Nina Wallerstein, DrPH, MPH, is a professor of public health in the College of Population Health and the Director of the Center for Participatory Research at the University of New Mexico.
Bonnie Duran, DrPH, is a Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington, and is also Director of the Center for Indigenous Health Research at the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute.
John G. Oetzel, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Management Communication in the Waikato Management School at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand.
Meredith Minkler, DrPH, is Professor Emerita of Health and Social Behavior in the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley.
MARGARITA ALEGRÍA, PhD, is the chief of the Disparities Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital and professor in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Alegría has served as PI on more than fifteen federally funded research grants and has published more than two hundred professional publications on topics such as the improvement of health care services delivery for diverse racial and ethnic populations, conceptual and methodological issues with multicultural populations, and ways to bring the community's perspective into the design and implementation of health services.
ALEX J. ALLEN, III, MSA, is the president and CEO of the Chandler Park Conservancy. He collaborates with residents, stakeholders, local institutions, business, government, and the philanthropic community to transform Chandler Park into a campus with exceptional educational, recreational, and conservation opportunities for youth and families on Detroit's eastside and the region. He has effectively led organizations, collaborative initiatives, and has improved the quality of life for people who live, work, play, and visit communities in the United States. His experience includes managing grants for compliance and budget integrity, convening stakeholders for planning and project implementation, supervising and monitoring youth programs, fund-raising, reporting and evaluation, and CBPR.
JORGE ALONZO, JD, is a research associate at Wake Forest School of Medicine and is part of a team that specializes in HIV-prevention research using CBPR with immigrant Latinos. He has been involved in the design, implementation, and evaluation of HIV-prevention interventions for Latino gay and bisexual men and men who have sex with men (MSM) and Latina transgender women. He has also been involved in projects exploring the impact of immigration enforcement on access to and use of public health services among Latinos.
ANDREA AULT, PhD, MPA, is the senior director of the Mental Health Innovation Lab in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She was previously the associate director of the Health Equity Lab at Cambridge Health Alliance, where her research focused on racial-ethnic disparities in mental health care, dissemination and implementation research, and CBPR.
MAGDALENA AVILA, DrPH, MPH, MSW, is associate professor, community health education, Department of Health, Exercise and Sports Science, College of Education, University of New Mexico. She self-identifies as an activist scholar in community health and CBPR, in her partnering with Latino and other Indigenous communities of color, and in her use of a social justice framework. Her areas of research are environmental health, environmental racism, and community health impact assessments in working with rural and urban communities, and she has expanded her research capacity by incorporating digital story making into her CBPR work with Latino communities.
STEPHANIE BAKER, PhD, MS, PT, is assistant professor of public health at Elon University and a member of the Greensboro Health Disparities Collaborative. Her work is focused on social determinants of racial inequities in health, community organizing as a tool for public health change, antiracism pedagogy, and CBPR.
BARBARA BAQUERO, PhD, MPH, is assistant professor of community and behavioral health at the University of Iowa, College of Public Health. She is a founding member of the Healthy Equity Advancement Lab (HEAL), an academic-community research lab dedicated to advancing health equity through research and training. She serves as PI and deputy director of the University of Iowa, Prevention Research Center, funded by the CDC.
STEVEN BARNETT, MD, is associate professor of family medicine and public health sciences at the University of Rochester and director of the Rochester Prevention Research Center: National Center for Deaf Health Research. He is a sign language-skilled family physician researcher with a career focus on health care and collaborative health research with deaf sign language users and people with hearing loss, their families, and communities.
ADAM B. BECKER, PhD, MPH, is associate professor of pediatrics and preventive medicine in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. He is also executive director of the Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC) at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. He has used CBPR to examine and address the impact of stressful community conditions on the health of women raising children, youth violence prevention, and the impact of the social and physical environment on physical activity.
LORENDA BELONE, PhD, MPH, (Diné/Navajo) is assistant professor at the University of New Mexico (UNM) College of Education. She is a senior fellow with the Center for Participatory Research, a center that supports networks of research with community partners in New Mexico addressing health inequities, and a senior fellow with the UNM Center for Health Policy. Since 2000, she has been actively engaged in CBPR research that has involved southwest Native American communities. She currently is co-PI on a NIDA-funded RIO multi-tribal implementation and evaluation study (1R01DA037174-03).
EVAN BISSELL, MPH, MCP, is an artist based in the Bay Area. He teaches art and social change at UC Berkeley and is involved in participatory research and art projects in multiple settings across the country that support equitable systems and liberatory processes. His work has been exhibited in institutions and galleries across the country. He is the creator of knottedline.com and freedoms-ring.org.
KRISTIN BLACK, PhD, MPH, is a postdoctoral fellow in the Cancer Health Disparities Training Program in the Department of Health Behavior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her PhD is in maternal and child health, and her career commitment is to use CBPR approaches to understand and address race-specific inequities in cancer survivorship and reproductive health.
JULIA GREEN BRODY, PhD, is executive director and senior scientist at Silent Spring Institute, an independent research group founded in 1994 by breast cancer activists to create a "lab of their own" focused on environmental factors and prevention. Her research, supported by the National Institutes of Health, investigates everyday exposures to carcinogens and endocrine-disrupting chemicals from consumer products, workplaces, and pollution.
PHIL BROWN, PhD, is University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences at Northeastern, where he directs the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute. His books include No Safe Place: Toxic Waste, Leukemia, and Community Action; Toxic Exposures: Contested Illnesses and the Environmental Health Movement; and Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements. He directs an NIEHS training program "Transdisciplinary Training at the Intersection of Environmental Health and Social Science."
LISA CACARI-STONE, PhD, MA, MS, is associate professor in the College of Population Health and assistant director with the RWJF Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico. Her scholarly interests focus on upstream determinants of health, including societal and political structures and relationships that differentially affect population health and policy interventions that influence health equity. Her community-engaged research with Latino and US-Mexico border communities encompass macro-level determinants (e.g., immigration policy, health reform); the community level (e.g., impact of neighborhood context and migration on substance use); and the interpersonal level (e.g., the role of promotores de salud in chronic disease management among Latinos). Cacari Stone is widely trusted for her work in translating and disseminating data for policy making with governments, community-based organizations, coalitions, and foundations.
CHARLOTTE YU-TING CHANG, DrPH, MPH, is coordinator of research to practice and evaluation and associate project scientist at the Labor Occupational Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley. Her work has focused on advancing the movement of research into practice in worker health and safety, with a particular interest in the role and processes of research partnerships with workers and community members. She has worked and written on a range of projects involving immigrant worker populations and communities as well as on research to practice lessons learned in construction health and safety.
VIVIAN CHÁVEZ, DrPH, is associate professor of health education at San Francisco State University. A storyteller by nature, she has collaborated with community-based organizations to disseminate their work. She coedited Prevention Is Primary: Strategies in Community Well-Being, coauthored Drop That Knowledge: Youth Radio Stories, translated Media Advocacy into Spanish, and made a film about cultural humility that is widely accessible. Her work integrates the language of the arts, culture, and the body for health and social change.
BOWEN CHUNG, MD, MSHS, is associate professor-in-residence of psychiatry at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, an adjunct scientist at the RAND Corporation, and an attending physician at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He has been a PI and co-PI on ten federally funded research grants and is the author of more than thirty scientific publications. He has been working with the same community partners for nearly fifteen years.
VICKI COLLIE-AKERS, PhD, MPH, is associate director of health promotion research...