Dr. Brittney N. Butler (she/her) is a social epidemiologist whose primary research seeks document and combat anti-Black racism as a fundamental cause of racial disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality for Black women. Dr. Butler 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 current president of the Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues. Dr. Butler completed her PhD in Epidemiology at The Ohio State University and Master of Public Health from Washington University in St. Louis. Additionally, Dr. Butler is an alumnus of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholars program.