Research Senior Instructor Emergency Preparedness Program Coordinator
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Becky Breaux MS, OTR/L, ATP, PhD Candidate

Research Senior Instructor Assistive Technology Specialist, Clinician, Occupational Therapist
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Elizabeth Coughanour MS

Buesiness Services Professional Instructional Designer
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Claudia Dupuch

Clinic Administrative Assistant Front Desk
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Leslie Emery BS Biomedical Engineering

Business Services Professional Project Manager
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Aleaza Goldberg MA, CCC-SLP/L

Research Senior Instructor Clinician, Speech-Language Pathologist
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Morris Huang

Asst Professor-Research
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Hyun Hwang MA, ECSE

Research Instructor Licensed Early Childhood Special Educator & Coach
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Marianne Johansen MS

Administrative Coordinator Executive Assistant to Dr. Bodine
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Kimberly Koole

Business Services Professional
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Christa LeGray MS

Research Instructor Tech for Tykes Program Coordinator
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Christina Perkins MA CCC-SLP

Research Senior Instructor Speech-Language Pathologist & Assistive Technology Specialist
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James Sandstrum MA SLP

Research Senior Instructor Coordinator for Industry Services
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Claire Simpson MSOT

Research Instructor Occupational Therapist
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Kelly Waugh MAPT

Research Senior Instructor Clinician, Physical Therapist
Expertise: Wheelchair Seating & Mobility and Nighttime Positioning
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Cathy Bodine PhD CCC-SLP

Director Associate Professor - CCI Endowed Professorship
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Maureen Melonis BS, MNS, CCC-SLP

Research Senior Instructor Associate Director
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Moriah Michels BA

Research Instructor Early Childhood Special Educator, Project Include
Moriah Michels is a licensed early childhood special educator with 14 years of experience in the field of special education, primarily in early childhood special education, serving schools, childcare centers, and as a child and family advocate. She serves as a research instructor at the Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering, working full time on Project Include. Her primary focus is on creating individualized programs for early childhood educators in Colorado, working to support enhancement of their skills and knowledge in early childhood development, using assistive technology, social-emotional learning, and trauma informed behavior and classroom strategies for young children. She is passionate about the inclusion and success of all children, especially those with trauma, delays, disabilities, or differences.

Additional CIDE Resources

Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering (CIDE)

CU Denver

The Hub, Bioengineering

1224 5th Street

Suite 130

Denver, CO 80204


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