OUR TEAM

ANNE MEREWOOD, PHD, MPH

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

LAURA BURNHAM, MPH

CHEER ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION

AIRINIE H. AZHAR, BSC

CHEERing National Director & Founder

DOUGLAS ROCKWELL, BA

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

FARZANA HAKIMI

CHEERing Associate Director

MARIAH BANKS, MPH CANDIDATE

GRADUATE RESEARCH & COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

ALANNA WALDRON, MS, RDN

COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

KATHRYN POLLACK-HINDS, MPH CANDIDATE

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

NATHAN NICKEL, PHD, MPH

CHEER DATA CONSULTANT

MARIANNA IGOUMENIDOU, BA

ADMINISTRATOR AND PROJECT MANAGER, CHEERING

FEREIDON RAHIMI

Director, CHEERing Football Club

PAPY KUYOWA NDOTONI

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, INTERPRETER & CULTURAL MEDIATOR, CHEERING

PEER COUNSELORS

PIERRETTE IMPOSE IYAKA

CHEERing Grow Clinic Peer Counsellor and Interpreter

VOLUNTEERS

MOLLY WARREN, BSc

VOLUNTEER, CHEERING

MARIA JOAO, MSc

Erasmus Entrepreneur
Center For Health Equity, Education, And Research

WE BELIEVE IN HEALTH EQUITY AND
ARE HERE TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE IT