Black Thrive Global’s new Patron: Professor Camara Phyliss Jones

Black Thrive Global announces, Professor Camara Jones as our new Patron.

We are delighted introduce our new patron, Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones! Join us in welcoming this renowned family physician and epidemiologist, whose groundbreaking work tackles the impacts of racism on our well-being. Together, let’s build a healthier, more inclusive world.

About Professor Jones

Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD is a family physician, epidemiologist, and Past President of the American Public Health Association whose work focuses on naming, measuring, and addressing the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of our nations and the world.

She is celebrated for her allegories on “race” and racism, teaching stories which illuminate topics that are otherwise difficult for many people to understand or discuss.

She is currently a Leverhulme Visiting Professor in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at King’s College London, spending the 2022-2023 academic year focused on building research capacity in anti-racism and health. To read her full biography click here.