transcend team

 

We are a collective impact model: we offer coordinated care services to our clients,  medical education, as well as a comprehensive list of healthcare resouces.

We bring a compassionate approach to care, merging the talents and perspectives across multipledisciplines.


Health is more than the absence of illness, it is mental, physical and social fulfullment. 

Darnell Jones, RPH

Darnell Jones, RPH

in memory of our founder

“To respond to the patient community, you must be part of the community. You learn by experience, especially when the education in these areas is still being written.”

Recipient of MSCP Pharmacist of the Year (2015)
Michigan Pharmacy Association

BRAYDEN A. MISIOLEK

BRAYDEN A. MISIOLEK

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

pronouns: he/him

“I made a promise to Darnell, and my community, to make sure that Transcend continues to grow – from our resources, program quality, research and understanding of our community.

We deserve better care. We deserve support and acceptance. I believe in the power of collaboration, and what we can accomplish together.”

CARE TEAM & PROVIDER EDUCATION

Caitlin Tupper, LCSW

Caitlin Tupper, LCSW

Mental Health Lead & Advocate Development

pronouns: she/her
Nancy JW Lewis, PharmD, MPH

Nancy JW Lewis, PharmD, MPH

Program Design l Lead Researcher

pronouns: she/her
Caleb Cogswell, PharmD

Caleb Cogswell, PharmD

Pharmacy Advocate & Educator

pronouns: they/them
Dr. Patricia Schmidt, DO

Dr. Patricia Schmidt, DO

Hormone & Transition Planning

pronouns: she/her
Morgan Shaw-Andrade

Morgan Shaw-Andrade

Intake Coordinator I Wellness

pronouns: he/him
Jack Elliot Earls

Jack Elliot Earls

Client Advocate I Peer Counselor

pronouns: he/him
Blake Cogswell

Blake Cogswell

Client Advocate I Peer Counselor

pronouns: he/him
Dallas LaCross

Dallas LaCross

Wellness Advocate & Promotion

pronouns: she/her

COMMUNICATIONS, OUTREACH & CREATIVE TEAM

 Danielle Emerson

Danielle Emerson

Communications Strategist

pronouns: she/her
 Devin Cooper

Devin Cooper

Digital Strategist

pronouns: they/them
 Daniel Herrle

Daniel Herrle

Creative Director

pronouns: he/him
 Hailee Karam

Hailee Karam

Outreach Coordinator

pronouns: she/her
 Tara Johnson

Tara Johnson

Content Creator I Social Media

pronouns: she/her

 Jane Warunek

Jane Warunek

Graphic Designer

pronouns: she/her

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

 Kyle Gall

Kyle Gall

Financial Coordinator

pronouns: he/him

RESEARCH TEAM

Transcend has joined forces with the University of Michigan, including access to Institute for Social Research analysis tools. Team members are entrenched in public health, quality measures of health care systems, possess extensive clinical experience (pharmacy, therapy), as well as deep understanding of communtiy needs. Transcend follows a community participatory model of research design, where the community is the driver, leading in the creation of, and implementation of our research.  

Brayden A. Misiolek

Research Lead

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Nancy JW Lewis, PharmD, MPH

Co-Investigator, Data Analysis

University of Michigan

Pete Batra

Senior Survey Specialist, Data Analysis

University of Michigan, Institute of Social Research

Caitlin Tupper, LCSW

Behavioral Health Lead

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Stu Rockafellow, PharmD, MPH

Co-Investigator, Data Analysis

University of Michigan

Tessa Cholewicki

Assistant Statistician, Data Visual Represetations

AFFIRMATIONS
290 W. Nine Mile Rd, MI 48220

SUPPORT & RESOURCE NAVIGATION: Tuesdays 1 - 6 pm

 

FINDING OUR STRENGTH EXHIBIT

Exhibit travels to Oakland University, 
Panel Discussions at University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research

 

 

info@transcendthebinary.org

248.533.0797