Faculty

Georgetown faculty and staff leaders are the core of the Health Disparities Initiative. Representing all of Georgetown’s schools, they provide the energy and expertise required to overcome health disparities challenges. Their research, teaching, scholarship, and service contribute to meaningful change in our city and in communities around the world.

If you are a Georgetown faculty or staff member involved in health disparities issues and are interested in learning more about the Health Disparities Initiative or would like your profile to be included on this list, please email healthdisparities@georgetown.edu.

Names are listed in alphabetical order.

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Lucile Adams-Campbell, Associate Director of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Professor, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center

Jane Aiken, Professor of Law, Director of the Community Justice Project, Georgetown University Law Center  

Joan Alker, Co-Executive Director, Center for Children and Families (CCF), Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

Waddah Al-Refaie, Chief of Surgical Oncology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital; surgeon-in-chief, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center; Director of the Surgical Outcomes Research Center

Laura Anderko, Associate Professor, Robert and Kathleen Scanlon Endowed Chair in Values Based Health Care, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Bruno Anthony, Professor and Director of Research & Evaluation, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Margaret Baker, Visiting Researcher, Department of International Health, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Alison  Bartleman, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine; Director of Capital Area Primary Care Research Network (CAPRICORN); Georgetown Medical Center

Maureen Basha, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Science, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Matthew Biel, Chief, Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Georgetown University Medical Center

Elisa Bienenstock, Associate Research Professor, Department of Human Science, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Alfiee Breland-Noble, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Director, AAKOMA Project, Georgetown University Medical Center

Denise Brennan, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, Georgetown University

Suzanne Bronheim, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University Medical Center

Marisa Brown, Research Instructor, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University Medical Center; Project Director, DC Health Resources Partnership

Kathy Bull-Henry, Associate Professor, Clinician Educator Track, Georgetown University Medical Center

Kim Bullock, Associate Professor, Medical Educator Track; Director of the Community Health Division, Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center

Jesse Bump, Assistant Professor, Department of International Health, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

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Jeannette Cachan, Director of Training and IEC, Research Instructor, Georgetown Institute for Reproductive Health; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Medical Center

Sandra Calvert, Professor, Department of Psychology; Director, Children’s Digital Media Center, Georgetown University

Ana Caskin, Department of Pediatrics, Clinician Track - Instructor, Georgetown University Medical Center

Luciane Cavalli, Assistant Professor, Population Sciences, Georgetown University Medical Center

Amrita Cheema, Associate Professor; Co-Director-PMSR (Proteomics and Metabolomics Shared Resource), Experimental Therapeutics, Georgetown University Medical Center

Dionne Coker-Appiah, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center

Susan Coleman, Adjunct Instructor, Department of Nursing, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Tesha Coleman, Patient Navigator, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center

Sean Collins, Assistant Professor, Clinician Scholar Track, Radiation Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center

Jeff Collmann, Professor, Center for Disease Prevention and Health Outcomes, Georgetown University Medical Center

Florina Constantinescu, Assistant Professor, Clinician Scholar Track, Georgetown University Medical Center

Sabrina Corlette, Research Professor, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

Elliott Crooke, Chair and Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology; Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and Academic Affairs, Georgetown University Medical Center

Priscilla Dass-Brailsford, Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center

Carol Day, Director of Health Education Services; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Jose Delgado, Assistant Professor, Clinician Educator Track, Georgetown University Medical Center

Anatoly Dritschilo, Professor, Clinician Scholar Track; Interim Director, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center; Interim Chair, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center

Marguerite Duane, Adjunct-Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center

James Duffy, Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Georgetown University Medical Center

Mary Ann Dutton, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Leigh Anne Faul, Assistant Professor on the Research Track, Population Sciences, Georgetown University Medical Center

Nicole Fernandez, Adjunct Faculty, Communication, Culture, and Technology Program, Georgetown University

Adriane Fugh-Berman, Associate Professor, Medical Educator Track, Pharmacology, Georgetown University Medical Center

Priscilla Furth, Professor, Departments of Oncology and Medicine, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Karen Gale, Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Georgetown University Medical Center

Vicki Girard, Professor of Legal Research & Writing, Georgetown University Law Center

Richard GoldbergPresident, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital; Professor, Department of Psychology, Clinician Scholar Track, Georgetown University Medical Center

Sybil Goldman, Assistant Professor on the Research Track, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University Medical Center

Radoslav (Rado) Goldman, Associate Professor, Department of Oncology; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology; Director, Proteomics Shared Resource; Population Sciences, Georgetown University Medical Center

Tawara Goode, Assistant Professor on the Research Track, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University Medical Center

Elzbieta Gozdziak, Research Director, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University

Kristi Graves, Assistant Professor, Population Sciences, Georgetown University Medical Center

Bonnie Green, Professor and Director of Research, Department of Psychiatry; Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Georgetown University Medical Center

Carole Gresenz, Bette Jacobs Endowed Professor, Department of Health Systems Administration, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

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Heidi Hamilton, Professor and Chair, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University

Leslie Hinkson, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Georgetown University

John Hoadley, Research Professor, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

Jacqueline Hoell, Affiliate Faculty, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Jane Holahan, Director, Academic Resource Center, Center for Multicultural Equity and Access, Georgetown University

Katrina Holt, Senior Research Fellow, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

Richard Holt, Adjunct Professor, Department of Nursing, Georgetown University Medical Center

Becky Hsu, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Georgetown University

Zhihuan (Jennifer) Huang Bouey, Associate Professor, Department of International Health, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Grace Hui Yang, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Georgetown University

Carolyn Hurley, Professor, Departments of Oncology and Microbiology & Immunology; Research Director, CW Bill Young Marrow Donor Recruitment and Research Program, Georgetown University Medical Center

Alejandra Hurtado de Mendoza, Research Analyst, Population Sciences, Georgetown University Medical Center

 J.P. Hyatt, Associate Professor, Department of Human Science, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Martin Iguchi, Dean, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies; Professor, Georgetown University Medical Center

Marisa Irvine, Research Associate, National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University Medical Center

Mohammad Itani, Academic Executive Assistant, Department of Chemistry

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William Jack, Associate Professor, Department of Economics

Maurice Jackson, Associate Professor, Department of History

Diane Jacobstein, Associate Professor, National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University Medical Center

Yumi Shitama Jarris, Associate Professor, Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center

Victoria Jennings, Director, Institute for Reproductive Health; Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Medical Center

Irene Jillson, Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Georgetown School of Nursing and Health Studies

Sarah Joestl, Adjunct Professor, Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA)

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Stacey Kaltman, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Assistant Director, Center for Trauma and the Community (CTC); Georgetown University Medical Center

Jagmeet Kanwal, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University Medical Center

Kathy Katz, Associate Professor, GUMC Adjunct, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University Medical Center

Roxane Kaufmann, Research Instructor, Senior Policy Associate, National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University Medical Center

Denise Keyes, Senior Associate Dean, Division of Professional Communication, School of Continuing Studies

Chelsea Kidwell, Professor, GUMC Adjunct, Department of Neurology; Director, Georgetown University Stroke Center, Georgetown University Medical Center

John Kraemer, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Systems Administration, Georgetown School of Nursing and Health Studies; Scholar at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law Center

Kathy Kretman, Director, Research Professor, Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

Priya Kundra, Assistant Professor, SOM Clinician Educator Track, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Matthew Levy, Medical Director of Community Pediatrics; Associate Professor, Clinician Educator Track, Georgetown University Medical Center

Bernhard Liese, Chair, Department of International Health, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Toby Long, Associate Professor, Center for Child and Human Development; Associate Director for Training, Division of Physical Therapy, Georgetown University Medical Center

Wanda Lucas, Executive Director, Capital Breast Care Center of Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center

Kevin Lucia, Senior Research Fellow, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

George Luta, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Phyllis Magrab, Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University Medical Center

Katherine Marshall, Senior Fellow, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs; Visiting Professor, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service

Rochelle Mayer, Research Professor, Director, National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

Ryan McAllister, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physics

Myrtle McCulloch, Assistant Professor, Instructor on the Educator Track, Department of International Health, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Benn McGrady, Project Director, Initiative on Trade, Investment and Health, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

William McGreevey, Associate Professor, Department of International Health, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Dennis McIntyre, Associate Medical Director, Case Management, Hospital Administration, Georgetown University Medical Center

Ellen McLaughlin, Deputy Associate Director for Administration and Planning, Project Manager, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center

Naomi Mezey, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Ranit Mishori, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center

Jean Mitchell, Professor, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

Alex Montero, Assistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Raymond Niaura, GUMC Adjunct - Professor, Population Sciences, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Sylvia Onder, Visiting Associate Professor, Turkish, Georgetown College

Felicitas Opwis, Assistant Professor, Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service

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John Partridge, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Georgetown University Medical Center

Danielle Pelfrey Duryea, Clinical Law Fellow, Domestic Violence Clinic, Georgetown University Law Center

Deborah Perry, Associate Professor, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University Medical Center

Deborah Phillips, Professor, Department of Psychology, Georgetown College

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Josef Rauschecker, Professor, Neuroscience, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center

John Richards, Research Director, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

Richard Roe, Professor of Law; Director, D.C. Street Law Program, Georgetown University Law Center

Paul Roepe, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Georgetown College

Jennifer Rogers, Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, Georgetown University Medical Center

Dina Rosenthal, Adjunct Instructor, Department of Nursing, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Anne Rosenwald, Associate Professor, Co-Director, Major in Biology of Global Health, Department of Biology; Adjunct Associate Professor, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Steven Sabat, Professor, Department of Psychology, Georgetown College

Kathryn Sandberg, Professor, Director, Center for the Study of Sex Differences, Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Georgetown University Medical Center

Pamela Saunders, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University Medical Center

Jason Schloetzer, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Edwin Schmierer IV, Associate Dean, Center for Continuing and Professional Education, Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

Kimberly Sellers, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Georgetown College

Vanessa Sheppard, Assistant Director for Health Disparities Research, Population Sciences, Georgetown University Medical Center

Kirti Shetty, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center

Narayan Shivapurkar, Assistant Professor, Experimental Therapeutics, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center           

Betsy Sigman, Distinguished Teaching Professor, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Rosemary Sokas, Professor, Department Chair, Department of Human Science, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Virginia Steen, Professor; Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Medical Center

Elizabeth Stephen, Associate Professor of Demography, Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service

Michael Stoto, Professor, Department of Health Systems Administration, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Laura Summer, Research Faculty, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

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Mahlet Tadesse, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Georgetown College

Miriam Toporowicz, Professor, SOM Clinician Educator Track, Department of Pediatrics, Chief of the International Health Programs, Georgetown University Medical Center

Jeffrey Toretsky, Professor, Co-Leader Molecular Oncology Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center

Tiffany Townsend, Adjunct -- Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center

Nadu Tuakli, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Sarah Vittone, Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies; Pelligrino Center for Clinical Bioethics; Georgetown Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS)

JoAnn Volk, Senior Research Fellow, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

Myriam Vuckovic, Assistant Professor, Department of International Health, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies 

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Sherrie Wallington, Assistant Professor, Program Director, Disparities and Community Outreach, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research, Georgetown University Medical Center 

Dan Wang, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Georgetown University Medical Center

Judy Wang, Assistant Professor, Population Sciences, Division of Health Outcomes and Health Behaviors, Department of Oncology; Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center

Carolyn Ward, Program Coordinator, Memory Disorders Program, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University Medical Center

Louis Weiner, Professor; Director, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center; Francis L. and Charlotte G. Gragnani Chair, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center 

Maxine Weinstein, Distinguished Professor, Center for Population and Health, Georgetown University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Lois Wessel, Instructor, Department of Nursing, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies 

Tim Westmoreland, Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

John Whitman, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Shawna Willey, Associate Professor; Director, Betty Lou Orisman Breast Health Center, Georgetown University Medical Center

Joy Williams, Instructor, Sr. Associate Dean for Students and Special Programs, Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center 

Andria Wisler, Visiting Assistant Professor; Director, Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service

James Wotring, Assistant Professor, Center for Child and Human Development; Director, National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Ronit Yarden, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Science, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

Edilma Yearwood, Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies

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Andrew Zeitlin, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy