Steering Committee

Steering Committee Chair

Steering Committee

Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS

Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith obtained funding for ECHORN and oversees all aspects of the project. Dr. Nunez-Smith is Associate Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, Core Faculty in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, and Research Faculty at Yale’s Global Health Leadership Institute.  She is also Associate Professor in the Chronic Disease Epidemiology Department at the Yale School of Public Health. Dr. Nunez-Smith’s research focuses on promoting healthcare equity for vulnerable populations with an emphasis on healthcare workforce development, patient assessment of healthcare experiences, and healthcare system strengthening to address chronic disease in low and middle resource settings.  She is the principal investigator on several NIH and foundation-funded research projects.

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee guides the development of ECHORN’s policies. Its members include ECHORN’s Principal Investigator, two program officers from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), and senior faculty from Yale University.

Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS
Elizabeth Bradley, PhD
Rafael Perez-Escamilla, PhD
Jennifer Alvidrez, PhD
Irene Danwka-Mullan, MD, MPH
Nathaniel Stinson Jr., PhD, MD

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