Brittney Butler Francis

Brittney Francis, PhD, MPH

FXB Health & Human Rights Fellow

Dr. Brittney N. Francis (she/her) is a social epidemiologist whose primary research seeks to document and combat how neighborhood level inequalities are shaped by anti-Black structural racism and create adverse perinatal impacts for Black birthing people residing in resource deprived neighborhoods over their lifecourse. Dr. Francis holds a dual academic appointment as an FXB Health and Human Rights Fellow & David E. Bell Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and is the immediate past president of the Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues. Dr. Francis completed her PhD in Epidemiology at The Ohio State University and Master of Public Health from Washington University in St. Louis. Additionally, Dr. Francis is an alumnus of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholars program.