HDEART Representatives

ALABAMA
Auburn University

Gregg Newschwander, PhD, RN

Barbara S. Witt Professor & Dean

School of Nursing
 
Michelle Williams, PhD

Assistant Professor
 

COLORADO

Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology

Irelene P. Ricks, Ph.D.

Director of Diversity, Life Sciences
 
FLORIDA

Florida A&M University

Cynthia M. Harris, Ph.D.

Director of the institute of Public Health

 

Moffitt Cancer Center

Kimberly Williams

Regional Coordinator

Geographic Management of Cancer

Health Disparities Program

 

The University of Florida Health Science Center

Folakemi T. Odedina, Ph.D.

Professor, College of Pharmacy and College of Medicine

Director of Diversity, CTSI Translational Workforce Development Program

 

The University of Miami

Erin Kobetz, Ph.D., MPH

Senior Associate Dean for Health Disparity

 

GEORGIA

Morehouse School of Medicine

Derrick Beech, MD

Professor of Surgery

Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

 

LOUISIANA

Tulane University

Maureen Y. Lichtveld, MD, MPH

Professor and Chair, Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences,

Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

 

NEW MEXICO

University of New Mexico Health Science Center

Shiraz I. Mishra, MBBD, PhD

Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Family and Community Medicine

Director, CTSC’s Translational Workforce Development Program

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Temple University Health Systems

Kathleen Reeves, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics

Senior Associate Dean

 

TENNESSEE

Meharry Medical College

Patricia Matthews-Juarez, Ph.D.

Vice President, Office of Faculty Affairs and Development

Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Director, Research Training Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence

 

TEXAS

Baylor College of Medicine

Toi B. Harris, MD

Associate Provost, Institutional Diversity and Student Services

 

James L. Phillips, MD

Senior Associate Dean of Diversity & Community Outreach

 

Harris County Public Health & Environment Health

Albert Cheng

Public Health Analyst
 
Jennnifer Hadayla

Senior Policy Planner/Health Equity Coordinator
 
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health

Octavio N. Martinez, MD

Executive Director

 

Rick Ybarra

Program Officer

 

Lee College

Howard Bushart

Professor

Allied Health Division Chair

 

Michael E. DeBakey Veteran Medical Center

Barbara Davis, RN

Minority Veteran Coordinator

 

Prairie View A&M University

Felecia M. Nave, PhD

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

 

Rice University

TBN

 

Sam Houston State University

Miguel Zuniga, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Health Services & Promotion

 

State of Texas Department of Health & Human Services

TBN

 

Texas A&M University College Station

Paul E. Ogden

Interim Sr. Vice President, HSC and Dean College of Medicine

 

Robin Fuchs-Young, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular and

Cellular Medicine & Institute for Biosciences and Technology

 

E. Lisako J. McKyer, Ph.D., MPH.

Director of Research Development, Center for Community Health

Development, Texas A&M School of Public Health

 

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

David Moury, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Life Sciences

 

Xavier Fonz Gonzales, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.

Professional Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Joint Admissions Medical Program (JAMP) Faculty Director

 

Texas Southern University

Edward E. Stemley, Pharm.D.

Dean

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

 

Texas Tech University Health Science Center

Kim Peck, MD

Associate Dean for Diversity

 

Texas Woman’s University

Donna Scott Tilley, PhD, RN, CNE, CA, SANE

Assistant Provost for Promotion and Sponsored Program

Professor, College of Nursing

 

The City of Houston Health Department

Angelina Esparaza, BS, RN, MPH

Chief Program Officer

 

University of Houston Central Campus

Isabel Torres, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Graduate College of Social Work

 

University of Houston Downtown

Heather Goltz, PhD. MSW

Assistant Professor

 

The University of North Texas Health Science Center

JK (Jamboor) Vishwanatha, Ph.D.

Director, Texas Center for Health Disparities

 

The University of Texas Austin

William Lawson, MD, PhD

Associate Dean of Health Disparities

Dell Medical School

 

University of Texas Health Northeast

Joe Woelkers

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

 
Christiana Osuagwu,
 FNP-C, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Community Health/Preventive Medicine/NP

 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Pedro Mancias, MD

Professor,

Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion,

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs and Admissions,

 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Deborah Parra-Medina, PhD, MPH

Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Institute for Health Promotion Research

 

Maureen J. Simmonds, PhD, PT

Professor of Physical Therapy

School of Health Professions

 

The University of Texas M.D Anderson Cancer Center

Joxel Garcia, MD.

Executive Director. Cancer Control Platform

 

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Kenneth Smith, PhD

Director, Center Eliminate Health Disparities

 

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Fiemu Nwariaku, MD

Associate Dean for the Office of Global Health

Professor of Surgery

 

Virginia

Shonta Chambers, MSW

Executive Vice President for Health Equity

 
WASHINGTON, D.C.

Howard University  

Hugh E. Mighty, MD, MBA, FACOG

Dean, College of Medicine and

Vice President of Clinical Affairs