|Lorely Ambriz, MSIS|
Lorely Ambriz is adjunct faculty with Arizona State University Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation’s PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre. She has extensive expertise in the areas of information dissemination, communication technologies, multimedia and mass media campaigns development and research promotion border wide.
|Maria Teresa Cerqueira, PhD|
Maria Teresa Cerqueira has served as adjunct faculty with the ASU Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation since 2012. Until her retirement in December 2013, she served as Director of the Division of Health Promotion and Protection at the PAHO/WHO U.S.-Mexico Border Office in El Paso, Texas.
| ||Beatriz Diaz Apodaca, MD, PhD, MPH|
Dr. Apodaca is the general coordinator of research and postgraduate activities at the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez (UACJ), Mexico. Her research expertise has resulted in several publications that address the prevalence of type 2 diabetes along the U.S.-Mexico Border, as well as violence related research relevant to epidemiology of gunshot wounds and discharges from a hospital for external injuries.
|Ixhel Escamilla Loredo, DrPH, MPH, MA, BA|
Dr. Escamilla received her doctorate and master’s degree in public health from Bielefeld University, Germany. She has extensive expertise in project proposal and policy development, as well as health economics.
|Federico Gerardo de Cosio MD, MPH|
Dr. de Cosio has several years of public health experience in strategic and operational planning, including priority setting, research, analysis, monitoring and assessment, resource mobilization, technical advice and assistance at international/global levels for the strengthening of health systems and services, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) capacity building, and introduction of innovative technology-enabled services delivery solutions.
|Paola Garcia-Hicks, BS, MA|
Paola Garcia-Hicks serves currently as director of Mexico and Latin America Initiatives at the Office of University Affairs. She helps develop strategic collaborative relationships with government agencies, universities, and nonprofit organizations in Mexico and Latin American countries.
Gresh is currently a first-year doctoral student and Global Women's Health Fellow at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON). A component of her doctoral work is with the Johns Hopkins SON PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Informatics, assisting with the activities of the online Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery (GANM).
|James Hodge, BS, JD, LLM|
James Hodge is a professor of public health law and ethics in the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and director of the Center for Public Health Law and Policy at ASU. Hodge delves into multiple areas of health law, public health law, global health law, ethics, and human rights.
|Gerri Lamb, PhD, RN, FAAN|
Gerri Lamb is an associate professor in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Her research interests include nursing care delivery systems and patient outcomes with a focus on nurse care coordination within and across settings, and interprofessional practice to improve healthcare environments.
|Sergio Marquez Gamiño, MD, PhD|
Dr. Marquez is a Professor of Applied Sciences to Human Work, Health Sciences Division, University of Guanajuato, Mexico, and neurologist in private practice. He holds specialty training in Technology Transfer from the Association of Directors of Applied Research and Technological Development.
|Punam Ohri-Vachaspati, PhD, RD|
Punam Ohri-Vachaspati is a professor of nutrition and leads the ASU Food Environment and Policy research group. In 2017, she completed the RWJF Health Policy Fellowship working in Senator Gillibrand’s office in Washington DC.
|Kevin Pardon, MLIS|
Kevin is a liaison librarian at ASU on the Downtown Phoenix Campus and assists faculty, students, and staff with their research and literature searching needs. His library work includes teaching components of evidence-based practice, searches of systematic reviews for best evidence, the importance of librarians and literature searches in the protection of human subjects for grants and research, and dissemination of research and policy information.
|Giordano Perez Gaxiola, MD, |
Dr. Perez Gaxiola leads an evidence-based practice department in a public pediatric hospital in Culiacan, Mexico. He works as a pediatrician in private practice, and is the director of the Cochrane Mexican Centre.
|Stuart F. Quan, MD|
Dr. Quan is the Gerald E. McGinnis Professor of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Physician, Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Editor of the Sleep and Health Education Program and Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Arizona where he was Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Associate Head of the Department of Medicine, Program Director of the GCRC and Director of the Sleep Disorders Center. Dr. Quan was the founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine (2004-2014).
|Luxana Reynaga Ornelas, PhD, MSN, RN|
Luxana Reynaga Ornelas, PhD, RN is professor of Nursing and Obstetrics at the University of Guanajuato, Leon, Mexico. She has 15 years of teaching experience in bioethics, ethics in research and human subject protections. With her background in curriculum development and evaluation, she has incorporated and taught postgraduate students and clinical health care providers in the application of evidence-based practice in clinical care. Dr. Reynaga teaches research methods within the nursing curriculum. Her research interests and publications include psychosocial determinants of health and holistic nursing, sleep habits, health-related quality of life, and human caring. She develop and leads the interdisciplinary research group, “Cuidado integral de la persona, familia y comunidad en situaciones de salud o enfermedad en todos los ámbitos de la enfermería profesional.”
|David Schlinkert, MPA|
David Schlinkert is a Policy Analyst at the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University. He has extensive experience conducting applied policy research and evaluation with a focus on the health and self-sufficiency of economically disadvantaged populations in the U.S. and abroad.
|Mario Tristan Lopez, MD, PhD|
Dr. Tristan is Director of Cochrane Central America and Spanish-speaking Caribbean, President & CEO of IHCAI Foundation, adjunct professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and off campus adjunct professor, Harvard School of Medicine. He has been involved in several conferenced including the Cochrane Iberoamerican and Iberoamerican Clinical Guidelines network conferences, as well as the design and publishing of seven Clinical Practice Guidelines Costa Rica and Central America.
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