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The DEC Team

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Megan Morris, PhD, MPH, CCC-SLP
DEC Founder and Director

University of Colorado

Dr. Morris is the Founder and Director of DEC. She is an Associate Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and a faculty member within the Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Her research focuses on understanding, identifying and addressing disparities in care delivered to patients with disabilities. Dr. Morris’s passion for equitable care for persons with disabilities stems from her personal experience as a family member of a person with multiple disabilities. She is also a licensed speech-language pathologist with almost a decade of clinical experience working with persons who use assistive technology to communicate.

Kori Eberle, BA
DEC Program Director

University of Colorado

Ms. Eberle is the Program Director of DEC. She is a Professional Research Assistant at the University of Colorado interested in improving access to and quality of care delivered to people with disabilities. She is currently pursuing her Masters degree in Public Health with a focus on health systems, management, and policy. She has extensive experience working with children with disabilities and their families. Ms. Eberle has a diverse background including program management, work with international non-profit organizations, and therapy and education with children with autism.

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Alicia Wong, MD, MPH
University of Colorado
Denver Health

Dr. Alicia Wong is a physician at the University of Colorado and Denver Health. She focuses on health equity research and primary care for people with disabilities. Dr. Wong received BA in sociology from Bowdoin College and her MD/MPH from Boston University. She completed her residency at University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Wong has been involved in disability advocacy for over ten years, and previously served on the board of directors of the Disability Policy Consortium of Massachusetts.

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Jennifer Y. Oshita, MS, CCC-SLP
University of Colordao

Jen Oshita is a health services researcher and speech and language pathologist. She is a Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Colorado, in the Center for Bioethics and Humanities. She examines the healthcare access barriers and disparate health outcomes experienced by adults with communication and cognitive disabilities. She integrates social drivers of health and an implementation science lens into her work, using both qualitative and quantitative methods to answer her research questions.

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