Meet the ENGAGE-IL Team

Valerie Gruss

Project Director/PI

Valerie Gruss PhD, APN, CNP-BC
College of Nursing

Memoona Hasnain

Co-Project Director/Co-PI

Memoona Hasnain MD, MHPE, PhD
College of Medicine

Leadership Team

Project Staffs

Project Manager

Ariel Trocino, MPH


Stapleton, Gerald R., MS Ed Admin
Director for Distance Education

Emily Letts

Emily Letts, MSW/MPH
Creative and Marketing Director 

Philip Bertulfo

Philip Bertulfo
Associate Director for Distance Education

Diana Moya-James

Diana Moya-James
Video Editor 

Madeline Lee, MS
Multimedia Specialist, Web and UI/UX Designer