Skip to content

People

The AAMU ADVANCE Leadership Team:

  • Dr. Jeanette Jones, PI, Distinguished Professor of Biology and Faculty Trustee, AAMU Board of Trustees;
  • Dr. Tonya Perry, Professor & Chairperson, Department of Social Work, Psychology & Counseling;
  • Dr. Padmaja Guggilla, Co-PI, Professor and Interim Chair of Dept. of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics;
  • Dr. Malinda Swoope, Co-PI, Special Assistant to the President and Associate Professor of Chemistry;
  • Dr. Martha Verghese, Co-PI, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Food Science & Animal Sciences and
  • Ms. Dianne Kirnes, Program Manager.

group2 paddy martha

The AAMU ADVANCE Leadership Team: L to R: Dr. Malinda Gilmore, Co-PI, Special Assistant to the President and Associate Professor of Chemistry; Dr. Jeanette Jones, PI, Distinguished Professor of Biology and Faculty Trustee, AAMU Board of Trustees; Ms. Dianne Kirnes, Program Manager;  Dr. Tonya Perry, Co-PI, Professor & Chairperson, Department of Social Work, Psychology & Counseling; Dr. Padmaja Guggilla, Co-PI, Professor and Interim Chair of Dept. of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics;  and Dr. Martha Verghese, Co-PI, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Food Science & Animal Sciences.