Our Advisory Board
Photo: WHOCC Advisory Board UAB

The work of the Collaborating Center is guided and supported by a PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center Advisory Board whose members bring outstanding experience and expertise in global initiatives.  Members meet at least once each year with the Collaborating Center Director and Deputy Director to provide guidance and recommendations related to activities and plans for the Center, as well as for Global Partnerships.

Current members:

Suzanne Austin, PhD, Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Success, the University of Alabama at Birmingham
Rita Carty, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emeritus, George Mason University, and former Director General of the Global Network of WHO Nursing and Midwifery Collaborating Centers
Sara Day, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director Nursing Education at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing, the UAB School of Nursing
Juanzetta Flowers, DSN, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing Emeritus, the UAB School of Nursing
Doreen Harper, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean and Faye B. Ireland Endowed Chair in Nursing and Director PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center, the UAB School of Nursing
Karmie Johnson, DNP, CRNP Nursing Instructor and Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellows Program Coordinator, the UAB School of Nursing
Michael Saag, MD, Professor and Associate Dean, the UAB School of Medicine and Director, UAB Center for AIDS Research, and Director Gorgas Center for Geographic Medicine
Isabel Scarinci, PhD, Professor, Division of Preventive Medicine at UAB
Craig Wilson, MD, Professor and Director, Sparkman Center for Global Health, UAB School of Public Health
Lynda Wilson, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emeritus, UAB School of Nursing
Majd Zayzafoon, PhD, Professor and Director International Medical Education at the UAB School of Medicine

Ex-officio members:

Comfort Enah, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor Department of Community Health Outcomes and Systems, UAB School of Nursing
Jeannie Horton, Senior Director of Development, UAB School of Nursing
Adelais Markaki, PhD, RN, PHCN-BC, Associate Professor and Deputy Director PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center, UAB School of Nursing
Karen Meneses, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, UAB School of Nursing
Linda Moneyham, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, UAB School of Nursing
Jacqueline Moss, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean for Technology and Innovation, UAB School of Nursing
Cindy Selleck, PhD, RN, FNP, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean for Clinical and Global Partnerships,UAB School of Nursing
Maria Shirey, PhD, RN, FACHE, FAAN, Professor and Chair for Acute Chronic and Continuing Care Department, UAB School of Nursing 
Allison Shorten, PhD, RN, CNM, FACM, Professor at UAB School of Nursing and Director of the Office of Interprofessional Curriculum