Institute Associate, Milken Institute School of Public Health
Shadelle Gregory is an Institute Associate working with the Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity and the Beyond Flexner Alliance at the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity. She holds a BA in Global Public Health from the University of Virginia. Shadelle has several years of research experience ranging from community engagement to public health emergency preparedness. She recently supported the DC Department of Health with the planning and operational framework of the robust COVID-19 testing program in the District.
Her research interests are primarily focused on improving access to physical education, sexual education, financial literacy, art and literature, and proper nutrition for minorities, women, and children to create safe and prosperous communities. She is particularly interested in examining institutional policies that will support building resilient and self-sufficient communities. In addition, Shadelle is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and is dedicated to activating Black communities through physical wellness to reduce the significant health disparities prevalent among this population.