About the Center on Disability

The Center on Disability at PHI has an experienced and technically strong staff. Individuals have skills and experience in project management, program development, research, program evaluation, the Americans with Disabilities Act, independent living, website development and maintenance, database development and maintenance, provision of technical assistance, dissemination and knowledge translation, technical video development, and quality control.

Erica Jones

Erica C. Jones

, MPH, Executive Director of the Center on Disability, has been the Principal Investigator and Director of the Pacific ADA Center, since 1991. She is a nationally recognized expert in the Americans with Disabilities Act, has been the Director of Public Affairs for the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, has led research projects as well as service programs, and is on a number of national and international Boards concerned with issues related to individuals with disabilities.

Lewis Kraus

Lewis Kraus

, MPH, MCP, is the Deputy Director of the Center on Disability at PHI and the Dissemination Director of the Pacific ADA Center. Mr. Kraus leads policy development in disability inclusion in health promotion for the National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. He is Director of Training and Dissemination for the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Personal Assistance Services at the University of California San Francisco, where he also conducts research into emergency preparedness and people with disabilities. Mr. Kraus leads the annual evaluation of the Family Center on Technology and Disability. Mr. Kraus' research projects have resulted in national reports and policy changes. His development projects have resulted in commercial products.