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The Missouri LEND, TIPS for Kids semester begins August 25 at Thompson Center West, 200 Keene Street, Columbia, MO 65201


2016-2017 Roster

University of Missouri Columbia

Connie M. Brooks, PhD
Associate Clinical Professor
Director of TIPS, Missouri LEND
Director of Health Professions Division
Director of Clinical Training, Dept of Health Psychology
205 Portland St
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: 573-884-5451
Fax: 573-884-1151

Suzanne A. Boren, MHA, PhD
Health Management Core Faculty Member
Director of Graduate Studies, Health Services Management Group
Associate Prof., Health Management Informatics
CE707 Clinical Support and Education Bldg.
Columbia, MO 65212
Phone: 573-882-1492
Fax: 573-882-6158

Ashleigh Ohmes Boyd, MHS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Core Faculty Member
Speech Language Pathologist
Thompson Center
205 Portland St.
Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: 573-884-5596
Cell:  573-808-3451
Fax: 573-884-1151

Sheila Chapman, MS, RDN, CSP, LD
Nutrition Core Faculty Member
Pediatric Dietitian
General Pediatrics, Pediatric and Adolescent Specialty
Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
400 N. Keene St., Suite 102B
Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: 573-884-7812
Cell: 573-239-8137 Fax: 573-884-7366

Alicia Curran, BS
Family Faculty, MO LEND
AS-ATN Project Coordinator
Thompson Center
205 Portland St.
Columbia, MO  65201
Office: 573-884-7544
Fax: 573-884-1151

Reza Farid, MD
Physical Medicine & Pediatric Rehabilitation Faculty Member
Associate Professor, Clinical PM&R
One Hospital Drive, DC046.00
Columbia, MO 65212
Phone: 573-882-3101
Cell: 573-424-7792
Fax: 573-884-4540

Lea Ann Lowery, OTR/L, M.Ed
Occupational Therapy Core Faculty Member
Clinical Associate Professor, School of Health Professions
426 Lewis Hall
Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: 573-884-2139
Cell: 573-356-5670
Fax: 573-884-2610

Jan McElroy, PT, PhD, PCS
Physical Therapy Core Faculty Member
P.O. Box 99
Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: 573-442-7971
Pager: 573-442-8300
Cell: 573-268-3058
Fax: 573-817-9678

Melinda Odum, MSW, LCSW
Social Work Core Faculty Member
Phone: 573-808-1458

Kristin Sohl, MD

Clinical Director, TIPS for Kids

Director, ECHO Autism

Advocacy Director, Child Health Department

University of Missouri Health Care

205 Portland St.

Columbia, MO 6521165212

Phone: 573-884-7730

FAX: 573-884-1151


Janine Stichter, PhD
Special Education Core Faculty Member
Professor, Special Education
303 Townsend Hall
Phone: 573-884-9157
Fax: 573-884-0520

University of Missouri Kansas City

George S. Gotto, PhD
Associate Director, Research & Evaluation
UMKC Institute for Human Development
215 W. Pershing Rd., 6th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-235-5334
Fax: 816-235-1762

Sheli Reynolds, PhD
UMKC Family Support Coordinator
215 W. Pershing Rd., 4th Floor
Kansas City, MO  64108
Phone: 816-235-1759
Fax: 816-235-1762

Amelia Hulme Reighard, BA

Research Assistant

UMKC Institute for Human Development

215 W. Pershing Rd., 6th Floor

Kansas City, MO64108

Phone: 816-235-1757

Fax: 816-235-1762



Melinda Sanders, MSN, RN
Deputy Director
Division of Community and Public Health
930 Wildwood Drive
Jefferson City, MO  65102
Phone:  573-751-6253
Fax:  573-526-5348


Contact Us

If you are interested in more information about Tips4Kids and it's related training and services or have any questions, please contact Amanda Moffitt Gunn at 573-884-4456.