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People

Leadership

Kathleen Reeves, MD, FAAP, Founding Director 
Nora L. Jones, PhD, Associate Director
 

Administration

Lindsay Farrington, MBA, Executive Director, Urban Health Initiatives
Joanne Cortese, Assistant Dean, Research Administration
Cameron Milton, MBA, Business Manager
Afeni S. Stones, Administrative Coordinator
 

Core Faculty

Kathleen Reeves, MD, FAAP
Nora L. Jones, PhD
David O’Gurek, MD
Sharon J. Herring, MD, MPH
Whitney V. Cabey, MD, MSPH
Nicolle K. Strand, JD, MBE, MPH
Providenza Loera, JD, MSW, MBE
Mary Beth Hays, LSW
 

Affiliated Faculty

Oneida Arosarena, MD, FACS
Michele Battle-Fisher, MPH, MA
Julia Burger, MD, MAUB
Melanie Cosby, PhD
Shaden Eldakar-Hein, MD, MS, FACP
Megan Gunn, MD, MAUB
Ashleigh Hall, DO, MAUB
Mary Beth Hays, MSW 
Regina Jacob, MD, MSCE
Cornelius Pitts, PharmD
Miriam Solomon, PhD
William Warning, MD
Susan Wiegers, MD, FASE, FACC
 

Master of Arts in Urban Bioethics Team

Nora L. Jones, PhD, Director (Lead) 

Providenza Loera, JD, MSW, MBE, Assistant Director
Catherine Averill, Senior Advisor
 

Begin the Turn Team

David O’Gurek, MD (Lead) 
Jonetta Gibbs, MS (Lead)

Monisha Jackson
Timothy Morales
Matthew Sheppack
Gloriaclaudina Torres
 

Cure Violence Team

Robert Warner (Lead) 
Quinzel Tomoney (Lead) 

Martin Colon
Shakia Smith-Fudge
Robert Harris
Rasheed Holland
Nadine Holliman
Grady Morgan
Nortavin Rogers
Donna Ragan
Colwin Williams
Malik Paulk
Peter Simonsson, PhD, MSW, LCSW
 

Farm to Families Team

Providenza Loera, JD, MSW, MBE (Lead) 

Jillian Jatres, MS
 

Program for Maternal Healthy Equity (PMHE)

Sharon J. Herring, MD, MPH (Lead) 

Jessica Albert, M Ed
Jane Cruice, MAUB
Neisha Darden
Auriel Dickey
Gloria Lobato
Alberly Perez
Christy Santoro, MAUB
 

Philadelphia Healthy and Safe Schools (PHASeS) 

Mary Beth Hays, MSW (Lead) 

Brandon Brown
Sabrinah Mubarak
Mabari Byrd
 

Pincus Family Foundation Urban Health Fellowship

Nora L. Jones, PhD (Lead) 

Colette Gramszlo, PhD
Meera Sidharth, MD
 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Peter Simonsson, PhD, MSW, LCSW
 

Research Coordinator

Jillian Jatres, MS
 

Transformative Emotional Academic Community Healing (TEACH) 

Whitney V. Cabey, MD, MSPH (Lead) 

Rashaun Williams
Erin Marshall
Maureen Adamson
 

Research Associates

Ameisha O’Connor
Nubaira Khan