HealthLandscape Staff Bios


Mark Carrozza, Director

Mark A. Carrozza is directly responsible for the development of successful web-based data analysis and mapping systems. Recent research includes creating “hot spots” of child abuse based on child abuse treatment records and police calls for service, exploring race disparities in Southwest Ohio, and monitoring the effect of ACA implementation on the homeless population and access to health care. Mark is also an alumni of the Larry A. Green Visiting Scholars Program at the Robert Graham Center, where he focused research related to Social Capital, Access to Care, and Health Status. He earned a master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Cincinnati and is currently completing a doctorate in the same program.

Jené Grandmont, Senior Manager for Application Development & Data Services

Jené Grandmont joined HealthLandscape in June 2010. Her primary responsibilities include managing the design and development of HealthLandscape mapping tools. She works with users to understand how they can use data to make better informed decisions. She has extensive experience in social science research, including study design and advanced analytic techniques. Research interests include exploring issues of health disparities and social determinants of health, access to care, and access to healthy foods and opportunities for active living. Jené earned a Master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Cincinnati.

David Grolling, Geospatial Information Systems Strategist

David Grolling joined HealthLandscape in January 2016. His primary responsibilities include managing the geospatial data for the UDS Mapper, producing special purpose maps, and programming. He has experience in GIS, spatial analysis, veteran’s health data and military health records, data management and quality, and user acceptance testing. His research interests include public health, infectious disease epidemiology, and HIV/AIDS. He earned an M.P.S. in geospatial information systems from the University of Maryland at College Park, and a B.S. in anthropology from the State University of New York at Brockport.

Jessica McCann, User Engagement Specialist

Jessica McCann joined HealthLandscape in May 2018. Her responsibilities include direct user support, development of support materials, and new user training. She returns to the Academy after having previously served as Analytic Geographer with the Robert Graham Center. Her interests include access to care and health equity. She earned her BS in Geography and Regional Planning from Salisbury University and her MA in Geography and Urban Studies from Temple University.

Jennifer Rankin, Senior Manager for Research & Product Services

Jennifer Rankin joined HealthLandscape in March 2015. Prior to this, she served as the Geospatial Informatics Senior Analyst for the Robert Graham Center. She directs all geospatial projects for HealthLandscape, most notably the UDS Mapper. Her career has focused on issues related to primary care and access to care, with a special interest in the geography of access to health care. She has worked with the HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the Texas Association of Community Health Centers, and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Jennifer earned her Master of Health Administration from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, as well as her Master of Science in Health Information Sciences and Master of Public Health and PhD in Public Health Informatics from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Michael Topmiller, Health GIS Research Specialist

Michael Topmiller. Primary responsibilities include managing data, creating map services, setting up and managing Community Data Portals, and providing training and technical support to users. Michael has expertise in GIS and qualitative research methods, and has past experience conducting interviews, analyzing qualitative data, and working as a GIS specialist for community-based research (CBPR) projects in Mexico, North Carolina, and Cincinnati. His current research interests include health disparities, Latino health care issues in non-traditional destinations, health and the built environment, and participatory GIS. Michael earned an MA in Latin American Studies from San Diego University and a BA in Mathematics and Secondary Education from the University of Kentucky.

Robin Wenzl, Program Administrator

 

Andrew Bazemore, Senior Advisor

Andrew Bazemore joined the Robert Graham Center in 2005, and currently serves as its Director. He oversees research and projects related to access to care for underserved populations, health workforce, spatial analysis and health, and other topics. Prior to joining the Center, he was a member of the Faculty for the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Family Medicine, where he also completed his residency training and fellowship, and where he remains an Associate Professor. Andrew also serves on the faculties of the Departments of Family Medicine at Georgetown University and VCU, and in the Department of Health Policy at George Washington University School of Public Health. He practices weekly and teaches students and residents at VCU-Fairfax Family Medicine Residency program. Dr. Bazemore received his BA degree from Davidson College, his MD from the University of North Carolina, and his MPH from Harvard University.