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Keshia Pollack Porter

  • Professor of health policy and management
  • Vice dean for Faculty


  • Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions
  • Institute for Health and Social Policy
  • Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy

Keshia M. Pollack Porter is vice dean for Faculty and professor in Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Pollack Porter directs the School's Institute for Health and Social Policy, and is part of the leadership teams for the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions and Center for Injury Research and Policy.

Pollack Porter is an injury epidemiologist and policy researcher studying active play and active transportation, sports injury prevention, safe built environments, and the nexus of transportation and health. She is also a leader in advancing health equity using tools such as health impact assessment. Her research informs the development and implementation of policies and environments that promote equity and safety where people live, work, play, and as they travel.

Pollack Porter has written over 175 articles, book chapters, and policy reports. She is a three-time recipient of the Bloomberg School's Advising, Mentoring, Teaching Recognition Award and the 2019 recipient of the Faculty Excellence in U.S. Public Health Practice Award. She also received the University's Distinguished Alumni Award in 2018.

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