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Our Board of Directors

Highly committed, independent, balanced in its composition and enriched with the diversity of its members.

Barbara J. Brown, PhD
(Chairperson)

Clinical Psychologist

Sharon Thompson, MD, MPH
(Vice Chairperson)

CEO
Central Phoenix Obstetrics and Gynecology

Caira Woods, PhD
(Secretary) 

Deputy Director
U.S. Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Nkem Okeke, MD, MPH, MBA, MSPM
(Treasurer)

President & CEO
Medicalincs, LLC

Erica Reaves, DrPH, MPP
(Member at Large)

Principal
Equity for the Health of It, LLC

Byllye Y. Avery

Ex-officio & Founder

Mike Ellison

Actor/Artist/Activist

Vedette Gavin, MPH, MPA

Director of Research and Partnership
Conservation Law Foundation

Sharon Hawks, MS, RDN, CDE, LDN

Director
Nutrition and Diabetes Education Center

Kellie Molin-Kenol

Global Head of Diversity Equity & Inclusion
Endo Pharmaceuticals

Mitzi Krockover, MD

CEO
Woman Centered, LLC

Managing Director
Golden Seeds

Julie Lythcott-Haims, JD, MFA

Author

Audra Meadows, MD,MPH, FACOG

OB-GYN
Jacobs Medical Center and Hillcrest Hospital, UC San Diego Health

Deborah Reid, JD

Senior Health Policy Attorney
Legal Action Center

Lauren Wilson, MS, MBA

CEO & Founder
ImIn, Inc.

Richard E. Stewart, MBA, BBA

President
Pegasus Equity Advisors

Lakecia Foster Stickney, ESQ, LL.M

Executive Director
Public Policy, Comcast

Crystal Pirtle Tyler, PhD, MPH

Chief Health Officer
Rhia Ventures

Lauren Soles, PharmD, MPH

Clinical Account Executive
Navitus