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The Minority Health Project works to eliminate health disparities and to increase diversity in the professions, though production and dissemination of educational broadcasts, building linkages among diversity activities, and supporting the UNC public health Minority Student Caucus (MSC). (More about the Minority Health Project)


Collaborators and advisors

  • Trude A. Bennett, Dr.P.H.
  • Dorothy C. Browne, M.S.W., Dr.P.H.
  • Vijaya K. Hogan, Dr.P.H.
  • Jay S. Kaufman, Ph.D. (at McGill University)
  • O.J. McGhee
  • Anissa I. Vines, Ph.D.


Minority Health Project Founders
  • Dorothy C. Browne, Dr.P.H., Department of Maternal and Child Health
  • Trude A. Bennett, Dr.P.H., Department of Maternal and Child Health
  • Lloyd J. Edwards, Ph.D., Department of Biostatistics
  • Audrey Burwell, M.S., Director, Minority Grants Program, National Center for Health Statistics

Past investigators and staff

  • M. Ahinee Amamoo, Graduate student assistant (1999), Videoconference coordinator (2008), Videoconference Co-coordinator (2009)
  • Tonya D. Armstrong, Ph.D., Graduate student assistant and Postdoctoral Fellow (1998-1999)
  • Millicent Ellison Brown, Ph.D., Project Coordinator (2000)
  • Pamela DeShazo, Project Coordinator (2001)
  • Kenitra Carby-Shields, B.A., Project Assistant (2000)
  • Pai-Lien Chen, M.S., Graduate student assistant, pre-2000
  • Deborah S. Cousins, B.A., Graduate student assistant, pre-2000
  • Larry D. Crum, Ph.D., Project Director (1994-1999)
  • Matthew E. Garvin, M.S.P.H., Graduate student assistant
  • Lloyd Edwards, Ph.D., Principal Investigator (1993-1998)
  • Mary Everette, Assistant to the Director for Budget and Finance, Dept. of Biostatistics
  • Ronald Helms, Ph.D., Co-Investigator, pre-2000
  • Lisa E. Hensley, M.S.P.H., Graduate student assistant
  • Tracy Holloway, Project intern
  • William D. Kalsbeek, Ph.D., Co-Investigator, pre-2000
  • Veronica Lawrence, Program Coordinator (1997-1999)
  • Kyna K. McCullough, M.P.H., Graduate student assistant
  • Raj Kiran Medapalli, M.B.B.S., Graduate student assistant (2001-2004)
  • Zipatly V. Mendoza, M.P.H., Graduate student assistant (2005-2006) and Videoconference coordinator (2006)
  • Monica Perez-Jolles, Graduate student assistant, 2000
  • Randall H. Rieger, B.S., Graduate student assistant
  • Calpurnyia B. Powell Roberts, M.S., Graduate student assistant (2004-2006)
  • Amy Shively, Project Assistant, 2001
  • Valerie G. Smith, M.S.P.H., Graduate student assistant
  • Danielle Spurlock, M.P.H., M.S., Videoconference coordinator, 2005
  • Michael Symons, Ph.D., Co-Investigator (1998-1999)
  • Eboni Taylor, M.P.H., Epidemiology doctoral student, Videoconference assistant (2008), Videoconference Co-coordinator (2009)
  • Shelby Taylor, Project Secretary, pre-2000
  • Xiofeng Wang, M.S., Graduate student assistant, pre-2000

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Minority Health Project| Department of Epidemiology | UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
2104D McGavran-Greenberg, CB#7435 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7435
Phone 919-966-7436 | Fax 919-966-2089| E-mail

Last updated: 10/17/2009, 11/2,21/2009, 3/1/2019 by Vic Schoenbach