NMF Alumni Alliance & Young Leaders Council

The Alumni Alliance is an illustrious group of dedicated alumni together share their rich expertise, experiences, and resources with NMF. The Alliance maintains the connection of generations of alumni who received scholarships, service-learning, research, or other education and career support opportunities from NMF. Members foster a spirit of collegiality and philanthropy in the alumni and scholar community through their engagement.

Alumni Alliance Executive Commttee

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Omondi Nyong'o, MD – President

Pediatric and Adult Strabismus Ophthalmologist
Medical Director Philanthropy Palo Alto Division

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

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Pamela Payne-Foster, MD, MPH – Vice President

Preventative Medicine/Public Health Physician
Professor, Community Medicine and Population Health
Deputy Director for Community Outreach for The Institute for Rural Health Research
Senior Fellow- Strategic Partnerships for the Office of Academic Affairs
The University of Alabama

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Stacey Gambrell Hunt, MD, FAAD - Secretary

Regional Medical Director, Heath Equity and Inclusion for Medical Specialties
The Permanente Medical Group

Young Leaders Council Executive Committee

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Tania Gennell, MD - President

Pediatric ECMO Fellow/Pediatric Surgery Research Fellow
New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital (Columbia Campus)
General Surgery Resident
New York University- Long Island

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Aerial Petty, DO – Vice President

Family Medicine Resident
New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Joel Burt-Miller – Secretary

MD / MPH Candidate
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville

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Caylon Pettis – Treasurer

MD/MPH Candidate
Loyola University Chicago
Stritch School of Medicine

For more information about joining our Alumni Alliance or Young Leaders Council please send an inquiry to alumni@nmfonline.org