Racialization of COVID-19 and longstanding systemic racism will cause disproportionate harm to people of color as COVID-19 sweeps across the U.S. Read more from a stellar group of researchers writing on behalf of #BlackEpiMatters.
About Zinzi Bailey
Zinzi Bailey is a social epidemiologist focused on cancer health disparities, as well as the health impacts of and policy solutions for structural and institutional racism, especially at the intersection of public health and criminal justice. She is also interested in the use of data in equitable policy and management. She is currently an Assistant Scientist at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Jay Weiss Institute for Health Equity at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Zinzi was the Director of Research and Evaluation at the Center for Health Equity in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene from 2015–2017. She was a postdoctoral fellow at McGill’s Institute for Health and Social Policy from 2014-2015, and a Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management 2011-2014. She received her Doctor of Science degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, and her Master of Science in Public Health degree with a concentration in Global Epidemiology from Emory University. Zinzi serves as a Senior Advisor to Robert Wood Johnson's Interdisciplinary Research Leaders and a Mentor for Robert Wood Johnson's Health Policy Research Scholars.