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Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Imani is a Doctoral student in the Department of Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. Broadly, her interests lie at the intersection of mental health, structural racism, and the built environment. She is particularly interested in harnessing the strengths that exist within marginalized communities to improve mental health outcomes for Black and Brown youth. Imani is currently working under the co-mentorship of Dr. Doug Livingston and Dr. Briana Woods-Jaeger, where she utilizes community-based participatory research, mixed-methods approaches, and policy analysis- with a core aim to improve mental health outcomes.

Imani holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from North Carolina A & T State University and a Masters of Public Health from the Department of Maternal, Child, and Family Health at UNC- Chapel Hill. Prior to completing her MPH, Imani served as a Peace Corps Community Health Volunteer for two years in Mozambique.

Contact Information

Atlanta , GA


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Areas of Interest

  • Adolescent Health/Child Health
  • Built Environment
  • Community Based Research
  • Health Disparities
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mental Health
  • Public Health Policy


  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 2017, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
  • Masters of Public Health 2022, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill


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