Executive and Advisory Committees

The Executive Committee advises the Program Director, Maureen Durkin, PhD, DrPH on the overall development and evaluation of the program with respect to the goals, particularly assuring that the focus of the research addresses disparities in health status and health outcomes with an emphasis on maternal/child health.

Maureen Durkin, PhD, DrPH

Chair, Population Health Sciences & Professor of Population Health Sciences and Pediatrics, Waisman Center Investigator

Tiffany Green, PhD

Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health Sciences and Obstetrics & Gynecology

Jenna Nobles, PhD

Professor, Departments of Sociology; Director, Center for Demography & Ecology

Gloria E. Sarto, MD, PhD

In Memoriam 1929-2024

Professor Emeritus, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Claire Wendland, PhD

Chair and Professor, Department of Anthropology; Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

The HDRS Advisory Committee joins the Executive Committee in the annual review of Scholar progress.

Fenaba Addo, PhD

Associate Professor of Public Policy at UNC-Chapel Hill & Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar Alumna

Lawrence Berger, PhD

Professor of Social Work & Associate Vice Chancellor for Research in the Social Sciences

Ian Bird, PhD

Professor of Ob-Gyn and Director of the ERP (T32) and iPEnd (T32)

Elizabeth Cox, MD,  PhD

Professor of Pediatrics & Associate Director of Primary Care Research Fellowship (T32)

Deborah Ehrenthal, MD, MPH

Professor of Biobehavioral Health & Director of the Social Science Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University

Celia Maxwell, MD

Associate Dean for Research in the College of Medicine & Assistant Vice President for Health Sciences at Howard University

John Mullahy, PhD

Professor of Population Health Sciences & Co-director of CDE (T32)

Stephanie Robert, PhD

Professor and Director & School of Social Work

Edward Vargas, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, School of Transborder Studies, Arizona State University