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Awards Winners for 2016

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40 Under 40 Leaders in Health Awards Winners for 2017

The National Minority Quality Forum is pleased to announce the establishment of the 40 Under 40 Leaders in Health Awards, honoring influential young minority leaders making a difference in health care.

 

A wide range of health professionals including:

physicians, pharmacists, dentists, anesthesiologists, nurses, policy experts, researchers, and others.

Click here for the 2016 Past Winners

  • Chinonso Edward Akano, PharmD
    Cardiovascular Medical Science Liaison Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC
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    Cardiovascular Medical Science Liaison Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC Chinonso Edward Akano, PharmD. is the Cardiovascular Medical Science...
  • Renaisa Anthony, MD, MPH
    Deputy Director/Physician/Professor University of Nebraska Med Center/Center for Reducing Health Disparities
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    Deputy Director/Physician/Professor University of Nebraska Med Center/Center for Reducing Health Disparities Dr. Renaisa S. Anthony is...
  • Jay D Bhatt DO MPH MPA FACP
    Chief Medical Officer American Hospital Association, Senior Vice President
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    Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer American Hospital Association Dr. Jay Bhatt serves as Senior Vice...
  • Christopher Boone, PhD, MHA, FACHE
    Health Informatics University of Cincinnati, Real World Informatics Avalere Health Adjunct Professor, Vice President
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    Vice President, Real World Informatics Avalere Health Adjunct Professor, Health Informatics University of Cincinnati There are several words...
  • O. N. Ray Bignall II, MD
    Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Nephrology Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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    Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Nephrology Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Dr. Bignall is a clinical fellow in...
  • Italo M. Brown, MD, MPH
    Jacobi Medical Center, Resident Physician in Emergency Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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    Resident Physician in Emergency Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center Sacramento, CA native...
  • Jameisha Brown, MS, CHES
    PhD Student/Managing Chief Equipping Officer-Health Texas A&M University/Windsor Village Church Family
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    PhD Student/Managing Chief Equipping Officer-Health Texas A&M University/Windsor Village Church Family Jameisha “Meisha” Brown, M.S., CHES...
  • Paris D. Butler, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor of Surgery University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
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    Assistant Professor of Surgery University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Dr. Butler is an Assistant...
  • Christie A. Canaria, PhD
    Program Director National Cancer Institute Small Business Innovation Research Development Center
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    Program Director National Cancer Institute Small Business Innovation Research Development Center Dr. Christie Canaria works at...
  • Monique C. Chambers, MD, MSL
    Clinician; Academic Health Sciences & Quality Improvement Research Fellow University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Director of Outcomes Research Nth Dimensions Inc
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    Clinician; Academic Health Sciences & Quality Improvement Research Fellow University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Director of...
  • Sasha DuBois, MSN, RN
    Nurse Administrator Brigham and Women's Hospital
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    Nurse Administrator Brigham and Women's Hospital Sasha DuBois is a Nurse Administrator and formerly the Inaugural...
  • Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
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    Kafui Dzirasaassistant professor psychiatry and behavioral sciencestudies brain wave patterns in his lab Assistant Professor...
  • Bryan Tole Fisher Sr., MD
    Chief of Vascular Surgery Centennial Medical Center
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    Chief of Vascular Surgery Centennial Medical Center Doctor Bryan T. Fisher Sr. is both an expert...
  • Faith Fletcher, PhD, MA
    Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health
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    Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health Dr. Faith...
  • Teena L. Francois-Blue, MPH
    CEO Francois-Blue Consulting, LLC
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    CEO Francois-Blue Consulting, LLC Teena Franҫois-Blue is a passionate community advocate, epidemiologist, educator and entrepreneur committed...
  • Christy M. Gamble, JD, DrPH, MPH
    Director, Health Policy & Legislative Affairs Black Women's Health Imperative
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    Director, Health Policy & Legislative Affairs Black Women's Health Imperative Dr. Gamble is the Director of...
  • Eulice Brandon Garrett
    Managing Director Paladin Healthcare Capital
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    Managing Director Paladin Healthcare Capital Before joining Paladin Healthcare Capital, Brandon Garrett most recently served as...
  • Waverly Gordon, JD, MHA
    Health Counsel House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee
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    Health Counsel House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Waverly Gordon serves as Health Counsel for...
  • Darrell Gray II, MD, MPH
    Gastroenterologist, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
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    Gastroenterologist, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Dr....
  • Vin Gupta, MD, MSC
    Post-Graduate Fellow Physician in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School
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    Post-Graduate Fellow Physician in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School Dr....
  • Ebony Hilton-Buchholz, MD
    Anesthesiologist Medical University of South Carolina
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    Anesthesiologist Medical University of South Carolina Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton Buchholz was born the middle of...
  • Hope T. Jackson, MD
    Fellow University of Washington Medical Center, Minimally Invasive Surgery Foregut/Bariatric Surgery Fellowship
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    Fellow University of Washington Medical Center, Minimally Invasive Surgery Foregut/Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Dr. Hope Tiffany Jackson...
  • Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA
    President and CEO Anthem’s CareMore Health System
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    President and CEO Anthem’s CareMore Health System Sachin H. Jain is President and Chief Executive Officer...
  • Kevin Ahmaad Jenkins, PhD
    Vice-Provost Postdoctoral Fellow University of Pennsylvania
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    Vice-Provost Postdoctoral Fellow University of Pennsylvania Dr. Kevin Ahmaad Jenkins is a dynamic speaker, author, and...
  • Donney John, PharmD
    Executive Director NOVA ScriptsCentral
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    Executive Director NOVA ScriptsCentral Dr. John is the Executive Director of NOVA ScriptsCentral, a non-profit pharmacy...
  • Mia R. Keeys, MA
    Women Leaders in the Health Sciences Fellow Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
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    Women Leaders in the Health Sciences Fellow Congressional Black Caucus Foundation As Congressional Black Caucus Foundation...
  • Latrice Landry, MS, PhD, MSC
    Brigham and Women's Hospital/ Harvard Medical School Clinical Molecular Genetics Fellow
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    Brigham and Women's Hospital/ Harvard Medical School Clinical Molecular Genetics Fellow Dr. Latrice Landry is a...
  • Kameron Matthews, MD, JD, FAAFP
    Deputy Executive Director VHA Office of Community Care
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    Deputy Executive Director VHA Office of Community Care Kameron Matthews is a board-certified family physician and...
  • Isha Metzger, PhD
    Postdoctoral Fellow Medical University of South Carolina National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center
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    Postdoctoral Fellow Medical University of South Carolina National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center Dr. Isha...
  • Yamile Molina, PhD, MPH
    Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health
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    Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health Dr. Yamile...
  • Michael Nduati, MD, MBA, MPH
    Riverside School of Medicine, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and CEO of UCR Health University of California
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    Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and CEO of UCR Health University of California, Riverside...
  • MAJ Torie Comeaux Plowden, MD, MPH, FACOG
    Assistant REI Division Director Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
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    Assistant REI Division Director Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Dr. Plowden is a board certified...
  • Maria Portela Martinez, MD, MPH
    Chief of Medical Training and Geriatrics Branch Health Resources Services Administration
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    Chief of Medical Training and Geriatrics Branch Health Resources Services Administration Through her work at HRSA,...
  • Kenneth A. Robinson II, MD
    Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology University of Maryland, Midtown Campus
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        Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology University of Maryland, Midtown Campus  Kenneth A. Robinson II, M.D. is an...
  • Lindsey Ross, MD
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Science & Health Policy Counselor, Neurosurgery Resident Physician, U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services
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    Neurosurgery Resident Physician, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Science & Health Policy Counselor, U.S. Dept of Health...
  • Vanessa Salcedo, MD, MPH
    Pediatrician Union Community Health Center
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    Pediatrician Union Community Health Center Dr. Salcedo is the Director of Community Health and a practicing...
  • Erin Searles, PharmD.
    Director of Pharmacy The Family Health Center of Georgia
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    Director of Pharmacy The Family Health Center of Georgia Erin J. Searles is a native of...
  • Meena Singh, MD, FAAD
    Dermatologist KMC Dermatology and Hair Center
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    Dermatologist KMC Dermatology and Hair Center Dr. Meena Singh is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon....
  • Felicia Stokes, JD, RN
    Senior Policy Advisor American Nurses Association
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    Felicia , JD, RN Senior Policy Advisor American Nurses Association Felicia “Liz” Stokes is a Senior Policy...
  • Janise Wiggins, LSW, MPA
    Governor's Consumer Health Advocate Nevada Office of Minority Health
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    Governor's Consumer Health Advocate Nevada Office of Minority Health Janise Wiggins serves as the Governor’s Consumer...