People Rec

Donald A Bruun, BS

  • Academic Program Management Officer
  • Project 3
  • Research & Education Core
My research as part of the CounterACT project involves investigating novel neuroprotectants following acute exposures to organophosphates, which are powerful acetylcholinesterase inhibitors or the rodenticide TETS which blocks GABAA receptors in the central nervous system.

Tracey Fernandez

  • Program Analyst
  • Administrative Core
  • Research & Education Core
Tracey Fernandez oversees the CounterACT finances, coordinates Center meetings and retreats, sets up seminars and workshops, assists with the preparation of progress reports and budgets, and is the main resource for all Center communications.

Suzette Smiley-Jewell, PhD

  • Scientific Program Manager
  • Administrative Core
  • Research & Education Core
Dr. Suzette Smiley-Jewell coordinates the Center's research projects and scientific cores to meet Center milestones, organizes Center educational activities, and helps investigators with their papers and reports. She has a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology and is a Board Certified Editor of the Life Sciences.