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Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)

The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is a group of faculty and scientists who conduct research, including clinical trials, population-based research studies, and program implementation/evaluation with a special focus on health disparities and social determinants of health.  

The members of the SAB: 

  • Serve as faculty ambassadors for the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities 
  • Encourage other researchers to consider community engagement and health disparities research 
  • Collaborate and provide consultation on health disparities research and publications 
  • Communicate the need for funding and access to data 


Portrait of Eldrin Bhanat

Eldrin Bhanat, M.D., M.P.H., F.R.S.P.H.
School of Medicine

Portrait of Dr. James Galbraith

James Galbraith, M.D.
Associate Professor
School of Medicine

Abigail Gamble White Coat 300x400

Abigail Gamble, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Population Health

John Henegan

John Henegan, M.D.
Associate Professor 
School of Medicine

Debbie Konkle-Parker

Deborah Konkle-Parker, Ph.D., F.N.P.
School of Nursing 

Portrait of Dr. Kedra Wallace

Kedra Wallace, Ph.D.
Associate Professor 
School of Medicine