• James G. Townsel, Ph.D.
    Professor for the Department of Physiology
    Meharry Medical College
    Nashville, TN
  • Keith C. Norris, M.D, FASN
    Executive Vice President
    For Research and Health Affairs
    Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences
    Office of Research
    Los Angeles, California
  • Anamaris M. Colberg-Poley, Ph.D.
    Associate Director, Center for Cancer and Immunology Research Senior Investigator, Children's Research Institute
    Professor of Pediatrics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology George Washington University School of Medicine
    Center for Cancer and Immunology Research, Children's National Medical Center
    Michigan Ave., NW
  • Farley R. Cleghorn, MD, MPH
    Senior Vice President & Chief Technical Officer
    Futures Group
    Washington, DC
  • Zoe Hammatt, JD
    Assistant Professor, School of Law
    John A. Burns School of Medicine
    Honolulu, HI
  • Gregory Reyes, MD, Ph.D
    Biogen Idec
    Oncology Group
    San Diego, CA
  • Daisy D De Leon, Ph.D.
    Professor, Assistant to the Dean Diversity
    Center for Health Disparities & Molecular Medicine
    Loma Linda University
    School of Medicine
    Loma, Linda CA 92350
  • Dencie Cora-Bramble, MD, MBA
    Acting Executive Vice President
    Ambulatory Services Senior Vice President
    Children’s National Medical Center Goldberg Center for
    Community Pediatric Health Professor of Pediatrics
    George Washington University
    Washington, DC 20010

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  • Jose A. Torres-Ruiz, Ph.D.
    Professor and Chair, Department of Biochemistry
    Director, Doctoral Program in Biomedical Sciences
    Program Director, RCMI and PRCTRC Programs
  • Claris A. Vega, MBA
    Executive Coordinator/Program Manager
    Ponce School of Medicine

    Members of the EAC were selected based on the area of research expertise, administrative experience in multidisciplinary research programs, familiarity with the mission, goals, and main objectives of the RCMI Program, and their commitment of assisting minority institutions in elevating the competitiveness of their research enterprises. The EAC was closely involved in the selection and refinement of the Cores and Pilot Research Project proposals submitted in the present application. The EAC will annually assess the developmental progress of Cores/research projects, and will monitor the development of new proposals.