Clinical Translational Core Staff

Waisman Center Clinical Translational Core
1500 Highland Avenue, Room 373
Madison, WI 53705
Toll-free phone number: 1.800.965.9205

Carrie ArnesonCarrie Arneson, MS
Room 373 | Phone: 608.263.5192

Ms. Arneson provides administrative support to all components of the CTC. She manages multiple research registries; facilitates recruitment for investigators through the registries, the Waisman Early Childhood Program, and Waisman Center Clinics; provides project consultation and research coordination for IDDRC projects; and manages the Waisman BioLibrary. She received graduate training in child development and family studies from Purdue University and has over 17 years of experience in managing federal and privately funded projects for IDDRC investigators.

Rob OlsonRob Olson, PhD
Room 397 | Phone: 608.890.3075

Dr. Olson provides consultation services for IDDRC investigators to support use of assessment technologies such as eye tracking, develops assessment and analysis software, and creates and maintains customized secure participant tracking databases. He earned his doctorate in Engineering Mechanics from UW Madison in 2005, followed by four years as an analysis engineer in the aerospace industry, before coming to the Waisman Center in 2009. He has extensive experience in writing software to facilitate complicated data processing tasks.

Hayley CrainHayley Crain, PsyD
Clinical Psychologist
Room 361 | Phone: 608.262.7581

Dr. Crain is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides services in consultation, clinical supervision and training to IDDRC projects. She also works in the Autism & Developmental Disabilities and Newborn Follow-up Clinics. She completed a clinical post-doctoral fellowship in Developmental Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Colorado. She completed her internship and doctoral training in clinical psychology, with specialization in children and adolescents. Dr. Crain has received specialized training in evidence-based treatment and assessment of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and is independently research reliable on the ADI-R and ADOS-2.