Team Members

Training Action Plan

The Consortium team has members from the following UCEDDs:

  • Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD)
  • Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) at Georgia State University
  • University of Southern California UCEDD (USC) SC UCEDD
  • Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD)
    is home to the UCEDD of the District of Columbia and the Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC). Since 1995, the NCCC has provided national leadership and contributed to the body of knowledge on CLC within systems and organizations.

    Suzanne BronheimSuzanne M. Bronheim, PhDRead Bio
    Associate Research Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Medical Center
    Senior Policy Analyst, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development

    Content Expert, Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training


    Tawara D. GoodeTawara D. Goode, MARead Bio
    Director, National Center for Cultural Competence
    Deputy Director, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Georgetown University Center for Child & Human Development
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Center for Child & Human Development,
    Georgetown University Medical Center

    Principal Investigator, Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training


    Wendy JonesWendy Jones, M.Ed., MSWRead Bio
    Senior Policy Associate
    Leadership Institute for Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence
    Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence
    Georgetown Univercity Center for Child & Human Development- University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)
    Research Instructor, Georgetown Univercity Medical Center

    Program Manager, Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training




    Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) at Georgia State University
    conducts a range of activities related to enhancing cultural competence and diversity, including collaboration with the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine on GaLEND and the previously-AIDD-funded Minority Partnership.

    Daniel CrimminsDaniel Crimmins, PhDRead Bio
    Professor, Georgia State University’s School of Public Health Director of Georgia State University's Center for Leadership in Disability
    Director of the Georgia Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program (GaLEND)

    Co-Principal Investigator, Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training


    Emily GraybillEmily Graybill, PhDRead Bio
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Georgia State University's School of Public Health

    Co-consultant, Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training



    Lillie HuddlestonLillie Huddleston, PhDRead Bio
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Georgia State University’s School of Public Health

    Content Expert, Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training



    Rachel LaFleurRachel LaFleur, EdSRead Bio
    Graduate Research Assistant, Georgia State University’s Center for Leadership in Disability

    Research Associate, Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training



    Gatavius PriceGatavius Price, MPHRead Bio
    Research Associate, Georgia State University’s School of Public Health at the Center for Leadership in Disability

    Research Associate, Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training





    University of Southern California UCEDD (USC) SC UCEDD,
    based at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has consistently succeeded in recruiting and training graduate students from racial or ethnic groups underrepresented in the healthcare and related fields. USC received funding for the second AIDD Minority Partnership grant in collaboration with Cal State University LA, a Hispanic and Minority Serving Institution

    Ivy DiazIvy Diaz, MPH, CHESRead Bio
    Project Coordinator II, USC UCEDD
    Project Coordinator Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic

    Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training


    Judith L. PerrigoJudith L. Perrigo, MSW, LCSWRead Bio
    CA-LEND Trainee and Doctoral Candidate, USC School of Social Work

    Research Associate, Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training



    Barbara WheelerBarbara Wheeler, Read Bio
    Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
    Associate Director of the University of Southern California UCEDD

    Co-Principal Investigator, Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training


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