Smoke Alarm Study Team :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

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Smoke Alarm Study Team

Gary Smith

Gary Smith, MD, DrPH
Principal Investigator

Dr. Gary Smith is a Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine and Epidemiology at The Ohio State University. He is founder and director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Smith is board certified in the specialties of pediatrics and general preventive medicine and public health, and in the subspecialty of pediatric emergency medicine. In addition to his clinical training, he holds MPH and DrPH degrees from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Smith has been an active researcher in the field of injury for more than 25 years. Learn more about Dr. Smith.

Team Members

Nancy Baron, RPSGT, BA, Sleep Technologist

Nancy worked at the Children's Sleep Disorders Center for four years. She graduated in 1988 with her Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University. Nancy joined the Center for Injury Research and Policy in 2010 and currently works as a Sleep Technologist at the Sleep Research Center.
 
Robyn Kunsman, BA, Research Assistant
     
Robyn joined the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) in 2009. She currently works as a Research Assistant and manages a smoke alarm study at CIRP’s Sleep Research Center. Robyn earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from Heidelberg College in 2008.

Anita Kwan, BA, Research Assistant

Anita joined the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) in 2011. She currently works as a Research Assistant for a smoke alarm study at CIRP’s Sleep Research Center. Anita earned her Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies from The Ohio State University in 2010.

Theodore Manolukas, Research Assistant

TJ is entering his final year at The Ohio State University where he will finish with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and a minor in History. TJ joined the Center for Injury Research and Policy in 2011 and is currently a member of the Smoke Alarm Sleep Study.

Crystal McClary, Research Assistant

Crystal joined the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) in 2011. She currently works as a Research Assistant for the smoke alarm study at CIRP’s Sleep Research Center. Crystal earned her Sleep Studies Certificate from Columbus State Community College in 2011.
  
Andrew Shonk, Rearch Assistant

Andrew joined the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) in 2012. He currently works as a Research Assistant for a smoke alarm study at CIRP's Sleep Research Center. He is currently working towards an Associate degree in Respiratory Care from Columbus State Community College.

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