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40 Under 40 Leaders in Health Awards Winners for 2016

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.

  • Melissa Akinlawon
    American Association of Diabetes Educators
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    Melissa Akinlawon American Association of Diabetes Educators, National Advocacy Coordinator Melissa Akinlawon is a proud native of...
  • LaPrincess Brewer, MD
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
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    LaPrincess Brewer, MD Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Instructor in Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases Fellow Dr. Brewer is...
  • Ulysses Burley, III, MD
    Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
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    Ulysses Burley, III, MD Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Program Director, ELCA Strategy on HIV and...
  • Rasheeta Chandler, PhD, RN
    Emory University School of Nursing
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    Rasheeta Chandler, PhD, RN Emory University School of Nursing, Assistant Research Professor Dr. Rasheeta Chandler, PhD, ARNP,...
  • Kisha Davis, MD, MPH
    Maryland Academy of Family Physicians
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    Kisha Davis, MD, MPH Maryland Academy of Family Physicians, President Dr. Kisha Davis, family physician, is a...
  • Daniel Dawes, JD
    Morehouse School of Medicine
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    Daniel Dawes, JD Morehouse School of Medicine, Executive Director, Health Policy, & External Affairs Attorney Daniel E....
  • Quardricos Driskell
    National Psoriasis Foundation
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    Quardricos Driskell National Psoriasis Foundation, Health Policy and Federal Manager Quardricos Bernard Driskell is the health...
  • Olanrewaju Falusi, MD
    CCI Health and Wellness Services
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    Olanrewaju Falusi, MD DC Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Director of Pediatrics and Educational...
  • Na Tosha N. Gatson, MD, PhD
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
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    Na Tosha N. Gatson, MD, PhD University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Neuro-Oncologist, Fellow Na...
  • Caroline Gomez-Tom
    Covering Wisconsin
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    Caroline Gomez-Tom Covering Wisconsin, Navigator Program Manager Caroline Gomez-Tom manages the Wisconsin Navigator Collaborative, which provides...
  • Captain Taara Hassan, MD
    San Antonio Military Medical Center
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    Captain Taara Hassan, MD San Antonio Military Medical Center, Chief Resident in Diagnostic Radiology Strengthening the community and...
  • Mariah Johnson
    NASTAD: The National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors
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    Mariah Johnson NASTAD: The National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors, Senior Manager: Policy &...
  • Michael Knight, MD
    Crescenz VA Medical Center/University of Pennsylvania, Perlman School of Medicine
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    Michael Knight, MD Crescenz VA Medical Center/University of Pennsylvania,Perlman School of Medicine, Physician & Clinical Scholar Michael...
  • Alden Landry, MD
    Harvard Medical School
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    Alden Landry, MD Harvard Medical School, Faculty Assistant Director of the Office of Diversity Inclusion and...
  • Lanice Lawson, RN
    Genesys
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    Lanice Lawson, RN Genesys, Registered Nurse Lanice Lawson, RN, earned her nursing degree with honors from Mott...
  • Nicolette Louissaint, PhD
    Healthcare Ready
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    Nicolette Louissaint, PhD Director of Programming   Nicolette A. Louissaint, Ph.D. serves Healthcare Ready as the Director...
  • Emeobong Martin, MPH
    Adventist HealthCare Center for Health Equity and Wellness
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    Emeobong Martin, MPH Adventist HealthCare Center for Health Equity and Wellness, Project Manager, Cultural Competence Ms. Emeobong...
  • Chawla LaToya Mason, MD
    Baylor College of Medicine
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    Chawla LaToya Mason, MD Baylor College of Medicine, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology LaToya Mason, M.D., originally from...
  • Shanell McGoy, PhD, MPH
    Tennessee Department of Health
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    Shanell McGoy, PhD, MPH Tennessee Department of Health, Director HIV/STD Dr. Shanell L. McGoy is the Director...
  • Leonard Moore, MD, MSHPM
    US Department of Veterans Affairs/University of California at Los Angeles
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    Leonard Moore, MD, MSHPM US Department of Veterans Affairs/University of California at Los Angeles, Robert...
  • Lodriguez Murray
    Health & Medicare Counsel of Washington
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    Lodriguez Murray Health & Medicare Counsel of Washington, Senior Vice President Lodriguez V. Murray is a Washington,...
  • Alecia Nero, MD
    UT Southwestern Medical Center
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    Alecia Nero, MD UT Southwestern Medical Center, Assistant Professor Alecia Nero, M.D., F.A.C.P. is an Assistant Professor...
  • Lt. Commander Rashid Njai PhD, MPH
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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    Lt. Commander Rashid Njai PhD, MPH Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Scientist   Rashid Njai, (PhD,...
  • Charley John, Pharm D.
    Walgreens
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    Charley John, Pharm D. Walgreens, Manager, Policy Analysis   Charley John is a pharmacist specializing in healthcare policy...
  • Tanjala Purnell, PhD, MPH
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
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    Tanjala Purnell, PhD, MPH Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Assistant Professor Tanjala S. Purnell, PhD MPH is...
  • Raquel Ramos, PhD, MSN, MBA, RN
    Yale University
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    Raquel Ramos, PhD, MSN, MBA, RN Yale University, Post Doctoral Fellow Raquel Ramos, PhD, MSN, MBA, FNP-BC...
  • Jirair Ratevosian, MPH
    Gilead Life Sciences
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    Jirair Ratevosian, MPH Gilead Life Sciences, Director of Government Affairs  Jirair Ratevosian is the first born son...
  • Loren Robinson, MD
    Pennsylvania Department of Health
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    Loren Robinson, MD Pennsylvania Department of Health, Deputy Secretary Health Promotion Disease Prevention   Loren Robinson, MD, MSHP...
  • LaTasha Seliby, MD
    Georgetown University School of Medicine
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    LaTasha Seliby, MD Georgetown University School of Medicine, Physician and Medical Communications Originally from Biloxi, Mississippi, Dr....
  • Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA
    Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
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    Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Obesity Medicine Physician/Instructor of Medicine Dr....
  • Jennifer Stewart, PhD, RN
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
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    Jennifer Stewart, PhD, RN Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Assistant Professor Dr. Jennifer Stewart is...
  • David Street
    Enroll America
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    David Street Enroll America, National Director of African American & Faith Engagement Minister David Street is a...
  • Vannie Taylor, DDS
    Largo Bright Smiles
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    Vannie Taylor, DDS Largo Bright Smiles, Co-Owner Dr. Vannie L. Taylor, IV is a Native Washingtonian and...
  • Shyrea Thompson
    Susan G. Komen
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    Shyrea Thompson Susan G. Komen Senior Advisor to the CEO for Special Initiatives Shyrea Thompson brings more...
  • Robert Trevino
    Rush Medical College
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    Robert Trevino Rush Medical College, MD/PhD Candidate Robert Trevino is a MD/ PhD Candidate at Rush University....
  • Jack Tsai, Ph.D
    Yale University of School of Medicine/US Department of Veterans Affairs
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    Jack Tsai, Ph.D Yale University of School of Medicine/US Department of Veterans Affairs, Assistant Professor/Core Investigator Jack...
  • Manika Turnbull, PhD
    Health Care Service Corporation
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    Manika Turnbull, PhD Health Care Service Corporation, Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer Manika Turnbull is...
  • Navin Vij, MD
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, University of Pennsylvania Perlman School of Medicine
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    Navin Vij, MD University of Pennsylvania Perlman School of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Navin Vij,...
  • Sandria Washington
    BlackDoctor.org
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    Sandria Washington BlackDoctor.org, Executive Editor   Sandria M. Washington, a proud South Side Chicago native, has amassed an...
  • Cornell Wright
    North Carolina Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities
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    Cornell Wright North Carolina Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Executive Director Cornell P. Wright, MPA...