OUR TEAM

ANNE MEREWOOD, PHD, MPH

DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR HEALTH EQUITY, EDUCATION, & RESEARCH (CHEER)

LAURA BURNHAM, MPH

CHEER ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION

JACQUELINE BERGER, PhD

CHEER ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, RESEARCH PROGRAMS

AIRINIE H. AZHAR, BSC

CHEER ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS; NATIONAL DIRECTOR, CHEERING, GREECE

DOUGLAS ROCKWELL, BA

CHEER ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR,
DIRECTOR, RESEARCH AND EXTRAMURALLY SPONSORED PROGRAMS, PEDICATRICS, BMC/BUMC

AISHAT GAMBARI, MPH

CHEER RESEARCH AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

ATHENA E. DAVIS, BA

CHEER GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT

CONSULTANTS

KIMARIE BUGG, DNP, MPH, IBCLC, CLC

CHAMPS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR

LORI FELDMAN-WINTER, MD, MPH, FAAP, FABM

CHEER BREASTFEEDING MEDICAL CONSULTANT

CATHY CAROTHERS, BLA, IBCLC, FILCA

MISSISSIPPI CHAMPS LIAISON AND TRAINER

TAWANDA LOGAN-HURT, BSW, CLC

MISSISSIPPI CHAMPS DELTA COMMUNITY & HOSPITAL CONSULTANT

AMY SWALES, BSN, RNC-OB

MISSISSIPPI CHAMPS HOSPITAL CONSULTANT

NATHAN NICKEL, PHD, MPH

CHEER DATA CONSULTANT

RANA SABREEN, BSC

ERASMUS STUDENT, CHEERING

MARIANNA IGOUMENIDOU, BA

ADMINISTRATOR AND PROJECT MANAGER, CHEERING

MARIAM JAFFER, MBBS, BSc

CLINICAL PROGRAM LEAD, CHEERING

FEREIDON RAHIMI

INTERPRETER & FOOTBALL COACH, CHEERING

PAPY KUYOWA NDOTONI

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, INTERPRETER & CULTURAL MEDIATOR, CHEERING

ISABEL ALCANTARA, BA

ERASMUS ENTREPRENEUR, CHEERING

MARIA INES SILVA, BSc

ERASMUS INTERN, CHEERING

PEER COUNSELORS

PIERRETTE IMPOSE IYAKA

BREASTFEEDING COUNSELOR AND INTERPRETER, CHEERING

LEILA MAHBUBI

BREASTFEEDING COUNSELOR AND INTERPRETER, CHEERING

FARZANA RAHIMI

BREASTFEEDING COUNSELOR AND INTERPRETER, CHEERING

VOLUNTEERS

YILDIZ GUMUSTEKIN

VOLUNTEER, CHEERING

DANNI SCALES, BSc

VOLUNTEER, CHEERING

MOLLY WARREN, BSc

VOLUNTEER, CHEERING

MARIA JOAO, MSc

VOLUNTEER, CHEERING
Center For Health Equity, Education, And Research

WE BELIEVE IN HEALTH EQUITY AND
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