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Trauma and Injury Prevention Division Staff

Murray Lawry, Operations Manager / Deputy Director

  • Murray graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and a Master's in Public Administration. He is also a certified EMT. Murray has been with the Indiana Department of Health for a number of years. He transferred to the Trauma Program from the IDOH Hospital Preparedness Program, where he was responsible for the hospitals in Preparedness Planning Districts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6.
Contact Information:
MLawry@isdh.in.gov
317-233-7695 (office)
317-518-6729 (mobile)

Ramzi Nimry, Trauma and Injury Prevention Program Director

  • Ramzi graduated from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Psychology. Prior to joining IDOH, he spent three years with Family Social Services Administration's Division of Mental Health and Addiction and two years with Regenstrief Institute within the IU Center for Aging Research.
Contact Information:
RNimry@isdh.in.gov
317-234-7321 (office)

John O'Boyle, Records Coordinator (INVDRS & PDO)

  • John graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public and Environmental Affairs and a minor in Criminal Justice.  He worked at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives as a special agent for nearly 25 years prior to joining IDOH.
Contact Information:
JOboyle@isdh.in.gov
317-233-7987 (mobile)

Ryan Cunningham, Lead Records Consultant (INVDRS & PDO)

  • Ryan was a student at the College for Creative Studies School of Art and Design focusing on Illustrative Painting and Sculpture projects emphasized on victims of violent acts and crimes.  His study of both the physiology of injury and psychological impact led to the creation of pieces endeavored to inform the public and provide solace to victims.  He is a commissioned artist painting and sculpting both private and commercial works. Ryan was a team leader at Chrysler Fiat, prior to joining IDOH.
Contact Information:
RyCunningham@isdh.IN.gov
317-234-9659 (office)

James Carroll, Drug Overdose Prevention (DOP) Community Outreach Coordinator

  • James graduated from Crossroads Bible College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Leadership. He spent four years as a Case Manager with the Family and Social Services Administration within the Division of Family Resources. He also has over 15 years of experience working with youth and adults with developmental disabilities, prior to joining IDOH.
Contact Information:
JCarroll1@isdh.IN.gov
317-233-7021 (office)
317-910-8388 (mobile)

Patricia Dotson, Records Consultant (INVDRS & PDO)

  • Patricia completed Medical Assistant training at Med-Tech College.  She has several years of experience in the health care field. She worked as a Data Integrity Specialist at Community Health Network prior to joining IDOH.
Contact Information:
PDotson@isdh.IN.gov
317-234-3715 (office)

Anita McCormick-Peyton, Records Consultant (INVDRS & PDO)

  • Anita graduated from Med-Tech College with her degree in Medial Billing and Coding. She has several years of medical billing and office management experience. She worked as a Patient Care Advocate and Pharmacy Biller for Express Scripts prior to joining IDOH.
Contact Information:
AMccormickPeyton@isdh.IN.gov
317-233-1399 (office)

Carrie Bennett, DOP Program Director

  • Carrie graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI. Before joining IDOH in 2018, Carrie was a manager at the Vitamin Shoppe, and had previous experience in research for the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health and the office of Research in Medical Education at the IU School of Medicine.
Contact Information:
CBennett1@isdh.in.gov
317-232-1392 (office)
317-498-4162 (mobile)

Morgan Sprecher, INVDRS Epidemiologist

  • Morgan graduated from Purdue University with her Bachelor of Science in Biology focusing on Health and Disease. She continued her education at the IU Fairbanks School of Public Health earning her Master's in Public Health in Epidemiology. Prior to working at IDOH, Morgan was an intern at IDOH in Environmental Epidemiology during her undergraduate career and served as a Research Epidemiologist intern at Eskenazi Health.
Contact Information:
MSprecher@isdh.in.gov
317-233-9825 (office)

Cassidy McNamee, Naloxone Program Manager

  • Cassidy graduated from Indiana University with her Bachelor of Science in Community Health and minors in Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies. In 2020 she received her Master's in Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy and Management from IUPUI. She was an intern within the division, focusing on DOP efforts, prior to joining IDOH full-time.​​
Contact Information:
CasMcnamee@isdh.in.gov
317-233-9825 (office)

Trinh Dinh, Trauma System Epidemiologist

  • Trinh graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry and a Master's degree in Public Health with a concentration in Health Disparity from the University of Indianapolis (UIndy). Trinh worked at UIndy's Junior Mindset Program focused on improving STEM curriculum and enhance the quality of STEM applied in the elementary school classroom.  She was an intern within the division, focusing on the toxicology program prior to joining IDOH full-time.
Contact Information:
TDinh@isdh.in.gov
317-234-1942 (office)

Veronica Daye, Injury Prevention Epidemiologist

  • Veronica graduated with her Master’s of Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology from Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI) and possesses a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Pre-Medicine from Ball State University. She spent a year and a half as a Records Consultant for the division before transitioning to the role of Injury Prevention Epidemiologist. Veronica served as an Extractions Lab Technician in a forensic toxicology lab prior to joining IDOH.
Contact Information:
VDaye@isdh.in.gov
317-234-4943 (office)

Keifer Taylor, Records Consultant (INVDRS & PDO)

  • Keifer graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Indiana University. He plans on pursuing a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology. He has previous experience working in a pharmacy as a pharmacy technician and interned with the Drug Overdose Prevention team in the division prior to joining full-time.
Contact Information:
KTaylor@isdh.in.gov
317-234-6110 (office)

Laura Hollowell, DOP Community Outreach Coordinator

  • Laura received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Western Kentucky University and her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Indianapolis.  Laura worked as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in both residential and outpatient substance use treatment prior to joining IDOH.
Contact Information:
LHollowell@isdh.in.gov
317-234-2811 (office)
317-476-1970 (mobile)

Navtej Bal, Records Consultant (INVDRS & PDO)

  • Navtej graduated from Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI) with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology.  He is currently pursuing his Masters in Health Administration and Public Health at the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health.  Prior to starting with IDOH, Navtej was an exercise specialist at the Hancock Wellness Center
Contact Information:
NBal@isdh.in.gov
317-234-4943 (office)

Emma Heltzel, Registry Coordinator

  • Emma currently graduated from the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Community Health.  Before joining IDOH, Emma worked as an EMT in the Indianapolis area.
Contact Information:
EHeltzel@isdh.in.gov
317-234-3265 (office)

Sydney Whiteford, DOP Epidemiologist

  • Sydney graduated from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada with her Master's in Public Health and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Public Health from Indiana University Bloomington in 2019. Sydney worked for two years as a Prevention Specialist on an SAMHSA HIV and substance abuse prevention grant.  She also was the Drug Overdose Prevention intern in Summer 2020, prior to joining IDOH full time.
Contact Information:
SWhiteford@isdh.in.gov
317-234-9656 (office)
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Page last updated 2/4/2021