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Board of Directors

A Diverse Board of Directors Striving for Health Equity for Black Women & Girls

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Our Board of Directors

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

Angela M. Marshall, MD, FACP (Chair)

President and CEO
Comprehensive Women’s Health Primary Care Center

Terri D. Wright, PhD, MPH

Vice President for Program and Community
Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation

Byllye Y. Avery

Ex-officio & Founder

Linda Goler Blount, MPH, Ex-officio

President and CEO
Black Women’s Health Imperative

Kellie Molin-Kenol

Global Head of Diversity Equity & Inclusion
Endo Pharmaceuticals

Deborah Reid, JD

Senior Health Policy Attorney
Legal Action Center

Nancy C. Lee, MD

Vedette Gavin, MPH, MPA

Director of Research and Partnership
Conservation Law Foundation

Linda Gill Anderson

Membership Director
National Parking Association


Practice Consultant
Patient Centered Medical Home

Maria Bailey Benson

Inductive Strategies

Kiara St. James

Executive Director
NY Transgender Advocacy Group

Sharon Hawks, MS, RDN, CDE, LDN

Nutrition and Diabetes Education Center

Ciemone Sheppard

Managing Partner
Sheppard Benefits Group

Erica Reaves, DRPH, MPP


Barbara J. Brown, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Regina Davis Moss

Associate Executive Director – Health
Policy Practice

Mike Ellison


Mitzi Krockover, M.D.

Medicalincs LLC

Julie Lythcott-Haims


Nikem Okeke, M.D.

Managing Director
Golden Seeds

Sharon Thompson, MD

Central Phoenix Obstetrics and Gynecology

Lauren Wilson

Chief of Staff
Chime Solutions

Caira Woods, Ph.D.

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