race and health


A Black woman wearing a pink shirt stands before a pastel colored building.
Added 03/18/22 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Dr. Oni Blackstock is the founder and director of Health Justice, a consultancy firm that works with health-related organizations on centering anti-racism. She is a primary care and HIV physician and serves as an attending physician at Harlem Hospital Center in New York.

Added 02/11/22 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Dr. Adewole “Ade” Adamson is a dermatologist, a professor at the University of Texas, Austin. He cares for patients at high risk for skin cancer or who have atypical moles. He also studies access to healthcare, especially to dermatology and skin cancer treatment.

Added 11/06/20 | Location: Texas | Subjects: , , ,

Marsha Jones is a grassroots organizer and health educator, and the co-founder and executive director of The Afiya Center, a reproductive justice organization in North Texas founded and directed by Black women.

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

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

Updated 03/11/21 | Location: North Carolina | Subjects: ,

Keisha L. Bentley-Edwards is an assistant professor in medicine at Duke University, and affiliated with the Duke Global Health Initiative and the Duke Cancer Institute.

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

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

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.