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Brittney Francis

Former Bell Fellow

Brittney Francis holds a doctorate in epidemiology from The Ohio State University. She also holds an MPH from Washington University in St. Louis. Brittney’s research investigates anti-Black structural racism as a risk factor for Pregnancy Induced Hypertensive Disorders (PIHDs) among Black women. During her fellowship, she built on her previous work by exploring neighborhood-level determinants, and incorporated new theoretical frameworks and empirical methods through didactic training and interdisciplinary faculty collaborations. Brittney held a dual appointment both as a Bell Fellow and as an FXB Health & Human Rights Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. (Brittney currently offers racial equity audits and structural racism workshops, as well as other equity-based consulting services.)