Advisory Board

Updated March 2018

Gabriel Auteri, PhD (Current)
Deputy Chief of Staff
Baltimore City Health Department

Adar Avira (Past FY16)
Project Manager
Associated Black Charities

TaShara Bailey, PhD (Current Associate)
Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Melissa Bellin, MSW, PhD (Past FY16)
Associate Professor of Social Work
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Andy Bertamini (Past FY16)
Regional President
Wells Fargo

Wanda G. Best (Past FY16)
Executive Director
Upton Planning Committee, Inc.

Christine Callahan, PhD (Current Associate)
Core UMB Scholars Program Leadership Team
Internal Evaluator
Social Worker
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Greg Carey, PhD (Current Associate)
Core UMB Scholars Program Leadership Team
Cancer Researcher
CURE Scholars Alumnus
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Susan Cargill-Collura (Current)
Dell Account Executive
Dell

Dwight Carr (New FY18)
Program Manager, STEM Management Office
JHU Applied Physics Lab

Kirk Crawley, JD (Current)
Teacher / Parent Liaison
Franklin Square Elementary and Middle School

Judith Debose, MD (Past FY16)
Medical Director
Baltimore City Public Health

Brian Dulay (New FY18)
Executive Director
Maryland Business Roundtable

Ahmed Elmi (New FY18)
NIH Representative

Aloysius Essien (Current Associate)
Core UMB Scholars Program Leadership Team
Development
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Dana Farrakhan (Current Associate)
Senior VP
Strategy
Community and Business Development
University of Maryland Medical System

Mark Furst (Past FY15)
President & CEO
United Way of Central Maryland

Clintonette Garrison (Current)
Clinical Supervisor
Bon Secours Health Systems

Jewel Greywoode, MD (Current Associate)
Core UMB Scholars Program Leadership Team
Surgeon
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Bret Hassel, PhD (Current Associate)
Core UMB Scholars Program Leadership Team
Cancer Researcher
CURE Scholar Alumnus
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Roscoe Johnson, III (Past FY16)
Executive Director
Druid Heights Community Development Corporation

Steve Kaiser (Current)
Founder & Principal
Kaiser Associates

Jason McCarthy (New FY18)
Vice President of Operations
Kaiser Permanente

Jay A. Perman, MD (Current Associate)
President
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Rachael Pfeifer (New FY18)
Executive Director
Baltimore City College and Career Readyness

Harry Preston (Current)
Teacher
Edmondson Westside High School

Darlene Robinson, MD (New FY18)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Maryland Medical System

Samuel Ross, MD, MS (New FY18)
CEO
Bon Secours Health Systems

Robin Saunders, EdD, MS (Current)
Executive Director, UMB CURE Scholars Program
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Dan Schochor, PhD (Current)
Executive Director
Green Street Academy

Laura Spada (Past FY15)
Executive Director
Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Health

Elsie Stines, DNP (Current)
Core UMB Scholars Program Leadership Team
Nurse Practitioner
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Brian Sturdivant, MSW (Current Associate)
Core UMB Scholars Program Leadership Team
Social Worker
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Rodney Taylor, MD, MSPH, FACS (Current Associate)
Core UMB Scholars Program Leadership Team
Surgeon
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Michael Thomas (Current)
VP of workforce and Development and Continuing Education
Baltimore City Community College

Kathleen Weiss (Past FY16)
Executive Director
BioTechnical Institute of MD

Stan Wolfe (New FY18)
Educational Specialist
Career for Technology Education