Center for Health Disparities - Education and Training

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Education & Training

Specific Aims

The goals of the Center’s Education & Training Programs are 1. To provide research-training pipeline programs for health-disparities populations to increase their representation in graduate schools and careers in biomedicine and STEM, and 2. To provide educational programs in health disparities for disparities-populations, community members, and healthcare providers to increase their knowledge of health disparities and skills in reducing those disparities.

Co-Directors

Virginia Hardy
Dr. Virginia Hardy

Dr. Virginia Hardy
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Dr. Rukiyah Van Dross-Anderson
Director,
Summer Biomedical Research Program 

Education & Training Faculty

Core Faculty

  • Eric Bailey, PhD, MPH: Director, Graduate Certificate in Health Disparities (view bio)
  • Angelo Collins, PhD: Director, ECU Center for STEM Education
  • Lloyd Novick, MD, MPH: Chair, Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine (view bio)
  • Todd Savitt, PhD: Assistant Dean for Diversity Affairs, Brody School of Medicine (view bio)
  • Rukiyah Van Dross-Anderson, PhD: Director, Summer Biomedical Research Program (view bio)

Affiliated Faculty

  • Shaw Akula, Ph.D., MVSC: Microbiology & Immunology
  • Melanie Duffrin, PhD, LDN: Nutrition Science
  • Martha Engelke, PhD: Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, School of Nursing
  • Annette Greer, PhD, RN: Co-Director, Interdisciplinary Health Science Education
  • Monica Webb, Ph.D., MPH: Health Education and Promotion
  • Margaret Wilson, DDS, MBA: Associate Dean for Student Affairs, School of Dental Medicine

Education & Training Programs

 

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