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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

Invited Participants

Samuel M. Aguayo, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Emory University
1784 N. Decatur Road
Atlanta, GA 30322

Carolyn Barcus, Ed.D.
Department of Psychology
Utah State University
Logan, UT 84322-2810

Miguel Bedolla, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
Health Careers Opportunities Program-UTHSCSA
4201 Medical Drive-Suite 240
San Antonio, TX 78229

Theresa Clay, M.S.
The University of New Mexico
Department of Pediatrics
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Surge Building, Room 251
Albuquerque, NM 86131-5311

Louis L. Cregler, M.D.
Professor and Dean for Academic Affairs
Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, CUNY Medical School
Department Office: J-14
138th St and Covent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Horace Delisser, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care
Room 806, BRB II-III Building
University of Pennsylvania
421 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6160

Jean Flagg-Newton, Ph.D.
Deputy Director
National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Suite 800, MSC 5465
6707 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892

Sonia Flores, Ph.D.
Department of Medicine
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Webb-Waring Institute
4200 East Ninth Avenue
Denver, CO 80262

Jean Ford, M.D.
Chief Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Harlem Hospital
Columbia University
MKL -12-06
506 Malcolm X Building
New York, NY 10037

George Friedman-Jimenez, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
650 First Avenue, Room 518
New York, NY 10016

Joe G.N. Garcia, M.D.
Dr. David Marine Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Baltimore, MD 21224

James R. Gavin, III, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Scientific Officer
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
4000 Jones Bridge Road
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-6789

Tim J. Gilbert
Health Systems Network Specialist
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
4141 Ambassador Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

Edna Gordian
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Building 10, Room 3N108
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892

Ruth Gotian, M.S.
Program Manager
Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/ Sloan Kettering
Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program
1300 York Avenue, Room D-115
New York, NY 10021-4896

John Graham, Ph.D.
Graduate School of Management Department
University of California, Irvine
Graduate School of Management
326 Grad School of Management
Irvine, CA 92697-3125

Sandra Harris-Hooker, Ph.D.
Office for Research Development
MEB 1349
Morehouse School of Medicine
720 Westview Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30310

Patricia Nez Henderson, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, CO and
Assistant Vice-President for Research
Black Hills Center for American Indian Health
5233 Waxing Lane
Rapid City, SD 57702

Milton J. Hernandez, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Special Populations and Research Training
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
6700-B Rockledge Drive, Room 2133
Bethesda, MD 20892-7610

Patrick Hines
M.D./Ph.D. Candidate
School of Medicine
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
1201 Kendall Drive
Durham, NC 27703

Felicia Schanche Hodge, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Minnesota
Director-Center for American Indian Research & Education
6-125B Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0342

Walt Hollow, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Director, Native American Center of Excellence
University of Washington School of Medicine
T-545 Health Sciences Building
Seattle, WA 98195

Cage S. Johnson, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Southern California
2025 Zonal Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Nirmala Kannankutty, D.Sc.
National Science Foundation Analyst
Division of Science Resource Studies
The National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Boulevard, Room 965S
Arlington, VA 22230

Brett Koplin, M.D.
Senior Associate Consultant
Department of Psychiatry
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street, S.W.
Rochester, MN 55905

Enid Light, Ph.D.
Rehabilitative Intervention Program
Division of Services and Intervention Research
National Institute of Mental Health
NSC Building, Room 7160, MSC 9635
6001 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892-9635

Warren Lockett, M.D.
Professor of Neurosurgery
University Health Center-6E
4201 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48201

Spero Manson, Ph.D.
Division of American Indian and Alaska Native Programs
University of Colorado Health Science Center
Department of Psychiatry
Box AO 11-13
4455 East 12th Avenue
Denver, CO 80220

Fernando Martinez, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
3916 TC 0360
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0602

Jose Martinez, M.D.
Associate Director
Cardennza Foundation
Hematological Research
Jefferson Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University
#804 Curtis Building
1015 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5099

Dana McDowelle, Ph.D.
Coordinator of the SPRITE Program
Xavier University
1 Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125

Chandra Mehrotra, Ph.D.
College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811

Hattie Myles, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Special Programs
Director of Minority Affairs
College of Medicine 1005 MSB
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 36688

Kim Nickerson, Ph.D.
Assistant Director
Minority Fellowship Program
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, SE
Washington, DC 20002-4242

Roland Owens, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Division of Intramural Research
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Building 8, Room 310, MSC 0840
8 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892

James Phillips, M.D.
Senior Dean
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza M108
Houston, TX 77030

Clifton Poodry, Ph.D.
Division of Minority Opportunities in Research
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
MSC 6200
Building 45, Suite 2AS37
45 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-6200

Tanya Pagan Raggio, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
Department of Community Health and Social Science Medicine
The Sophie Davis School
City University of New York Medical School
Room J909
138th Street and Convent Avenue
New York, New York 10031

Joan Reede, M.D.
Minority Faculty Development Programs
Harvard Medical School
164 Longwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02115

Anthony Rene, Ph.D.
Assistant Director
Office of the Director
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Natcher Building, Room 2AN-18
45 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-6200

Shirley B. Russell, Ph.D.
Chairperson and Professor
Department of Microbiology
Meharry Medical College
1005 Dr. D.B. Todd, Jr. Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37208-3599

Gloria Smith, Ph.D.
Vice President for Programs
WK Kellogg Foundation
1 Michigan Avenue East
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Sanya Springfield, Ph.D.
Comprehensive Minority Biomedical Branch
National Cancer Institute
6116 Executive Boulevard, Room 7018A, MSC 8347
Bethesda, MD 20892-8347

Lillian Tom-Orme, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., FAAN
Research Assistant Professor
Health Research Center
Utah Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
391 Chipeta Way, Suite G
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Moses Williams, M.D.
Physician Scientist Training Program
Temple University School of Medicine
3420 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

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