Black Champions For Health: Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith

Adult Primary Care Physician and Researcher at Yale Schools of Medicine and Public Health.

New Haven Healthy Start

"Celebrating Black Champions for Health" series

Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith is a practicing adult primary care physician and researcher at Yale Schools of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Nunez-Smith is the Founding Director of the Equity Research and Innovation Center (ERIC) and the Center for Research Engagement (CRE). She is also Deputy Director of the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, core faculty in the Global Health Leadership Institute, and co-director of community-engaged research within the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program (RWJ CSP). Dr. Nunez-Smith is board certified in internal medicine, having completed residency training at Harvard University's Brigham and Women's Hospital and fellowship at the Yale RWJF CSP where she also received a Masters in Health Sciences. Dr. Nunez-Smith is dedicated to eliminating health inequities. Indeed, she is one of NHHS's #blackchampions4health.


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