Dean Andersen

Dean Andersen

Outreach Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-882-2837
Email: andersendc@health.missouri.edu

Dean Andersen, MEd, joined the Missouri Telehealth Network in September of 2018. His focus is to recruit health care providers to participate in Show-Me ECHO project. Prior to this, Dean worked with the Institute for Human Development at the University of Missouri – Kansas City as coordinator for the Missouri State Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Implementation Grant, building support and awareness for individuals who experienced TBI. Dean has also spent several years building grassroots support for municipal health polices throughout mid-Missouri.

Christy Bauer

Christy Bauer

CRM Administrator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-3918
Email: bauercj@health.missouri.edu

Christy Bauer joined Missouri Telehealth Network in April 2019. As a Replication Coordinator, she assists in the replication of Show-Me ECHO project and ensures follow up with replication partners to sustain relationships and ensure fidelity to the ECHO model.

Previously, she worked in the Office of Advancement for University of Missouri Health Care where she focused on coordinating events for Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital.

Christy graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management.

Dawn Bax

Dawn Bax

Business Manager III

Bio

Phone: 573-884-0149
Email: baxd@health.missouri.edu

Dawn Bax joined MTN in January 2017. She assists MTN and Show-Me ECHO through strategic planning, aligning processes and resources across business administration, program operations, and outreach to improve communication, productivity, and effectiveness.She oversees the day-to-day business and program operations to achieve outcomes outlined, measured, and evaluated in our strategic plan while building partnerships that further promote growth and sustainability.

Dawn graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from Columbia College. She has previous experience in banking, accounts receivable/payable, contract management, and office administration.

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Mirna Becevic

Assistant Research Professor of Telemedicine

Bio

Phone: 573-884-5737
Email: becevicm@health.missouri.edu

Mirna Becevic, PhD, is the assistant research professor of telemedicine for the Department of Dermatology. She has worked with MTN in different capacities since March 2007, and primarily has focused on research since 2014.

Mirna is the lead evaluator for the Show-Me ECHO Project. In addition, she leads other telehealth-related studies at the University of Missouri.

Mirna has a doctorate in health informatics, a master’s degree in health administration and bachelor’s degrees in sociology and psychology.

Darcy Becker

Darcy Becker

Data Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-4932
Email: dkbbn4@mail.missouri.edu

Darcy Becker joined the Missouri Telehealth Network team in December 2022 as a data coordinator. In this role, she assists MTN and Show-Me ECHO with the collection, storage, and routine analysis of Show-Me ECHO data. She also coordinates and schedules data assessments and data vetting procedures to ensure data are complete, accurate, HIPAA-compliant, and user-friendly for further analysis. Darcy works to maintain high quality data in RedCap and other data repositories. She graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in statistics and minor in political science.

Lindsey Beckmann

Lindsey Beckmann

Associate Director of Outreach and Replication

Bio

Phone: 573-884-3753
Email: beckmannli@health.missouri.edu

Lindsey Beckmann joined the MTN staff in July 2016 as a replication coordinator for the Show-Me ECHO project. In January, 2019, she was promoted to Associate Director of Outreach, Communication and Education. Prior to joining MTN, she was the Associate Director for Continuing Medical Education and has worked for the University of Missouri for 13 years.

Lindsey oversees all marketing and outreach initiatives for Project ECHO. She is also responsible for developing and facilitating trainings for Show-Me ECHO teams, as well as for outside organizations wanting to replicate the ECHO model. She strives to continually improve relationships with partners to support progress and success for the ECHO project.

Tammy Bedford

Tammy Bedford

Senior Business Support Specialist

Bio

Phone: 573-884-2322
Email: bedfordt@health.missouri.edu

Tammy Bedford joined MTN as a Business Support Specialist II in January 2020. She assists MTN and Show-Me ECHO with financial reporting, reconciliation and oversight of department accounts, as well as contracts, purchasing and payments.

Previously, she worked for the Department of Geological Sciences at MU where she aided in the hiring process and helped maintain Camp Branson Geological Sciences Field Lab. Tammy also monitored grants; completed travel & expense reimbursements, purchase orders, voucher payments; reconciled One Cards, µCT Core lab billing and MyZou class scheduling.

Tammy has a Bachelors in General Studies from Columbia College.

Vonciel Beiswinger

Vonciel Beiswinger

Data Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-7958
Email: beiswingerv@health.missouri.edu

Vonciel Beiswinger joined Missouri Telehealth Network as an Office Support Assistant in June 2020. As Office Support Assistant, she provides general/routine administrative office support for the daily operations of the Missouri Telehealth Network.

Prior to MTN, Vonciel was a Business Education Teacher/Public School Administrator for 23 years and Office Support Assistant to Pediatric Psychology for the past two years.

Vonciel holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from Southwest Missouri State University, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Columbia College, and Certification in Public School Administration from Lindenwood University.

Susan Botts

Susan Botts

Business Support Specialist II

Bio

Phone: 573-884-7958
Email: bottssm@missouri.edu

Missey Botts joined MTN as a Business Support Specialist II in March 2022. She assists MTN and Show-Me ECHO with financial reporting, reconciliation and oversight of department accounts, as well as contracts, purchasing, and payments.Previously, she worked for CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia, where she served as Accounts Payable/Payroll Specialist. Her previous posts include the City of Columbia, the City of Henderson, Nevada, and the State of Missouri. Missey graduated from Columbia College with a major in English and a minor in Business Administration.

Crystal Brown

Crystal Brown

ECHO Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-0156

Email: cgc303@health.missouri.edu

Crystal Brown joined the Missouri Telehealth Network team in January 2023 as an ECHO Coordinator. Prior to joining MTN, she worked as a Document Specialist at Flat Branch Home Loans. Before that she worked at Veterans United Home Loans as a Realty Coordinator and a Loan Coordinator. Crystal holds a Bachelor of Science in Financial Management from the University of Missouri.

Olivia Daller

Olivia Daller

Senior Strategic Communication Associate

Bio

Phone: 573-884-4009
Email: oglcnc@mail.missouri.edu

Olivia Daller joined the MTN team in January 2022 as their Senior Strategic Communication Associate. Prior to joining MTN, she was an English teacher at Battle High School in Columbia Public Schools, as well as a Writing Consultant for the University of Missouri Writing Center.

Olivia is responsible for developing effective marketing and communication strategies, plans, programs, and materials for MU Extension, with an emphasis on MTN and ECHO programs. She hopes to bring her love of community and passion for inclusivity to this new position.

Karen Edison, MD

Karen Edison

Senior Medical Director of MTN, Show-Me ECHO and the Center for Health Policy

Bio

Senior Medical Director of the MTN and Show-Me ECHO, and the Center for Health Policy

Phone: 573-882-8821
Email: edisonk@health.missouri.edu

Karen Edison, MD, is a strong advocate for patient-centered health care having cared for rural, underserved patients with skin disease using teledermatology throughout Missouri from 1995 to 2019. She cared for patients at the University of Missouri Health Care for 30 years and was Chair of the Department of Dermatology for nearly 16 years. From 1999 to 2001, she served as RWJ Health Policy Fellow in the U.S. Senate where she was instrumental in the legislative expansion of Medicare reimbursement for telemedicine services.

Through her leadership at the Missouri Center for Health Policy and the Missouri Telehealth Network, Dr. Edison has helped lead work with the State on telemedicine policy, Medicaid data analysis, and has led efforts funded by regional foundations to improve health equity and foster health literacy for all Missourians. She served as clinical lead for Missouri’s highly successful Regional Extension Center and she serves on the Executive Committee of the Missouri Health Connection, Missouri’s state-designated health information organization. As Senior Medical Director of the Show-Me ECHO program, she has helped lead and grow the program from 2 ECHO programs in 2014 to 18 ECHO programs today.

Rachel Hill

Rachel Hill

ECHO Lead Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-7744
Email: hillrac@health.missouri.edu

Rachel Hill joined Missouri Telehealth Network in November 2022 as ECHO Lead Coordinator. In her role, she will work closely with a dynamic team of ECHO Coordinators.

Prior to joining MTN she worked for Compass Health Network as a supervisor. Her work experience has been deeply rooted in medical and dental business administration.

Outside of work, she is passionate about service within the local community, travel, fellowship and learning.

Alexis Hudson

Alexis Hudson

Outreach Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-7958
Email: alexis.hudson@health.missouri.edu

Alexis Hudson joined the Missouri Telehealth Network in February of 2024. As an Outreach Coordinator, she assists in promoting and recruiting participants for the Show-Me ECHO project.

Prior to joining MTN, Alexis was a student at the University of Missouri – Columbia, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science and a Master’s Degree in Health Administration. While pursuing her master’s degree, she worked as a Graduate Student Assistant within the University of Missouri School of Medicine. She gained experience working with various departments, with an emphasis placed on daily operations and project management.

Sara Kasukurthy

Sara Kasukurthy

Evaluation Analyst

Bio

Phone: 573-882-7807
Email: sk9kx@mail.missouri.edu

Sara Kasukurthy joined MTN in September 2021. She assists MTN and Show-Me ECHO with collection, storage, routine analysis and reporting of data for Show-Me ECHO leadership. She also coordinates, schedules data assessments and data vetting procedures to ensure data are complete, accurate, HIPAA-compliant, and user-friendly for subsequent usage and maintains high quality data in RedCap and all other data repositories to support ongoing business processes. She has a professional doctorate degree in Pharmacy (Pharm D). She graduated from University of Missouri with a master’s degree in Health Informatics – Bioinformatics and graduate certification in Informatics for Public Health.

Shannon Kiehl

Shannon Kiehl

Evaluation Analyst

Bio

Phone: 573-884-3048
Email: kiehls@health.missouri.edu

Shannon Kiehl joined MTN in March 2023. She assists MTN and Show-Me ECHO with collection, storage, routine analysis and reporting of data for Show-Me ECHO leadership. She also coordinates, schedules data assessments and data vetting procedures to ensure data are complete, accurate, HIPAA-compliant, and user-friendly for subsequent usage and maintains high quality data in RedCap and all other data repositories to support ongoing business processes. She previously worked as the director/health educator for a small-town community center and was the data analyst for the Orthopaedic Surgery and Family & Community Medicine departments for the School of Medicine. She has a B.S. in Nutrition and Exercise Science from the University of Missouri and a M.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Central Missouri.

Chris Lehman

Chris Lehman

ECHO Lead Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-882-8240
Email: crlehman@health.missouri.edu

Chris Lehman joined the Missouri Telehealth Network team in November of 2021 as an ECHO coordinator. Prior to joining MTN, he worked for the School of Medicine’s, Department of Medicine as a Clinical Research Coordinator and Office Support Assistant for inpatient Hospitalist and outpatient General Internal Medicine divisions. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a minor in Risk Management from the University of Missouri.

Dan Lund

Dan Lund

Telehealth Specialist

Bio

Phone: 573-884-5935
Email: lunddr@health.missouri.edu

Dan Lund joined Missouri Telehealth Network in November 2022.  As Telehealth Specialist, he will manage and coordinate the project planning and implementation for the statewide Survivors of Sexual Assault project and Rural Citizens Access to Telehealth project.

Dan participated with the State of Missouri response to the COVID-19 Pandemic managing PPE, antigen test kits, ventilators, medical supplies and vaccine distribution.  He has worked in Public Health and Emergency Management for FEMA, CDC Foundation and several State of Missouri agencies.  He has also managed medical disaster response in Texas, Florida, Bahamas, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.

Dan earned his Master’s degree from William Woods University and a Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Northwood University.

Tammy McNeely

Tammy McNeely

ECHO Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-4074
Email: mcneelyt@health.missouri.edu

Tammy McNeely joined the Missouri Telehealth Network team in September 2022 as an ECHO Coordinator. As an ECHO Coordinator she assists specialty care providers in connecting with patients via telehealth to help provide health care access to more rural populations. Prior to joining MTN, she worked for the School of Medicine as an executive assistant for the Chair of Emergency Medicine. Tammy also worked in the Emergency Department at University of Missouri Health Care as a unit clerk and has experience in the financial sector.

Kimberly Moore

Kimberly Moore

ECHO Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-3847
Email: kamoore@health.missouri.edu

Kimberly Moore joined the Missouri Telehealth Network Team in September of 2022 as an ECHO Coordinator. Prior to joining MTN, she worked as an Insurance Producer at Shelter Insurance, Columbia, Missouri. Kimberly and her husband, Darren, are owners of D&K Moore Enterprises, a direct marketing firm, since 2010. Kimberly holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management and Marketing from Columbia College.

Rachel Mutrux

Rachel Mutrux

Senior Program Director of Telehealth

Bio

Phone: 573-884-8814
Email: mutruxe@health.missouri.edu

Rachel Mutrux joined the MTN in 2002. As director, Rachel is responsible for setting the strategic goals for MTN, managing the day-to-day operations, securing funding for telehealth and overseeing MTN budgets and grants.

Rachel advocates for legislative policy and has a built a strong network of relationships to promote local, state, federal and international telehealth activities and policies.

Rachel is active in the national telehealth affiliation groups and presents locally, regionally and nationally on MTN projects such as Heartland Telehealth Resource Center (HTRC) and Show-Me ECHO.

Sherry Nemeth

Sherry Nemeth

Partner Management Specialist

Bio

Phone: 573-882-7628
Email: snemeth@health.missouri.edu

Sherry Nemeth joined the Missouri Telehealth Network team in April 2024. As a Partner Management Specialist, she is responsible for ensuring successful recruitment and training of medical experts and professionals to our various Show-Me ECHO Hub teams. Sherry also collaborates with other team members and ECHO teams in new ECHO strategic planning and replication.

Prior to joining MTN, Sherry worked almost nineteen years assisting individuals with developmental disabilities. Her focuses were Targeted Case Management and supported employment services. Sherry holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Missouri and a Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Northwest Missouri State University.

Amauri Osby

Amauri Osby

ECHO Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-0853
Email: aohtv@missouri.edu

Amauri Osby joined the Missouri Telehealth Network team in December 2022 as an ECHO Coordinator. As an ECHO Coordinator, she assists specialty care providers in connecting with patients via telehealth to help provide health care access to rural populations. Prior to this, she worked for the Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development for the state of Missouri, facilitating workshops to the public for reemployment opportunities. Amauri has a Bachelor's degree in criminal justice from the University of Central Missouri.

Michael Oyewole

Michael Oyewole

Business Technology Analyst

Bio

Phone: 573-884-1046
Email: oyewolem@health.missouri.edu

Michael joined MTN in November 2016 as a business technology analyst. In this role, Michael is responsible for planning and executing technology in coordination with the team for the Show-Me ECHO roll-outs. He also facilitates operational processes and procedures for Show-Me ECHO development. Michael also provides ongoing monitoring, management and troubleshooting for Show-Me ECHO clinics and equipment.

Michael has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in information science and technology from the Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Chelsea Page

Chelsea Page

Telehealth Specialist

Bio

Phone: 573-884-3918
Email: cap4y8@health.missouri.edu

Chelsea Page joined Missouri Telehealth Network in November 2021. As a Telehealth Specialist she will oversee the development and implementation of a comprehensive inter-professional telehealth training program for healthcare students and practicing professionals. Chelsea completed her undergraduate education at Purdue University majoring in biological sciences with a minor in psychology and earned a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Missouri. She has over ten years of experience working in health care for organizations such as Truman Medical Center, Columbia-Boone County Health Department, Truman VA Hospital, and pathology laboratories.

Andrea Plain

Andrea Plain

Program Promotion Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-6830
Email: plaina@health.missouri.edu

Andrea Plain joined the Missouri Telehealth Network team in November 2023 as a Program Promotion Coordinator. As a Program Promotion Coordinator, she assists with the development and implementation of successful communication and marketing strategies to promote the MTN brand throughout the state of Missouri. Prior to joining MTN, she worked in Marketing at Columbia College. Andrea has also worked as an educator, as well as a licensed realtor. She holds a Masters degree in Learning, Teaching and Curriculum of Science Education, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, both from the University of Missouri.

Brianna Sapp

Brianna Sapp

ECHO Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-7673
Email: bsapp@health.missouri.edu

Brianna Sapp joined the Missouri Telehealth Network Team in May 2022 as an ECHO Coordinator. As an ECHO Coordinator she assists specialty care providers in connecting with patients via telehealth to help provide health care access to more rural populations. Prior to joining MTN she was a student at the University of Missouri-Columbia where she attained a Bachelor of Science in Health Science with an emphasis in Leadership and Policy, as well as, a minor in Business.

Mary Beth Schneider

Mary Beth Schneider

Continuing Education Specialist

Bio

Phone: 573-884-7958
Email: schneiderm@health.missouri.edu

Mary Beth Schneider has been with the Missouri Telehealth Network since September 2000. As the continuing education specialist, she coordinates all continuing education efforts for Show-Me ECHO and works closely with the Continuing Education for Health Professions (CEHP) office. She also works with MTN’s Knowledge Management Team assisting with annual and bi-annual reporting as well as providing historical information about the ECHOs.

Mary Beth graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing.

Victoria Shahan

Victoria Shahan

Outreach Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-7808
Email: shahanvi@health.missouri.edu

Victoria Shahan (Vikki) joined the Missouri Telehealth Network team in November of 2022 as an Outreach Coordinator with a focus on recruiting health care providers to participate in Show-Me ECHO projects. Prior to this, she worked at Mizzou for more than 20 years as an academic administrator and then student support provider during COVID-19.

Vikki earned three degrees from Mizzou with a bachelor’s degree in home economics journalism, a master’s degree in instructional design, and a doctorate in human development and family science.

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Kristin Sohl

Medical Director

Bio

Professor, Clinical Child Health
Executive Director, ECHO Autism
Medical Director, Show Me ECHO/Missouri Telehealth Network
Medical Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education & Physician Lifelong Learning

Phone: 573-884-2131
Email: SohlK@health.missouri.edu

Dr. Kristin Sohl, MD, FAAP is a Professor of Clinical Child Health at the University of Missouri, Executive Director of ECHO Autism and Scientific Advisor for the National Institutes of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke, and Medical Director for MU Missouri Telehealth Network and the MU Office of Continuing Medical Education. She is a pediatrician with extensive experience in medical diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of children with a concern of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Sohl is regarded as an expert in quality and process improvement particularly for comprehensive autism diagnostic and longitudinal services. She is the founder of ECHO Autism, an innovative framework to increase community capacity to care for children with autism. It is viewed as a national model in expanding autism diagnosis and treatment to underserved and rural populations. The ECHO Autism team has established partnerships with other children’s hospitals and autism centers in more than 40 locations in the United States and 15 international locations. Dr. Sohl is a tireless advocate for children and enjoys engaging other physicians in being a voice for children’s health. She is the President of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Missouri Chapter. She completed medical school and pediatric residency at the University of Missouri.

Rebecca Stone

Rebecca Stone

ECHO Coordinator

Bio

Phone: 573-884-4321
Email: rmhd4@health.missouri.edu

Rebecca Stone joined Missouri Telehealth Network in November of 2022 as an ECHO Coordinator. Prior to working at MTN, she served as a police officer for the University of Missouri Police Department. Rebecca worked as a 911 dispatcher prior to her time at MUPD, totaling 9 years in public safety.

Mel Warne-Griggs, PhD

Mel Warne-Griggs, PhD

Associate Director-Knowledge Management

Bio

Phone: 573-884-6548
Email: griggsme@missouri.edu

Mel Warne-Griggs, PhD, joined Missouri Telehealth Network in October of 2018. Her focus is supporting the Evaluation Team to systematically collect and analyze information in order to continuously improve MTN programs, demonstrate the impact of Show-Me ECHO and MTN on Missourians, to provide evidence MTN is accomplishing goals, and to contribute to ECHO related research.

Mel has worked in continuing education and medical education for 15 years. Prior to this, she worked in social services primarily with individuals with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries. She has experience in online and in-person instructional design, qualitative research methods and learner and program evaluation. Mel has a doctorate in educational leadership and policy analysis with an emphasis in professional education and supporting area in instructional design, a post-master’s certificate in institutional research, and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in rehabilitation counseling.

Lisa Wilson

Lisa Wilson

Associate Director of Education

Bio

Phone: 636-795-0342
Email: wilsolisa@health.missouri.edu

Lisa Wilson joined the MTN team in January 2021. Lisa supports continuing education efforts and telehealth initiatives at MTN. She assists Show-Me ECHO teams in ongoing planning and onboarding new team members. Lisa is an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner with experience in geriatrics and chronic disease management. Prior to coming to MTN, she worked on the MU's Sinclair School of Nursing Missouri Quality Initiative (MOQI).