Guest Keynote Speaker“Using Lessons Learned through Engaged Research to Advance Health Equity”
Giselle Corbie, MD,MSc
Kenan Distinguished Professor of the Departments of Social Medicine and Medicine
Director of the University of North Carolina Center for Health Equity Research
Associate Provost for University of North Carolina Rural Initiatives
Giselle Corbie, MD,MSc is a Kenan Distinguished Professor of the Departments of Social Medicine and Medicine, Director of the UNC Center for Health Equity Research, and Associate Provost for UNC Rural Initiatives. She is nationally
recognized for her scholarly work on the inclusion of disparity populations in research, and is accomplished in drawing communities, faculty, and health care providers into working partnerships in clinical and translational research. Her empirical
work, using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies, has focused on the methodological, ethical, and practical issues of research to address racial disparities in health. She has served as the PI of community-based participatory research
projects focused on disease risk reduction among rural racial and ethnic minorities. These projects have included funding through the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institute for Minority
Health and Health Disparities, the National Institute of Nursing Research, Greenwall Foundation, and the National Human Genome Research Institute.
Dr. Corbie is currently the Co-PI for RWJF’s Advancing Change Leadership Clinical Scholars Program. She previously served as the President of the Society of General Internal Medicine, and in 2018, was elected to the National Academy of Medicine
for her ground-breaking contributions toward achieving community and population health equity.