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Brown Scholars

Obie McNair

Health, Behavior and Society

Hopkins Info

  • Email: omcnair1@jhmi.edu
  • Advisor: Roland Thorpe

Previous Universities

  • UNC- Chapel Hill (MPH)
  • Tougaloo College (BA)

Research Interests

  • Black men’s health with a focus on MSM, HIV & STD prevention

Why He Chose Hopkins

  • It produces the best researchers… if he wants to be the best, this is where he should be.

How His Work Advances Health Equity

  • His work ensures that disenfranchised communities are able to access the necessary resources which in turn will allow them to take better care of their health.

Fun Fact

  • Native of Mississippi, but born in Maryland.