Meet the Team
Biftu Mengesha, MD, MAS (she/her)
Biftu, the current Director, directs curriculum development and evaluation, oversees the team, and provides clinical expertise and strategic vision to all programs.
Jody Steinauer, MD, PhD (she/her)
Jody, the founding director, now serves as a key advisor to the program, a content expert for all clinical content, and a mentor to the team.
Felisa Preskill, MPP (she/her)
Felisa, the Project Director, leads the team to create and disseminate digital curricula, and spearheads our program evaluation and strategy.
Amanda Sawyer, MA (she/her)
Amanda, the Communication & Outreach Manager, creates digital content, manages web and social presence, and coordinates conference outreach.
Cassandra Carver, MPA (she/her)
Cassandra, the Program & Community Outreach Manager, is the point person for RHEcourse, justice-informed curriculum development, and Continuing Medical Education (CME).
Aliza Adler (she/her)
Aliza, the Program & Academic Coordinator, provides administrative and academic research support for Jody and Biftu, as well as administrative support for the whole team