Program Administration


Phyllis Robinson, Ph.D., Program Director, Professor, Biological Sciences

Jacqueline King, Ph.D., Associate Director

Mary Carole Jorgensen, Program Management Specialist

Advisors and Steering Committee

Phyllis Robinson, Ph.D., Program Director, Professor, Biological Sciences

Freeman Hrabowski, Ph.D., President of UMBC from 1992 – 2022

Earnestine Baker, Executive Director Emerita, Meyerhoff Scholars Program

Lee Blaney, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering

Erin Green, Ph.D., Assistant Professor,  Biological Sciences

Keith Harmon, M.A., Director of the Meyerhoff Scholarship Program

Laundette Jones, PhD, Asst. Prof., Epidemiology & Pharmacology, University of MD School of Medicine

Jeff Leips, Ph.D., Professor, Biological Sciences

Tawny McManus, Assistant Vice Provost for Accessibility & Disability Services

Yvette Mozie-Ross, M.A., Ph.D., Vice Provost, Enrollment Management and Planning

Damani Piggott, MD, Ph.D., Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Diversity and Partnerships at Johns Hopkins

Michael Summers, Ph.D., HHMI Investigator and Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Fernando Vonhoff, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, UMBC


Mariano Sto. Domingo, Ph.D., Associate Director for Evaluation & Research at UMBC