CO-CHAIRS OF THE SECOND COHORT
(2021 - 2023)

The New Voices members will elect co-chairs to lead and organize the cohort, representing industry, academia, and policy.

PATRICIA
SILVEYRA

Dr. Silveyra is an Associate Professor, Director of the Biobehavioral Laboratory, and Beerstecher-Blackwell Distinguished Term Scholar at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Nursing.

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MEMBERS OF THE SECOND COHORT 
(2021 - 2023)

We are scientists, engineers, and medical doctors...and we are also part of your community. We are bringing to bear our diverse and varied backgrounds to improve our scientific understanding of globally important issues, and we are working to improve how we communicate these issues to the public. 

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CO-CHAIRS OF THE FIRST COHORT
(2018 - 2020)

The New Voices members elected co-chairs to lead and organize the cohort, representing industry, academia, and policy.

ALISON
SHEETS-SINGER

Dr. Sheets-Singer leads a Biomechanics Team in the Nike Sport Research Lab focused on creating products and services that amplify the performance of athletes of all abilities. 

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PATRICIA
SILVEYRA

Dr. Silveyra is an Associate Professor, Director of the Biobehavioral Laboratory, and Beerstecher-Blackwell Distinguished Term Scholar at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Nursing.

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ALI
NOURI

Dr. Nouri is the President of the Federation of American Scientists and currently serves as chair to the AAAS Science and Engineering Fellowship Advisory Board.

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MEMBERS OF THE FIRST COHORT 
(2018 - 2020)

We are scientists, engineers, and medical doctors...and we are also part of your community. We are bringing to bear our diverse and varied backgrounds to improve our scientific understanding of globally important issues, and we are working to improve how we communicate these issues to the public. 

OLUJIMI
AJIJOLA

Dr. Ajijola is an Assistant Professor in the departments of Medicine - Cardiology, and Molecular, Cellular, & Integrative Physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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ASMERET
ASEFAW BERHE

Prof. Berhe is an Associate Professor of Soil Biogeochemistry at the Life
and Environmental Sciences unit, University of California, Merced.

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JOEL
BAUMGART

Dr. Baumgart is the Assistant Vice Provost at Emory University.

 

 

 

 

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MICHELLE
BIRKETT

Dr. Birkett is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University and the Director of the CONNECT Complex Systems and Health Disparities Research Program.
 

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ORIANNA
BRETSCHGER

Dr. Bretschger is a co-founder of Aquacycl LLC, which commercializes sustainable wastewater treatment systems for industry, agriculture and emerging markets. She is also Adjunct Associate Professor at USC and San Diego State University.

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FRANCES
COLÓN

Dr. Colón is the CEO of Jasperi Consulting, a boutique firm that provides science, environment and technology policy advice to higher education institutions as well as state and national-level policy-makers.

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TYRONE
GRANDISON

Dr. Grandison is the Board President of the Data-Driven Institute. He is a technologist, entrepreneur, inventor, data scientist, and software engineer. 

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FAISAL
HOSSAIN

Dr. Hossain's day job is as faculty in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington. His night job is about film-making and
communication of science.

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COLLEEN
IVERSEN

Dr. Iversen is a Senior Staff Scientist in the Environmental Sciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Her research focuses on understanding how ecosystems will respond to the climate of the future.

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YUNYAO
LI

Dr. Li is a Master Inventor, Research Manager, and Research Staff Member with IBM Research - Almaden, where she manages the Scalable Natural Language Processing group.

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YAN
LIU

Dr. Liu is an associate professor in Computer Science Department at
University of Southern California, and the Chief Scientist in DiD AI Labs.

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ALI
NOURI

Dr. Nouri is the President of the Federation of American Scientists and currently serves as chair to the AAAS Science and Engineering Fellowship Advisory Board.
 

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CYNTHIA
REINHART-KING

Dr. Reinhart-King is the Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Biomedical
Engineering at Vanderbilt University, focused on cell mechanics and migration in cancer and atherosclerosis.

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ABHISHEK
ROY

Dr. Roy is a Scientist at The Dow Chemical Company with a
passion for addressing global challenges of energy and water. 


 

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ALISON
SHEETS-SINGER

Dr. Sheets-Singer leads a Biomechanics Team in the Nike Sport Research Lab focused on creating products and services that amplify the performance of athletes of all abilities. 

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PATRICIA
SILVEYRA

Dr. Silveyra is an Associate Professor, Director of the Biobehavioral Laboratory, and Beerstecher-Blackwell Distinguished Term Scholar at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Nursing.

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LAUREN
STEWART

Dr. Stewart is an Assistant Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she directs the Structural Engineering and Materials Laboratory.

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AMOS
WINTER

Dr. Winter is the Ratan N. Tata Career Development Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT and Director of the Global Engineering and Research (GEAR) Laboratory.

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