public health


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Dr. Donald Warne serves as the associate dean of diversity equity and inclusion and director of the department of Indigenous health at the University of North Dakota. He leads the Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and masters in public health program as well as one of the world’s first doctoral programs in Indigenous health.

Added 10/29/21 | Location: New York | Subjects:

Lesley Green-Rennis is a professor and chair of the health education department at City University of New York, Borough of Manhattan Community College.

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Added 09/16/21 | Location: Alabama | Subjects: ,

Henna Budhwani is an associate professor at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, School of Public Health. A medical sociologist, Budhwani researches the causes and effects of health disparities among populations stigmatized due to their background, health status and residence in areas that lack resources. Her recent research focuses on improving COVID-19 and HPV vaccine uptake by addressing hesitancy.

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Added 09/16/21 | Location: Michigan | Subjects: ,

Young Anna Argyris is an assistant professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. She researches the design, development and use of information technology for public health campaigns, and studies the health misinformation propagated via social media.

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Added 09/16/21 | Location: Connecticut | Subjects: ,

Dr. Jorge O. Moreno is an assistant professor of medicine at the Yale School of Medicine and an internist. During the pandemic he has worked to increase vaccination among people with diabetes and obesity-related conditions, and creates informational videos in Spanish that discuss COVID-19 vaccines.

Added 02/23/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: , ,

Anup Malani is an economist who holds professorships at the University of Chicago’s law school and medical school.

Added 02/10/21 | Location: New Jersey, Pennsylvania | Subjects: ,

Kishana Taylor is a postdoctoral researcher of virology at Carnegie Mellon University and the co-founder and president of the Black Microbiologists Association.

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Updated 07/20/21 | Location: Pennsylvania | Subjects: ,

Dolores Albarracín is the 28th Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor and the Alexandra Heyman Nash University Professor, with joint appointments in the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of

Added 05/04/20 | Location: Illinois, New York | Subjects:

Dr. Aletha Maybank is the first chief health equity officer of the American Medical Association and one of its vice presidents.

Added 04/13/20 | Location: Texas | Subjects:

Sylvia Partida is the CEO of the National Center for Farmworker Health, where she oversees efforts to train medical professionals at community health centers serving uninsured or underinsured patients on

Updated 01/15/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects:

Angela Anandappa is the founding executive director of the nonprofit Alliance for Advanced Sanitation, an organization focused on improving food safety.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Canada, Mexico | Subjects: ,

Nat Gyenes is a researcher who focuses on the intersection of the Internet and public health. She has looked at how epidemics, prolonged public health challenges and digital health misinformation effect societies.

Updated 02/21/22 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Dr. Pierre Vigilance is a lecturer at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. He is an expert on health policy, public and community health, social determinants of health, and policy and program development.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Ninez A. Ponce is a professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

Updated 04/02/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Magdalena Cerdá is an associate professor and director of the Center for Opioid Epidemiology and Policy at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s department of population health.

Updated 12/15/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Anita Chandra is the vice president and director of RAND Social and Economic Well-Being and a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation.

Updated 07/28/21 | Location: New York | Subjects:

Dior Vargas is an activist and spokesperson with expertise in mental health, especially in communities of color.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Yanira Cruz is CEO and president of the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA), which focuses on improving the quality of life for the older Latino population as well as

Updated 04/13/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Dr. Seema Yasmin is director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative, a clinical assistant professor in Stanford University’s department of medicine, and visiting professor at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, where she teaches crisis management and communications.

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Updated 04/17/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Diana Hernández is an associate professor of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Aida Luz Maisonet Giachello is a research professor in preventive medicine at Northwestern University.

Added 11/16/15 | Location: Pennsylvania | Subjects: ,

Dr. Raina Merchant is an associate vice president of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. Merchant’s work is at the intersection of health and social media, mobile media and crowdsourcing.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Florida | Subjects: , ,

Dr. Julio Frenk is the president of the University of Miami. He was previously the dean of the Harvard T.H.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Pennsylvania | Subjects:

Alex Ortega is a professor of health policy and the director of the Center for Population Health and Community Impact at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: ,

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice is the president and dean of the Morehouse School of Medicine. Rice is the first woman to lead a freestanding medical school.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Nevada | Subjects: ,

Dr. Pedro “Joe” Greer is the founding dean of the Roseman University College of Medicine, a Nevada-based medical school in the planning stages.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Edwin Park is a research professor at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Tennessee | Subjects: ,

Dr. Wayne Riley is 17th president of SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

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Updated 04/02/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , , ,

Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal is the executive director of Lawyers for Civil Rights and a civil rights attorney specializing in immigration law and legal issues affecting the LGBT community and those living

Updated 04/06/21 | Location: New Jersey | Subjects: ,

Dwayne Proctor is the senior adviser to the president at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which works to improve health and healthcare.