Roderick King, MD, MPH

Assistant Dean, Public Health Education, Director, MD/MPH Program University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Roderick King is the Assistant Dean, Public Health Education and Director, MD/MPH Program for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, holds faculty appointments at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Disparities Solutions Center and the Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Public Health Leadership at the Harvard School of Public Health.

He currently serves on as the Chair of the US Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Minority Health and from 2010-2011, he as the Senior Advisor to the Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

King’s academic consulting roles focus on minority health policy and improving the health of underserved communities via leadership and organizational change to address health disparities, health workforce development and diversity. In particular, he has worked to improve the health of communities nationally through community organizing and collaborative leadership efforts designed to create aligned actions and measurable results. He has conducted national program evaluations for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Health Resources and Services Administration/ US DHHS, Connecticut Foundation, California Endowment and the MGH Disparities Solutions Center.