(BPRW) Meharry Welcomes Dr. Rosemary Nabaweesi as the RWJF Endowed Chair of Health and fitness Policy
(Black PR Wire) Dr. Nabaweesi will guide the Center’s health policy investigate on minority health and education and learning inequities in rural and urban communities
Meharry Health-related University is very pleased to announce that Rosemary Nabaweesi, DrPH, MBChB, has been named the Robert Wooden Johnson Foundation endowed chair of health policy in the Centre for Health and fitness Policy at MMC.
Dr. Nabaweesi, a health products and services investigate professional, will help the College’s expanded efforts to use health policy, implementation and local community-engaged investigate to tackle African American injury-similar childhood disparities and education and learning inequities. With much more than twenty five years’ knowledge in injury investigate addressing health disparities in urban and rural communities, Dr. Nabaweesi’s work will goal to enhance the inequitable constructed (physical) and social environments of underserved African American communities. As an affiliate professor, she will educate a training course centered on management and population health improve.
“We are thrilled that Dr. Nabaweesi has joined Meharry in its efforts to eradicate health disparities amid minority populations, especially as it relates to house protection tactics,” reported James E.K. Hildreth, Ph.D., M.D., president and main executive officer of Meharry Health-related University. “Dr. Nabaweesi has substantial knowledge in injury-similar toddler mortality disparities and can draw the link concerning policy and environmental aspects that influence reduce life expectancy in minority populations. Spearheading this new investigate at Meharry will crank out a transformative improve in the area.”
Dr. Nabaweesi performed a critical part in securing the RWJF Tradition of Health and fitness Leaders grant, which will fund the Center’s efforts to advance a tradition of health for underserved African American populations. The RWJF Tradition of Health and fitness Leaders method is a 3-calendar year specialist progress option built to get ready leaders to influence and enhance health inequities by acquiring a daring strategic initiative to advance a tradition of health. Dr. Nabaweesi is also a Leader in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD) Fellow, a training method built to establish a pathway for various leaders to perform culturally responsive and equitable analysis focused on developing transformative improve.
“I am honored to suppose the part as the inaugural RWJF endowed chair of health policy and am psyched to help the University in its mission to advance health fairness,” reported Dr. Nabaweesi. “Prevention investigate yields a big return on financial commitment when addressing health difficulties confronted by minority communities, and I glimpse forward to contributing to the change to population health. I am keen to start off collaborations with other facilities and faculties at Meharry, the neighborhood local community and establishments throughout the point out and outside of to improve investigate that will tackle vital social and constructed environmental aspects that lead to minority health inequities.”
Dr. Nabaweesi comes to Meharry from the College of Arkansas for Health-related Sciences the place she served for seven several years as an assistant professor of pediatrics and 5 several years as an adjunct assistant professor for health policy and administration. She also served as senior director for investigate and analysis in the Division of Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion. Her tutorial track record consists of an M.D. from the Makerere College College of Medicine, Uganda’s largest and oldest community college. She also acquired a Grasp of General public Health and fitness with a focus in reproductive and population health and a doctorate in health policy administration, the two from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg College of General public Health and fitness.
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