Meet the Team

ODI Executive Leadership

  • Gary Butts, MDExecutive Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, MSHS and Dean, Diversity Programs, Policy and Community Affairs, ISMMS
  • Pamela Abner, MPA, CPXPVice President & Chief Diversity Operations Officer- Mount Sinai Hospital Groups
  • Ann-Gel Palermo, MPH, DrPHSenior Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer in Education and Research

Corporate Health System Affairs (CHSA)

  • Samuel Rosado, Executive Assistant and Project Coordinator
  • Barbara Warren, PsyD, CPXP, Senior Director, LGBT Programs and Policies and Assistant Professor, Medical Education, ISMMS
  • Lyndia Hayden, PMP, CSM, Director, Disparities and Data Analytics
  • Shana Dacon-Pereira, MPH, MBA, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Health System Affairs
  • Jefri Mesa, Management Analyst, Disparities and Data Analytics
  • Jazmin Rodriguez, MBA, Communications Manager
  • Tiffany Keith, Program Manager ll
  • Hazel Rogers, Assistant Director
  • Jiaying (Jocelyn) Zhu, Management Analyst
  • Marlenne Velazquez Cortes, MPH, Program Manager, Corporate Health System Affairs

Patricia S. Levinson Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs (CMCA)

  • Edward Poliandro, PhD, Senior Advisor and Trainer for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Assistant Clinical Professor in Environmental Medicine and Public Health
  • Ashley Michelle Fowler, MEd, Administrative Program Manager
  • Sherria McDowell, MPH, Director of Special Programs
  • Fariha Ahsan, MPH, MSc, DirectorDiversity Innovation Hub Program
  • Yessica Manzo Haggerty, MBS, Program Coordinator
  • Carmen Duran-Santos, Executive Assistant
  • Jay Johnson, CHES, Education Program Manager, Institute for Equity and Justice in Health Sciences Education

Center for Excellence in Youth Education (CEYE)

  • Kenya Townsend, Program Director
  • Alexander Joseph, MA, Program Manager
  • Hossein Aleyasin, MD, PhD, Researcher and Adjunct Professor, ISMMS
  • Tristan Franz, MA, Program Coordinator
  • Eli Pinker, Teaching Assistant