Tabia Henry Akintobi, PhD, MPH is Professor of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Associate Dean of Community Engagement, and Principal Investigator and Director of the Prevention Research Center at Morehouse School of Medicine. She has extensive experience in community-based participatory research, community-engaged public health practice, and experiential learning among trainees across the health professional career development pipeline. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami and earned both a Master of Public Health and Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health from the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health.
Natalie D. Hernandez, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community
Health and Preventive Medicine and the Assistant Director in the Office of Community
Engagement at Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Hernandez’s research experiences and
contributions to science have been dedicated to rigorous science and community engagement
to advance health equity through research and practice. She has more than 15 years
of experience in developing community partnerships and implementing CBPR that engages
with diverse stakeholder groups. Dr. Hernandez received her Master of Public Health
from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts in
anthropology from Stony Brook University in New York. She earned her PhD in public
health as well as a graduate certificate in interdisciplinary women’s health from
the University of South Florida.