Gina M. Wingood

Gina Wingood is the Sidney and Helaine Lerner Professor of Public Health Promotion in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health (MSPH), Columbia University. She also currently serves as the Director of the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion. The Lerner Center conducts research on designing and disseminating evidence-based interventions, practices, and policies for predominantly ethnic minority populations. In addition, Gina serves as the Director, of the Health Communications Certificate at MSPH. This certificate is designed to enhance MSPH students knowledge in health literacy, health communication, risk communication, equity communication and their skills in data visualization and data storytelling. Prior to arriving at Columbia University, Gina was a Professor at Emory University for 17 years in the Rollins School of Public Health and held the Agnes Moore Faculty Endowment for HIV Research.