Natasha Williams
Associate Professor, Institute for Excellence in Health Equity, Center for Healthful Behavior Change, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Dr. Natasha Williams is an Associate Professor in the Center for Healthful Behavior Change, housed within the Institute for Excellence in Health Equity at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. The programmatic focus of her research is to systematically identify key behavioral, psychosocial, and social determinants of health inequities and implement evidence-based interventions and practices in real-world settings. She served as Multi- Principal Investigator on two recently completed studies funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rapid Acceleration and Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) to address disparities related to COVID-19 among Black and Hispanic communities. Currently, she is the Contact Principal Investigator using implementation science to adapt and implement a lifestyle counseling and nutrition evidence-based intervention to address maternal health morbidity disparities, which is supported by the NIH’s National Heart Lung, and Blood Institute’s Maternal Health Community Implementation Project.

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