Steering Committee

The Steering Committee monitors the progress of the ARPRC and coordinates its activities. Members include directors, and deputy and co-directors of the ARPRC.

James Raczynski, Ph.D., ARPRC Director and Research Project Principal Investigator

Martha Phillips, Ph.D., MPH, MBA, ARPRC Research Project Co-PI, Deputy Director for Administration, Evaluation Unit Director

Joseph Bates M.D., MS, Research Project Co-PI, Deputy Director for Practice Translation

Appathurai Balamurugan, M.D., MPH, Co-Director, Community Engagement and Partnerships Unit

Naomi Cottoms, MA, Community Liaison, Communications Unit

Marisha DiCarlo, Ph.D., MPH, Co-Director, Communications Unit

Ashley McNatt, MA, Co-Director, Communications Unit

Anna Huff-Davis, Deputy Director for Community and Chair of the Community Committee

Christy Lindsey, Co-Director, Community Engagement and Partnerships Unit

Kevin Ryan, J.D., MA, Director, Education, Training and Technical Assistance Unit

Kate Stewart, M.D., MPH, UAMS Liaison, Community Engagement and Partnerships Unit