Black Caucus of Health Workers

The Black Caucus of Health Workers (Est. 1968) provides an entry point for Black and African-American public health workers, both professional and paraprofessional, to APHA. The Caucus provides programs that explore the special nature of public health problems facing people of color in the United States, including poverty, discrimination, and lack of medical and health care access; equal opportunity for work force entry and advancement; and related issues.

President & Caucus Collaborative Representative: Jasmine Ward, PhD, MPH, CHES

President-Elect: Glahnnia Rates, MSHS, CHW II

Program Chair: George Smith Jr., PhD

Secretary: Traci Simmons, MPH, CPH, CHES

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