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The CMM Development Team

The CMM Development Team is led by Xiao-Ying Yu, Juan Yao, Rocky Petrocchi, and Cliff Glantz.  Xiao-Ying Yu provides technical day oversight of CMM development and maintenance activities.  Juan Yao performs much of the day-to-day work involved in maintaining and enhancing the CMM.  Juan also coordinates the activities of our HS-STEM and STAR interns.  Rocky Petrocchi is a key scientist on the project and has been extensively involved in the CMM program since its inception. Cliff Glantz provides management and technical support for the CMM program and its interns. Kevin Davis, Jeremy Rishel, and Nino Zuljevic support a variety of CMM Wizard development activities.  Kevin Davis is the coordinating programmer and is supported by Jeremy Rishel and Nino Zuljevic.

Beginning in 2008, graduate student interns from Washington State University (WSU) have played key roles in our program.  This included HCN reviews and updates for all of the ~3,300 chemicals in the CMM data set.  These graduate student interns and their periods of performance are: Juan Yao (2011-2014), Hua He (2010-2011), Phil Bouslaugh (2009), and Donna Trott (2008-2009).

Interns from U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Security Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (HS-STEM) program conduct important research in support of the CMM.  In 2012, Rebekah Coggin and Lashaundra Ponder conducted initial testing of major enhancements to the CMM.  In 2013, Cassandra Nix and Holly Dixon began developing enhanced HCNs for respiratory irritants.  They also conducted other research and supported quality assurance efforts.  In 2014, Erin Griffin and Jessica Jablonski continued the development of enhanced HCNs for respiratory irritants.  In 2015, Jewel Datri and Rachel Komorek completed the development of enhanced HCNs for respiratory irritants. They were also involved in developing a method of differentiating central and paraphernal nervous system effects. 

Interns from the DOE Science and Mathematics Teacher Applied Research (STAR) program play important roles in enhancing the CMM.  Sarah Horn (2012), Alex Booth (2011), and Kim Schutte (2010) participated in developing, testing, and documenting prototypes of the CMM Wizard.  In 2013, Skylar Folkens and Hannah Fournier conducted quality assurance testing of CMM enhancements.  In 2015, Lauren Fletcher and Kolyne De Jesus assigned new classes of HCNs to nervous system toxins and conducted initial testing to evaluate the effectiveness of this potential CMM enhancement.

Senior Staff

Xiao-Ying Yu
Cliff Glantz
Xiao-Ying Yu
Cliff Glantz
Juan Yao
Rocky Petrocchi
Juan Yao
Rocky Petrocchi

2015 DHS HS-STEM Interns

Jewel Datri
Rachel Komorek
Jewel Datri
Rachel Komorek

2015 DOE Star Interns

Lauren Fletcher
Kolyne De Jesus
Lauren Fletcher
Kolyne De Jesus

Previous WSU Graduate Student Interns

Donna Trott
Hua He
Philip Bouslaugh
Donna Trott
Hua He
Philip Bouslaugh

Previous DOE STAR Interns

Kim Schutte
Alex Booth
Sarah Horn
Kim Schutte
Alex Booth
Sarah Horn
Hannah Fournier
Skylar Folkens
Hannah Fournier
Skylar Folkens

Previous DHS HS-STEM Interns

Rebekah Coggin
Lashaundra Ponder
Rebekah Coggin
Lashaundra Ponder
Cassandra Nix
Holly Dixon
Cassandra Nix
Holly Dixon
Erin Griffin
Jessica Jablonski
Erin Griffin
Jessica Jablonski

The CMM development team is supported by SCAPA’s toxicologists and CMM users.  Doug Craig is the original developer of the CMM and is an invaluable technical resource.  Ray Lux developed and maintained the macros used in the CMM Workbook.  Richard Thomas, Po-Yung Lu, and Jayne-Anne Bond provide technical reviews and guidance to the CMM development team.  Jayne-Anne also coordinates the development of the PAC data sets used in the CMM.  David Freshwater provides NA-41 oversight for CMM development and maintenance.