Core Team

The UMB CURE Scholars Program core leadership team has extensive experience in science, medicine, research, education, leadership development, community engagement, and mentoring.

Working with existing UMB mentor programs as well as cultivating new mentor relationships, this team is intimately involved in all aspects of the program's development and implementation.

If you would like to become involved, please contact Robin Saunders, EdD, MS, executive director, UMB CURE Scholars Program.

ROBIN SAUNDERS, EdD, MS

Executive Director, UMB CURE Scholars Program
UMB/University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC)
rsaunders@umaryland.edu

Lauren Kareem, M.Ed

LAUREN KAREEM, MEd

Assistant Director
Curriculum Coordinator
UMB CURE Scholars Program
lkareem@umaryland.edu

Borndavid McCraw

Borndavid McCraw

Menotring Coordinator
UMB CURE Scholars Program
bmccraw@umaryland.edu

ELSIE STINES, DNP, CRNP

Assistant Vice President
Special Projects and Initiatives
Office of the President
220 N. Arch St. 14th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
estines@umaryland.edu

GREG CAREY, PhD

Assistant Professor
Director, Student Summer Research and Community Outreach
School of Medicine
gcarey@som.umaryland.edu

JEWEL GREYWOODE, MD

Assistant Professor Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
School of Medicine
jgreywoode@smail.umaryland.edu

BRET HASSEL, PhD

Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology and
Director, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program, School of Medicine
Director, Nathan Schnaper Intern Program, UMGCC
bhassel@som.umaryland.edu

BRIAN STURDIVANT, MSW

Director, Strategic Initiatives and Community Partnerships
Office of Community Engagement
UMB
bsturdivant@umaryland.edu

RODNEY J. TAYLOR, MD, MSPH, FACS

Associate Professor Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Chairman of Research for Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director of Division of General Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Chief of Otolaryngology, Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center
rtaylor@smail.umaryland.edu