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Region VI: RHEC Roster


Region VI: Regional Health Equity Council Roster
Name Title Organization State Phone/Email
Tap Thanh Bui Deputy Director MQVN Community Development Corporationy LA 504-782-4846
James LaVelle Dickens CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service Office of Minority Health, Region VI;
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
TX 214-767-3209
Shelina Fordingham Program Manger Louisiana Public Health Institute LA 504-301-9800
Rosa Hatch Health Program Specialist Office of Minority Health and
Health Disparities Arkansas Department of Health
AR 501-661-2990
Javier Rios Immigrant Health and Cultural Liaison New Mexico Department of Health Office Health Equity NM 505-827-2573
Rick Ybarra Program Officer Hogg Foundation for Mental Health TX 512-471-9154
Venus Ginés
CEO and Founder Dia de la Mujer Latina, Inc. TX 281-489-1111
Hilton Kelley
CEO and Founder of Community In-Power and Development Association, In. (CIDA) Coordinator of Southeast Bucket Brigade and Mobile Outreach Director for Coming Clean TX 409-498-1088
Lauri Andress Assistant Adjunct Professor Texas Southern University TX 713-553-8192
Omega Arteaga-Gamboa President & CEO Top200Rx TX 210-269-6145
Shane Chen Chief Operating Office Asian American Health Coalition- Greater Houston, DBA Hope Clinic TX 713-773-2901 ext. 105
Cordelia Clapp Pawnee Tribal Member Tribal Nurse Consultant KS P 620-758-2476
C 580-716-4847
Eugenia Curet Assistant Dean of Students, Counseling and Medical Services and Clinical Associate Professor University of Texas at Brownsville TX
Janice Ford Griffin National Program Director Robert Woods Johnson Foundation Community Health Leaders/The Harris Foundation TX 832-319-7380
Robert Gilmore, Sr. President/CEO Real Urban Ministry,Inc. TX 281-546-8168
Constance M. Gistand Medical Director Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health LA 985-447-0916 office
Earl L. Hatley President LEAD Agency Inc OK 918-256-5269
Lovell Allan Jones Professor Emeritus; Co-Founder, Intercultural Cancer Council Department of Health Disparities Research Division of Cancer Prevention & Population Sciences The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center TX 713-563-2760
Carolyn T. Kornegay Dean Langston University School of Nursing and Health Professions OK 405-466-3411
Durand Rudy Macklin Director Bureau of Minority Health Access, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals LA 225-342-4886
Marshan Marick Instructor and Public Health Director Langston University OK 405-466-3675
Marisa New Director Health Equity & Resource Opportunities Division, Oklahoma State Department of Health OK 405-271-9444 ext 56410
Christine B. Patterson Adjunct Faculty University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Public Health; Arkansas Minority Health Commission AE 501-681-2326
Richard Perry Director Oklahoma Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences OK 918-857-8415
Gina M. Peterson Director of Strategic Partnerships for a Healthier Houston YMCA of Greater Houston TX 713-758-9179
Marcus Roland CEO Centralcare CHC TX 713-734-4580
Robert Sanders Physician Lavaca Wellness Clinic AR 479-674-9181
Willie White CEO David Raines Community Health Centers LA 318-227-3350

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