Subcommittees

Our Members

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Joseph Andria
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Director of Admissions and Academic Affairs, Research & Graduate Education
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Stephanie A. Ballard Conrad
West Virginia University
Role
Co-Chair
Position
Senior Director of Strategic Operations, West Virginia Clinical & Translational Science Institute
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Angela Embrey , CPA, CGMA
West Virginia University
Position
Finance and Business Administrator, WVU Cancer Institute Administration
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Gregory Epps , EdD
West Virginia University
Positions
Program Coordinator NC, Administration
Program Coordinator, Health Sciences & Technology Academy
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Connor Ferguson
West Virginia University
Position
Program Coordinator, Research & Graduate Education
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Yasmin Hamirani , MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Medicine
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Jeremiah Hayanga , MD, MPH, FACS, FRCS, FCCP
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
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Stephenie Kennedy-Rea , EdD
West Virginia University
Role
Co-Chair
Positions
Director, Cancer Prevention and Control
Associate Director, WVU Cancer Institute Administration
Operations Liaison - Bonnie's Bus, WVU Cancer Institute Mobile Screening Program
Research Associate Professor, Medicine
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
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Nikki Lewis
West Virginia University
Position
Partnerships and Evaluation Manager, West Virginia Clinical & Translational Science Institute
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Jennifer Lukas
West Virginia University
Position
Research Operations Manager, WV Practice-Based Research Network, West Virginia Clinical & Translational Science Institute
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Cathy Morton , EdD, MSEd
West Virginia University
Position
Director, Health Sciences & Technology Academy
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Cortland A Nesley , BA
West Virginia University
Position
Program Manager, TBI, Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED)
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Gerardo Patron Cano
West Virginia University
Position
Housing Coordinator-Northern WV Region, WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health, Institute for Community and Rural Health
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Sandra Y. Pope , MSW
West Virginia University
Positions
Director, Central AHEC Office
Director, WV Area Health Education Centers, Institute for Community and Rural Health
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Yvonne M Shaw , MA, CCRP
West Virginia University
Position
Quality Control Supervisor, Clinical Research Unit
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Malkit (Mona) Singh , MD, MPA
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
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Jessica Wilmoth , MS, BS
West Virginia University
Position
Senior Communications Specialist, Administration
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Kerri Woodberry , MD, MBA, FACS
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor and Chief of Division of Plastic Surgery, Surgery
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Christie J Zachary , MS
West Virginia University
Position
Program Manager for Student Outreach and Marketing, WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health, Institute for Community and Rural Health

Mission

The DEI Cross-Cutting Committee is a congenial conglomeration of individuals across every sector of WVU Health Sciences that aim to raise awareness, visibility and importance of diversity, equity and inclusion by:

  1. Promoting a welcoming and inclusive environment for all individuals at WVU Health Sciences.
  2. Providing education and training for faculty, staff, students, departments and schools at WVU Health Sciences.
  3. Increasing communication and awareness of DEI efforts and events across departments, schools, and throughout WVU Health Sciences.

Goals

Among the committee’s goals are developing an onboarding worksheet, promoting available resources and hosting events that provide educational and inclusion opportunities.