• Center for Clinical & Social Research and Development

    Promotes equitable healthcare by leading clinical and social research into topics that directly affect minoritized populations.

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    Promotes health equity through patient education, health communication, health advocacy, stakeholder partnerships, coalition building and community events that educate on a variety of health topics.

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  • Center for Public Policy

    Provides leadership to advance changes to policies that impact the health of minoritized populations.

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  • Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity

    Promotes healthy communities by working with health systems, faith leaders, barbers/stylists and pharmacists to deliver community interventions.

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    Leverage our health equity indices and private cloud data warehouse, consisting of 5 billion patient records, to advance health equity through evidence based, data driven solutions

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    NMQF’s 501c4 is a resource to legislators and policymakers, helping them to think through the vexing challenges of providing optimal care to all Americans.

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NMQF Action Network is an independent 501(c4) that advocates for policies that advance the agenda of the National Minority Quality Forum

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The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) maintains a fully secured private cloud (PC). PC is a virtual research center for NMQF Research Fellows who undertake studies on the health ...

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MyClinical, a for-profit affiliate of the NMQF CCSR ARC program, is an investigative research network of PI Institute graduates designed to empower independent community clinicians ...

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Founded in 1998, National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) is the largest health equity research, education and advocacy organization whose mission is to reduce patient risk and advance health equity by assuring optimal care for all.

This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization integrates data and expertise in support of initiatives to eliminate health disparities.

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February 22, 2024

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People of color face disproportionately higher risk of cancer from environmental toxins, new study finds

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The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) has been a transformative force in the realm of healthcare equity and accessibility. Since its inception, the NMQF has played a pivotal role in addressing disparities in healthcare outcomes among minoritized populations, providing a powerful platform for advocacy, research, and policy development.

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2023 Annual NMQF Leadership Summit

We are looking for organizations interested in joining our shared mission in eliminating health disparities in America. We offer various levels of sponsorship to accommodate the needs of all our trusted partners.

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The Forum invites you to review this annual report and see just a small snapshot of the work that we do. We look forward to hearing from you and learning how we can work together to build sustainable healthy communities.

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Meet the Leaders of 2023

Nominations for the 2024 40 under 40 leaders in health awards are now open. All nominees must be under 40 years of age by April 27, 2024.

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    Jerry P. Abraham, MD, MPH, CMQ

    Director & Chief Vaccinologist / Assistant Professor
    Kedren Community Health Center / Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science

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    Tyler Adamson, MPH

    Director of Epidemiology
    Maryland Department of Health, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control

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    Omolola (Lola) Adeoye-Olatunde, PharmD, MS

    Assistant Professor, Director of Community Engagement and Evaluation
    Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Center for Health Equity and Innovation

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    Joseph Aderemi, MD

    Resident Physician, Psychiatry
    Henry Ford Health

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    AZA Stephen Allsop, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor and General Psychiatry Resident
    Yale School of Medicine

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    Hermioni Amonoo, MD, MPP

    Assistant Professor
    Harvard Medical School

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    Jasmine Brown, MPhil

    Medical Student
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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    Willie Burden Jr., JD

    In-House Counsel
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters

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    Alita-Geri Carter, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

    Public Health Analyst
    Health Resources and Services Administration

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    Pooja Chandrashekar

    MD/MBA Candidate
    Harvard Medical/Business School

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    Christopher Cox, MPH

    Chief of Staff
    U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke

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    Thomas K.M. Cudjoe, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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    Kamilah Dixon, MD, MA

    Assistant Professor, Vice Chair of DEI and Medical Director
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Director

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    Aidea Downie, MA

    Maternal Child Health Program Manager
    Rhode Island Department of Health

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    Theiline T. Gborkorquellie, MD, MHS, FAAP

    Assistant Director of Resident Health Equity Education / Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Children’s National Hospital / The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

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    Aquarius Gilmer, M.Div

    Director, Business Strategy & Operations
    Gilead Sciences, Inc.

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    Gilbert Gonzales, PhD, MHA

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Health & Society
    Vanderbilt University

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    Annette Grotheer, MD, MPH

    Founder & CEO
    The Shop Docs

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    Gwendolyne Jack, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medicine

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    Khadijah Khan

    Manager, Specialty Health Solutions
    Walgreens

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    Jamal Lawrence, MD, DipABLM

    Founder | CEO | Physician
    Harvest Health MD

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    Leo López III, MD, MHS

    Medical Director, Institute for Public Health, and School-based Health
    University Health

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    Shweta Singh Maniar

    Director, Healthcare & Life Sciences Solutions, Google Cloud - BioPharma/BioTech
    Google

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    Briancca Marshall, PharmD, RPh

    Pharmacy Manager
    Walgreens

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    Sara Mathew, BE, MHA, FACHE, LSSGB

    Associate Director, Research & Administration
    Weill Cornell Medicine

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    Sashi Moodley, MD, MBA

    Chief Clinical Officer
    Walgreens Boots Alliance

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    Alicia Morehead-Gee, MD, MS

    Medical Director, HIV Prevention
    AltaMed Health Services

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    Sophia Nnenna Ononye-Onyia, PhD, MPH, MBA, NACD.DC

    Founder & CEO
    The Sophia Consulting Firm

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    Camille Pope, PharmD, RPh

    Chief Medical Lead
    Acclinate

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    Chrystal Pristell, MS, DO

    Resident Physician
    Medstar Franklin Square

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    Heather M. Rice, PhD, CPNP-PC, PMHS

    Assistant Professor, Clinician and Researcher
    Cleveland State University College of Health (School of Nursing)

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    Tiarney Ritchwood, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Duke University School of Medicine

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    Aftin Ross, MSE, PhD

    Senior Special Advisor
    Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health

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    Michael Simoni, MD, FACOG

    Physician
    Reproductive Medical Associates of New Jersey

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    Stephanie Strohbeen, MD

    Resident Physician
    Medical College of Wisconsin

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    Manuel Tapia, MD, MPH

    Associate Clinical Professor
    UCSF Family & Community Medicine

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    Monica Wang, ScD, MS

    Associate Professor, Chair
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston University Center for Antiracist Research

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    Francesca Weaks, DrPH, MCHES

    Senior Faculty Researcher, Center for Health Equity / Principal & Founder
    School of Public Health, University of Maryland College Park / The Genevieve Strategy Group

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    Ashlea Winfield, MD, MSPH

    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Associate Director of Simulation
    Cook County Health

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    Shannon Zullo, MD, MS

    Resident Physician, Dermatology University of California, San Francisco

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Unlocking the Potential for Real World Data to Foster Equitable Access to Research and Care

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