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ORD: About Us


Headshot of David Chae, ScD, MA


David Chae, ScD, MA, is an associate professor in the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, director of the Society, Health, and Racial Equity (SHARE) Lab, and associate dean for research at Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. His research focuses on social determinants of health inequities and the embodiment of racism. He studies racism as a social-environmental toxin that shapes the inequitable population-level distribution of disease. 

Shalean Collins, doctoral student in GCHB Department

Research Proposal Development Officer

Shalean Collins 

Senior Program Coordinator, Research & Faculty Affairs

Jenny Windstrup

Research Advisory Board