Our Team

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Kevan Shah

Founder and Executive Director

 

Kevan Shah is currently a graduate student. He founded End Overdose Together to promote community awareness of the opioid crisis by recruiting, training, and mobilizing students to lead trainings on opioid overdose recognition and prevention. He previously worked with several nonprofits focused on combating the opioid crisis, including the Opioid Overdose Prevention Network, Integrity House, and New Jersey Reentry Corporation. His work at these organizations have helped identify and promote best practices in treating opioid use disorder. Kevan is a native of New Jersey and received his B.A. from Muhlenberg College.

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Dr. Chrysan Cronin

Director of Programs

 

Dr. Chrysan Cronin is an Associate Professor and the Director of Public Health at Muhlenberg College.  She and her students focus on efforts to improve the health of communities on and around campus, including awareness campaigns about radon risks and opioid overdoses. Dr. Cronin received her MPH and DrPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Cronin received a Master of Science from New Mexico State University and B.S. from the University of New Hampshire.

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Stephen Payne

Director of Advancement and Development

 

Stephen Payne is the Director of Corporate, Foundation & Government Relations (CFGR) at Muhlenberg College. The Office of Corporate, Foundation & Government Relations supports efforts in raising funds for equipment, facilities, research, scholarship, endowments or programs, as prioritized in the College’s strategic plan. All national foundation, local, Commonwealth and federal government competitive grants are championed through this office. Prior to joining Muhlenberg College, Stephen was the Assistant Director of Federal Relations at the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) in Washington, D.C. He holds a Bachelor's degree in education policy from Penn State University and a Master's degree in higher education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Rashida Haye

Director of Educational Outreach

 

Rashida Haye is currently a Contract Epidemiologist at the Massachusetts Department of Health. She is passionate about public health as it touches upon every aspect of life and greatly influences the well-being of people and communities around the world. She is most interested in addressing the underlying causes of health disparities and inequitable access to care and resources across different populations. Rashida received her B.A. from Muhlenberg College and her MPH from the Boston University School of Public Health.

 
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Roshni Patel

Director of Community Outreach

 

Roshni Patel is currently a graduate student. Roshni possesses leadership qualities in her position as an Orientation Leader and as a facilitator for CPR training and refresher courses in the community. During her free time, she enjoys running her photography business and traveling around the world with her family and friends. Roshni looks forward to educating the community about opioid overdose awareness and Narcan administration. Roshni received her B.S. from Muhlenberg College.

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Brynn Cardonick

Director of Training

 

Brynn Cardonick is currently a second year medical student. She recently has been published in the Journal of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association and is now a full-time writer for the publication. She has conducted research around the risk communication of radon in the Lehigh Valley. She is involved in many organizations on campus including Cardinal Key Society and Alpha Phi Omega. In her free time, Brynn volunteers at a hospice facility in Warminster, Pennsylvania. Brynn received her B.S. from Muhlenberg College.

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Sophia Copeland

Adminstrative Director

 

Sophia Copeland is currently in her fourth year at Muhlenberg College studying film/theatre studies and business administration. She works as an intern in the Office of Advancement assisting with daily business operations, project management planning, and financial budgets associated with the Board of Associates organization. Sophia enjoys working on collaboratives involving students at the College in partnership with the local Lehigh Valley community.

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Tyler Wolfe

Adminstrative Consultant

 

Tyler Wolfe is the Assistant to the Vice President for Advancement at Muhlenberg College including Leadership & Principal Gifts, Corporate Foundations, Advancement Communications, and manages the community focused Board of Associates organization. He is an alumnus of the Muhlenberg College School of Continuing Education earning a B.S. in Business Administration and received his MBA at DeSales University with a concentration in project management and business information systems.

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Esther Schlossberg

Former Head Trainer

 

Esther Schlossberg is currently a Project Coordinator for InSTRIDE at the Yale Univeristy School of Medicine working on research involving substance use disorders and infectious diseases. Previously, she worked as the Postgraduate Research Associate for InSTRIDE. She has interned at the Connecticut Department of Public Health conducting research on the opioid epidemic and has served as the Community Health/Opioid Prevention and Recovery Intern at St. Luke’s University Health Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Esther received her B.A. from Muhlenberg College. 

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Meray Faragalla

Former Head Trainer

 

Meray Faragalla is currently a third year medical student. She has conducted public health research on radon risk communication for three years at Muhlenberg. She has studied public health policy and conducted a semester-long independent study in Switzerland. In the future, Meray hopes to be a pediatrician, using her public health background to advocate for the health of her patients. Meray received her B.A. and B.S. from Muhlenberg College.