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Steering Committee

PonJola Coney, M.D., Chair 
Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs
Director, VCU Center on Health Disparities
VCU School of Medicine

Steering Committee Members:

Kevin Allison, Ph.D.
Professor
VCU Department of Psychology

Faye Belgrave, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Cultural Experiences in Prevention
Department of Psychology

Jan F. Chlebowski, Ph.D. 
Associate Dean, Graduate Education
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Rebecca Etz, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine and Population Health

Sheryl Garland, M.H.A.
Vice President for Health Policy and Community Relations
VCU Health Systems

Tiffany Green, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 
VCU Department of Healthcare Policy & Research

Kevin Harris, M.S.A.
Executive Director
VCU Division for Health Sciences Diversity

Catherine W. Howard, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Community Engagement
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

David Lanning, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU 

Adrienne McFadden, M.D., J.D.
Office Director
Virginia Department of Health

Saba Masho, M.D., Dr.P.H.
Associate Professor
Family Medicine and Population Health
Division of Epidemiology

Maghboeba Mosavel, M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Social and Behavioral Health

Aashir Nasim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
VCU Departments of African American Studies and Psychology

Cynthia Newbille, Ph.D.
Council Representative
East End 7th District, Richmond City Council

Amy Popovich, R.N., M.S.N.
Public Health Nurse
Richmond City Health District

Sarah Price, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
VCU School of Social Work

Karen E. Reed, M.A.
Director, Division of Multicultural Health & Community Engagement
Virginia Department of Health

Joann T. Richardson, Ph.D., C.H.E.S.
Associate Professor
VCU Globe Facutly Fellow
Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences

Rose Stith-Singleton
Richmond Healthy Start Initiative
Virginia Department of Social Services

Diane Wilson, Ed.D., M.S., R.D.
Associate Professor
VCU Department of Internal Medicine