Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities

Executive Commitee  |  Advisory Committee  |  Associates  |  Staff

Executive Committee

Lawrence M. Schell Administrative Core and Center Director;
Chair, Program Executive Committee
Ladan Alomar Community Liaison (Centro Civico of Amsterdam, Inc); Chair of Program Advisory Committee; Member, Program Executive Committee
Hector Ramirez Co-Director, Community Engagement and Outreach Core, Member, Program Executive Committee
Greg Owens Co-director, Community Engagement and Outreach Core (Macedonia Community Development Initiatives).
Janine Jurkowski     At Large Member, Program Executive Committee
David Shippee (CEO, Whitney M. Young Jr. Health Services); At Large Member, Program Executive Committee
Robert Miller, Jr. Co-Director, Research Training and Education Core; Member, Program Executive Committee
Julia Hastings Co-Director, Research Training and Education Core; Member, Program Executive Committee 
David Strogatz  Co-Director, Research Core; Member, Program Executive Committee

Advisory Committee

Francis E. Johnston University of Pennsylvania
Roberto Lewis-Fernandez NYS Psychiatric Institute
Bruce Link Columbia University
Lisa Chasan-Taber University of Massachusetts
Wilma E. Waithe New York State Department of Health, Retired
Dwight Williams University of Albany, School of Public Health; NYS Department of Health

Associates

Janet Angelis
Jennifer Burrell
David O. Carpenter
James Collins
Pinka Chatterji
Kirsten Davison
Ricky Fortune
Micki Friedlander
Mary Gallant
Mia Gallo
Nilda Giraldi
Annis Golden 
Julia Hastings
Hayward D. Horton
Akiko Hosler
Kevin Jobin-Davis
Lani V. Jones
Janine Jurkowski
Kajal Lahiri
Benita L. Law-Diao
Catherine Lawson
Jennifer Manganello
Matthew Matsaganis
Toni Naccarato
Blanca Ramos
Ramon Rodriguez
Alex Pieterse
Anita Pomerantz
Cornelia Porter
Feng Qian (Johnson)
Mihye Seo
Deborah Smith
Glenna Spitze
Elizabeth Vasquez
Barry D. Walston
Dwight Williams
Estella C. Williamson
Recai Yucel
Alan Zemel
Persons wishing to become associates should contact Lynda Peckowitz or Betsy Campisi

Staff Support

Lynda Peckowitz Program Manager, CEMHD
Elizabeth Campisi Special Projects Director