Meet the Diversity & Inclusion Team

Ricks

Associate Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Luisel Ricks-Santi, Ph.D

Dr. Luisel Ricks-Santi is a cancer genomics researcher and population scientist possessing over 15 years of academic research experience. She is committed to diversity & inclusion through research education and training and is particularly adept in the areas of grantsmanship, organizational leadership, clinical-translational methods and transdisciplinary team science approaches.

Diversity Committee

John M. Allen, PharmD

Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity,
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research,
College of Pharmacy

Eric Cooks, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate, STEM Translational Communication Center
College of Journalism and Communications

Lakeshia Cousin, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC

Assistant Professor, Department of Family, Community and Health Systems Science,
College of Nursing

Leighton A. Elliott, MD

Fellow, Division of Hematology & Oncology
Department of Medicine,
College of Medicine

Jesus C. Fabregas, MD, MPH, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Division of Hematology & Oncology
College of Medicine

Catherine Flores, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
College of Medicine

Kristianna M. Fredenburg, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine
College of Medicine

Thomas J. George, MD, FACP

Associate Director for Clinical Research,
UF Health Cancer Center
Director, GI Oncology Program
Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology & Oncology,
College of Medicine

Malik Grady

Study Data Coordinator,
UF Health Cancer Center

Kathryn E. Hitchcock, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
College of Medicine

Anna Kukukla, RN, BSN, MEd, CCRC

Unit Manager, Early Therapeutics Group,
UF Health Cancer Center

Raymond B. Mailhot, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
College of Medicine

Erin M. Mobley, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru, MD, MBA, MA

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
College of Medicine

Tiffany Pineda

Research Navigator,
UF Clinical & Translational Science Institute

Maryam Rahman, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
College of Medicine

Rolf Renne, PhD

Associate Director for Basic Sciences,
UF Health Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
College of Medicine

Carlos M. Rinaldi-Ramos, PhD

Dean’s Leadership Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering
Professor, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering

Sherise Rogers, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Division of Hematology & Oncology,
College of Medicine

Dietmar Siemann, PhD

Associate Director for Education & Training,
UF Health Cancer Center
John P. Cofrin Professorship in Radiation Therapy
Associate Chair for Research,
Department of Radiation Oncology
Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Concentration, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences,
College of Medicine

Melissa Vilaro, PhD, MPH, CPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences