Laboratory Team Members

Laboratory Staff

Tiffany Stewart

Nicole Wesley

Heather Brady

Catherine Thomas

Michael B. Switzer

Development Team

Joe Landry

Lynsey J. Gwin

 

Laboratory Team

Tiffany Stewart

Dudely & Beverly Coates Endowed Professor

Director, Behavior Technology Laboratory

Director, Pennington Diabetes Clinic

Pennington Biomedical Research Center  

6400 Perkins Road  |  Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA

Telephone (225)763-2554  | Fax (225)763-3009

Tiffany.Stewart@pbrc.edu

 

1996 | Florida State University | Bachelor of Science | Psychology

1999 | Louisiana State University | Master of Science | Clinical Psychology

2002 | Louisiana State University | Doctor of Philosophy | Clinical Psychology

Dr. Stewart is the Principal Investigator of the Behavior Technology Laboratory (BTL).  She is dedicated to taking e-health assessment, prevention, and treatment technologies from bench to bedside.

 

View her faculty page here.


 

Nicole Wesley

Manager, Behavior Technology Laboratory & Athlete Program

Pennington Biomedical Research Center  

6400 Perkins Road  |  Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA

Telephone (225)763-2721  | Fax (225)763-3009

Nicole.Wesley@pbrc.edu

 

2011 | Baylor University | Bachelor of Science | Neuroscience
2019 | Louisiana State University | Masters of Public Administration

Ms. Wesley is the manager of the BTL and serves as a project manager for the Female Athlete Body (FAB) program. Her areas of focus include body image, eating disorders, and physical fitness and performance in athletes and Soldiers.

 


Heather Brady

Clinical & Intervention Manager

Pennington Biomedical Research Center  

6400 Perkins Road  |  Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA

Telephone (225)763-3004  | Fax (225)763-3009

Heather.Walden@pbrc.edu

 

1997 | Missouri Western State University | Bachelor of Science | Psychology

2001 | Emporia State University | Master of Science | Clinical Psychology

Ms. Brady is a project manager and behavioral intervention specialist who employs cognitive behavioral therapy and clinical assessment in the areas of eating disorders, obesity, and barriers to tretment successs. Heather is the lead interventionist for the Pennington Diabetes Model Clinic.

 


Catherine Thomas

Diabetes Clinic Manager/Nutrition Manager

Pennington Biomedical Research Center  

6400 Perkins Road  |  Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA

Telephone (225)763-2683  | Fax (225)763-3009

Catherine.Thomas@pbrc.edu

 

2018 | Louisiana State University | Bachelor of Science | Dietetics

2019 | North Oaks Medical Center | Dietetic Internship

Catherine is a registered dietitian. She is interested in helping individuals pursue better health through diet, exercise, improved body image, and stress reduction. Catherine serves as the lead dietitian in the Pennington Diabetes Model Clinic.

 


Michael B. Switzer

Project Manager, PBRC; Captain, Louisiana Army National Guard

 

Pennington Biomedical Research Center  

6400 Perkins Road  |  Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA

Telephone (225)763-2922  | Fax (225)763-3009

Michael.Switzer@pbrc.edu

 

2002 | Southeastern Louisiana University | Bachelor of Science | Communication

Mr. Switzer is a member of the Louisiana Army National Guard and is also a Pennington Biomedical project manager. He serves as project manager for the Army H.E.A.L.T.H. program and associated Army projects. His areas of focus are health (nutrition, fitness, sleep), performance and resilience in the military.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technology Development Team

 

 

Joe Landry

Engineer

2005 | Louisiana State University | B.S. | Electrical & Computer Engineering

Joe is an electrical and computer engineer who develops web applications, customized measurement reports, backend databases, and product security for BTL technologies. Joe Landry is the leader of the development team.

 


 

Lynsey Jordan Gwin

UI Designer

2005 | The Art Institute of Houston | A.A.S. | Interactive Media Design

2007 | The Art Institute of Dallas | B.F.A. | Interactive Media Design

Lynsey is a user interface designer for mobile and software applications. Her specialities include information architecture, wireframing, prototyping, and brand building.