We are excited to announce the 2017 Population Health Scholars, made possible with support from the Kresge Foundation. 

Demetria Abdul-Haqq

Interim Director - My Brother's Keeper

Demetria "Deja " Abdul-Haqq is the Interim Director of the Center for Community Based Programs (CCBP) with My ... Read Bio

Lindsey Cochran

Student - University of California, Berkeley

Lindsey Cochran is getting a Masters of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley, with a focus... Read Bio

Malini DeSilva

Medical Specialist - Minnesota Department of Health

Dr. DeSilva is a primary care internal medicine and pediatric physician and clinician researcher. Her research... Read Bio

Kelly Gallagher

Epidemiologist - New Mexico Department of Health

Kelly Gallagher is academically trained as a research scientist and educator and has worked for the past 10 ye... Read Bio

Nora Hernandez

Program Coordinator/Manager - The University of Texas at El Paso

Nora Hernandez is the Program Coordinator/Manager at The University of Texas at El Paso, for the A Smoke Free ... Read Bio

Micheal Knox

Assistant Director - Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

Micheal Knox is currently the Assistant Director, Population Health Policy for the Arkansas Center for Health ... Read Bio

Charlene Mancusi

Program Officer - Health Resources in Action

Charlene Mancusi is currently a Program Officer with Health Resources in Action, working on the Patient-Center... Read Bio

Jasmin Moore

Sustainability Program Manager - Johnson County, Kansas Government

Ijeoma Opara

Research Fellow - Montclair State University Department of Family and Child Studies

Ijeoma Opara is a doctoral student and research fellow at Montclair State University in the Department of Fami... Read Bio

 Jennifer Porter
Committee Member

Jennifer Porter, M.P.H.

Government Affairs Specialist - Children's National Health System

Jennifer L. Porter, MPH, MCHES, is a Government Affairs Specialist at Children’s National Health System. In th... Read Bio