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REACH Fellows and Alumni

Reach 2015/16 Class:

  • Mark (Marcus) W. Cheatham, Mid‐Michigan District Health Department
  • Mary Elizabeth Keating Marder, Emory University
  • Melanie Pearson, Emory University, Department of Environmental Health
  • Michele Marcus, Emory University, Department of Epidemiology
  • Melanie Hyman Jacobson, Emory University
  • Jane (Phyllis) Keon, Pine River Superfund Citizen Task Force
  • Amy Roberts, Kansas City, Missouri Health Department
  • Erica LaShaune Forrest, Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • George P Hubbell, Womens Health Consultants
  • Margaret Willis, NorthWest Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit/University of Washington
  • Marissa Hauptman, Boston Children’s Hospital; Region 1 New England Pediatric Enviro Health Specialty Unit
  • Azita Amiri, University of Alabama in Huntsville, College of Nursing
  • Carina Gronlund, University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • Kimberly Hill Knott, Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice
  • Lorraine Litwinski Cameron, Michigan Dept. of Community Health
  • Marie Sylvia O’Neill, University of Michigan
  • Natalie Sampson, University of Michigan‐Dearborn

Reach 2014 Class:

  • Grady S. McCallie, NC Conservation Network
  • Katie Gieske, Washington State University
  • Marjannie Dionne Eloi Akintunde, University of California, Davis; Center for Children’s Environmental Health
  • Monika Shankar, Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • Peter Raabe, American Rivers
  • Amy J Schulz, University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • Chris M. Coombe, University of Michigan
  • Kelly K. Ferguson, University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • Guy Williams, Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice
  • Natalie Sampson, University of Michigan
  • Matthew Davis, Multnomah County Health Department – Environmental Health Section
  • Moriah McSharry McGrath, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, and Public Health - Pacific University (as of August 2014 – presently with Multnomah County Health Department)
  • Renee Hackenmiller-Paradis, Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division
  • Mary Schlick Peveto, Neighbors for Clean Air
  • Laura Viens, Stony Brook Preventive Medicine
  • Lauren Zajac, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Region 2 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit
  • Jeanette Anne Stingone, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Jennifer Lowry, MD, Children's Mercy Hospital
  • Veronica Tinney, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment
  • Alan D. Woolf, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Susan Hito Shapiro, Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • Cynthia Folkers, Beyond Nuclear
  • Diane D'Arrigo, Nuclear Information and Resource Service
  • Alfred Meyer, Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • John Rachow, Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • Michelle Gin, Physiicans for Social Responsibility

 

Reach 2013 Class:

  • Amber Kofman, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • Amy Schulz, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Anne Lang Dunlop, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Bryan Williams, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Donele Wilkins, The Green Door Initiative, Detroit, MI
  • Eric Bryant, Village of DePue, DePue, IL
  • Fern Murdoch, Northwestern University Center for Reproductive Science, Evanston, IL
  • Jeannie Economos, Farmworker Association of Florida, Apopka, FL
  • Jennifer Runkle, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Joan Flocks, Center for Governmental Responsibility, Levin College of Law, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Karin Gunther Russ, Collaborative on Health and the Environment, Ellicott City, MD
  • Kelly Hogan, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Lifang Hou, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Loretta Doan, The Endocrine Society, Chevy Chase, MD
  • Monica Vohman, Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin (GHC), Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR)  and Wisconsin Environmental Health Network(WEHN), Madison, WI
  • Myra Tetteh, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Nancy Loeb, Northwestern Univsersity School of Law, Chicago, IL
  • Nicole Acevedo, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Rebecca Mandell, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Ron Hunter, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (ORISE/CDC), Atlanta, GA
  • Samarys Seguinot-Medina, Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT), Anchorage, AK
  • Sarah Howard, Collaborative on Health and the Environment, East Greenbush, NY
  • Sharyle Patton, Commonweal, Bolinas, CA
  • Tenya Steele, Downstate Medical Center School of Public Health, Brooklyn, NY
  • Tom Zoeller, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
  • Victoria Maizes, University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Tucson, AZ
  • William Funk, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Yolanda Hill-Ashford, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI

 

Reach 2012 Class:

  • Adelita Cantu, Alliance of Nurses for a Healthy Environment (ANHE), San Antonio, TX
  • Amit Raysoni, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Candace Michelle Tingen, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
  • Daniel Madrigal, Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health, School of Public, Berkeley, CA
  • Eric B. Mallow, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
  • Francesca Elizabeth Duncan, Northwestern University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Jacqueline Cetline Patterson, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD
  • John G. Vandenbergh, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
  • Joyce Stein, University of Michigan Health  System, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Karen Duderstadt, Alliance of Nurses for a Healthy Environment (ANHE), San Francisco, CA
  • Kate Timmerman, Oncofertility Consortium at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Kelley Jaeger-Jackson, Sutter Health, Sacramento, CA
  • Kimberly A. Gray, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • LeVonne Stone, Fort Ord Environmental Justice Network, Monterey, CA
  • Lisa Frankel, Sierra Streams Institute, Nevada City, CA
  • Mary Anne Kreska, Sierra College, Nevada City, CA
  • Mary Ellen Pavone, Northwestern Univeristy, Feinburg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Melissa E. Resh, Self-Employed, Chicago, IL
  • Molly Rauch, Moms Clean Air Force, Washington, DC
  • Onyekachukwu Iloabachie Anaedozie, Resources for human Development, Inc, Philadelphi, PA
  • Rocio Hernandez, University of California – Davis, Davis, CA
  • Rosana Weldon, Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Shannon Smith-Crowley, Partners In Advocacy (representing American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, District IX – CA, American Society for Reproductive Medicine and American Association of University Women, California), Sacramento, CA
  • Shelly Covert, Nevada City Rancheria and Nisenan Historical Culture Preservation (NHCP), Grass Valley, CA
  • Stephen Carlton, Tetra tec GEO, Rancho Cordova, CA
  • Viki Chaudrue, Mendocino Community College, Ukiah, CA

 

Reach 2011 Class:

  • AJ Cuevas, New York University School of Medicine, Graduate Student Assistant; Tuxedo, NY    
  • Bakeyah Nelson, Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services, Public Health Analyst; Houston, TX
  • Jennifer Canvasser, Ecology Center; Michigan Network for Children’s Environmental Health Environmental Health Organizer; Ann Arbor, MI
  • Pam Schwingl, Social & Scientific Systems, Inc. (SSS); Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Research Director, Senior Epidemiologist; Adjunct Assistant Professor (UNC-CH); Durham, NC
  • Rebecca Nachman, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Graduate Student; Baltimore, MD
  • Alycia Halladay, Autism Speaks, Director of Research for Environmental Sciences; New York, NY
  • Cynthia Warrick, Howard University Center for Minority Health Services Research, Senior Fellow; Houston, TX
  • Diana E. Ramos, L.A. County Public Health, Director, Reproductive Health; Los Angeles, CA
  • Ellen Wells, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Scholar; Cleveland, OH
  • Susan Katz, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, Board of Directors and Environmental Health Work Group Head; Portland, OR
  • Tiffany Skogstrom, Boston Public Health Commission, Safe Shops and Safe Nail Salon Project Coordinator; Boston, MA
  • Amber Rinderknecht, University of Rochester, Instructor; Rochester, NY
  • Anna Pollack, NICHD Post-doctoral fellow; Rockville, MD
  • Barbara Berney, Hunter College, Associate Professor; New York, NY
  • Ogonnaya Dotson Newman, WE ACT for Environmental Justice, Senior Environmental Health Coordinator:  Community-Based Participatory Research; New York, NY
  • Vanessa Assibey-Mensah, Consortium for Reproductive Environmental Health in Minority Communities (CREHM), Research Coordinator; Chicago, IL
  • Anuja Mendiratta, CA Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative, Philanthropic + Nonprofit Consulting Strategy and Coalition Development Advisor (Collaborative); Principal (Consulting); Berkeley, CA
  • Candace Kugel, Migrant Clinicians Network; Specialist, Clinical Systems and Women’s Health; State College, PA
  • Fawn Pattison, Toxic Free NC; Executive Director; Raleigh, NC
  • Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá, Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH), UC Berkeley School of Public Health; Postdoctoral Scholar; Berkeley, CA
  • MyDung Thi Chu, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; Graduate research assistant, MSPH candidate 2012; Atlanta, GA
  • Al May, State of Maine, Department of Health & Human Services, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health District Liaison; Machias, ME
  • Carol Kwiatkowski, TEDX, The Endocrine Disruption Exchange Executive Director; Paonia, CO
  • Katie Huffling, University of Maryland School of Nursing Environmental Health Education Center and the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments, Program Manager; Baltimore, MD
  • Katsi Cook, Running Strong for American Indian Youth, Program Director, Field Coordinator; Washington, DC
  • Pamela Miller, Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT), Founder/Executive Director; Anchorage, AK

 

Reach 2010 Class:

  • Allegra N. Kim, California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland
  • Amy M. Padula, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley
  • Anita Aguirre, California Family Health Council, Los Gatos
  • Bahar Kumar, California Environmental Health Tracking Program, Richmond
  • Catherine Garoupa White, Central Valley Air Quality Coalition, Fresno
  • Connie L. Engel, Breast Cancer Fund, San Francisco
  • Elizabeth Arndorfer, Reproductive Health Technologies Project, Palo Alto
  • Francisco Meza, California Department of Public Health, Richmond
  • Jan Robinson Flint, Black Women for Wellness, Los Angeles
  • Joanne Perron, UCSF/PRHE, Pebble Beach
  • Jocelyn Vivar, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, Commerce
  • Julie Noel Harris, Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholars Program, San Francisco
  • Kim Irish, Breast Cancer Action, San Francisco
  • Martha Dina Argüello, Physicians for Social Responsibility - Los Angeles, Los Angeles
  • Megan Schwarzman, UC Berkeley Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Berkeley
  • Michelle Sommargren, California Department of Public Health, Richmond
  • Nancy L. Sasaki, Planned Parenthood of San Diego & Riverside Counties, San Diego
  • Raea Vogt, UC Davis, Department of Public Health Sciences, Davis
  • Robin Johnson, Women's Health Advocacy and Consultant, Los Angeles
  • Sandra Aronberg, UCLA Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Public Health Consultant, Beverly Hills
  • Shira Rutman, Urban Indian Health Institute, Seattle Indian Health Board, San Francisco
  • Sofia Carrillo, Coalition For A Safe Environment, Wilmington
  • Stephanie Nied Tseu, Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California, Sacramento
  • Sushma Bhatia, San Francisco Department of Environment, San Francisco
  • Susie Baldwin, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles
  • Traci Townsend, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Salinas

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