Research Committee

Encourage novice researchers and promote the integration of research into activities of the association.


  • Review and rate abstracts for the annual conference
  • Select recipients of research awards
  • Judge student posters at the annual conference
  • Engage in other activities as needed to advance the research mission of the organization 

Time commitment

Members spend an average of five hours per year. The committee meets in person at the annual conference and by email as needed.

Committee chair: Ann Gakumo
Co Chair: Joe Perrazzo

Members: Jose Bauermeister, University of Pennsylvania; Rasheeta Chandler, Emory University; Crystal Chapman Lambert, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Wei-Ti Chen, Yale University; Clara Gona, Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute of Health Professions; Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, Columbia University; Natalie Leblanc, University of Rochester; John Nelson, Rutgers University; Bushra Sabri, Johns Hopkins University; Jennifer Stewart, Johns Hopkins University; Jessica Wells, Emory University
Board liaison: Dennis Flores

Administrative forms

Quarterly Report
Committee Annual Report


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