SelfMade Health Network Leadership Council

SelfMade Health Network gains strategic leadership and operational direction from its membership through the Leadership Council. The following members currently serve on the Leadership Council.

Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP)

Chief Medical Officer and Director of Clinical Innovation

*Former honorary Leadership Council Member. Term limit reached.

Clinical Nurse Specialist – Breast Cancer Continuum

Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators

*Former honorary Leadership Council Member. Term limit reached.

Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

*Former honorary Leadership Council Member. Term limit reached.

Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Health Equity

Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, The James Cancer Hospital Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

*Former honorary Leadership Council Member. Term limit reached.

Vice President, Office of Faculty Affairs and Development

Meharry Medical College

Program Manager

Ohio Commission on Minority Health

*Former honorary Leadership Council Member. Term limit reached.

Director, Cancer Prevention and Control; Associate Center Director

West Virginia University Cancer Institute at West Virginia University

Alaina Boyer, PhD

Director of Research

National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Inc.

Alison Teitelbaum, MS, MPH

Executive Director

American Health Quality Association

*Former honorary Leadership Council Member. Term limit reached.

Dejana Braithwaite, PhD, MSc

Professor of Surgery and Epidemiology, University of Florida

Associate Director for Population Sciences and Co-Leader, Cancer Control Program, University of Florida Health Cancer Center

Earl Robinson-Benjamin, DrHSc, CPH

Director Louisiana Cancer Research Center and Director of Tobacco Control & Prevention

Louisiana Public Health Institute
Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco Free Living

Erin Mundy, MPA

Assistant Professor, Medical College of Georgia-Department of Family Medicine/Augusta University

Director of Community-Based Training Programs, Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC)

Felesia Bowen PhD, DNP, ARNP, FAAN

Professor, Associate Dean for Diversity Equity & Inclusion

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing
*Former honorary Leadership Council Member.

Jeri Andrews, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

CareSouth Carolina Associate Medical Director

Hartsville, South Carolina

Manacy Pai, PhD

Associate Professor

Kent State University
Department of Sociology
Areas of Expertise: Aging/Gerontology, Social Determinants of Disparities

Meg Fay, BSN, RN-Nurse Manager

GO2 For Lung Cancer

Washington, DC

Melissa A Simon MD MPH

Founder/Director, Center for Health Equity Transformation

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center Vice Chair of Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ms. Cindy Linger

Executive Director, Access Health Stark County

Canton, Ohio

National Black Church Initiative

Washington D.C.

Nicole A. Vaughn, PhD, MS

Rowan University School of Nursing and Health Professions

Associate Professor Department of Health and Exercise Science
Glassboro, New Jersey

Porsche Fisher, Doctor of Human Services (DrHS)

Wayne State University, Center for Health & Community Impact Faculty

Education & Evaluation Manager

Sonia Booker, MSN RN

OhioHealth Manager, Wellness on Wheels Women's Health and Primary Care Programs

Columbus, Ohio

Timiya S. Nolan, PhD, APRN-CNP, ANP-BC

Associate Professor

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Division of Preventive Medicine, Heersink School of Medicine

Associate Director of Community Outreach & Engagement
O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center

Vanessa Lamers, MPH

Public Health Foundation

Assistant Director, Performance Management and Quality Improvement