Our leadership team guides and fosters the research, education
and engagement activities of the Community.
As director of the Community for Global Health Equity, Pavani Ram guides the community and facilitates the research activities.
Kory Smith guides the Community by facilitating its educational activities, and facilitating advisory groups and thematic working groups.
Li Lin brings an engineering perspective to his role, cross-coordinating the APEX disciplines and fostering communication across the domains.
A co-leader, Samina Raja oversees the integration of health and APEX disciplines in ways that address health equity issues from diverse perspectives and lead to innovative solutions.
Lisa Lenker guides the program development for the Community for Global Health Equity. She helps to establish relationships with our partners both in Buffalo and around the world.
Jessica Scates coordinates the Community for Global Health Equity's office, events and communications, helping to build a strong interactive and supportive network.