Andrea Norberg, RN, MS
François Xavier Bagnoud Center
Director of National Programs
Andrea Norberg directs the global, national and local education, technical assistance, research and clinical treatment services of the Center. In addition she continues as the Director of National Programs and oversees the activities of the HIV/AIDS National Resource Center and programs within the national division.
Prior to joining the FXB Center Ms. Norberg held both clinical nursing and administrative roles within a wide variety of both public and private healthcare organizations. Roles included Manager, Office of Planning and Administration, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where she coordinated medical school strategic planning efforts; Manager, Healthcare Consulting, Capgemini Ernst and Young within the Healthcare Business Transformation practice; Pediatric Nurse Manager Adolescent Care Unit, University of Rochester Medical Center, Children's Hospital at Strong; Community Health Nurse/Infant Health Assessment Regional Program Coordinator, Monroe County Health Department Division of Maternal Child Health and staff nurse roles in Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center and the Children's Hospital National Medical Center.
Deborah Storm, PhD, RN
Director of Research and Evaluation
Deborah Storm directs programmatic research and evaluation at the FXB Center and is a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at UMDNJ. She was actively involved in the initial funding and development of a number of ongoing FXB Center programs including Health Care Connections, a community outreach program; the Child Health Program, which provides specialized nursing services for New Jersey's Child Welfare Agency; FXB Center HIV/AIDS National Resource Center (NRC); and the CDC-Global AIDS Program University Technical Assistance Project (UTAP), and the FXB-IMPAACT(International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Network) Global Training Program. Dr. Storm was the principal investigator on a grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR/NIH) studying Quality of Life in Children with HIV Infection. Findings from this project, a secondary analysis of data from the Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group (PACTG), have been published in Pediatrics and were presented at a NINR invitational meeting regarding cultural dynamics in HIV/AIDS biomedical research. More recent publications have focused on medication adherence and routine HIV testing. She has led a number of funded evaluation projects for FXB Center, including outcomes of training using the WHO/HHS-CDC PMTCT Generic Training Package, analysis of a caring for health workers needs assessment in Botswana and a pilot test of data collection instruments to evaluate the WHO/CDC Testing and Counseling for PMTCT Support Tools in Ethiopia. Current activities include the evaluation of a newly developed role for nurses in New Jersey syringe exchange programs. Dr. Storm received a master's degree in nursing from Vanderbilt University and received her doctorate in Nursing Research from the University of Michigan. She completed post-doctoral training at the Department of Pediatrics at UMDNJ.
Nina B. Colabelli, RN, MSN, CPNP
Director, Child Health Program
Nina B. Colabelli has been the Director of the Child Health Program at UMDNJ since 2003. As the Director, Ms. Colabelli is primarily responsible for the general administrative oversight and coordination of services for the CHP. She directs and supervises the activities of Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, and Staff Assistants out-posted in the Division of Youth and Family Services’ Local Offices for all 21 counties in the state of New Jersey. A Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, she has practiced in a number of public settings that include ten years at the FXB Center Pediatric HIV clinic caring for families and children affected and infected with HIV. As a supervising pediatric nurse practitioner, she was responsible for the Langston Booth Nursery at University Hospital in Newark which provides residential care to infants whose mothers are unable to care for them immediately after birth. Ms. Colabelli is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UMDNJ, author of several publications concerning HIV infected children, has significant expertise as a research nurse and clinical care coordinator of AIDS clinical trials, and was a member of the national advisory committee to develop national guidelines for the antiretroviral committee. Her community service work includes APN nursing expertise to Apostle’s House Initiative, a congregate care setting in Newark for adolescent mothers and their babies, and serving as a member of the Community Emergency Response Team in Aberdeen, New Jersey. She has been caring for HIV infected children since 1987.
James Oleske, MD, MPH
Dr. Oleske, one of the nation's foremost Pediatric Immunologist and Infectious Disease Specialists, is the Co-Founder and Medical Director of the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center and the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).
Dr. Oleske is a tireless advocate for children, adolescents and women with HIV infection, and has testified before Congress on issues affecting AIDS education, prevention, research and treatment. As a member of the NIH and CDC Review Committees, he advocates for the global problems faced by children, adolescents and women with AIDS, and the need for funding to be directed in the areas of education, treatment, and research..
Throughout his career, Dr. Oleske has authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles and participated in over 160 abstracts presented and published at national and international meetings. In 1992, he was named as one of the "Ten Best Pediatricians in America," in 1995 awarded "Outstanding Clinician of the Year" Award, and in 1996 was voted, by a panel of his peers, as "One of the Best Doctors in America."
A medical graduate of UMDNJ with a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University, Dr. Oleske returned to the UMDNJ following his training in Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Diseases at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Dr. Oleske is board certified in pediatrics, allergy and immunology, pediatric infectious disease, medical laboratory immunology, hospice and palliative and pain management. For the past 15 years his efforts have focused on the care of children living with HIV infection and AIDS.
Sally Lynn Hodder, MD
Adult HIV Care and Treatment Medical Advisor
Dr. Hodder is Professor of Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), New Jersey Medical School, in Newark, New Jersey. She received her MD degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1980. After completing internal medicine training and a fellowship in infectious diseases, Dr. Hodder served as Chief Resident for the Department of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She joined the faculty in 1987 as Assistant Professor of Medicine and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1994. In 2001, Dr. Hodder left academia for the pharmaceutical industry at Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, (BMS), and in 2003 she was promoted to Vice President of Medical Affairs, having successfully integrated the former DuPont HIV medical organization into a new Virology Scientific Operations group during Bristol-Myers' acquisition of DuPont Pharma. She also created the popular BMS Virology Fellows program, a competitive annual grants program for physicians in training and was also instrumental in the successful formation of the innovative Collaborative Institute for Virology, a BMS-sponsored forum of thought leaders in the field of HIV. In February 2005, she left industry to reenter academia as Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine and Director of HIV Programs at the UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School. In 2006, Dr. Hodder was appointed Associate Director of the General Clinical Research Center and Medical Advisor to the François Xavier Bagnoud Center. Dr. Hodder is active in scientific, educational, and philanthropic activities nationally and internationally. She is a member of the International Infectious Disease Society, Infectious Disease Society of America, and other scientific associations. She was chosen Culver Academies' first Woman of the Year (the previous 30 honorees were men) and has received the Distinguished Service Award from her hometown high school in New Philadelphia, Ohio.