Steering and Planning Committee

ELIMINATE TOBACCO USE INITIATIVE STEERING COMMITTEE

CO-LEADS:

David Lakey, MD
The University of Texas System Administration
Chief Medical Officer and
Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Ernest Hawk, MD, MPH
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Vice President and Division Head
Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences

MEMBERS

Andrea Antwi, MPH
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Program Coordinator

Paul M. Cinciripini, PhD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences,
Director of Tobacco Treatment Program

Jennifer Cofer, MPH, CHES
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Director, End Tobacco Program

Tysh Coleman
The University of Texas Dallas
Director of Administrative Services

Nagla Elerian, MS
University of Texas System System
Director of Population Health Strategic Initiatives

Tony Edmond
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Director of Human Resources Business Operations

Maria Grabowski, MSN, RN, OCN
The University of Texas Southwestern
Cancer Information Specialist

Nora Hernandez, MBA
The University of Texas El Paso
Program Manager Smoke-free Paso Del Norte

Shelley Karn, EdD
The University of Texas Austin
Program Director, Tobacco Research & Evaluation Team

Alex Hurst, MHA
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Program Manager, EndTobacco Program

Paul McGaha, DO, MPH
UT Health Science Center Tyler
Deputy Director of the Northeast Texas Center for Rural Community Health and Associate
Professor for Community Health and Preventive Medicine

Nosse Ovienmhada, BS
The University of Texas Austin
Tobacco Free Campus Coordinator

Kristee Phelps, MS
The University of Texas San Antonio
Occupational Health and Safety Manager

Amelie Ramirez, DrPH
The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Interim Chair, Dept. of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Associate Director, Cancer Prevention and Health Disparities

Teresa Sewell, MA
The University of Texas Permian Basin
Senior Associate Vice President for Student Services and Academic Affairs

Eric Solberg, MA
The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston
Vice President, Academic and Research Affairs,
Associate Faculty, McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics

Douglas Stoves, PhD
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Associate Dean for Student Rights and Responsibilities

Frank Yu, Pharm.D
The University of Texas Tyler
Clinical Assistant Professor

ADDITIONAL SUMMIT PLANNING COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Karen Calabro, DrPH
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Instructor, Behavioral Science

Andrea Fernandez, MPH
The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Research Coordinator

Susan Franzen
The University of Texas System
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Organizational Effectiveness

Mike Mackert, PhD
The University of Texas Austin
Associate Professor, Moody College of Communication

Elizabeth J. Matthews, MPH
The University of Texas System
Program Coordinator, Benefits Office

Latoya Oduniyi

The University of Texas at Arlington
Health Promotion and Substance Abuse Counselor

Daniel Oppenheimer
The University of Texas System, Office of Health Affairs
Senior Communications Lead for Population Health

Alexander Prokhorov, MD, PhD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Director, Tobacco Outreach and Education Program,
Director, e-Health Technology Resource