Meet Our Team

IHER Leadership

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Carol Horowitz, MD, MPH
Institute Director

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Lynne Richardson, MD
Institute Co-Director

IHER Core Leads

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Nina Bickell, MD
Professor & Director, Health Care Delivery Science Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nita Vangeepuram, MD
Associate Director, Community Engagement Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Gordon (KaMing) Ngai, MD

Director of Immigrant, Cultural, and Linguistic Studies

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Emma Benn, DrPH
Director, Center for Scientific Diversity

 

 

 

 

 

 

IHER Team

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Danielle Rivera, MPH
IHER Project Coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Devin Madden
IHER Program Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Michelle Ramos
Clinical Trial Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sabrina Clermont
Recruitment Diversity Specialist

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Crispin Goytia
Community Engagement Specialist

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cindy Clesca
Senior Project Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Eunice Wright
Administrative Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Timnit Ghebretinsae
IHER Research Coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

 

IHER Faculty

Donald Apakama, MD
Research Fellow

Saadiyah Bilal, MD
Research Fellow

Kirk Campbell, MD
Associate Professor & Director of Recruitment Center for Scientific Diversity

Makini Chisolm-Straker, MD, MPH
Associate Professor

Uraina Clark, PhD
Director of Research Development, Center for Scientific Diversity

Stephanie H. Hernandez, MD
Assistant Professor

Louisa Holaday, MD
Instructor

Utsha Khatri, MD
Assistant Professor

Tracy Layne, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor & Director of Mentorship Development, Center for Scientific Diversity

Michelle P. Lin, MD, MPH, MS
Assistant Professor

Victoria Mayer, MD
Assistant Professor

Sarah J. Miller, PsyD
Assistant Professor & Director of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion, Center for Scientific Diversity

Tiffany Mitchell, MD
Assistant Professor

Nihal E. Mohamed, PhD
Associate Professor & Director of Education and Training, Center for Scientific Diversity

Jamilia Sly, PhD
Assistant Professor & Director of Anti-Racist Community Research and Outreach, Center for Scientific Diversity

Kimberly Souffront PhD, RN, FNP- BC
Assistant Professor & Associate Director Center of Nursing Research & Innovation

Shameeke Taylor, MD
Assistant Professor

IHER Collaborators

Pamela Abner, MPA, CPXP
Vice President & Chief Diversity Operations Officer Mount Sinai Hospital Groups
Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Allan Just, PhD
Assistant Professor
Environmental Medicine & Public Health

Eimear E Kenny, PhD
Professor & Director
Institute For Genomic Health

Girish Nadkarni, MD
Associate Professor & Clinical Director
Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health

Joshua Safer, MDB
Professor & Director Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery

Rachel Vreeman, MD, MS
Professor & Chair
Director, The Arnhold Institute For Global Health