Identifying and removing barriers to optimal health; pursuing ways to help disadvantaged communities become and stay well
Health Equity Faculty Experts
Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of health equity? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Keshia Pollack Porter, PhD '06, MPH, uses research to advance policies that promote health equity, especially where people live, work, play, and travel.
Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH '93, works to advance health equity with scholarship on racial disparities in patient-physician communication and community-informed interventions.
Tanjala S. Purnell, PhD '12, MPH, uses epidemiology and health services research to advance equity in transplantation and related conditions, including kidney diseases, hypertension, and diabetes.
Darrell Gaskin, PhD '95, MS, is a health economist who advances community, neighborhood, and market-level policies and programs that reduce health disparities.