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Keshia Pollack Porter

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Focus Area: Environmental Challenges

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Email: kpollac1@jhu.edu

Faculty

Keshia Pollack Porter

Dr. Keshia Pollack Porter, PhD, MPH, is a professor of health policy and management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research advances policies that create safe and healthy environments where people live, work, play and travel. She focuses on identifying policy solutions to prevent injuries, address social determinants of health, reduce disparities and advance health equity. Dr. Pollack Porter also works on optimizing the use of health impact assessment (HIA) and related approaches to advance health in all policies (HiAP). She regularly encourages policymakers to promote evidence-informed policy decisions and advance HiAP at the local, state and federal levels.