Lesli Skolarus, MD, MS (Co-Chair)

University of Michigan

Dr. Skolarus is an Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Michigan. She is a vascular neurologist and holds a Master’s degree in Health and Health Care Research. Her research focuses on promoting health equity through community based participatory research, behavioral trials, designing and testing mobile health interventions, and health services research. She has worked in partnership with the Flint community for over a decade and for this work Dr. Skolarus and her community partners were awarded the inaugural Healthy Flint Research Community Academic Partnership Award. Dr. Skolarus is the immediate past-chair of the American Heart Association’s Minority Affairs Stroke Council.