Diversity in Life Science Programs

Fellows Directory


Fellows Class of 2018

Yava L. Jones-Hall

Yava Jones-Hall, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Associate Professor
Texas A&M University

 
David R. Soto-Pantoja

David Soto-Pantoja, PhD
Assistant Professor
Wake Forest School of Medicine

 
Evan Scott

Evan Scott, PhD
Associate Professor and Director
Northwestern University

 
Kizzmekia Corbett

Kizzmekia Corbett, PhD
Research Fellow
NIAID, National Institutes of Health

 
Roslyn Crowder

Roslyn Crowder, PhD
Assistant Professor
Stetson University

 
Thomas Pohl

Tom Pohl, PhD
Postdoc
Princeton University

 
Rodrigo Maillard

Rodrigo Maillard, PhD
Assistant Professor
Georgetown University

 
Amy Brewster

Amy Brewster, PhD
Associate Professor
Purdue University

 
Samira Musah

Samira Musah, PhD
Assistant Professor
Duke University

 
Michael Burton

Michael Burton, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Dallas

Fellows Class of 2017

Nesha Burghardt

Nesha Burghardt, PhD
Assistant Professor
Hunter College, City University of New York

 
Preston Campbell

Preston Campbell, PhD
Postdoc
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 
Andres Contreras

Andres Contreras, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor
Michigan State University

 
Paola Giusti-Rodriguez

Paola Giusti-Rodríguez, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 
Amanda Marie James

Amanda Marie James, PhD
Assistant Dean, Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement
Emory University

 
Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Arizona

 
Dominick Lemas

Dominick Lemas, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Florida College of Medicine

 
Florastina Payton-Stewart

Florastina Payton-Stewart, PhD
Associate Professor
Xavier University of Louisiana

 
Veronica Segarra

Veronica Segarra, PhD
Assistant Professor
High Point University

 
Glenn Simmons

Glenn Simmons, Jr., PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth


Fellows Class of 2016

Leslie Caromile

Leslie Ann Caromile, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Connecticut Health Center

 
Michael Joseph Coronado

Michael Coronado, PhD
Assistant Professor
Whitman College

 
Stacey Finley

Stacey Finley, PhD
Gordon S. Marshall Early Career Chair and Associate Professor
University of Southern California

 
Dennis Montoya

Dennis Montoya, PhD
Associate Project Scientist
University of California, Los Angeles

 
Avery Posey

Avery Posey, Jr., PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania

 
Lindsey Trevino

Lindsey Trevino, PhD
Assistant Professor
City of Hope


Fellows Class of 2015

Renata Pereira Alambert

Renata Pereira, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
University of Iowa

 
Diana Cittelly

Diana Cittelly, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

 
Jamaine Davis

Jamaine Davis, PhD
Assistant Professor
Meharry Medical College

 
Amol Kulkarni

Amol Kulkarni, PhD
Associate Professor
Howard University

 
Rafael Luna

Rafael Luna, PhD
Associate Dean & Director
Boston College

 
Otis Smart

Otis Smart, PhD
Principal Data Scientist
Emory University School of Medicine


Fellows Class of 2014

Melinda Aldrich

Melinda Aldrich, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Vanderbilt University

 
Amanda Brown

Amanda Brown, PhD
Associate Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 
Senta Georgia

Senta Georgia, PhD
Assistant Professor
Saban Research Institute at CHLA

 
Curtis Henry

Curtis Henry, PhD
Assistant Professor
Emory University School of Medicine

 
Glenn Rowe

Glenn Rowe, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham


Fellows Class of 2013

Sharilyn Almodovar

Sharilyn Almodovar, PhD
Assistant Professor
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

 
Magdia DeJesus

Magdia De Jesus, PhD
Assistant Professor
Wadsworth Center, NYSDOH

 
Joaquin Lugo

Joaquin Lugo, PhD
Associate Professor
Baylor University

 
Dwain Morris-Irvin

Dwain Morris-Irvin, PhD, MPH
Co-Founder and CSO
StemVax

 
Digna R. Velez Edwards

Digna Velez Edwards, PhD
Associate Professor
Vanderbilt University


Fellows Class of 2012

Blythe Janowiak

Blythe Janowiak, PhD
Associate Professor
St. Louis University

 
Frederick Gregory

Frederick (Fred) Gregory, PhD
Program Manager
U.S. Army Research Laboratory-ARO

 
Kelly Jean Thomas Craig

Kelly Craig, PhD
Associate Chief Health Officer
IBM Watson Health

 
Lydia Contreras

Lydia Contreras, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Texas at Austin

 
Manu Platt

Manu Platt, PhD
Associate Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology


Fellows Class of 2011

Alexis Stranahan

Alexis Stranahan, PhD
Associate Professor
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

 
Caren Petrie Aronin

Caren Aronin, PhD
Scientific Advisor/Patent Agent
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

 
Jonathan Deane

Jonathan Deane, PhD
Research Investigator II
Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

 
Marcus Jones

Marcus Jones, PhD
Sr. Manager
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

 
Tracie Locklear

Tracie Locklear, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Duke University Medical Center


Fellows Class of 2010

Dana Crawford

Dana Crawford, PhD
Associate Professor
Case Western Reserve University

 
Jameel Dennis

Jameel Dennis, PhD
Senior Scientist
Gencia Corporation

 
Dana-Lynn Koomoa

Dana-Lynn Koomoa, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Hawaii - Hilo, College of Pharmacy

 
Fatima Rivas

Fatima Rivas, PhD
Assistant Member
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

 
David Wilson

David Wilson, PhD
Director, Tribal Health Research Office
Tribal Health Research Office/Office of the Director, NIH


Fellows Class of 2009

Cherie Butts

Cherié L. Butts, PhD
Associate Medical Director
Biogen

 
De Broski Herbert

De' Broski Herbert, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

 
Nicole LaRonde-LeBlanc

Nicole LaRonde-LeBlanc, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Maryland