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U.S.-RUSSIA GLOBAL-HEALTH-CARE COURSE STUDY PROGRAM
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Olena Chernishenko
Olena Chernishenko Director of the U.S.-Russia Global-Health-Care Program
Lecturer at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Olena Chernishenko organizes the Russian-language-study part of the "U.S.-Russia Global-Health-Care Program", develops materials and curriculum for both Specialized Russian: Public Health Care and Survival Russian courses, and does language assessment testing of students. Ms. Chernishenko also works with the IUB Computational Linguistics colleagues on the ICALL implementation in the Russian-language courses taught under the "U.S.-Russia Global-Health-Care Program", participates in the organization of the IU student visit to Rostov, organizes SFedU faculty visit to IUB, and organizes the "U.S.-Russia Global-Health-Care Program" web site and on-line student application.
Natalia Rekhter
Natalia Rekhter Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures Natalia Rekhter organizes the Global-Health-Care part of the "U.S.-Russia Global-Health-Care Program", teaches Global Public Health Dialogue and International Health Care Delivery: in-country Russian Field Experience courses offered under the "U.S.-Russia Global-Health-Care Program", develops materials and curriculum for both of these courses. Natalia also organizes the IU student visit to Rostov-on-Don, and in 2008 and 2009 she led the IU student group on their tour of Rostov-on-Don. In addition, Ms. Rekhter organizes the 2nd week of the SFedU student group visit to IUPUI.

Natalia Rekhter is also Assistant Professor and Director of the Health Services Administration Program in Lincoln College-Normal.
Markus Dickinson
Markus Dickinson Assistant Professor at the Department of Linguistics, Computational Linguistics Program Markus Dickinson works on the development and evaluation of the nation's first intelligent computer-assisted language learning (ICALL) for Russian language teaching.
George H. Fowler
George H. Fowler Associate Professor at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures George Fowler taught the Survival Russian Russian-language course offered under the "U.S.-Russia Global-Health-Care Program". Professor Fowler also visited SFedU in the fall 2008 to give lectures and set up collaboration with the SFedU faculty at the Department of Philology. Currently, Professor Fowler is working on a collaborative research project with the SFedU Professor Lyudmila Amiri.
Steve Franks
Steven L. Franks Chair and Professor at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Department of Linguistics, Adjunct Professor at the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences Steven Franks in collaboration with the IUB Department of Second Language Studies organized ESL classes for the Southern Federal University (SFedU) student group visiting IU at the end of June 2008. Professor Franks also organized the 1st week of the SFedU student group visit to IUB.
Ron Feldstein
Ronald F. Feldstein Professor at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures Ronald Feldstein taught the Specialized Russian: Public Health Care Russian-language course offered under the "U.S.-Russia Global-Health-Care Program" in 2008 and 2009. Professor Feldstein also was the Principle Investigator (PI) of the U.S.-Russia Global-Health-Care Program in Fall 2007-Spring 2009.
Denise A. Gardiner Fiscal Officer/Title VI Coordinator for International Programs in the College of Arts and Sciences Office of the Dean
Denise Gardiner provides administrative and fiscal officer support for the "U.S.-Russia Global-Health-Care Program" grant project.
Laurel Utterback Graduate student at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Laurel Utterback provides logistical support for U.S.-Russia faculty and student travel-related matters, as well as administrative grant-related services.
Chris Riley Undergraduate student majoring in Linguistics
Chris Riley assists Professor Dickinson and Joshua Herring in the development of online tools for intelligent computer-aided language learning (ICALL) for learners of Russian, including maintenence of the system interface and basic functionality. Chris also maintains and develops the "U.S.-Russia Global-Health-Care Program" FIPSE grant project web site, in conjunction with Olena Chernishenko.
Serhiy Vernei Undergraduate student majoring in Cognitive Science and Linguistics.
Serhiy Vernei maintains and develops the "U.S.-Russia Global-Health-Care Program" FIPSE grant project web site, in conjunction with Olena Chernishenko.

For additional information and/or questions contact:
Natalia Rekhter 317-410-3148 nrekhter@iupui.edu, nrekhter@lincolncollege.edu
Olena Chernishenko 812-855-3046 ochernis@indiana.edu
Email is the preferred method of communication


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