National Research Mentoring Network(NRMN) STAFF

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Elizabeth O. Ofili, MD, MPH, FACC

Dr. Ofili is a Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research at Morehouse School of Medicine. 

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Jonathan Stiles

Jonathan Stiles, PhD

Associate Director and Southeast Training Hub co-Chair, is a basic and translational research scientist with over 20 years of research experience in Africa, UK, Canada and USA.

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Priscilla Pemu

Priscilla Pemu, MD, MSCR

Co-Investigator, Professional Development Lead, is a physician scientist, a Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of the Clinical Research Center and the Community Physicians Network at MSM.

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Winston Thompson

Winston Thompson, PhD

Co-Investigator and Southeast Training Hub Co-Chairis committed to the diversification of the workforce through research and education. He is Chair of Physiology and the Director of the MSM Mentoring Academy Program.

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Douglas Paulsen

Douglas Paulsen, PhD

Co-Investigator and Undergraduate/Graduate Recruitment/Retention Lead. Dr. Paulsen is the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Professor of Pathology and Anatomy at MSM.

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Alexander Quarshie

Alexander Quarshie, MD, MS

Co-Investigator and Virtual Collaboratory Technical Lead.   Co-Director of the Biomedical Informatics Program of the GA-CTSA and Director of the Biomedical Informatics Unit at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM).

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Japera Johnson

Japera Johnson, PhD

Research Associate, oversees the program in its entirety. Dr. Johnson provides assistance to PI, Co-PDs, Co-investigators and Consultants  by supporting the implementation of the RROC. 

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Kimberly Lawson

Kimberly Lawson, MPH

Program Manager for the Research Resource Outreach Core (RROC) of the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN).

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Meldra Hall, MPH

Research Assistant.  Supports the review/update coursework for uploading to Courseara, video stories and evaluation of the Health Disparities Learning Collaboratory (HDLC).


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