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Faculty

We promote collaborative team science.

Our faculty includes health professionals and public health scientists from multiple scientific disciplines who conduct groundbreaking research and lead award-winning educational programs.

 

Center Leadership

Lisa A. Cooper

Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Health Equity and James F. Fries Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Click here for more on Dr. Cooper's completed research.

 

Kathryn (Kit) Carson

Kathryn (Kit) Carson, ScM

Associate Director for Methods and Shared Resources, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity
Senior Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Deidra Crews

Deidra Crews, MD, ScM

Associate Director for Research Development, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Chidinma Ibe

Chidinma Ibe, PhD

Associate Director for Stakeholder Engagement, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
 

Tanjala Purnell

Tanjala Purnell, PhD, MPH

Associate Director for Education and Training, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Rachel Thornton

Rachel Thornton, MD, PhD

Associate Director for Policy, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 


Center Faculty

Rexford Ahima

Rexford Ahima, MD, PhD

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Diabetes
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing  

Carmen Alvarez

Carmen Alvarez, PhD, RN, CRNP, CNM

Assistant Professor, Department of Community – Public Health
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
 

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Denis Antoine, MD 

Asssistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Lawrence Appel

Lawrence Appel, MD, MPH

The C. David Molina, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Mary Catherine Beach

Mary Catherine Beach, MD, MPH

Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Lee Bone

Lee Bone, RN, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Romsai Tony Boonyasai

Romsai Tony Boonyasai, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Janice Bowie

Janice Bowie, PhD, MPH

Professor, Department of Health, Behavior and Society
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Jeanne Charleston

Jeanne Charleston, PhD

Senior Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Yvonne Commodore-Mensah

Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, Department of Community-Public Health
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

 

Gail Daumit

Gail Daumit, MD, MHS

Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb

Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb, PhD, RN, ANP, FAAN, FAHA, FPCNA

Sarah E. Allison Professor of Nursing
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

 

Patti Ephraim

Patti Ephraim, MPH

Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Roland Faigle

Roland Faigle MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Sherita Golden

Sherita Golden, MD, MHS

Hugh P. McCormick Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Raquel Greer

Raquel Greer, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Kimberly Gudzune

Kimberly Gudzune, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Macey Henderson

Macey Henderson, JD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Felicia Hill-Briggs

Felicia Hill-Briggs, PhD

Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Yea-Jen Hsu

Yea-Jen Hsu, PhD

Assistant Scientist, Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

John Jackson

John Jackson, ScD

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Fabian Johnston,

Fabian Johnston, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Mariana Lazo

Mariana Lazo-Elizondo, MD, PhD, ScM

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

David Levine

David Levine, MD, ScD, MPH

Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Lisa Lubomski

Lisa Lubomski, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Jill Marsteller

Jill Marsteller, PhD, MPP

Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Edgar R. Pete Miller

Edgar R. Pete Miller, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Chiadi Ndumele

Chiadi Ndumele, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Debra Roter

Debra Roter, DrPH, MPH

University Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Nakiya Showell

Nakiya Showell, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
 

Nae-Yuh Wang

Nae-Yuh Wang, MS, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Kristina Weeks

Kristina Weeks, MHS

Research Associate, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Jessica Yeh

Jessica Yeh, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine