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CHARGE: The Advisory Council (Council) will provide program oversight for the Coordinating Center for Global Health Initiatives and Opportunities (CCGH). The Council will establish priorities and directions for CCGH and develop a sustainability plan.

Raimer, Ben-- Chair

Health Policy & Legislative Affairs (HPLA) and Global Health Initiatives

Keiser, Phil—Vice Chair

School of Medicine and Galveston County Local Health Authority

Blackwell, Thomas

Graduate Medical Education

Dacso, Matt

Global Health Education

Fingerhut, Patricia

School of Health Professions

Freeman, Vickie

School of Health Professions

Fuller, Debra


Hutchinson, Frances

Finance Academic Enterprise

Juneau, Cheryl

School of Nursing

Leach, Todd

Institutional Support

LeDuc, James

Galveston National Lab

Melby, Peter

Center for Tropical Disease

Moran, Jacob


Mouton, Charles

Academic Affairs

Niesel, David

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Chief Research Officer

O’Keefe, Mary

School of Nursing

Riley, Tom

UTMB Health System

Rudkin, Laura

Preventive Medicine & Community Health

Southerland, Janet

Interprofessional Education

Walker, David

Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Disease

Weaver, Scott

Institute for Human Infections & Immunity


Advisory Council Support:

Holubar, Connie

Galveston National Lab

Lancaster, Dylan

Health Policy and Legislative Affairs

Smith, Shelley

Interprofessional Education

Stum, Beth

Administration HPLA/Global Health

Yoes, Cissy

Global Health