HEAL Program Leadership

Faculty Liaisons

HEAL for African-Americans

Byron Cryer, M.D.

Byron Cryer, M.D.
Associate Dean
Office of Faculty Diversity & Development

Mehari Gebreyohanns, M.D.

Mehari Gebreyohanns, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Neurology & Neurotherapeutics

Ava Pierce, M.D.

Ava Pierce, M.D.
Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine

Aeisha Rivers, M.D.

Aeisha Rivers, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Surgery

HEAL for Hispanics

Adrian Salazar, M.D.

Adrian Salazar M.D.
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine

Larissa Velez, M.D.

Larissa Velez, M.D.
Professor
Emergency Medicine

HEAL for Women

Helen Yin, Ph.D.

Helen Yin, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
Office of Women's Careers

Program Planning Committee

  • Byron Cryer, M.D.
    Associate Dean for the Office of Faculty Diversity & Development 
  • Bradley F. Marple, M.D.
    Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
  • Helen Yin, Ph.D.
    Associate Dean for the Office of Women's Careers 
  • Kimel Hodges, M.S.A.
    Assistant Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion and Equal Opportunity
  • Corey Parker, M.P.A.
    Department Administrator, Graduate Medical Education Office
  • Merridth Simpson
    Manager, Diversity and Inclusion 
  • Christina Ahn, Ph.D.
    Director, Office of Faculty Diversity & Development and Women’s Careers