HDRCOE Directory

CORE FACULTY

 

Meharry Medical College

 Paul D. Juarez, PhD, Professor, Vice Chair of Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Director, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address:  Meharry Medical College 1005 Dr. DB Todd Jr. Blvd., Nashville, TN  37208
Tel: (615) 327-6692    Email: pjuarez@mmc.edu

Patricia Matthews Juarez, PhD, Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine, Associate Vice President, Faculty Affairs and Development,
Director, Training Core, National Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address:  Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr. DB Todd Jr. Blvd., Nashville, TN  37208
Tel: (615) 327-6718    Email: pmatthews-juarez@mmc.edu

Wansoo Im, PhD, Associate Professor,Director, Community Engagement Core, Department of Family and Community Medicine,
Director, Community Engagement Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr. DB Todd Jr. Blvd., Nashville, TN  37208
Tel:  (615) 327-5817                           Email: wim@mmc.edu

Mohammad Tabatabai, PhD, Associate Professor, Graduate School, Meharry Medical College,
Director, Biostatistics, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr. DB Todd Jr. Blvd., Nashville, TN  37208
Tel:  (615) 327-           Email: mtabatabai@mmc.edu

Aramandla Ramesh, PhD. Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Cancer Biology.
Director, Environmental Core. Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address:  Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr. DB Todd Jr. Blvd., Nashville, TN  37208
Tel: (615) 327-6486    Email: aramesh@mmc.edu

Katherine Brown, PhD. Director, Communities of Practice, Department of Family and Community Medicine,
Director, Translation and Dissemination Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry
Address:  Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr. DB Todd Jr. Blvd., Nashville, TN  37208
Tel: (615) 327-            Email: kbrown@mmc.edu

Matt Morris, PhD. Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine.
Investigator, Research Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry
Address:  Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr. DB Todd Jr. Blvd., Nashville, TN  37208
Tel: (615) 327-6962    Email: mmorris@mmc.edu

Volgyi, Eszter, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor. Department of Family and Community Medicine,
Investigator, Research Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry
Address:  Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr. DB Todd Jr. Blvd., Nashville, TN  37208
Tel: (615) 327-            Email: evolgyi@mmc.edu

 

Affiliated Faculty

University Space Research Association

 Mohammad Z Al-Hamdan, PhD. Research Scientist, USRA/National Space Science and Technology Center,
Address: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, 320 Sparkman Dr., Huntsville, AL 35805
Tel: (256) 961-7465    E-mail: mohammad.alhamdan@nasa.gov

William L. Crosson, PhD., Research Scientist, USRA/National Space Science and Technology Center,
Address:NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, 320 Sparkman Dr., Huntsville, AL 35805
Tel: (256) 961-7465    E-mail: bill.crosson@nasa.gov

 

The Ohio State University

 Darryl Hood, PhD, Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences. College of Public Health, the Ohio State University.
Co-director, Environmental Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 408 Cunz Hall, 1841 Neil Ave. Columbus, OH 43210.
Tel: ((615) 247-4941   Email: dhood@cph.osu.edu

Ayaz Hyder, PhD, Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences. College of Public Health. The Ohio State University.
Investigator, Data Science Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.    
Address: 408 Cunz Hall, 1841 Neil Ave. Columbus, OH 43210.
Tel: ((615) 247-4936   Email: hyder.22@osu.edu;

Mark Weir, PhD, Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, College of Public Health. The Ohio State University.
Investigator, Data Science Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 380D Cunz Hall, 1841 Neil Ave. Columbus, OH 43210.
Tel: (614) 292-4066    Email: weir.95@osu.edu

Cynthia Colen, PhD. Associate Professor, Sociology, the Ohio State University.
Investigator, Community Engagement Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 217 Townshend Hall, 1885 Neil Ave. Columbus, OH 43210.
Tel: (614) 247-8135    Email: colen.3@osu.edu;

Marcel Yotebieng, MD, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences. College of
Public Health, the Ohio State University.
Investigator, Data Science Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 304 Cunz Hall, 1841 Neil Ave. Columbus, OH 43210.
Tel: (614) 688-2133    Email: myotebieng@cph.osu.edu

Macarius Donneyong, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Health Services Management and Policy, College of Public Health, the Ohio State University,
Investigator, Environmental Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 129B Parks Hall, 500 W 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-292-0075              Email: donneyong.1@osu.edu

Grzegorz A. Rempala, PhD, Professor, Biostatistics,  Mathematical Biosciences Institute, the Ohio State University.
Investigator, Data Science Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 380E Cunz Hall, 1841 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH, 43210
Phone: 614-292-0006  Email: grempala@cph.osu.edu

Qinghua Sun, MD, PhD, Assistant Dean for Global Public Health and Professor, Administration. Environmental Health Sciences, Investigator, Environmental Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 424 Cunz Hall, 1841 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH, 43210
Phone: 614-247-1560  Email: qsun@cph.osu.edu

 

University of Tennessee

 Michael Langston, PhD., Professor, Computational Analysis, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee,
Director, Data Science Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: Knoxville, TN 37996
Tel: (865) 974-3534    Email: Langston@eecs.utk.edu

 Charles Phillips, PhD, Post-doctoral Fellow. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee,
Investigator, Data Science Core. Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: Knoxville, TN 37996
Tel: (865) 974-3534    Email: cphill25@eecs.utk.edu

Clarence Leon Jackson III, Doctoral candidate, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee,
Investigator, Data Science Core. Investigator, Data Science Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: Knoxville, TN 37996
Tel: (865) 974-3534    Email: cjacks53@vols.utk.edu

Liesel J. Schneider, PhD, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Animal Science, University of Tennessee.
Investigator, Data Science Core. Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 2506 River Drive, 232 Brehm Animal Science Building, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996
Tel: (865) 974-2887    Email: lschneider@utk.edu

 

Tulane University

Maureen Y. Lichtveld, MD, MPH, Professor and Freeport McMoran Chair of Environmental Policy, Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine,
Co-director, Community Engagement Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 1440 Canal Street, suite 2100, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
Tel: (504) 988-7904    Email: mlichtve@tulane.edu

Emily Harville, PhD, Associate Professor, Epidemiology. Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine,
Investigator, Community Engagement Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.

 Maeve Wallace, PhD. Research Assistant Professor, Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine,
Investigator, Community Engagement Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 1440 Canal Street, suite 2100, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
Tel: (504) 988-7305    Email: mwallace@tulane.edu

Hannah Covert, PhD. Associate Director, Center for Gulf Coast Environmental Health Research, Leadership & Strategic Initiatives,
Investigator, Community Engagement Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 1440 Canal Street, suite 2100, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
Tel: (504) 988-7305    Email: hcovert@tulane.edu; eharvill@tulane.edu;

 

Vanderbilt University

William J. Blot, PhD. Professor of Medicine and Associate Director for Population-based Research, Vanderbilt University.
Research Core Investigator, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd.; Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850
Telephone: 301-424-1054       Email: william.j.blot@Vanderbilt.Edu

Michael T. Mumma, MS. Research Scientist, Population-based Research, Vanderbilt University.
Research Core Investigator, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd.; Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850
Telephone: 301-424-1054       Email: mike@iei.us

 

Pan American Health Organization/WHO

Patricia Cifuentes M.D., Ph.D., Advisor, Health Information Systems, Information Systems for Health Unit (EIH/IS)Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Action (EIH), Pan American Health Organization PAHO/WHO
Investigator, Data Curation Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 525 23rd Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037-2895
Telephone: 202 974-3858       Email: cifuentmyr@paho.org

 

University of Cincinnati

Roman Jandarov, PhD. Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati.  Investigator, Data Curation Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: COM Environmental Health, 0056, Kettering Lab Complex – 162
Tel: 513-558-7975                   Email: jandarrn@ucmail.uc.edu

John Reichard, PhD. Assistant Professor, Research. Kettering Lab, University of Cincinnati,
Investigator. Data Analytics Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: G24Q, COM EH Indstr Hygeine Reichard Lab, 0056, Cincinnati, OH
Tele: (513) 558-7946   Email: reichajf@uc.edu;

Andrew Maier, PhD, CIH, DABT. Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati.
Investigator, Data Analytics Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address: 160 Panzeca Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Tel: 513-558-2407                   Email maierma@ucmail.uc.edu

 

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

Charles P Mouton, MD, Professor Department of Family Medicine, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs.
Investigator, Community Engagement Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry.
Address:          301 University Blvd. Galveston, TX 77555
Tel: (409) 772-3619    Email: cpmouton@UTMB.edu