Faculty and Staff

D. Kay Taylor, PhD
Director, Hurley Research Center

  • Doctorate, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, dual major in Community Psychology and Developmental Psychology
  • Published research in a number of areas, including child maltreatment, adolescent health care, diabetes, septicemia, cancer screening, asthma, AIDS, depression and medical education
  • Twenty-three years’ work experience at Hurley Medical Center
  • Taught at several Michigan universities and colleges, including Michigan State University, University of Michigan, Baker College and Mott Community College
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Education, Research & Development in the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University
  • Affiliation: Group on Educational Affairs of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Tiffany Ceja, MSE
Grants Project Coordinator

  • Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Member of Genesee Alcohol and Addiction Prevention Coalition Epidemiology Workgroup
  • Joined the Hurley Research Center in August 2007
  • Research experience includes biomechanics, substance abuse, hospital safety culture, family planning, and diabetes education

Jenny Lachance, MS, CCRC
Certified Clinical Research Coordinator

  • Master’s degree in Health Education (a Division of Public Health) from University of Michigan-Flint
  • Faculty appointment at Michigan State University; member of the Association of Clinical Research Professional (ACRP) and Association for Psychological Type International (APTI)
  • More than ten years’ work experience in research at Hurley Medical Center
  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinator

Nicolas Lecea, BS
Senior Academic Research and Research Internship Coordinator

  • Bachelor of Science degree, Nutritional Science, Michigan State University,
  • Joined research at Hurley Medical Center in 2003
  • Designed and presented numerous poster and oral presentations at scientific meetings. Research interests include obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and physical activity.

Roslyn McQueen, PhD, CCRC
Certified Clinical Research Coordinator

  • Doctorate, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, Pathology
  • Master’s degree, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Healthcare Administration
  • Bachelor’s degree, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, Biological Science
  • Association of Clinical Research Professional (ACRP), Certified Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Hematology Specialist, MT (ASCP) SH
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist, MT (ASCP)
  • Numerous scientific posters and publications; research interests include pediatric heme-oncology, cancer research, cytokine polymorphism and infectious disease
  • Member:  ASCLS, MSCLS, ASCP, ACRP, ASM
  • Twenty-one years’ experience