Diversity Leadership Committee FY 2022-2023 Roster

Name Title, Organization
Bertram L. Scott
Communications & Marketing Coordinating Committee
Immediate Past Chairman
Jorge F. Saucedo, MD, MBA, FAHA
Division Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Director of the Heart & Vascular Service Lines
Froedtert Health System
Gerald Johnson, II
Executive Lead
EVP, Office of Health Equity and Chief Diversity Officer
American Heart Association
Pamela Garmon-Johnson, MBA
Staff Lead
Natl. VP, Office of Health Equity Impact and Partnerships
American Heart Association
Eduardo Sanchez, MD
Staff Lead
Chief Medical Officer for Prevention
American Heart Association
Atif Bostic Executive Director, Uplift
Dr. Katherine Y. Brown, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Director, Communities of Practice
Director, Dissemination Core
National Center for Medical Education Development & Research, Meharry Medical College
Founder of Learn CPR America, LLC
Founder of Dr. Katherine Y. Brown (KYB) Leadership Academy
Edward Chang Managing Director, TDW+Co
Tamara Garlow Senior Director of Resource Development, Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
Mandell Jackson Vice President/General Manager, Quest for Health Equity
Verjeana Jacobs Chief Equity and Member Services Officer, National Schools Board Association
Mohammed Abul Kashem, MBSS, PHD Research Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery Department
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew, MD, Med, MPPM, FACOG SVP, Enterprise Chief Clinical Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Drexel School of Medicine
HR Services, HighMarketHealth
Trymaine Lee MSNBC News Correspondent, Interactive One
Marcie Mir, LCSW Chief Executive Officer, El Centro de Corazón
Jayne Morgan, MD Clinical Director, COVID Taskforce, Div. of Quality and Safety, Piedmont Healthcare, Inc
Anekwe Onwuanyi, MD Professor of Medicine/Chief of Cardiology
Advanced Heart Failure Consultant
Medical Director, Heart Failure Program, Grady Health System
Morehouse School of Medicine
Derek J. Robinson, MD, MBA, FACEP, CHCQM Vice President, Enterprise Quality and Accreditation, Health Care Service Corporation
Richard Rugnao President and Chief Emerge Officer, RAR
Andrew K. Sanderson, II, MD, MPH, FASGE Gastroenterologist, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, PC, Kaiser Permanente
Anjail Z. Sharrief, MD, MPH, FAHA Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, Stroke Transitions Education and Prevention (STEP) Program
Director, UT Physicians Neurology Clinic Stroke Outpatient Program
Director of Stroke Prevention
Tom Anderson Executive Director, Association of American Indian Physicians
Johanna Contreras, MD, MSc, FACC, FAHA, FASE, FHFSA Director of Ambulatory Heart Failure Network
Director of Diversity in Heart Failure
The Mount Sinai Health System
Gloria E. Barrera MSN, RN, PEL-CSN
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Debra Dixon, MD, MS Cardiovascular Research Fellow, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Jonathan Holan Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA)
National Power to End Stroke Chair
PharmD Candidate, Class of 2023
ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, Ph.D. President, The Links Incorporated
Felicia M. Nurmsen Managing Director, Employer Services, National Organization on Disability