Liberation Health Fellow
Tiffany Younger is a scientist, professor and activist. Her work examines how the US economy shaped by whiteness, patriarchy, and coloniality materially impacts the psychological and physiological health of Black women. Tiffany worked as a policy fellow for United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand where she focused on issues of criminal justice, gender, and race equity. Most recently, she completed her T32 clinical research science fellowship with the National Institute of Health (NIH) where her research interests focused on health disparities and the implications of structural racism.Tiffany obtained her Master of Science degree in Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice. She completed her degree in Clinical Epidemiology at Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, through the Hunter-Weill program. She serves as a Lecturer in courses such as: Human Behavior and the Environment and Social Policy at Columbia University School of Social Work and the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently completing her dissertation fellowship with the Maven Collaborative.