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EDGE Leadership

Folami Ideraabdullah, PhD

Associate Professor, Genetics and Nutrition

  EDGE Principal Investigator
 

Jonathan Berg, MD/PhD

Bryson Distinguished Professor, Genetics and Medicine

Director, UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care

  EDGE Principal Investigator
 

Sabrina Powell, PhD

Education Director, UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care

  EDGE Program Director
 

Grace Byfield, PhD

PARADIGM (Promoting Advocacy and Research Awareness for Diversity in Genomic Medicine) Director, UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care

 

  EDGE Associate Director
 

Terry Furey, PhD

Professor, Genetics and Biology

 

  Genomic Science Area of Emphasis Lead
 

Bradford Powell, MD/PhD

Assistant Professor, Genetics and Medicine

 

  Genomic Medicine Area of Emphasis Lead
 

Gail Henderson

Professor, Social Medicine

 

  Genomics in Society Area of Emphasis Lead

 

EDGE Advisory Committee

Name    Title 
Terrence Furey, PhD   Professor of Genetics, Genome Sciences Lead 
Bradford Powell, MD/PhD       
  Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomic Medicine Lead 
Gail Henderson, PhD   Professor of Social Medicine, Genomics & Society Lead 
E. Nathan Thomas III, PhD
  UNC School of Medicine Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 
Ashalla Freeman, PhD   UNC School of Medicine, Office of Graduate Education, Diversity Affairs Director 
Debra Ragland, PhD   UNC School of Medicine, Office of Graduate Education, Director SOLAR Summer Program 
Thomas Freeman, PhD
  Executive Director, Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program 
Lonna Mollison, PhD    Medical Science Liaison, Myriad Neuroscience 
Cara Marlow    UNC Genetics Department Business Manager 
Rebecca Egbert   UNC Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Director of Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program (C-STEP) 
Troy Blackburn, PhD    UNC College of Arts and Science, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Research  
Beverly Koller, PhD    UNC Genetics Department, Diversity Liaison and Associate Professor 
Becca Layton, PhD    UNC School of Medicine Office of Graduate Education, Director of Professional Development Programs 
Dawayne Whittington    Director, Strategic Evaluations Inc. 
Kaitlan Smith    PhD Candidate, UNC Pharmacology 
Markia Smith    PHD Candidate, UNC Pathobiology