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Symposium Faculty

Course Director:

Lilian Abbo, M.D., FIDSA
President, Women in Academic Medicine
Chief, Jackson Health System Infection Prevention and
Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Associate Professor, Clinical Infectious Diseases
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Course Co-Directors:

Ivette Motola, M.D., M.P.H.
Vice President, Women in Academic Medicine
Director, Division Prehospital and Emergency Healthcare
The Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Nanette Vega, MA
Executive Director, Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Invited Faculty:

Julio Frenk, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
President, University of Miami

Steven M. Altschuler, M.D.
Senior Vice President of Health Affairs
Chief Executive Officer, UHealth
University of Miami Health System

Sheryl L. Alonso, Ph.D.
Lecturer and Academic Director,
Johnson A. Edosomwan Leadership Institute
Department of Management
University of Miami School of Business Administration

Daniel Armstrong, Ph.D.
Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Mailman Center for Child Development
Senior Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs (Interim)
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Teri Bump
Vice President, University Relations and Student Affairs
American Campus Communities

Barbara Fivush, M.D.
Associate Dean of Women
Director, Office of Women in Science and Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.
Dean, University of Miami Leonard M.
Miller School of Medicine

Azita Hamedani, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.
Chair, BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine
The Distinguished Wisconsin Endowed Chair
of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Felicia Knaul, Ph.D., MA
Director, Miami Institute for the Americas
Professor, Public Health Sciences
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Kimberly Reynolds, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Clinical Pediatrics
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Pediatric Hospitalist, Holtz Children’s Hospital
Jackson Health System

Teresa Rodriguez
Co-Anchor, “Aquí y Ahora,” Univision Communications, Inc.

Judy Schaechter, M.D., M.B.A.
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
George E. Batchelor Endowed Chair in Pediatrics
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Chief of Service, Holtz Children’s Hospital
Jackson Health System

Stephen N. Symes, M.D., FACP
Associate Professor
Division of Infectious Disease
Associate Dean, Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Luanne E. Thorndyke, M.D., FACP
Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Kathryn Tosney, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Director of SEEDS
Director, University of Miami UGalapagos Program
Department of Biology
University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences

Isaac Prilleltensky, Ph.D., FAPA, FAERA
Erwin and Barbara Mautner Chair in Community Well-Being
Dean and Professor
Vice Provost for Institutional Culture
University of Miami School of Education
and Human Development

Elaine Van der Put, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Chief Strategy Officer
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Chief of Strategic Operations,
University of Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Omaida C. Velazquez, M.D., FACS
Professor and Chair, DeWitt Daughtry Family
Department of Surgery
David Kimmelman Endowed Chair in Vascular Surgery
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Surgeon-in-Chief for UHealth and Jackson Health System

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