Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities

Executive Commitee  |  Advisory Committee  |  Associates  |  Staff

Annis Golden, Ph.D.
Department of Communication,
College of Arts and Sciences
Co-Associate Director for Communication and Planning, Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities
Mia V. Gallo, Ph.D.
Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences
Co-Associate Director of Operation and Research, Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities


Executive Committee

Thomas Begley, Ph.D.
Department of Biology and the RNA Institute,
College of Arts and Sciences 
 Co-Chair, Research Committee
Catherine Lawson, Ph.D.
Department of Geography and Planning,
College of Arts and Sciences
Co-Chair, Research Committee
Alex Pieterse, Ph.D.
Division of Counseling Psychology,
School of Education
Co-Chair, Engagement Committee
Annis Golden, Ph.D.
Department of Communication,
College of Arts and Sciences
Co-Chair, Engagement Committee
Allison Appleton, Ph.D.
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
School of Public Health
Co-Chair, Academic Committee
Hayward D. Horton, Ph.D.
Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior
School of Public Health
Co-Chair, Academic Committee
Debernee Privott, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Public Engagement for CAS, Director of UHS
Co-Chair, Fellowship Committee
Elizabeth Vasquez, Ph.D.
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
School of Public Health
Co-Chair, Fellowship Committee
Blanca Ramos, Ph.D. 
School of Social Welfare
Liaison, Amsterdam Minority Health Task Force
Greg Owens, MSW
Macedonia Baptist Church
Convener, Albany Minority Health Task Force

Advisory Committee

Roberto Lewis-Fernandez NYS Psychiatric Institute
Bruce Link University of California Riverside
Darrell Wheeler Iona College

We are saddened by the death of Francis E. Johnston in 2020, who served on the advisory committee for many years.

Associates

Rukhsana Ahmed

Communication

College of Arts and Sciences

Elise Andaya

Anthropology

College of Arts and Sciences

Janet Angelis

Education School of Education
Allison Appleton Epidemiology & Biostatistics School of Public Health

Jennifer Burrell

Anthropology College of Arts and Sciences

James Boswell

Psychology College of Arts and Sciences
Christine T. Bozlak Health Policy, Management, and Behavior School of Public Health
David O. Carpenter Environmental Health Sciences School of Public Health

Pinka Chatterji

Economics College of Arts and Sciences

Sridar Chittur

Biomedical Sciences School of Public Health

James Collins

Anthropology College of Arts and Sciences

Dev Dalal

Psychology College of Arts and Sciences

Lindsey Disney

Social Welfare School of Social Welfare

Marlese Durr

Sociology and Anthropology Wright State University
Beth Feingold Environmental Health Sciences School of Public Health

Ricky Fortune

Social Welfare School of Social Welfare
Ashley Fox Public Administration & Policy Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy

Micki Friedlander

Education & Counseling Psychology School of Education

Mary Gallant

Health Policy, Management, and Behavior School of Public Health

Mia V. Gallo

Anthropology/CEMHD College of Arts and Sciences

Annis Golden

Communication College of Arts and Sciences
Rose Greene Children and Family Services Center for Human Services
Angela N. Hackstadt

Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, & Law

University Libraries
Julia Hastings Health Policy, Management, and Behavior School of Public Health
Akiko Hosler Epidemiology & Biostatistics School of Public Health

Youqin Huang

Geography & Planning College of Arts and Sciences
Lani V. Jones Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies School of Social Welfare
Janine Jurkowski Health Policy, Management, and Behavior School of Public Health

Archana Krishnan

Communication College of Arts and Sciences

Kajal Lahiri

Economics College of Arts and Sciences
Benita L. Law-Diao NYS EPIC Program NYS Bureau of Program Development and Review

Catherine Lawson

Geography & Planning College of Arts and Sciences

Rui Li

Geography & Planning College of Arts and Sciences

Betty Lin

Psychology College of Arts and Sciences

Jennifer Manganello

Health Policy, Management, and Behavior School of Public Health
Alex Pieterse Education & Counseling Psychology School of Education

Cornelia Porter

School of Nursing University of Michigan
Debernee Privott Associate Dean for Public Engagement College of Arts and Sciences
Feng Qian Health Policy, Management, and Behavior School of Public Health

Blanca Ramos

Social Welfare School of Social Welfare
Dina Refki Public Administration & Policy Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy

Lawrence M. Schell

Anthropology College of Arts and Sciences
Gabriel Schlomer Education & Counseling Psychology School of Education

Kate W. Strully

Sociology College of Arts and Sciences
Melissa Tracy Epidemiology & Biostatistics School of Public Health
Elizabeth Vasquez Epidemiology & Biostatistics School of Public Health

Christine K. Wagner

Psychology College of Arts and Sciences
Barry D. Walston Division of HIV Prevention AIDS Institute

Darrell Wheeler

Office of the Provost Iona College
Dwight Williams Health Policy, Management, and Behavior School of Public Health
Recai Yucel Epidemiology & Biostatistics School of Public Health

Alan Zemel

Communication College of Arts and Sciences

 

Persons wishing to become associates should contact Dr. Lawrence Schell.

Staff Support

  Mia Gallo Ph.D, Research Scientist 
  Olivia Mata, Community Outreach Liaison
  Casey West, Logistical Support, PhD. Candidate