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Health Equity Headlines

 Explore the latest public health research and insights about health equity.

For this month's reflection, HPM Chair Keshia Pollack Porter, PhD, talks about the importance of using policy to address climate change, especially given the number of health inequities that extreme weather conditions would continue to exacerbate.

Department of Health Policy and Management

Faculty Profile: Kadija Ferryman

Department of Health Policy and Management assistant professor Kadija Ferryman, PhD, reflects on the journey that has led her to focusing on bioethics, health technologies and racial health inequities through research and education.

Department of Health Policy and Management

A Seat at Every Table

For Women’s History Month, Health Policy and Management Department Chair Keshia Pollack Porter reflects on how women of color have consistently been a voice for equity and celebrates the progress that has been made for representation.

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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
Health Policy and Management

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
Health, Behavior and Society

Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH '93, works to advance health equity with scholarship on racial disparities in patient-physician communication and community-informed interventions.

Tanjala Purnell
Associate Professor

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
Health Policy and Management

Darrell Gaskin, PhD '95, MS, is a health economist who advances community, neighborhood, and market-level policies and programs that reduce health disparities.