Department of
Obstetrics and Gynecology

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Executive and Advisory Committees

The Executive Committee advises the Program Director, Maureen Durkin, PhD, DrPH on the overall development and evaluation of the program with respect to the goals, particularly assuring that the focus of the research addresses disparities in health status and health outcomes with an emphasis on maternal/child health.

The HDRS Advisory Committee joins the Executive Committee in the annual review of Scholar progress.

Lawrence Berger, PhD
Lawrence Berger, PhD

Professor, School of Social Work; Director, Institute for Research on Poverty

Ian Bird, PhD
Ian Bird, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair Research, Integrated Graduate Training; Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD
Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD

Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Deb Ehrenthal, MD, PhD
Deb Ehrenthal, MD, PhD

Director, Social Science Research Institute; The Pennsylvania State University

Celia Maxwell, MD, FACP
Celia Maxwell, MD, FACP

Associate Dean for Research; Director, Women’s Health Institute at Howard University

John Mullahy, PhD
John Mullahy, PhD

Professor, Department of Population Health Sciences

Stephanie Robert, PhD
Stephanie Robert, PhD

Professor and Director, School of Social Work

Edward Vargas, PhD, MPH
Edward Vargas, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, School of Transborder Studies; Arizona State University; Health Disparities Research Scholars Program Alumnus