Collaborating to advance health equity

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Meet the Fellows

“Participating in the Interdisciplinary Research Leaders program as a research partner will take my methodological approach, statistical analysis, and understanding of equity and population health to the next level. I will be a stronger researcher and have more opportunities to do great work that produces actionable data leading to change.”

—QUIANTA MOORE

[Pictured from Left to Right]

FELICIA JACKSON, MA, Manager of Family Support Services, Houston Area Urban League, Houston, Texas
QUIANTA MOORE, JD, MD, Scholar in Health Policy, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, Texas
RACHEL KIMBRO, MA, PhD, Professor of Sociology, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Meet the Fellows

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  1. Interdisciplinary Research Leaders

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    Taking bold steps to change the status quo

    Meet current Interdisciplinary Research Leaders fellows who are collaborating to advance health and equity across the country. These fellows are spearheading innovative, sector-spanning work and taking bold steps to disrupt the status quo in their communities.

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  2. Youth Violence Prevention, Oakland

    PREVENTING YOUTH VIOLENCE AND PROMOTING HEALTH

    Addressing Upstream Factors That Promote Youth Violence

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    • Kristine Madsen, MD, Associate Professor, University of California Berkeley
    • Phillip W. Graham, MPH, DrPH, Director, Center for Justice, Safety and Resilience, RTI International
    • Regina Jackson, President and CEO, East Oakland Youth Development Center
  3. Public Health, Memphis

    Impacts of Housing Codes on Health

    Accessing the Impacts of Housing Code Enforcement of Substandard Rental Housing on Health-related Outcomes

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    • Steve Barlow, MA, JD, Neighborhood Preservation, Inc.
    • Christina Plerhoples Stacy, MA, PhD, Research Associate, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, Urban Institute
    • Joseph Schilling, JD, BA Senior Research Associate, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, Urban Institute
  4. Educational Equity, North Carolina

    USING STRUCTURED DIALOGUE

    A Model For Violence Prevention And Health Promotion

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    • Charnelle Green, MS, Educational Consultant, Next Generation Academy, Greensboro, North Carolina
    • Brian Sims, PhD, Executive Director, Jomoworks
    • Dawn Henderson, PhD, Associate Professor, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; Principal Investigator, CHEER Lab
  5. Public Health, San Francisco

    How housing renovations affect health conditions and care

    Identifying Impacts & Experiences of Renovation & Redevelopment in San Francisco
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    • Irene Yen, PhD, Associate Professor, University of California, San Francisco
    • Susan Neufeld, MA, Vice President of Community Development and Programs, BRIDGE Housing
    • Leslie Dubbin, PhD, ssistant Professor of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
Interdisciplinary Research Leaders is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, led by the University of Minnesota.
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  • Our partners include:
  • Academy Health
  • Isaiah
  • LISC

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS AT THE ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION

Interdisciplinary Research Leaders is just one of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s leadership development programs offering high-level training and funding for people interested in applying their expertise—no matter what discipline—to help make our country healthier and more equitable.

CULTURE OF HEALTH LEADERS

Collaborate. Innovate. Transform Communities.

Individuals working in every field and profession receive $20,000 per year to advance a Culture of Health—one that enables everyone in America to live longer, healthier lives.

www.cultureofhealth-leaders.org
HEALTH POLICY RESEARCH SCHOLARS

Apply Your PhD Research to Build Healthier Communities

Supported by an annual $30,000 stipend, second-year full-time doctoral students from underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds apply their research to build healthier, more equitable communities and diversify the field of future leaders.

www.healthpolicyresearch-scholars.org
CLINICAL SCHOLARS

Redefine Health in Your Community

Interdisciplinary teams of clinically active professionals receive an annual fellowship of $35,000 for each team member to support a project the team designs to address a challenging health issue in their community.

www.clinical-scholars.org
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