Dr. Natalie Hernandez participates in a rare meeting of US Surgeons General
Natalie Hernandez, PhD, recently joined leading public health officials for a national dialogue on approaches to addressing health disparities and achieving health equity.
Coordinated by The Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine, the “Underserved and High Risk Populations in the United States: Taking Action for Comprehensive Primary Health Care Renewal” Conference featured Georges Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association, several US Surgeons General, and other notable speakers.
Dr. Hernandez participated in the conference as part of a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. As a Satcher Fellow, she is a member of the teaching faculty at Morehouse and works with the CDC’s STD Division, focusing on health equity issues.
Dr. Natalie Hernandez earned a doctor of philosophy degree from the USF College of Public Health. The Department of Community and Family Health served as her academic home and includes more than 10 concentrations that lead to MPH, MSPH, DrPH, and PhD degrees. Additionally, the department offers several dual degrees, graduate certificates, and special programs.