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Leadership and Directors

Leadership

  • Bettina M. Beech, DrPH, MPH
    Executive Director, Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute
    Dean, John D. Bower School of Population Health
    Professor, Departments of Population Health Science,
    Pediatrics and Family Medicine
    (601) 984-1020
  • Connie Baird-Thomas, PhD
    Deputy Director
    Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute at Mississippi State University
    (601) 407-274
  • David R. Buys, PhD, MSPH, CPH
    Associate Director for Health Disparities and Health Equity
    Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute at Mississippi State University
    (662) 325-3060

Directors

  • Leandro Mena, MD, MPH
    Director, Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Policy
    (601) 984-5560
  • Victoria Gholar, MSN
    Clinical Director, EversCare
    (601) 668-7581
  • Tzatwanza "T" Dixon, MBA
    Managing Director, Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute
    Director of Operations, Department of Population Health Science
    School of Population Health
    (601) 984-1020