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University of Michigan Health System
Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI)
7330 Medical Science Building 1
1301 Catherine St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5624
Faculty & Staff
|Carmen R. Green, M.D.||Associate Vice President and
Associate Dean for Health Equity and Inclusion
|Vashni Santee||Executive Assistant to Dr. Carmen R. Green|
|Yakaira Alexander-Ramos View Biography||Program Manager|
|Tami Hart-Johnson||Senior Research Manager|
|Michael Hill||Performance Consultant|
|Debby Mitchell View Biography||Senior Project Manager|
|Makeda K. Turner View Biography||Program Manager|
|Denise Williams||Performance Consultant|
As the Program Manager for Learner Success in the Office for Health Equity & Inclusion (OHEI), Yakaira J. Alexander-Ramos coordinates the implementation and evaluation of new and existing OHEI programs designed to integrate learners to the medical school and the field of health disparities. She fosters effective partnerships with the Medical School and university-wide student support services in order to provide optimal resources to learners. Yakaira advises prospective and current learners in addition to supporting the initiatives of the medical student organizations.
Senior Project Manager
As Senior Project Manager, Debby serves the primary role of overall supervision and management of UMHS pathway programs from K-16 to alumni. She is charged with acting as a liaison between the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion and other University academic units, faculty, staff, alumni and institutions to implement the office’s initiatives and objectives. She also initiates and helps sustain strategic partnerships with public and private institutions.
Makeda is the Program Manager for K-16 Pathway programs. Makeda’s primary responsibility is to develop effective partnerships with K-12 institutions and academic units at the Medical School and the University of Michigan at large in addition to working closely with the Medical School’s admissions office. She is responsible for evaluating and implementing new and existing OHEI programs that prepare learners for medical school and introduce the study of health disparities. Makeda also provides pre-health advising for prospective learners.