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Dr. Zinzi Bailey, ScD, MSPH, is a social epidemiologist and Associate Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health at University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Zinzi has extensive training and experience in quantitative and qualitative methods of assessing social determinants of health and health inequities, namely inequities associated with structural racism and the criminal legal system. Her research focuses on operationalizing structural racism in relationship to health inequities and neighborhood variation in cancer risk as well as lung cancer disparities across the cancer continuum. Prior to moving to the University of Minnesota, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. She was previously the Director of Research and Evaluation at the Center for Health Equity in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Zinzi serves as a board member of Florida Health Justice Project, an Associate Director to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Research Leaders program, and a mentor for the Health Policy Research Scholars program, also funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She received her BA from Princeton University, an MSPH from Emory University, and her ScD from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.