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Advisory Councils

In line with our commitments to excellence and collaboration, we seek regular input from formal advisors in several of the fields in which we work.

Medical Research Program


Scientific Advisory Council Members

Chair - Jose C. Florez, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Vivian Cheung, M.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Division of Neurology
Professor, Department of Human Genetics
University of Michigan

Daniel J. Rader, M.D.
Seymour Gray Professor of Molecular Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania


Child Well-being Program


Advisory Board Members

Kimber Bogard, Ph.D.
Advisory Board Chair
Senior Vice President of Strategy and Programs
New York Academy of Medicine

Yusuf Ali
Network Coordinator, Vital Village Network
Boston Medical Center

Eric Brettschneider, J.D., M.A.

First Deputy Commissioner
NYC Administration for Children's Services

Rosemary Chalk
Former Director, Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council

Angela Diaz, M.D., M.P.H.
Director
Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center

Felton Earls, M.D.
Emeritus Professor
Harvard Medical School

Maxine Hayes, M.D., M.P.H.
Clinical Professor
University of Washington School of Public Health

Lauren van Schilfgaarde, J.D.
Tribal Law Specialist
Tribal Law and Policy Institute


Child Well-being Program

 

Indigenous Peoples Portfolio Advisory Board

Kealoha Fox, Ph.D., M.A.
Native Hawaiian Liaison
Aloha Care

Stephanie Fryberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
University of Michigan

John Haworth
Senior Executive Emeritus
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

Puni Jackson
Program Director
Ho’oulu‘ Āina Kōkua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services

Nikki Pitre
Executive Director
Center for Native American Youth

Lauren van Schilfgaarde, J.D.
Director
Tribal Legal Development Clinic
UCLA School of Law

Erik Stegman, J.D., M.A.
Executive Director
Native Americans in Philanthropy

Shavaughna Underwood
Aspen Fellow
Center for Native American Youth


Building Bridges Program


Advisory Council Members

Abdullah Antepli
Chief Representative of Muslim Affairs
Duke University

Anisa Mehdi
Emmy Award-winning Journalist
Fulbright Scholar in Jordan

Cristal Chanelle Truscott
Professor, Northwestern University
Artistic Director/Playwright, Progress Theater

Hind Makki
Founder, Side Entrance blog
Co-Founder, Muslim ARC

Hussein Rashid
Adjunct Professor of Comparative Religion
Barnard College
Media commentator and columnist

Shahed Amanallah
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Affinis Lab

Theodore Levin
Arthur R. Virgin Professor of Music
Dartmouth College