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Workshop on Recruitment and Retention of African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans in Scientific Research Careers Relevant to Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Disorders

Breakout Groups

African American

Facilitators:  Joyce Hunter, Ph.D. and John Fakunding, Ph.D.

Horace Delisser, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Jean Ford, M.D.
Columbia Univ./Harlem Hospital

Sandra Harris-Hooker, Ph.D.
Morehouse School of Medicine

Patrick Hines
University of North Carolina

Warren Lockett, M.D.
Wayne State University

Dana McDowelle, Ph.D.
Xavier University

Hattie Myles, Ph.D.
University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Roland Owens, Ph.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

James Phillips, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine

Joan Reede, M.D.
Harvard Medical School

Anthony Rene, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Shirley B. Russell, Ph.D.
Meharry Medical College

Moses Williams, Ph.D.
Temple University

Go to Top Hispanic American

Facilitators:  Sri Ram, Ph.D. and Ellen Werner, Ph.D.

Samuel M. Aguayo, M.D.
Emory University

Miguel Bedolla, M.D., Ph.D., MPH
Health Careers Opportunities Program-UTHSCSA

Sonia Flores, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center,  Webb-Waring Institute

George Friedman-Jimenez, M.D.
NYU School of Medicine

Joe G.N. Garcia, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Milton J. Hernandez, Ph.D. 
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fernando Martinez, M.D.
University of Michigan Medical School

Jose Martinez, M.D.
Jefferson Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University

Tanya Pagan Raggio, M.D., MPH
The Sophie Davis School 
City University of New York
Medical School

Go to Top Native American

Facilitators:  Richard Fabsitz, M.A. and Jared Jobe, Ph.D.

Carolyn Barcus, Ed.D.
Utah State University

Theresa Clay, M.S.
University of New Mexico

Tim J. Gilbert
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Patricia Nez Henderson, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Black Hills Center for American Indian Health

Felicia Schanche Hodge, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota/Center for American Indian Research & Education

Walt Hollow, M.D.
University of Washington

Brett Koplin M.D.
Mayo Clinic

Clifton Poodry, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Lillian Tom-Orme, Ph.D., MPH, RN, FAAN
Utah Department of Family & Preventive Medicine (DFPM)


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