Steering Committee

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Eric Ravussion

Eric Ravussion, PhD

Chair of LAUNCHED Steering Committee

Director Nutrition Obesity Research Center, Douglas L. Gordon
Chair in Diabetes and Metabolism
Boyd Professor, Associate Executive Director for Clinical Science
Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Jamy Ard

Jamy Ard, MD

Professor, Epidemiology and Prevention
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Monica Baskin

Monica Baskin, PhD

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Community Health Equity, Health Sciences
Professor of medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, School of Medicine
Associate Director of Community Outreach, Hillman Cancer Center
Associate Director of Health Equity, Hillman Cancer Center
University of Pittsburgh

Sandra Brown

Sandra Brown, DNS, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, ANEF

Nurse Practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Director
Southern University School of Nursing

Margarita Echeverri

Margarita Echeverri, MSc, PhD

Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences; Educational Coordinator Health Disparities, Cultural Competence and Diversity
Division of Clinical and Administrative Sciences
Xavier University of Louisiana, College of Pharmacy

Tyrslai Williams-Carter

Tyrslai Williams-Carter, PhD

Assistant Professor of Research in School of Education
Louisiana State University


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