2019 Diversity Scholars Network Recipients

Expected Completion Date: 2020
Primary Research Interest(s): health services delivery systems, health disparities, social determinants of health, complex care and vulnerable populations, care coordination, and workforce issues

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Tran T. Doan, M.P.H.

Ph.D. Candidate - University of Michigan

Tran Doan is a PhD candidate of Health Services Organization and Policy in the University of Michigan’s School... Read Bio

Expected Completion Date: May 2021
Primary Research Interest(s): Mental health, adolescent health, health equity, health care services, health policy, social determinants of health

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Olive Mbah, M.H.S.

Ph.D. Student - University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Olive Mbah is a rising fourth-year doctoral student in Health Policy and Management at the Gillings School of ... Read Bio

Expected Completion Date: May 2020
Primary Research Interest(s): Cancer health disparities, health policy, health services research, access to care, policy implementation, social determinants of health

Primary Research Interest(s): Health economics, health equity, translation and dissemination of public health research

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Lindsey Yates, M.P.H.

Ph.D. Candidate - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lindsey is a Ph.D Candidate and teaching fellow in the department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) at the... Read Bio

Expected Completion Date: May 2020
Primary Research Interest(s): racial health disparities, reproductive health services, maternal and child health, dissemination and implementation science

2018 Diversity Scholars Network Recipients 

  • Omolola Adeoye, Pharm.D.
    Community Practice Research Fellow
    Department of Pharmacy PracticePurdue University College of Pharmacy
    Expected program completion date: June 2019
    Primary research interest(s): community pharmacy health services research with a focus on pharmacist provided medication therapy management (MTM)

  • Deanna Barath, M.P.H.
    Graduate Research Assistant
    Health Services AdministrationUniversity of Maryland, School of Public Health
    Expected Completion Date: 2021
    Primary Research Interests: health equity
  • Chanee D. Fabius, Ph.D., M.A.
    Post-doctoral Research Fellow
    Department of Health Services, Policy, and PracticeBrown University School of Public Health
    Expected Completion Date: July 2018
    Primary Research Interests: long-term services and supports (LTSS); home and community-based services (HCBS); racial and socioeconomic disparities; minority health
  • Maichou Lor, Ph.D., R.N.
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    School of Nursing
    Organization: Columbia University
    Primary research interest(s): health disparities, patient-provider communication, data visualization, recruitment methodologies for vulnerable populations, measurement issues, health literacy
  • Mya Roberson, B.A., M.S.P.H.
    Ph.D. Student
    Department of EpidemiologyUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Expected Completion Date: May 2021
    Primary Research Interests: cancer, Health Disparities, Health Services Research

2016 Diversity Scholars Network Recipients 

  • Billy Caceres, M.S.N., R.N.-B.C., A.G.P.C.N.P.-B.C.
    Ph.D. Candidate 
    Rory Meyers College of Nursing
    New York University

  • Benjamin Cobb, M.D.
    Resident Physician
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania 

  • Natalie Guerrero, B.A.
    M.D./Ph.D. Candidate
    Department of Population Health Sciences
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

  • Andrea Hermosura, Ph.D.
    Health Equity Research Fellow
    Department of Native Hawaiian Health
    John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

  • Ray Serrano, M.P.H.
    Ph.D. Student / Graduate Student Researcher
    Department of Health Policy and Management
    Emory University

2015 Diversity Scholars 

  • Abigail Silva, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Post-doctoral Health Services Research Fellow
    Center of Innovation for Complex Chronic Healthcare
    Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital

  • Austin Nation, R.N., P.H.N., M.S.N.
    Nursing Doctoral Student and Professor
    School of Nursing
    University of California, San Francisco 

  • Brittany Marshall, M.P.H., C.P.H., C.H.E.S.
    Doctor of Public Health Candidate
    Department of Public Health Education
    University of North Texas Health Science Center

  • Kimberly Narain, M.D., M.P.H.
    Doctoral Candidate
    Specialty Training Advanced Research Fellow
    University of California, Los Angeles, Department of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research

  • Marc Stevens, Jr., M.P.H.
    Doctor of Public Health Candidate
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology
    East Tennessee State University

2014 Diversity Scholars

  • Carla Alvarado, M.P.H.
    Doctoral Student/Graduate Research Assistant
    College of Public Health and Human Sciences
    School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
    Oregon State University

  • Tasce Bongiovanni, M.D., M.P.P.
    Clinical Scholar
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs & Yale School of Medicine
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program

  • Dana Hines, M.S.N., R.N.
    Doctoral Candidate
    Training in Behavioral Nursing Research
    Indiana University School of Nursing

  • Stephanie Sangalang, M.S.N.
    Doctoral student
    Institute for Health Economics and Clinical Epidemiology
    University of Cologne, Germany

  • George Shelton, M.D., M.P.P.
    Health Services Research Fellow
    Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, and Safety (IQuESt)
    Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center