For more information on each of the CFIR staff, please click on their names


Shelia Cotten, PhDShelia Cotten, PhD

Administrative Assistant

Sharon Baer, MEdSharon Baer, MSEd

Research Analyst

Marie Bowen, MEdMarie Bowen, MSEd

Research Assistant

Jessica DeClercqJessica DeClercq


Research Fellow

Dawn Opel, JD, PhDDawn Opel, JD, PhD

Research Fellow

Andrea Wittenborn, PhDAndrea Wittenborn, PhD

The Sparrow/MSU Center for Innovation & Research (CFIR) will be closing its doors on Friday, June 29th, 2018.


Sparrow/MSU Center for Innovation & Research

Sparrow Hospital
1215 East Michigan Ave.
3 South (across from the Skywalk)
Lansing, MI 48912

Phone: 517-364-5730
Fax: 517-364-5735