NMRI Mentor/Mentee Program

About the Program

Mentoring gives young investigators the opportunity to work closely with senior investigators in research areas of interest to both the mentor and mentee. The Network of Minority Health Research Investigators (NMRI) encourages participants to share their expertise and knowledge through mentoring. NMRI workshops help match those wishing to be a mentor with those wishing to secure a mentor.

Become a Mentor

If you are a NMRI participant or member, you are eligible to mentor:

Become a Mentee

If you are a NMRI member, you are eligible to be a mentee:

  • NMRI Eligibility for NMRI membership is determined by the enrollment form, which is filled out upon requesting to participate in NMRI
  • Request a Mentor Form (PDF, 65 KB)

Mentor/Mentee Agreement

NMRI Mentor Bios (PDF, 1.09 MB)

Once a mentor and mentee have been matched, they will fill out a Mentor Agreement Form (PDF, 30 KB) and submit it to Winnie Martinez.

Name Affiliation
Ricardo Azziz, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A. State University of New York
Randall Basaraba, D.V.M., Ph.D. Colorado State University
Tiffany Beckman, M.D., M.P.H. University of Minnesota
Shawn Bediako, Ph.D. University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Rhonda Bentley-Lewis, M.D., M.B.A., M.S. Massachusetts General Hospital
Ernesto Bernal-Mizrachi, M.D. University of Miami
April Carson, Ph.D., M.S.P.H. University of Alabama at Birmingham
Glenn M. Chertow, M.D., M.P.H. Stanford University School of Medicine
Deidra Crews, M.D. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Daisy DeLeon, Ph.D., M.S. Loma Linda University
Ayotunde Dokun, M.D., Ph.D. University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Patricia Heyn, Ph.D. University of Colorado, Anschultz Medical Campus
Marja Hurley, M.D. UConn Health
Cheedy Jaja, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.N. University of Cincinnati
Myra Kleinpeter, M.D., M.P.H. Tulane University School of Medicine
Mark Lawson, Ph.D. University of California, San Diego
Tesfaye Mersha, Ph.D. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Manuel Miranda-Arango, Ph.D. University of Texas
Nihal Mohamed, Ph.D. Icahn School of Medicine
Susanne Nicholas, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. University of California Los Angeles
Ariana Raquel Pichardo-Lowden, M.D. Penn State University
Marina Ramirez-Alvarado, Ph.D. Mayo Clinic
Jose Romero, Ph.D. Harvard Medical School
Sylvia Rosas, M.D., M.S. Harvard Medical School
Glenn Rowe, Ph.D. University of Alabama
Virginia Sarapura, M.D. University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
Jacqueline Tanaka, Ph.D. Temple University
Heather Tarleton, Ph.D., M.S. Loyola Marymount University
Francisco Villarreal, M.D., Ph.D. University of California, San Diego
Bessie Young, M.D. University of Washington