Faculty & Staff

Faculty: 

Name Summary / Research Interest
Dejun Su, PhD
Center Director
Social Demography, Medical Sociology, Health Research and Policy
Renaisa S. Anthony, MD, MPH
Deputy Director
Women’s health across the life-course, Maternal and reproductive health (pregnancy outcomes), Community based participatory research, Community engagement and outreach, and Health disparities & equity, Cultural competence and health policy


Other Academic and Technical Staff:

Name Summary / Research Interest
Antonia Correa, BA, MA
Community Outreach/Tobacco Prevention Specialist
Tobacco control and prevention, Translation of research and evaluation materials, Facilitation of data collection, Racial and ethnic health disparities, Education of Hispanic community on the importance of evaluation and research, Healthy public spaces, recreation areas, and parks, Latino and LGBT health initiatives, Intercultural communication and cultural competency, Occupational safety, health, and wellness among migrant farmworkers and immigrants, and Community development, and Mental & behavioral health of the Latino/Hispanic population
Hannah Jackson, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Assocciate
Eating Disorders and obesity, International and cross-cultural health, Social determinants of health, Food environments and obesity, Obesity, metabolic syndrome, and chronic disease, Immigrant and minority health, Dietary Patterns and obesity, Cross cultural issues in body image and mental health
Athena Ramos, MS, MBA, CPM
Program Coordinator
Tobacco control and prevention, Racial and ethnic health disparities, Healthy public spaces, recreation areas, and parks, Latino and LGBT health initiatives, Intercultural communication and cultural competency, Occupational safety, health, and wellness among migrant farmworkers and immigrants, Community development, Coalition-building, and Policy advocacy
Diana ‘Ariss’ Rogel Mendoza
Outreach Project Associate

LGBT Health, Latino Behavioral Mental Health, Immigration Trauma and Health Outcomes, Maternal and Child Health, and Tobacco and Health

Drissa Toure, MD, MPH
Community Clinical Research Coordinator
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology, Racial and ethnic disparities in maternal and child health, Prevention of poor pregnancy outcomes and neonatal mortality, Identification and prevention of maternal and infant mortality in developing countries, and Epigenetics and pregnancy outcomes
Ira Combs, RN, BS
Community Liaison Nurse Coordinator
Health Disparities, Men’s Health, STD Prevention, Child and Teen Health Issues, and Health Disparities in the African American Community within the North Omaha Area
Jackie Hill, MSN
Community Nurse Coordinator
Breast Cancer Disparities, Chronic Disease Disparities, Diabetes, Wellness and Healthy Lifestyles
Wayne Houston, MPH
North Omaha Community Liaison
Community-Based Participatory Research, and Chronic Disease Prevention among African Americans


 Administrative Staff

Name
Stephon McNeil
Office Associate 

 

Contact CRHD
Maurer Center for Public Health
984340 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4340
Phone: (402) 559-9660
Fax: (402) 559-6493
Email: crhd@unmc.edu

North Omaha Office
Bakers Place
5050 Ames Ave.
Omaha, NE 68104

South Omaha Office
One World Community Health Center
4920 S 30th St. #103
Omaha, NE 68107

 

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