Leadership

GMS DEI Program Team

Farrah Belizaire, MS Farrah Belizaire, MS
Associate Director of Diversity & Inclusion, GMS
Fadie Thomas Coleman, MA, PhD Fadie T. Coleman, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medical Sciences & Education
Director, Biomedical Laboratory and Clinical Sciences (BLCS) Program
Co-Director, BU PREP
Maria Isabel Dominguez, PhD Maria Isabel Dominguez, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) Program
Andrew J. Henderson, PhD Andrew Henderson, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Assistant Dean, Doctoral Programs
Co-Director, BU PREP

GMS DEI Steering Group

The goal of the GMS Diversity Steering Group is to improve diverse representation across GMS Master’s and PhD programs, and to provide a strategic and goal-focused forum to expand access to academic and professional opportunities for groups historically underrepresented in the biomedical sciences.

Farrah Belizaire, MS Chair:
Farrah Belizaire, MS
Associate Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Christopher Andry, MPhil, PhD
Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Family Medicine
Chief and Chair, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Chioma Anyanti
MS Student
Nutrition
Linda Barnes, MTS, MA, PhD
Professor, Family Medicine
Program Director, MS in Medical Anthropology & Cross-Cultural Practice
Esther Bullitt, PhD
Associate Professor, Physiology & Biophysics
Jennifer Snyder-Cappione, PhD
Assistant Professor, Microbiology
Fadie Thomas Coleman, MA, PhD Fadie T. Coleman, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medical Sciences & Education
Director, Biomedical Laboratory and Clinical Sciences (BLCS) Program
Co-Director, BU PREP
Shoumita Dagupta, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine, Biomedical Genetics Section
Department of Medical Sciences and Education
Director of Graduate Studies, Genetics and Genomics
Theresa A. Davies, PhD Theresa A. Davies, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medical Sciences & Education
Assistant Dean, Graduate Medical Sciences
Director, MS in Oral Health Sciences
Maria Isabel Dominguez, PhD Maria Isabel Dominguez, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) Program
Andrew J. Henderson, PhD Andrew Henderson, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Assistant Dean, Doctoral Programs
Co-Director, BU PREP
DJ King
Marketing & Communications Specialist, GMS
C. James McKnight, PhD
Associate Professor, Physiology & Biophysics
Admissions Director, Program in Biomedical Sciences (PiBS)
Keshia Pitt
PhD Student
Department of Microbiology
Brigitte Ritter, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Director, Data Tracking & Grant Support
Shelley Russek, PhD
Professor, Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
Director, Graduate Program for Neuroscience
Karin Schon, PhD
Assistant Professor, Anatomy & Neurobiologu
Barbara Schreiber, PhD
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Director, Program in Biomedical Sciences (PiBS)
Deborah Stearns-Kurosawa, PhD
Associate Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Associate Provost/Dean ad interim, GMS
Sean Tallman, PhD
Assistant Professor, Anatomy & Neurobiology
Core Faculty, MS in Forensic Anthropology
Joseph Zaia, PhD
Professor, Biochemistry