HERI Steering Committee Members

Both Florida HERI’s Steering Committee and the Community Leadership Board have been developed and include representatives from across the state of Florida. 

Florida HERI Steering Committee

Back Row: left to right,  Dr. Adewale Troutman, Dr. Prabir Mandal, Mr. Earl Wade, Mr. Charles Griggs, then Front Row, left to right, Dr. Heather Flynn, Dr. Carolyn Tucker, and Dr. Mia Lustria

 Steering Committee Member
Name and Title

 Institution  Contact Information
 Alma Dixon, EdD, MPH, RN
Director, Community Engagement
 Bethune-Cookman University
 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099
T: 386-481-2485
F: 386-481-2102

 Heather Flynn, PhD 
Associate Professor & Vice Chair for Research
Florida State University   
1115 West Call Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4300
T: (850) 645-7367
F: (850) 645-1773


Mr. Charles Griggs
Director, Communications and Community Engagement

 Florida Department of Health-Duval County
 900 University Blvd. North Suite 205, MC-40
Jacksonville, FL 32211
T: 904-253-1004 
C: 904-686-5608
F: 904-253-2428

 Erin Kobetz, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor & Director, Jay Weiss Institute for Health Equity

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine   
1120 NW 14th Street, 
Mail Stop R-699
Miami, FL 33136
T: 305-243-6185
Mia Lustria, PhD
Associate Professor
 Florida State University  
 142 Collegiate Loop 
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2100 
T: 850-583-0365
F: 850-644-9473 

 Prabir K. Mandal, PhD
Edward Waters
 1658 Kings Road Jacksonville, FL 32209-6199
T: 904-470-8091 
F: 904-470-8047
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 Michael D. Thompson, PharmD, BCNSP
Dean and Professor, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

 Florida A&M University
 1415 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Room 333
Tallahassee, Florida  32307
T: 850-599-3301 or 3171 
F: 850-599-3347

Adewale Troutman, MD, MPH
Associate Dean for Health Equity and Community Engagement

University of South

 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.,  
Tampa, Florida 33612
T:  813-974- 9302
F: 813-974-7190   
Carolyn Tucker, PhD
Florida Blue Endowed Chair in Health Disparities Research & Professor
 University of Florida  
 Department of Psychology
P.O. Box 112250
Gainesville, FL 32611
T: 352-273-2167
F: 352-273-2156
 Earl Wade, M.Ed.
Project Manager, Center for Health Equity

 Florida A&M University
 1415 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Room 343
Tallahassee, Florida  32307
T: 850-561-2390 or 599-3301 
F: 850-599-3347